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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich jokes that Manu Ginobili's out for the playoffs

by Erik Horne Published: May 26, 2014
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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is known worldwide for his generally terse and dry answers in interviews. For example:

But following the Spurs’ 106-97 loss in Game 3, Popovich had a little fun at the expense of the Thunder’s injury report. When asked about guard Manu Ginobili’s injury status following the game, Pop made a reference to the initially grim injury report on Thunder forward Serge Ibaka.

“He’ll be fine. … Or, he’s out for the rest of the playoffs,” Popovich said. “You still got to have some fun even if you lose. Come on, it’s basketball. Make sure (Thunder general manager) Sammy (Presti) gets that.”

(H/T @cjzero)


by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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