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Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gets COVID-19 vaccine, encourages others to do the same

'It'll keep me safe, keep my family safe and keep other people safe. It's the right thing to do. Let's do this together.'

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is urging San Antonians to get a COVID-vaccine. 

A video posted to the Spurs' official Twitter account Thursday morning shows Coach Pop getting the vaccine. 

"It'll keep me safe, keep my family safe and keep other people safe. It's the right thing to do. Let's do this together," Pop said in the video. 

The video appears to be in promotion of NBA Cares. More information on the vaccine can be found at CDC.gov and in our KENS 5 Vaccine Tracker

Thursday also marked the legendary Spurs' head coach's 72nd birthday.