The San Antonio Spurs rallied to defeat the Indiana Pacers, 95-93, to help head coach Gregg Popovich reach an incredible milestone.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich put another stamp on his legacy by coaching the Spurs to their fifth championship in franchise history, and he has achieved his 1,000th career win in exciting fashion.
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Popovich is the ninth coach in NBA history to reach this milestone, and he and former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan are the only coaches to accomplish this feat with one team.
The Spurs have not looked like the team that won the NBA title last season, but they have still put together a solid season with a 33-19 record, which is good for sixth in the Western Conference.
They showed championship poise in their most comeback win though, as they rallied from a 79-65 deficit to win, 95-93.
Spurs shooting guard Marco Belinelli scored nine points in the fourth quarter and sunk the game-winning shot with two seconds left.
Point guard Tony Parker led the way for the Spurs with 19 points and six assists while power forward Tim Duncan scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds.