Popovich: Spurs' Core Guys Care About Quality Of Life, Falls Into Way They Play

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Popovich: Spurs' Core Guys Care About Quality Of Life, Falls Into Way They Play 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Thu Dec 4, 2014 5:41 pm

The San Antonio Spurs' run with Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan at its core has been ongoing for more than 15 years.


The Spurs have been able to keep Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili while building a high quality supporting cast around them due to their willingness to take less money.


“All these guys, the core guys, they’ve made less money in San Antonio than counterparts all across the league — people who will say they gave up that, they gave up this,” Popovich said. “But these guys have given up real money with every new contract to stay together. These guys care about quality of life, and it falls into the way they play.”

Via Harvey Araton/New York Times

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Post#2 » by BarneyGumble » Thu Dec 4, 2014 6:46 pm

Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.
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Post#3 » by MJallday59 » Thu Dec 4, 2014 6:46 pm

Preach!
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Post#5 » by niQ » Thu Dec 4, 2014 9:51 pm

Melo could learn a thing.. or 2.. or 20 from Pop.
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Post#6 » by Pickled Prunes » Thu Dec 4, 2014 10:05 pm

niQ wrote:Melo could learn a thing.. or 2.. or 20 from Pop.

It's not the teacher... it's the student. You've got to want to learn.
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Post#7 » by GaaBaaBoo » Thu Dec 4, 2014 10:17 pm

BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

Did he really?
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Post#8 » by ClashCityRocker » Thu Dec 4, 2014 10:31 pm

GaaBaaBoo wrote:
BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

Did he really?

Well I know there was Brent Barry, I wanna say there was someone else too?
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Post#9 » by Shem » Fri Dec 5, 2014 2:16 am

BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

Are you saying that the Spurs players' wives are the hottest in the league?
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Post#10 » by EddieJonesFan » Fri Dec 5, 2014 3:29 am

Everyone is after quality of life, it's just people have different roads to quality than others.
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Post#11 » by thegreenlife » Fri Dec 5, 2014 4:05 am

Shem wrote:
BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

Are you saying that the Spurs players' wives are the hottest in the league?

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Post#12 » by ChosunX » Fri Dec 5, 2014 4:36 am

BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

They are Spurs, they play, train and **** together. Everything/everyone is shared and it's ain't none of your bloody business. 8-)
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Post#13 » by GreenRiddler » Fri Dec 5, 2014 6:05 am

BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

The opportunity cost of leaving the Spurs for him was not being able to sleep with teammates wives? The opportunity cost of not leaving was about 9 million. I guess Parker doesn't value money over adultery in your view?
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Post#14 » by Rated T By CBRA » Fri Dec 5, 2014 1:42 pm

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GaaBaaBoo wrote:
BarneyGumble wrote:Right...I mean if Tony Parker takes more money but has to leave....he gives up the opportunity to sleep with his Spurs teammates' wives. That has to factor into quality of life.

Did he really?

Well I know there was Brent Barry, I wanna say there was someone else too?

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