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H.Res. 1012: Congratulating Gregg Popovich, Head Coach of the San Antonio Spurs, on becoming the winningest head coach in the history of the National Basketball Association.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 29, 2022 (Introduced).


IV

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 1012

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 29, 2022

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform

RESOLUTION

Congratulating Gregg Popovich, Head Coach of the San Antonio Spurs, on becoming the winningest head coach in the history of the National Basketball Association.

Whereas, on March 11, 2022, Gregg Popovich earned his record setting 1,336th win as a head coach when the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Utah Jazz, 104 to 102;

Whereas Coach Gregg Popovich has led the San Antonio Spurs as Head Coach for 26 seasons;

Whereas, over 26 seasons, Coach Popovich has led the San Antonio Spurs to five National Basketball Association championships in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014;

Whereas, over 26 seasons, Coach Popovich has led the San Antonio Spurs to six Western Conference Championships in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013, and 2014;

Whereas, over 26 seasons, Coach Popovich has been named the National Basketball Association’s Coach of the Year three times, in 2003, 2012, and 2014;

Whereas, over 26 seasons, Coach Popovich has been named the National Basketball Association’s All-Star Game Head Coach four times in 2005, 2011, 2013, and 2016;

Whereas Coach Popovich led the United States Men’s Olympic Basketball Team as Head Coach to a gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics; and

Whereas Coach Gregg Popovich stated, All of us share in this record. It’s not mine. It’s ours, here in the city.: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

commends Gregg Popovich for his record-setting 1,336th win as a head coach of the National Basketball Association;

(2)

recognizes the achievement and dedication of Gregg Popovich and the entire San Antonio Spurs organization, including, players, coaches, and support staff, who have contributed to 1,336 wins over the past 26 seasons;

(3)

congratulates the citizens of San Antonio, the San Antonio Spurs organization, and Spurs fans everywhere; and

(4)

requests that the Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit an enrolled copy of this resolution to—

(A)

Gregg Popovich, Head Coach of the San Antonio Spurs;

(B)

Peter J. Holt, owner of the San Antonio Spurs; and

(C)

Julianna Hawn Holt, Chief Executive Officer of the San Antonio Spurs.