Gregg Popovich may reportedly be closer to retirement than expected

Business Insider | 6/13/2018 | Brandon Wiggins
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Those close to Gregg Popovich believe he will retire after coaching Team U.S.A. at the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a new ESPN report.

Pop could even retire from the NBA as early as the end of next season.

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Popovich has coached the Spurs for over 20 years and molded San Antonio into one of the most successful franchises in the NBA in that time.

His future might also affect talks with the Spurs' star player, Kawhi Leonard, over a contract extension.

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In a report on Kawhi Leonard's future with the San Antonio Spurs organization, ESPN NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski dropped this interesting tidbit on the future of Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich.

"Few in his orbit expect Popovich to coach the Spurs beyond the 2020 Summer Olympics, and there always has been the possibility that he could spend the 2019-20 season traveling the NBA and globe, preparing for his national team duties,"...
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