Gregg Popovich’s Entire Pregame Comments in Just 25 Words

June 11th, 2013 by Jesse Dorsey Leave a reply »
Gregg Popovich put forth a performance that can only be described as one of his all-time bests in the press conference before Game 3 of the NBA Finals. He used all of 25 words.

Popovich is known for being a curt, short-winded speaker, but that's generally when he's got something better to do (mainly exhibited in interviews between quarters), or when he's a bit upset (postgame interviews following losses).

I can only assume he's still got a bit of a frown on his mug from the manhandling the Miami Heat gave to his San Antonio Spurs in Game 2.

Here's a look at exactly what went down, via Yahoo! Sports' Dan Wetzel:

The introspective Gregg Popovich pregame press conference (Yes, that was all of it):…

— Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) June 12, 2013 I suppose in this case, a picture is only worth 25 words.

As a comparison, reporters used 87 words in order to get those quick 25 out of Pop. That's an immaculate words used-words taken ratio for the old man there.

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