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Gregg Popovich moves into fourth on all-time wins list staff reports

Dec 11, 2018 11:01 PM ET

Gregg Popovich continues his rise up the all-time wins list for coaches.

San Antonio Spurs boss Gregg Popovich climbed the coaching wins list on Tuesday, passing Pat Riley for fourth all-time. 

The Spurs handled the Suns 111-86 to give Popovich his 1,211th career victory. The coaching legend now trails Jerry Sloan.

Most coaching victories, NBA history

1. Don Nelson - 1,335

2. Lenny Wilkins - 1,332

3. Jerry Sloan - 1,221


5. Pat Riley - 1,210

6. George Karl - 1,175

7. Phil Jackson - 1,155

8. Larry Brown - 1,098

9. Rick Adelman - 1,042

10. Bill Fitch - 944

Popovich, who has guided the Spurs to five championships and collected three NBA Coach of the Year awards, has a .686 winning percentage in the regular season and .603 in the playoffs.


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