Steve Kerr is one of the best coaches in the NBA circuit available today. He was born on 27th September 1965. He has been an absolute champion in the NBA. Kerr has eight championships to show against his name. Five of them were won by him as a player. He played professional basketball for the Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs. Kerr got three of his titles for the Bulls. His playing days at Spurs gifted him with two more championship wins.
Steve Kerr went on to become one of the most successful coaches in NBA history. He is currently in charge of coaching the Golden State Warriors. He led the Warriors to win the championship game thrice. However, things seem to have been a little off for Steve recently.
He has been criticized for including Steph Curry late in their match against the Grizzlies. The Warriors lost their first match of the season on Thursday. Let us focus more on the incidence below.
Steve Kerr Clarifies His Decision About Curry
The Grizzlies are in seventh heaven at the moment. They just beat one of the best teams in the league. Thursday night saw the Golden State Warriors being handed the first defeat of the season. The match was a thrilling affair right from the start. Both the teams went at each other with equal zeal. There was not much to differentiate between the sides. However, the Grizzlies kept their nerves and edged past the Warriors 104-101.
Steve Kerr was at the receiving end of the fans after the loss. They held him responsible for their team’s defeat. The fans also criticized his decision of including Steph Curry late into the match. However, Kerr instantly responded defending his move. Steve Kerr stated that he wanted to protect Curry. Since Curry already drained nineteen minutes earlier, he wanted to give him rest.