On Wednesday, the second half of ESPN’s doubleheader featured the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs. And anytime the Spurs play on national TV, that only means one thing: a Gregg Popovich sideline interview is happening.
For this game, NBA Countdown
analysts Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons joined Mike Tirico in the booth, and Rose was the one tasked with interviewing Popovich.
Rose nailed it, even squeezing in a joke about Avery Johnson, a player Popovich coached in San Antonio and a colleague of Rose’s at ESPN.
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