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October 27, 2020

Popovich is savage about his first conversation with Lonnie

The Spurs 18th overall pick in 2018 is full of excitement after his name been called. With his cool hairstyle and funny attitude which he talks to David Robinson after he walks down to the stage. The Spurs legend told Walker that he’s in a good position with the Spurs franchise.

With the current NBA suspension, Lonnie has been active in his Instagram account lately as he talks to the San Antonio mayor.

Lonnie just told the mayor an awesome story about one of his first conversations with Coach Pop. Pop: “Have you ever been to the Riverwalk?” Lonnie: “No, not yet” Pop: “Good, don’t. You’re not going until we win a championship.” via Tom Petrini.

Gregg Popovich is known for his a trick conversation which some people that don’t get it will get annoyed. His hard approach and sense of humor put Pop on the next level.

After being championed for the fifth time in 2014, the Spurs just reached one Western Conference Finals in 2017 which they got swept by the Golden State Warriors. Then in the next two years, they only settled for two first-round exits.

Lonnie starts to show about his potential this season as he earned his minutes. His best game is in a double-overtime win against the Houston Rockets as he takes over a 9-0 run to force overtime. In total, he scored 29 points to a 125-124 win as he defended James Harden all game.

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