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Erin Popovich Has Died, Wife Of Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich

By Firstladyb

FirstLadyB| Black Christian Entertainment News

Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has passed, she was 67, the team released in a statement.

Erin Popovich Has Died, Wife Of Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich

Mrs. Popovich died Wednesday after a lengthy battle with a respiratory illness.

The Spurs announced the passing of Erin Popovich in a statement released early Wednesday night.

“We mourn the loss of Erin,” Spurs general manager R.C. Buford said. “She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humor to all of us.”

The Spurs family, the NBA and others around the country, including former President Bill Clinton, are in mourning after hearing about the passing of Erin.

Clinton sent his condolences via Twitter.

“Coach Popovich – I join the NBA family and countless fans across the country who are thinking of you, Jill and Micky tonight as you mourn the loss of your Erin,” Clinton wrote.

Our prayers are with the Popovich family.

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