Chris Broussard gets Pop'd

Updated: December 13, 2013, 6:04 PM ET
By Adam Reisinger | ESPN.com

Rick Carlisle, Gregg PopovichUSA TODAY SportsRick Carlisle took a page out of Gregg Popovich's national TV playbook Wednesday night.

It's the fear of every NBA sideline reporter: Getting Pop'd. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has become notorious for his terse answers during the in-game interviews that are a staple of national TV broadcasts.

On Wednesday Chris Broussard got the Pop treatment ... but from Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle.

Broussard was a good sport about the whole thing.

And maybe the conservation of words worked out best for Carlisle. His Mavericks outscored the Houston Rockets 36-19 in the fourth quarter to overcome a 14-point deficit and earn their eighth win of the year.

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