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Try To Pick Your Favorite Line From Gregg Popovich’s Amazing Pre-Game Press Conference

An hour before Game 7 tipped off, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gave perhaps the greatest pre-game interview in pre-game interview history. It was as dry, caustic, hilarious and dismissive as so many of his media interactions have been — turned up to 11, with the added bonus of it being Game freakin’ 7 in an hour.

It’s tough to pick a favorite line. Here’s my favorite — read in an extremely sarcastic tone:

“This is one of the joys of my life right. This is great fun. There is nothing I would rather be doing. And the questions are so incisive and well-thought that how could one not enjoy the challenge of trying to find the answer?”

And then, less sarcastically:

“…I do have a good time doing it.”

Runner up — on his players enjoying themselves:

“There’s no eighth game, is there? This is the last game? That’s the best news I’ve heard all day.”

An amazing five minutes of media:

[BI Sports]

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