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Bulls fight: That time Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr traded blows

May 11, 2020 - 12:12 PM

Instead of ripping Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr apart, their practice dust-up strengthened their relationship that resulted in 3 NBA championships

SEEKING PERFECTION. Michael Jordan was notorious for getting in his teammates' faces, but not without a reason. File photo Brian Drake/NBA Photos

Jordan and Pippen: Kerr tells difference between Bulls stars

Apr 25, 2020 - 6:32 PM

Steve Kerr says Michael Jordan had a tough approach on his teammates while Scottie Pippen made the people around him feel comfortable

RUNNING MATE. Michael Jordan (left) and Scottie Pippen were the two cornerstones of the Chicago Bulls' dynasty. Photo by Vincent Laforet/AFP

NBA fines Warriors coach Kerr $25,000 for ripping refs

Jan 09, 2020 - 11:30 AM

Ejected for just the third time in his coaching career, Warriors coach Steve Kerr gets slapped with a hefty fine

Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' Kerr wary of 'unwinnable' war as US-Iran tensions mount

Jan 05, 2020 - 7:10 PM

Steve Kerr voices out his concern in the wake of the US strike in Baghdad that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani

BE INFORMED. Warriors coach Steve Kerr says US citizens should "do their homework" on critical issues. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors ace Klay Thompson could miss whole season, says Kerr

Oct 23, 2019 - 1:23 PM

After previous assessments suggested Klay Thompson may be fit to play by March, the Warriors admit the star guard may spend a year on the sidelines

STILL RECOVERING. Klay Thompson continues to recuperate from a torn ACL sustained during the Warriors' title series against the Raptors. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr shrugs off Trump criticism

Oct 11, 2019 - 4:15 PM

US President Donald Trump says Steve Kerr – a longtime critic of the president – 'looked like a little boy' when the Warriors coach declined to comment on the NBA-China row

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: After major losses, Kerr says Warriors need to 'work much harder'

Oct 07, 2019 - 8:41 PM

The Warriors will head into the NBA season without Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston – all key players in their 5 straight trips to the finals

NEW-LOOK. Steve Kerr says the Warriors are back into experimenting, just like what they did during the beginning of their five-year dominance. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Klay Thompson out for NBA Finals Game 3

Jun 06, 2019 - 8:23 AM

(UPDATED) 'He's making a very strong case. He wants to play no matter what,' Warriors coach Steve Kerr says of injured guard Klay Thompson

GAME-TIME DECISION. Klay Thompson is listed day-to-day after sustaining a mild left hamstring strain. File photo

Kerr speaks out on US shootings, Obama White House visits

Jun 03, 2019 - 4:09 PM

The Warriors champion coach hopes a younger US generation that has lived under the fear of mass shootings might force change in gun-ownership laws

WINNER. Steve Kerr looks to win a fourth NBA title in 5 years with the Golden State Warriors. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr says Durant could play in NBA Finals on one practice

Jun 03, 2019 - 12:53 PM

The two-time NBA Finals MVP has already missed seven consecutive playoff games this season

BIG RETURN. Kevin Durant's return will boost the Golden State Warriors' bid for a third straight NBA crown. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)

'I hope it doesn't go unnoticed,' Kerr on Warriors' historic romp

May 21, 2019 - 2:08 PM

The Warriors become the only other team to reach 5 straight NBA Finals since the Celtics in the '60s

TWIN TRIPLE-DOUBLE. Stephen Curry high fives Draymond Green after both dropped historic triple-doubles to lead the Warriors past the Trail Blazers. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Kerr says Draymond 'like a wrecking ball' after triple-double

May 19, 2019 - 11:18 PM

The Golden State Warriors move one win away from the NBA Finals after gaining a commanding 3-0 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers, thanks to their do-it-all forward

ACROSS THE BOARD. Draymond Green notches his seventh career playoff triple-double. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)

WATCH: Warriors coach Kerr channels Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp

May 09, 2019 - 8:05 PM

After the Warriors pull through minus Kevin Durant, coach Steve Kerr can't help but liken the defending champions to Liverpool

IMPROBABLE. Coach Steve Kerr thinks his Warriors pulled off an unlikely win against the Rockets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Kerr 'disappointed' after Rockets fury at officiating

Apr 30, 2019 - 9:24 AM

'I don't remember people falling down on three-point shots all the time when I played,' says Warriors coach Steve Kerr

TENSION. Golden State coach Steve Kerr adds fuel to the duel between the Warriors and the Houston Rockets. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Durant the 'ultimate weapon,' says Warriors' Kerr

Apr 27, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The former NBA MVP ties a playoff record to propel Golden State to the next round of the playoffs

SLIM REAPER. Kevin Durant puts on a performance to remember for the Golden State Warriors. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)

Kerr rips Warriors after Clippers loss

Apr 25, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'We seemed to take it for granted that we were going to be okay,' Warriors coach Steve Kerr as the defending champions absorb another upset loss to the Clippers

STALLED. Coach Steve Kerr admits things haven’t gone smoothly for the Warriors all year. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Curry: Warriors put '16 bad minutes' behind

