A loss for any member in the NBA affects the entire league. The close-knit family has each other's backs no matter what.
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich suffered the loss of his wife Erin
Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, died today, Spurs said in a release. They were married four decades. She had been ill over an extended period.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 19, 2018
The heartbreaking news traveled to Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during a shootaround interview in San Antonio, and he was at a loss for words.
Warriors just learning about Erin Popovich’s passing. Steve Kerr understandably at a loss for words. Same with Kevin Durant pic.twitter.com/PT48FYKIOC— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) April 19, 2018
The genuine concern from Kevin Durant is a representation of every fan and NBA family member at the moment.
Despite being in battle with the San Antonio Spurs
The Spurs are looking to regain control of the series and hope to take both games at home, but the news Coach Pop's wife will make the quest even more difficult.