Popovich Won’t Allow Spurs to Feel Sorry for Themselves

by April 08, 2009

Built Pop Tough: “It’s about attitude,” Popovich said. “We can do the best possible job we can of believing in each other and put out the effort that’s required to win basketball games, or we can feel sorry for ourselves and say, ‘Gosh, without Manu it’s going to be really difficult to reach our goals.’” Popovich expects determination to overcome adversity and to outweigh self pity. “That’s not how the team is built, character-wise, I don’t think, so we look at it as a challenge and take it on,”