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Sport Gregg Popovich has fiery response to question about Black History Month

13:37  13 february  2018
13:37  13 february  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Facts To Know About Black History Month 2018

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was asked a fairly simple question about the importance of the league celebrating Black History Month . His response was quite detailed and heated.

Gregg Popovich delivers impassioned rant on Trump and Black History Month : We have 'a national problem'. Although he is famously curt during sideline interviews and postgame press conferences, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has become one of the most vocal figures in all of

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was asked a fairly simple question about the importance of the league celebrating Black History Month. His response was quite detailed and heated.

These comments are more in less in line with others that Popovich has made in the fairly recent past. In a similarly blunt style, Popovich has spoken about the importance of giving back and has been hyper critical of President Donald Trump.

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“To honor [ Black History Month ] and understand it is pretty simplistic. How would you ignore that? But more importantly, we live in a racist country that In fact, when he was asked last year about Black History Month he had an equally fiery response . According to ESPN, Popovich responded at the

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke for three minutes after the San Antonio Express-News‘ Jabari Young asked what Black History Month means to Popovich says: “It’s a remembrance and a bit of a celebration in some ways. It sounds odd because we’re not there yet, but it’s always important to

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