Apr 19, 2019 - 3:54 PM

'We hope that’s behind us in terms of having a 16-minute stretch like that where we literally forget how to play basketball,' says Warriors star Steph Curry

FOCUSED. The Warriors may have rebounded to take a 2-1 series lead, but Steph Curry says the defending champions aren’t looking too far ahead. Photo from NBA Twitter

Kerr on wild Warriors loss: ‘Mind-boggling’

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:41 PM

The late-game officiating in the Warriors’ controversial overtime loss to the Timberwolves ‘disappointed’ Golden State coach Steve Kerr

TOP SEED. Despite the loss, Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors remain at the top of the Western Conference. File photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Kerr laughs off lipreading criticism of Green

Mar 12, 2019 - 11:07 AM

Kerr denies that he cursed at Draymond Green in a viral video

MISCONSTRUED. Steve Kerr corrects lipreaders that he did not curse at Draymond Green. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Steve Kerr fined $25,000 for ref rant

Feb 15, 2019 - 8:56 AM

The champion coach says he's baffled by the referee's call on what seemed like an innocuous challenge from Draymond Green

UNCHARACTERISTIC. The usually cool Steve Kerr gets all riled up during the Warriors game against the Blazers. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

After woeful Curry start, coach Kerr jokes: ‘Trade him’

Feb 03, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Warriors star Steph Curry goes 0-of-8 in the first 3 quarters but makes up for it in a big way in the closing minutes against the Lakers

NO EXCUSES. Steph Curry says he just gets ‘weird’ shooting nights. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

'That was a fireworks show,' Kerr on record-breaking Warriors

Jan 16, 2019 - 3:06 PM

'Finding that balance is always what we're looking for and that was as good as it gets,' says coach Steve Kerr after the Warriors erupt for 51 points in the 1st quarter

‘BEAUTIFUL BASKETBALL.’ Steph Curry leads the Warriors’ impressive shooting display. Photo from Golden State Warriors Twitter

Cousins to start for Warriors in injury return next week

Jan 11, 2019 - 9:54 AM

Coach Steve Kerr says DeMarcus Cousins will start right away for the Warriors despite getting sidelined by injury for nearly a year

COMEBACK. DeMarcus Cousins, who suffered an Achilles tendon injury, has made progress in his rehabilitation. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' injured star Steph Curry to return in Detroit

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:38 AM

The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player has been 'dying to play,' says Golden State coach Steve Kerr

COMEBACK. Steph Curry returns to action after sitting out for almost a month. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors 'banged up physically, spiritually,' says Kerr

Nov 16, 2018 - 4:41 PM

Not a single Warriors starter made a three-pointer – a first since March of 2013

NO EXCUSE. Warriors coach Steve Kerr says the defending champions need to regain their drive. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

Amid scoring highlights, defense keeps Warriors rolling

Nov 03, 2018 - 3:23 PM

'I thought our fourth-quarter defense was tremendous,' says Warriors coach Steve Kerr

FIRED UP. Everything's just clicking for Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors at both ends. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Warriors 'not where we need to be,' says coach Steve Kerr

Oct 22, 2018 - 4:39 PM

The defending two-time NBA champions lose their first game after being stunned by the Denver Nuggets

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT. Steve Kerr believes the Warriors can still improve on their execution. File photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr prepared for slow start as Warriors tip-off

Oct 16, 2018 - 9:19 AM

Injuries and inconsistent defensive displays in the preseason show that there is still plenty of work to be done by the defending NBA champs

SLOW START. Steve Kerr is expected to make adjustments to the Warriors lackluster preseason. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors hand Kerr contract extension

Jul 18, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Details of the contract are not disclosed but the Golden State general manager says Steve Kerr will lead the team for the ‘next several years’

WINNING RECORD. Steve Kerr boasts a record of 63 win and 20 defeats, the highest winning percentage in NBA coaching history. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr gets 5-year extension

Jun 30, 2018 - 5:14 PM

The 8-time champion Steve Kerr inks a deal that makes him one of the NBA's highest-paid coaches

BRILLIANT. Golden State coach Steve Kerr steered the Warriors to 4 straight NBA finals and 3 championships. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Coach Steve Kerr jokes about resigning before Warriors win

May 29, 2018 - 2:04 PM

The Golden State mentor says the defending champions' game plan fell apart in the first half against the Houston Rockets

LOADED. Warriors coach Steve Kerr thinks talent just took over in the second half of their Game 7 duel vs the Rockets. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr on Klay: 'The guy's a machine'

May 27, 2018 - 2:14 PM

Hot-shooting Klay Thompson teams up with Steph Curry and Kevin Durant as the trio outscores the entire Houston Rockets, 87-86

SIZZLING. Klay Thompson knocks in 21 of his 35 points during the Warriors' scorching run in the second half. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Call him crazy, but coach Kerr likes where the Warriors stand

May 25, 2018 - 2:11 PM

The defending NBA champions believe they know what it takes to turn the series around against the Rockets

MUST WIN. Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors shoot for a homecourt win against the Houston Rockets in Game 6 to keep their bid for a 4th straight NBA Finals stint alive. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Game 4 a 'trench warfare,' Kerr says as Rockets spoil Warriors' home record

May 23, 2018 - 12:50 PM

The upset loss snaps Golden State's record playoff home win streak at 16 games

SPOILER. The Houston Rockets overcome Steph Curry's scoring outburst in the 3rd quarter. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Resurgent Warriors can't rest on record – Kerr

May 21, 2018 - 1:52 PM

Golden State surpasses the mark of straight home playoff wins set by the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s

NOT YET FINISHED. Steve Kerr is not in a celebratory mood despite his Golden State Warriors making history. File photo from Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Kerr says 'no way' Steph Curry plays first round of playoffs

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:52 PM

The NBA playoffs begin on April 14 and Steph Curry hopes to prove his coach wrong and return sooner

SIDELINED. Golden State coach Steve Kerr will miss the services of Warriors star guard Steph Curry for a few weeks. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Kerr says it would be 'irresponsible' to play Curry on Christmas

Dec 24, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Steph Curry continues to recover from his sprained ankle and will miss the Christmas day clash with the Cavs

TO MISS OUT. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr backs up Curry in choosing to rest his sprained ankle. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Klay Thompson spurs Golden State Warriors past San Antonio

Nov 03, 2017 - 12:44 PM

(UPDATED) Thompson has a 25-point haul, Kevin Durant scores 24 with 8 rebounds while Stephen Curry fires 21 for the Warriors 112-92 win over the Spurs. Portland Trailblazers slip past LA Lakers, 113-110

ALL EYES. Danny Green #14 of the San Antonio Spurs drives under the basket against Golden State at AT&T Center on November 2, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Kerr pens open letter to Trump: 'You represent all of us. Don’t divide us.'

Sep 25, 2017 - 7:17 PM

'You’re the president. You represent all of us. Don’t divide us. Bring us together.'

CRUSHED. Steve Kerr was "crushed" by Trump's  comments against protesting NFL players, whom he called "sons of bitches". File Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America/AFP

Steve Kerr's fighting spirit inspires Warriors to Game 2 triumph

Jun 05, 2017 - 1:43 PM

For him to be out there when he has a built in excuse not to because of the incredible pain he s under it s amazing says Klay Thompson

Steve Kerr returns to sidelines for Golden State Warriors

Jun 05, 2017 - 11:02 AM

After missing the past 11 playoff games coach Kerr is back at courtside for the Warriors Game 2 NBA Finals win

DUBBED. The Golden State Warriors continued winning with Steve Kerr on the sidelines. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr to miss NBA Cavs-Warriors Finals opener

May 30, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is still feeling the effects of his 2015 back surgery but plans to travel to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4

Warriors coach Steve Kerr still uncertain for NBA Finals

May 26, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Steve Kerr has said his status is day by day as he deals with pain and discomfort following back surgery

UNCERTAIN. Steve Kerr's presence on the sidelines isn't certain as he deals with complications from back surgery. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr to travel with team to Texas

May 18, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Warriors general manager Bob Myers says the ailing coach will make the trip to Texas a sign of progress that could herald his return to the bench

STEP BY STEP. Warriors coach Steve Kerr will be joining the team in San Antonio. File Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr remains out as Warriors prepare to face Jazz

May 02, 2017 - 12:38 PM

Steve Kerr missed Golden State s final two first round games against Portland due to complications resulting from back surgery

STILL OUT. Ailing Warriors coach Steve Kerr won't be on the sidelines as his team takes on the Jazz in the second round of the NBA playoffs. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Steve Kerr may miss rest of postseason

Apr 24, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Kerr s recent symptoms include severe headaches neck pain and nausea

AILING. Ailing Warriors coach Steve Kerr admits he may miss the rest of the postseason. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr says Curry 'humble human being, arrogant basketball player'

Apr 04, 2017 - 3:45 PM

He s humble and cocky at the same time which is why we like him champion coach Steve Kerr says of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry

HUMBLE, ARROGANT. Warriors coach Steve Kerr says Steph Curry is both a humble human being and an arrogant basketball player. File photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors could have Durant back at weekend

Apr 04, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Warriors coach Steve Kerr scoffs at the suggestion that the return of Kevin Durant could prove disruptive to a team on a roll

RETURN? Kevin Durant may play again by the weekend. File Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr fined $25,000 for verbal abuse

Feb 07, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Steve Kerr aroused the ire of official Bill Spooner with 3:34 remaining in the third quarter of Golden State s 109 106 overtime loss at Sacramento

FINED. Head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors, seen here on December 30, 2016, is fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of an official during a game. File Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers forward Deng 'proud refugee' against Trump travel ban

Jan 31, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Deng stresses the struggles of refugees to simply survive and then escape the violence around them and urged people not to become numb to their suffering

'PROUD REFUGEE.' Lakers forward and Sudan-born Luol Deng, who is now a British citizen, condemns US President Donald Trump's travel ban. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP