Gregg Popovich is a fan of "Purple Rain" by Prince

Saturday April 23rd, 2016

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Just one day after the passing of Prince, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich shared his favorite song by the music icon.

Popovich said that he had a lot of favorite Prince songs but the “Purple Rain” stuff stood out to him, according to Lang Whitaker of


Popovich is just the latest sports star to share his Prince memory as athletes around the world honored Prince on social media on Thursday and Friday.

What's your favorite Prince song?

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