Warriors’ Mike Brown nearly arrested before Game 2; Gregg Popovich watched — and laughed
Mike Brown can explain why he was late to meet with media ahead of Tuesday night’s Game 2. His excuse involved Gregg Popovich, the Spurs’ team bus and a whole lot of cops.
The Warriors’ acting head coach arrived 15 minutes tardy but shared a hilarious pregame story about how he was nearly arrested while arriving to Oracle Arena.
Take it away, Mike:
“I was driving here with my son and a couple friends in my car in my black range rover. We’re exiting the off-ramp and I tell my son — because my son loves Coach Pop, known Coach Pop for a long time — I said Cam, the Spurs are behind us. He said: ‘How do you know?’ I said there’s a police escort with motorcycles in front of them. So one motorcycle gets in front of the red light off the exit ramp, pauses, tells everyone to go through.
So my buddy’s like, oh, you got to thank the Spurs for that. Go to the next red light, more cops come, the bus is right on us. They’re like ‘Get through! Get through!” This is kind of helping us, helping me out because I have (PR man Raymond Ridder) breathing down my neck. So then we get to the part where you’re about to turn right into the gate at the last red light. So I literally start to go and get in the far left…