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Erin Popovich, Wife of Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich, Passes

Mrs. Popovich had been been sick for some time according to reports.

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The San Antonio Spurs announced that Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin, passed away today, Wednesday, April 18.

With deep regret the San Antonio Spurs announce that Erin Popovich, wife of Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich, passed away earlier today. Erin and Gregg were married for four decades and were blessed with two children and two grandchildren.

”’We mourn the loss of Erin,’ said Spurs General Manager RC Buford. ‘She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humor to all of us.’

”The organization asks media to respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

Blazer’s Edge offers condolences to Coach Popovich and his family.

Erin is survived by her husband, two children and two grandchildren.