Popovich ties Nelson for NBA career wins record


Gregg Popovich tied Don Nelson’s NBA record with his 1,335th career victory as a coach in the San Antonio Spurs’ 117-110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.

Popovich will try to pass Nelson when San Antonio hosts the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night

San Antonio needed the jolt, even with the struggling Lakers without LeBron James.

Dejounte Murray had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and Poeltl and Richardson each had 18 points. Richardson was making his first start with San Antonio.

Talen Horton-Taylor had 18 points to lead Los Angeles, and Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk and Carmelo Anthony added 17 points each.

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