Spurs coach Gregg Popovich calls Texas leaders 'cowards' over handling of coronavirus | TheHill

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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich tore into Texas Gov. Greg Abbott...
(R) and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) Wednesday over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying "they're all cowards and they're all afraid."

Popovich spoke with reporters during a video call while wearing a shirt that read: "Vote — Your Life Depends On It."

"We have a lieutenant governor who decided he doesn't want to listen to [Anthony] Fauci and those people any more," Popovich said before adding sarcastically, "That makes a lot of sense. How safe can that be? The messaging is ridiculous."


Patrick earlier this month lambasted Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, over the doctor's assessment of the recent surge in Texas coronavirus cases, saying he would no longer listen to him.

"He has been wrong every time, on every issue," Patrick said. "I don't need his advice anymore. We'll listen…
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