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Pop is twenty wins from the top spot

An eighteen point scoring quarter by Derrick White lit up the first back-to-back wins of the season

San Antonio Spurs v Portland Trail Blazers - Game Three Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images

Last night’s victory over the Washington Wizards was the San Antonio Spurs first back-to-back victories of the season. While it may not be time to uncork the champagne yet, it did bring head coach Gregg Popovich one win closer to the top of the all-time regular season wins list.

Pop (and the Spurs) needs twenty more wins to pass both Lenny Wilkins and Don Nelson.

As previously mentioned, Pop has more wins than any other NBA coach in history when combining regular and post season, but now he has an opportunity to own both grand total and regular season win totals.

The next opportunity will take place on Thursday when the Spurs face the Trail Blazers on the road in Portland.

Go Spurs Go!

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