Gregg Popovich is always going to tell it like it is, whether it's about the NBA or not.
While the March For Our Lives protest was happening in Washington D.C., Donald Trump was reportedly at his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida and that didn't sit well with the Spurs head coach. According to CBS Sports, when Popovich was asked about the march he mentioned that Trump's absence was "cowardice."
"Well the future of the country is a pretty big thing," Popovich said. "There's not one event that is going to signal what it's going to be like in the future. But I can tell you that I'm sure most everybody is going to be unbelievably proud and excited about those students and what they've done."
Popovich then added what he thought about the president's absence from the event and his relationship with the NRA.
"But if you just sit for a moment and imagine those bullets going through those bodies, and what those bodies might have looked like afterwards, how can the president of the country talk about all the things he's going to do, and then go have lunch with the NRA and change it? It's just cowardice. A real leader would have been in Washington D.C. this weekend, not at his penthouse at Mar-a-Lago. He would have had the decency to meet with a group, to see what's going on, and how important it is, and how important our children should be to us ... The fact that our president left town, is a real indication of how much he really cares about anything other than feeding his insatiable ego."
One thing is for sure, don't expect the Spurs to visit The White House if they win the championship this season.