Gregg Popovich responded to criticism from United States president Donald Trump.
Donald Trump was scathing of star NBA pair Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich regarding China and the United States.
Donald Trump is a polarising figure in the US women's team but he spoke to FIFA's Gianni Infantino about bridging football's gender divide.
Serena Williams' comments on fighting for equal pay have been backed by Women's World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe.
Rapinoe said she stands by her White House comments because she doesn't agree with Trump's message.
Donald Trump praised the United States for winning the Women's World Cup, but Jill Ellis is not sure her team will visit the White House.
When a reporter said she was sure the USWNT would be invited to the White House, Ellis responded: "I wouldn't bet on that."
West, 81, was inducted into the basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 after playing all 14 of his NBA seasons with the Lakers.
A month on from his sensational success at the Masters, Tiger Woods will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday.