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Gregg Popovich on Tim Duncan's coaching ability: "Tim Duncan doesn't know a lick about coaching"

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Gregg Popovich held his first press conference at the Team USA practice facility yesterday and shared his views on the upcoming FIBA World Cup in China. This was also an opportunity for Gregg to do a bit of friendly trash-talking towards Tim Duncan who recently joined the Spurs coaching staff.

Popovich brought a couple of his assistant coaches to the Team USA practice and reporters were wondering why Duncan wasn't there with them. Popovich in his own fashion said that wouldn't make sense because Tim Duncan doesn't know a thing about coaching and he wouldn't be able to help out.

"Tim Duncan doesn't know a lick about coaching. I don't even know why I hired him. He's giving me a paycheck for 19 years so I was kind of obliged to pay it back."

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