San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will receive the Air Force Academy's distinguished graduate award at a luncheon today.
Popovich is one of only five NBA coaches with four or more championship titles to their credit.
Popovich is a 1970 graduate of Air Force Academy, where he played basketball before serving nine years in the Air Force. He also spent six years as an assistant basketball coach at the elite school before heading to the NBA, where he's coached the Spurs for 11 years.
Under his direction, the Spurs won NBA championships in 1999, 2003, 2005, and 2007.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus