The NBA’s In-Season Tournament is finally set to begin, giving teams another trophy shot

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, center, flips the ball back to an official Oct. 16, during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets in San Antonio, Monday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

NBA commissioner Adam Silver watches the Washington Wizards play the Indiana Pacers during the first half of a game Wednesday in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Someone asked San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich this week about the chances the Spurs and rookie Victor Wembanyama have of winning the NBA Finals this year.