By Jose Grijalva, Project Spurs
Sometimes fans get frustrated when a coach gets ejected during a game. They believe the team has the best possible chance to win if the head coach is out there, especially if your team's coach is Gregg Popovich. From a player's perspective, it's a far different story. When asked about Pop's ejection, small forward Stephen Jackson joked:
"Is that my dad? Am I Pop Jr.?"
While both men may not be related, they do share one characteristic: a fiery passion for winning. You see that with Pop going off on players for missing a simple defensive rotation and with Jackson when he wants to speak his mind on the court. Pop's ejection did play a huge role in the game for the San Antonio Spurs and a positive one. Jackson got serious about the Pop ejection after that comment:
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