Pop has 1,221 total wins as an NBA head coach. The exact same as Jerry Sloan. They are tied for 3rd all time behind Don Nelson, in 1st with 1,335 and Lenny Wilkens in 2nd with 1,332.
Gregg Popovich enters tonight’s game at Detroit needing one victory to tie Jerry Sloan (1,221) for third— JeffGSpursZone (@JeffGSpursZone) January 7, 2019
place on the NBA’s all-time wins list. #GoSpursGo #NBA
One more win and Pop will stand alone in the 3rd spot.
Considering that last night’s game in Detroit was a road win, there is another milestone for Pop:
Most ROAD WINS in NBA history:— Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) January 8, 2019
1. Pat Riley - 520
2. GREGG POPOVICH - 518
3. Don Nelson - 517
Pop is two road wins from matching (and 3 from passing) Pat Riley all-time.
He’ll have another opportunity for a road win tomorrow in Memphis against the Grizzlies.
So cheer on Pop and the Spurs this week as two milestones may be passed very soon.
GO SPURS GO!
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