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 as she has been battling an illness for some time now. The news broke on Wednesday evening to the dismay of many.

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. 

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 and looking to move on to the second round of the playoffs, this shows the amount of respect Gregg Popovich has earned around the league, especially against his opponents.


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.