Gregg Popovich Net Worth is$20 Million
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Profession: Coach
Date of Birth: 1949-01-28
Height: 1.88 m
Ethnicity: Serbian American
Country: East Chicago
Gregg Popovich net worth and salary: Gregg Popovich is an American professional basketball coach who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Gregg Popovich was born in East Chicago, Indiana, and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy. He played basketball during his four years at the Academy, and was the leading scorer his senior year. He served in the Air Force for five years, and continued to play basketball. He was subsequently invited to try out for the 1972 U.S. National Team. He began working as the Assistant Coach for the Air Force Academy team in 1973, and then went on to coach Pomona-Pitzer from 1979-1987. He also completed a Master's in Physical Education at Brown University, and was mentored by Kansas University coach, Larry Brown. In 1988, he went work as an Assistant Coach under Larry Brown with the San Antonio Spurs. He served as an Assistant until 1992, became General Manager in 1994, and then became Head Coach in 1996. He currently has the longest tenure with any one team of any coach in the NBA, and has won four NBA Championships as Head Coach of the Spurs.
Gregg Charles Popovich (born January 28, 1949) is an American basketball coach who is currently the head coach of the National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs. Taking over as coach of the Spurs in 1996, Popovich is the longest tenured coach in both the NBA and all Big Four sports leagues. He is often referred to as "Coach Pop" or simply "Pop". He has won four NBA championships as the head coach of the Spurs.
Popovich was born in East Chicago, Indiana on January 28, 1949, to a Serbian father and Croatian mother. He attended Merrillville High School and graduated in 1970 from the United States Air Force Academy. He played basketball for four seasons at the Academy and in his senior year was the team captain and the leading scorer. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Soviet Studies, and he underwent Air Force intelligence gathering and processing training. At one point, Popovich considered a career with the Central Intelligence Agency.
Popovich served five years of required active duty in the United States Air Force, during which he toured Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union with the U.S. Armed Forces Basketball Team. In 1972, he was selected as captain of the Armed Forces Team, which won the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) championship. This earned him an invitation to the 1972 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team trials.
Popovich returned to the Air Force Academy as an assistant coach in 1973 under head coach Hank Egan, a position he held for six years. Egan would later become an assistant coach under Popovich for the San Antonio Spurs, and later an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers under Mike Brown.
During his time with the coaching staff of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Popovich attended the University of Denver and earned his masters degree in physical education and sports sciences. In 1979, he was named the head basketball coach of Pomona-Pitzer's men's team.
During his time as head coach at Pomona-Pitzer, Popovich became a disciple an

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Gregg Popovich reveals why he told a former player not to sign with Spurs

In the offseason, former San Antonio Spurs 7-foot-3 center Boban Marjanovic was offered a three-year, $21 million contract by the Detroit Pistons. Marjanovic, though, was willing to turn down the lucrative contract to remain with the Spurs before Coach ...
Posted: October 16, 2016, 10:05 am

Rare Popovich interview: Coach appears on Coach K's radio show

This summer, Gregg Popovich joined Duke and U.S. Men's head coach Mike Krzyzewski at training camp ahead of the Rio Olympics, which would be his final tournament before retiring and passing the honored position on to the newly-hired Coach Pop. For all his ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 3:35 am

Why LeBron James will win MVP

They break down who wins coach of the year, there are a lot of good candidates for this award as well -- Brad Stevens, Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich, Ty Lue ... but who wins? They also chat about defensive player of the year, sixth man and rookie of the year.
Posted: October 23, 2016, 5:40 am
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