NBA Sideline Reporter Turns Tables On League's Most Curmudgeonly Head Coach

NBA Sideline Reporter Turns Tables On League's Most Curmudgeonly Head Coach
By PJ Browne Updated

Even at the height of a successful season for San Antonio, it would be difficult to draw an insightful answer from Gregg Popovich during a mid-game interview.

On last night's coverage of the NBA's Western Conference finals, Doris Burke did not get the answer she was looking for from Popovich but she did get something even more rare - a smile.

The Spurs head coach is famously the most curmudgeonly coach in the league. A practice which raises his ire more than any other is end-of-quarter interviews. He regularly gives extremely curt responses.

Burke asked of Popovich at the end of last night's opening quarter, 'Difficult start, what did you see?'

'Well, we didn't score,' replied the long-time Spurs head coach.

That was where Burke departed the interview, telling commentator Mike Breen: 'I think it's in my best interest Mike to leave it at that.'

Popovich was a little bit surprised, and amused.

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