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Pop is seventeen wins from the all-time regular season record

Spurs take the first of the two-game series against Denver

NBA Finals Game 2: Detroit Pistons v San Antonio Spurs Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images

I love this cover photo. It looks like Brent Barry and Pop are singing. There must be some good harmony there as Brent Barry is not part of PATFO (Pop And The Front Office). The former player has since become the VP of Basketball Operations and is sill with the organization. But I digress...

The Spurs took care of business last night on the first game of their “baseball series” against the Denver Nuggets. In all fairness, The Joker and Company were on the second night of a back-to-back. They traveled and the game in New Orleans was and overtime match to boot. Either way, a Spurs win is a Spurs win.

Last night’s victory brings head coach Gregg Popovich one win closer to the top of the all-time regular season wins list.

Pop (and the Spurs) needs seventeen 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 Saturday night when the Spurs face the Dnver Nuggets in the second game of the series at home at the AT&T Center.

Go Spurs Go!

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