San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich has officially become the all-time winningest coach after moving past Don Nelson for most regular-season victories in NBA history after the San Antonio beat the Jazz on 104-102 on Friday.
Coach Pop has now coached the Spurs to 1,336 wins and has won five NBA championships over 26 years as head coach.
Pop is the longest-tenured active coach in the League, having been in San Antonio since 1996. Popovich has also coached the Spurs to a winning record in his first 22 seasons and has led the franchise to 18 straight seasons with at least 50 wins. He also has the most combined regular-season and playoff wins in NBA history.
Aside from his NBA success, Coach Pop has also won a gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the head coach of the U.S. men’s national team.