San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich definitely leads the league in sideline interview efficiency (you know, if the metric existed.)
Let's add last night's exchange with ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy to the pantheon of Popovich sideline interviews.
And if that wasn't awesome enough, if you listen real, real closely, Pop added "I love you" afterwards.
Here's the hug in GIF form, via SB Nation.
The Spurs, meanwhile, tacked on a season-high 67 points in the second half on 65.7 percent shooting. They won their seventh game by 20+ points this season, tying Minnesota for the league lead.
And Kawhi Leonard smiled, too. It was a weird night.