Gregg Popovich’s in-game interviews are a thing of legend. His curt, sort of mean responses have made for half-hilarious, half-awkward exchanges for years now. A few months ago, in, fact, the Spurs head coach acknowledged that his wife didn’t like the way he conducted himself in those interviews.
“When I get home and she says 'geez why are you so mean? You're a jerk, people hate you.' I go I'm sorry honey, I have to do better next time."
And so, due in large part to Popovich’s sourly demeanor, his in-game interviews have become something of a big deal whenever San Antonio plays a nationally televised game. Yesterday, fans got a special treat when Charles Barkley was the one who got to interview Pop.
How did it go? Check it out for yourselves: