San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on Sunday responded to criticism from Donald Trump, praising NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s handling of the ongoing China issue as compared to the president’s relationship to a number of foreign leaders.
On Wednesday, Trump had criticized Popovich and the Golden State Warriors’ Steve Kerr, two coaches who have critiqued the president a number of times during his administration. Trump was harsher toward Kerr but said Popovich also was weak in responding to questions about China.
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Popovich was initially dismissive when asked about Trump’s comments, saying “I’m too busy. I have things to do.”
But Popovich then went on.
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