Coach Pop Notches 1000 (Wins)!


Coach Pop Wins By The Numbers

The current NBA Champion Super San Antonio Spurs’ coach Gregg Popovich notched his 1,000th win on Monday night! Marco Belinelli hit the game-winning buzzer beater with 3 seconds left to give the Spurs a dramatic 95-93 win over the Indiana Pacers! Coach Pop became the ninth coach all-time to accomplish the feat (chart below), and the third quickest to get there (behind Phil Jackson and Pat Riley)! Pop took the best players from overseas and groomed them into a Championship team (five championships) year in and year out! Also, he finished with the second highest winning percentage (.684) from the 1,000 and over club only behind Phil Jackson (.704)! Check out details below…

NBA Coaching Wins Leaders
Coach Wins Winning Percentage Championships
Don Nelson 1,335 .557 0
Lenny Wilkens 1,332 .536 1
Jerry Sloan 1,221 .603 0
Pat Riley 1,210 .636 5
Phil Jackson 1,155 .704 11
George Karl 1,131 .599 0
Larry Brown 1,098 .548 1
Rick Adelman 1,042 .582 0
Gregg Popovich 1,000 .684 5

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