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Pop is eleven wins from being crowned “all-time”

This one goes to “11”

New York Knicks v San Antonio Spurs Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images

Last night’s nail-biter in Boston broke a four game losing streak and set the San Antonio Spurs back into the winners category. The big difference was the return of Dejounte Murray.

The 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 eleven (my daughter and I have been on a U2 kick since we saw Sing 2 last week) more wins to pass Don Nelson, and only eight to pass Lenny Wilkins for the second spot. But second place is not the goal here.

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 Friday when the Spurs continue their road trip in Philadelphia against the 76ers to see if they can determine the curious case of Benjamin Simmons.

Go Spurs Go!

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