The San Antonio Spurs have made the incredibly sad announcement that Gregg Popovich’s wife of four decades, Erin Popovich, passed away on Wednesday.
The news left the NBA world with a heavy heart and sparked the following outpouring of support.
"That's such a tragedy. My best wishes go out to Pop and his family." – @KingJames on the passing of Erin Popovich pic.twitter.com/83dc09urac
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 19, 2018
.@warriors star Kevin Durant when he heard that Erin Popovich, the wife of @spurs coach Gregg Popovich had died. Our thoughts are with the Popovich's family and the Spurs at this difficult time. https://t.co/HEe86LhEHI pic.twitter.com/nNR5QBy86r
— ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) April 19, 2018
Prayers out to coach Pop and his family🙏🏽🙏🏽😞 https://t.co/I6NyHY4xOQ
— Devin Booker (@DevinBook) April 19, 2018
Ughhh. RIP Erin Popovich. Condolences to Pop and his family…40 years of marriage. It’s bigger than basketball. The NBA family mourning this loss
— Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) April 19, 2018
Prayers and condolences go out to Gregg Popovich and his family!!
— Allen Iverson (@alleniverson) April 19, 2018
Knowing Pop, it’s fair to assume Erin Popovich was an absolute legend. My deepest sympathies to Pop and his daughters.
— Steve Nash (@SteveNash) April 19, 2018
Beyond heartbroken for Coach Popovich, his immediate family and his Spurs family. Blessings to all on your loss.
— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) April 19, 2018
😢 🙏🏼🙏🏼 https://t.co/jTArdk3kMb
— Jared Dudley (@JaredDudley619) April 19, 2018
We’re all with you coach pop.
— Aaron Gordon (@Double0AG) April 19, 2018
Prayers up for Pop and his family right now 🙏🏾
— Harrison Barnes (@hbarnes) April 19, 2018
Prayers up to Coach Pop.. 🙏🏾🙏🏾
— Josuélito (@J_Rich1) April 19, 2018
Life is short, enjoy your loved ones and don’t loose your time hating each other. Prayers and thoughts to Pop and his family
— Nicolas Batum (@nicolas88batum) April 19, 2018
Our thoughts are with you, coach Pop.