Gregg Popovich Resists Craig Sager Interview: "We gotta do this in the preseason?"

Friday October 25th, 2013


Gregg Popovich is notorious for target="_blank">being caustic with reporters, and Craig Sager always brings out the best in him. During last night's Spurs preseason game, Pop launched straight into grinch mode.

"We gotta do this in the preseason? Are you kidding me?" he moaned.

Thankfully he did the interview anyway, letting us know that the biggest challenge of the preseason is "getting to the restaurant on time."


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