Gregg Popovich has a notoriously frosty relationship with the media. His sideline interviews on nationally televised Spurs games are often appointment television, and his press conferences rarely exceed double-digit words, total. Which makes this video, which aired today, all the more surprising.
It’s ESPN personality Michelle Beadle’s birthday, and she was surprised on SportsNation with a cake delivered by Spurs Coyote. Which is all well and good, but he gave her a remote and told her to press play, and this happened:
Beadle reacts just like anybody would if Gregg Popovich surprised them with a birthday message. It’s perfect.