Gregg Popovich moves into fourth on all-time wins list

NBA.com Global on Dec 12, 2018 02:23 PM
Gregg Popovich moves into fourth on all-time wins list
FILE - SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 12: Head Coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 12, 2014 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA.com staff report

San Antonio Spurs boss Gregg Popovich climbed the coaching wins list on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time), passing Pat Riley for fourth all-time.

The Spurs handled the Suns 111-86 to give Popovich his 1,211th career victory. The coaching legend now trails Jerry Sloan.

Most coaching victories, NBA history

1. Don Nelson - 1,335

2. Lenny Wilkins - 1,332

3. Jerry Sloan - 1,221

4. GREGG POPOVICH - 1,211

5. Pat Riley - 1,210

6. George Karl - 1,175

7. Phil Jackson - 1,155

8. Larry Brown - 1,098

9. Rick Adelman - 1,042

10. Bill Fitch - 944

Popovich, who has guided the Spurs to five championships and collected three NBA Coach of the Year awards, has a .686 winning percentage in the regular season and .603 in the playoffs.

Latest News