NBA: Popovich Registers 1,222nd career Victory; Rises to 3rd in All Time List

11 Jan
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NBA: Popovich Registers 1,222nd career Victory; Rises to 3rd in All Time List

By: Francis Joseph

Spurs shooters hit a record 14 straight 3-pointers to start the game, and LaMarcus Aldridge scored a career-high 56 in a 154-147 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in double overtime.

The win was a milestone for five-time champion coach Gregg Popovich, whose 1,222nd career victory moved him past former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan for third place on the all-time wins list for coaches.

Here are the top 10 NBA coaches with the most number of wins:

1.Don Nelson 1335
2.Lenny Wilkens 1332
3.Gregg Popovich 1222
4.Jerry Sloan 1221
5.Pat Riley 1210
6.George Karl 1175
7.Phil Jackson 1155
8.Larry Brown 1098
9.Rick Adelman 1042

  1. Bill Fitch 944
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