Erin Popovich, Wife of Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich, Has Passed Away

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The San Antonio Spurs have announced head coach Gregg Popovich’s wife Erin Popovich died Wednesday. Gregg and Erin were married for 40 years and had two children and four grandchildren.

With deep regret the San Antonio Spurs announce that Erin Popovich, wife of Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, passed away earlier today. Erin and Gregg were married for four decades and were blessed with two children and two grandchildren.

“We mourn the loss of Erin,” said Spurs general manager RC Buford. “She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman who provided love, support and humor to all of us.”

The organization asks media to respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

Erin Popovich had been ill for an extended period of time, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

SOURCE: SB Nation – Kristian Winfield