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Gregg Popovich

1949 - Today

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Gregg Charles Popovich (born January 28, 1949) is an American professional basketball coach and executive who is the president and head coach of the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Taking over as coach of the Spurs in 1996, Popovich is the longest tenured active coach in the NBA as well as all other major sports leagues in the United States. He is often called "Coach Pop" or simply "Pop". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregg Popovich has received more than 6,258,046 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gregg Popovich is the 101st most popular coach (down from 95th in 2019), the 2,973rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,766th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Coach.

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  • 64.44

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COACHES

Among coaches, Gregg Popovich ranks 101 out of 329Before him are Köbi Kuhn, Şenol Güneş, Edmund Conen, Avram Grant, Georges Leekens, and Stefano Pioli. After him are Otto Barić, Huub Stevens, Sebastião Lazaroni, Valery Nepomnyashchy, Mazinho, and Juan López Fontana.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Gregg Popovich ranks 148Before him are Georges Leekens, Leopoldo Luque, John Toshack, Clodoaldo, John Wetton, and Billy Gibbons. After him are Shing-Tung Yau, Valentin Inzko, Judith Resnik, Manuel Marín, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, and Patrick Hernandez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregg Popovich ranks 2,973 out of 15,968Before him are Crawford Long (1815), Kathryn Joosten (1939), Lisa Niemi (1956), Scotty Moore (1931), Billy Gibbons (1949), and Clark Gregg (1962). After him are George Huntington (1850), Martin Ritt (1914), Laura Linney (1964), Martin Chalfie (1947), George Pullman (1831), and Jacques Futrelle (1875).

Among COACHES In United States

Among coaches born in United States, Gregg Popovich ranks 2Before him are Phil Jackson (1945). After him are Bob Bradley (1958), Bill Belichick (1952), Flip Saunders (1955), and Fred Hoiberg (1972).