Spurs announce passing of Erin Popovich, wife of Gregg Popovich

The Popovichs had been married for more than 4 decades

Karl Buscheck
April 18, 2018 - 6:31 pm

On the eve of Game 3 of the first round between the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs, the Spurs announced that Erin Popovich, the wife of head coach Gregg Popovich, passed away on Wednesday.

"We mourn the loss of Erin," Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a statement. "She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humor to all of us."

The news of Erin's passing left head coach Steve Kerr, a close friend of the family, speechless.

The Popovichs were married for more than four decades and had two children and two grand children.

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