TAG: Steve Kerr

Latest News / Jun 20, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Warriors Hire Alvin Gentry As Associate Head Coach

Alvin Gentry

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 »

Smack / May 16, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Marv Albert Told Steve Kerr “There Is No Happiness” With The Knicks

Steve Kerr, Marv Albert

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 »

Latest News, NBA / May 15, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Why Golden State’s Choice Of Steve Kerr Makes Sense

Steve Kerr

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. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 14, 2014 / 9:29 pm

Report: Steve Kerr Jilts Jackson & Knicks To Sign With Warrriors

Steve Kerr, Marv Albert

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 »

Latest News, NBA / May 11, 2014 / 8:34 pm

Steve Kerr Expected To Decide Between The Knicks And Warriors This Week

Steve Kerr, Marv Albert

It has been no secret Steve Kerr has emerged as the leading candidate for several coaching vacancies around the league. The question many people have asked is why? It’s a legitimate query when you consider Kerr has no head coaching experience at any level, with his post-career NBA resume limited to a brief run as general manager of the Phoenix Suns. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 6, 2014 / 3:35 pm

Report: Warriors Fire Coach Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson

The Warriors have fired head coach Mark Jackson the team said today in a statement today. Owner Joe Lacob met with Jackson this morning to give him the news and we wrote about this possibility yesterday, but the axe fell sooner than expected despite ample and public support in the Warriors’ locker-room. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 29, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Knicks Looking To Hire Steve Kerr In May

Steve Kerr

The Knicks are trying to complete a deal to bring Steve Kerr in to coach the team next season, according to an ESPN report. Reportedly, New York would like to finalize it by the end of the first round of the playoffs. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 21, 2014 / 10:15 am

Report: Mike Woodson Fired As Knicks Coach

Mike Woodson, Carmelo Anthony

We knew this was coming, but now it’s official: coach Mike Woodson and his staff have been let go from the New York Knicks effective this morning. The Knicks struggled to a 37-45 record after winning 54 games last season on their way to the conference semifinals. Woodson’s contract ran through next season, so he’ll recoup the $3.4 million he was owed for the 2014-15 season, but he’s out as Knicks coach and the search for his replacement officially kicks off after months of speculation. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 10:45 am

Report: Steve Kerr “Absolutely Expects” Knicks Coaching Offer

Steve Kerr

The Knicks season ended on Wednesday, but already the New York papers are anticipating a coaching change. Phil Jackson might surprise everyone and bring Mike Woodson back, but the name that seems to come up the most when discussing the New York’s head coaching position, should Woodson be let go, is former Suns GM And five-time NBA champion sniper, Steve Kerr. Now sources reveal he “absolutely expects” to get an offer. Here we go. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Mar 11, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Trying To Make Sense Of The Phil Jackson Knicks Rumors

Phil Jackson

First, the Knicks were trying to get Phil Jackson to coach even though they have yet to terminate their current coach, Mike Woodson. Next, owner James Dolan hijacked negotiations (â„… Frank Isola) and Phil was joining the front office and the deal was all but done. Now sources tell ESPN’s Chris Broussard the team and Jackson are simply dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on a contract that would give him autonomy on all basketball-related matters. Except, not everyone’s sources agree, and so we’re left in the muck of rumormongering and conflicting reports about a franchise that’s just as conflicted. Read More »