J.A. Adande was the sideline reporter for ESPN during last night’s Lakers – Spurs game. That meant he got to talk to Gregg Popovich for an in-game interview. Coach Pop has moved past the point of being annoyed or inconvenienced by the interviews to being amused with the fact that he knows reporters are just wasting his time by annoying and inconveniencing him. Adande did not get special treatment.
You know, that old chestnut.
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But then something nice happened.
They wanted to see some dingers.
Bad news for the 0-2 Thunder.
Not everything is about the rivalry.