Basketball - Popovich wins coach of the year award

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is the recipient of the Red Auerbach Trophy as the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year.

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The Spurs finished with a league-best 62-20 record, which provided them with homecourt advantage throughout the postseason and gave the franchise 15 consecutive seasons with at least 50 victories under Popovich.

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Steve Kerr played for Phil Jackson in Chicago, they dine together when TNT basketball assignments put Kerr in the same city and there is no pretending the hypothetical coaching conversation between them would be a new one.

That said, Kerr voiced caution to those predicting his next move is to become head coach of Jackson's New York Knicks.

"I do anticipate talking with Phil Jackson at some point.

But when that time comes it will come but for now there's really not a whole lot to talk about," said Kerr, via XMRadio, while on assignment for the first round of the NBA playoffs as a TNT basketball analyst.

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The Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms with Salesforce.com to purchase land in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighbourhood, where the team intends to build a new arena.

The Warriors are targeting the 2018-19 season to open the arena. The team first arrived in San Francisco in 1962 and played there until moving to Oakland for the 1971-72 season.

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