SPURS NAME TIM DUNCAN AND WILL HARDY AS ASSISTANT COACHES

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SPURS NAME TIM DUNCAN AND WILL HARDY AS ASSISTANT COACHES 

Post#1 » by GREY 1769 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:51 pm

GOATS MAKING GOAT MOVES, GOAT RECOGNIZES GOAT whatever the kids say these days, this is AMAZING! LOVE IT!:
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Post#2 » by GREY 1769 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:24 pm

This rather monumental move is officially announced in such a Spursy way. So much understated GOATness in five short sentences. I love it!:

SPURS ANNOUNCE ASSISTANT COACH UPDATES

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The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Will Hardy and Tim Duncan will be added to Gregg Popovich’s bench as assistant coaches.

Hardy first joined the Spurs as a basketball operations intern in 2010 after graduating from Williams College.

“Will Hardy is a talented, young basketball mind who has earned a great deal of respect from everyone in the organization thanks to his knowledge, spirit and personality,” said Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich.

Duncan, a 1997 Wake Forest graduate, played 19 seasons with the Spurs before retiring in the summer of 2016.

“It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan’s assistant, that he returns the favor,” said Popovich.

https://www.nba.com/spurs/spurs-announce-assistant-coach-updates
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Post#3 » by imagump1313 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:28 pm

Pop's quote is amazing.

All the stupid talk of the Spurs culture changing since Timmy retired can stop also. He was always around the team in SA and now he will travel with them also.
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Post#4 » by GREY 1769 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:42 pm

I'm so happy for the team and so happy for Pop, both of whom have experienced more than a fair share of departures, and so while I offer huge congratulations to Will and Timmy, having the latter around for Pop especially, because they're so close and have such a great rapport, will bring about a renewed energy to the team. Their kind of cohesive synergy will seep through the team. I'm so excited!

It's a brilliant stealth move that bridges our corporate knowledge to a new generation of Spurs through a guy that players are familiar with and have great respect for. And just like that, we made the GOAT off-season move, second only to Pop re-signing.
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Post#5 » by Phreak50 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:23 am

Awesome :)
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Post#6 » by Baphomet » Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:42 pm

imagump1313 wrote:Pop's quote is amazing.

All the stupid talk of the Spurs culture changing since Timmy retired can stop also. He was always around the team in SA and now he will travel with them also.


Yeah, the weird anti-Pop narratives that have formed since Duncan's retirement shows how infantile and "what have you done for me lately" NBA fans can be.

I love everything about this move. A sentimental part of me is hoping that he's grooming Timmy to be his successor, but I shouldn't be thinking that far ahead. For now, it's wonderful just to have one of the greatest coach/superstar duos reunited in a new context.
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Re: SPURS NAME TIM DUNCAN AND WILL HARDY AS ASSISTANT COACHES 

Post#7 » by BombsquadSammy » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:05 pm

Never in a thousand years would I have expected this, and even after knowing for more than a day, I'm finding it hard to process; I thought Timmy was done with the bright lights forever. Frankly, I still can't believe he's not a full-time resident of the Virgin Islands.

I'm intrigued by his long game; could he actually be thinking of being a HC some day? My guess is that he wants to see what coaching is like because he feels like he might want to look at HC opportunities at some point. This is an excellent way for him to find out.

I'm super-excited about it. He's my favorite athlete of all time and I think he has the temperament to be a good coach.
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