Marco Belinelli's baseline jumper with 2.1 seconds left capped the Spurs' 95-93 victory at Indiana.
Popovich became the ninth coach with 1,000 regular-season wins and became the third-fastest to achieve the feat. He also joined former Utah Coach Jerry Sloan as the only coaches in league history to win 1,000 games with one team.
Tony Parker led the Spurs with 19 points, and
But the Spurs scored nine straight to tie the score at 91, tied it again at 93, took the lead on Belinelli's shot and held on when
San Antonio failed to give Popovich his grand party Sunday night when it lost at Toronto. The defending
And, of course, the Spurs rallied by using Popovich's plan of getting everyone involved.
Danny Green started the rally with a layup.
Indiana answered with a 20-footer from Stuckey to retake the lead, but Aron Baynes tied it again with a tip-in with 56.7 seconds left to set up the final sequence — Belinelli's shot just before the shot clock expired and Hill's miss from the top of the key.
at Washington 96, Orlando 80:
Golden State 89, at Philadelphia 84: Stephen Curry scored 20 points,
at Miami 109, New York 95:
at Milwaukee 103, Brooklyn 97:
Atlanta 117, at Minnesota 105:
Utah 100, at New Orleans 96: