Gregg Popovich to coach West stars

Updated: February 13, 2011, 1:07 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will coach the West team in the All-Star Game after leading San Antonio to the NBA's best record.

Popovich has guided the Spurs to a 38-7 start, the best in franchise history. The Spurs have been rejuvenated behind Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili staying healthy for the first time in three seasons.

Popovich also coached the West All-Stars in 2005.

The All-Star Game is Feb. 20 in Los Angeles. The coach for the Eastern Conference has not yet been announced.


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