We didn’t bat an eye when the Golden State Warriors started Harrison Barnes instead of Andre Iguodala to open their rout of the Los Angeles Lakers last night. Preseason is the time to experiment, after all, and Iguodala suffered a broken nose in his team’s previous exhibition against the Lakers on Thursday. Giving the youngster some confidence by playing with the starters and Iguodala some rest was a prudent decision by first-time head coach Steve Kerr, we thought. Then came news, however, that not only was Iguodala active and playing without restrictions, but Kerr went with Barnes in his place to get a look at a potential change in his regular season rotation. Read More »
/ Oct 7, 2014 / 4:00 pm
If you follow the league closely you know that it takes all types of players to construct a team. From stars, to veterans to role players, it takes the right mix of talent, experience and egos to propel an organization to its highest level. In this installment of our Road to Recovery series we catch up with Brandon Rush from the Golden State Warriors. He’s been a very good role player throughout his career who owns a 40 percent career average shooting from deep. But now he wants to carve out any niche the Warriors may need without any real agenda of his own. Read More »
Stephen Curry is a career 89.6 percent from the free throw line. His new coach, Steve Kerr, shoot 86.4 percent for his career, but Kerr made better than 90 percent of his shots from the charity stripe five times during his 14-year career. That’s what makes their free throw contest after practice the other day such a battle of wills. Read More »
Steve Kerr has already said he plans on lessening the offensive load of Stephen Curry this season. Speaking with reporters yesterday, the Golden State Warriors coach laid out broad strokes of his offensive system that will help do exactly that. Read More »
/ Sep 23, 2014 / 12:00 pm
Taking the ball from one of the several most valuable offensive players in the game normally isn’t a prudent decision. But Steve Kerr and the new Golden State Warriors coaching staff, inheriting roster that was only an average offensive outfit in 2013-2014 despite its obvious talent, are planning to do just that with Stephen Curry.. Read More »
Steve Kerr almost became the head coach of the New York Knicks this summer, but chose to helm the Golden State Warriors instead. However, it seems like he’s still taking on some of the qualities of his former coach Phil Jackson. Kerr is an avid reader, and even has a staffer bring him a non-NBA article to read each day.
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The Golden State Warriors active offseason continues. Five weeks after replacing the ousted Mark Jackson with Steve Kerr as head coach and just a day removed from reports emerging that they’ve upped the ante for Kevin Love, the Warriors have hired Los Angeles Clippers Associate Head Coach Alvin Gentry to the same position. Read More »
/ May 16, 2014 / 4:30 pm
Steve Kerr shocked more than a few basketball watchers when he signed a five-year, $25-million deal with the Warriors after a long and public courtship by the Phil Jackson, the head of basketball operations for the Knicks. Now Kerr’s TNT announcing partner, Marv Albert, tells the New York Daily News his thoughts on the Knicks when Kerr asked his opinion. Read More »
The Golden State Warriors agreed to terms with Steve Kerr on a five-year, $25 million deal yesterday to replace Mark Jackson as their head coach. While many expected the Warriors to hire a more experienced coach to guide a roster in win-now mode, this hiring makes a lot of sense when you consider the factors taken into consideration by the Warriors ownership group.
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The Warriors lost out on Stan Van Gundy yesterday, which increased their urgency to move forward in discussions with a head coach thought to be off the table. Despite multiple reports saying Steve Kerr was close to signing on with Phil Jackson to coach the Knicks, TNT first reported that Kerr will instead sign with the Warriors. Read More »