Dewayne Dedmon

Spurs' Gregg Popovich ties NBA record for coaching victories with one franchise

Spurs' Gregg Popovich ties NBA record for coaching victories with one franchise

Gregg Popovich tied the NBA record for the most coaching wins with a single franchise, earning his 1,127th in the San Antonio Spurs' 102-86 victory over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night. 

Popovich matched Jerry Sloan of Utah for the league mark as San Antonio had 15 steals and forced 23 turnovers, both season highs, in winning its 12th straight at home over Philadelphia and 11th straight overall against the 76ers. 

Kawhi Leonard scored 19 points and Dewayne Dedmon had 13 points and 10 rebounds for his second double-double for the Spurs. 

The frontcourts for both teams were depleted, with San Antonio missing LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol,...

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