Steve Kerr Ejected From Preseason Game: “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anyway”


    The Golden State Warriors’ have been referred to as for six fensive fouls in final night time’s preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns, and that was only one too many for head coach Steve Kerr.

    Seconds into the third quarter, after Stephen Curry was whistled for his second fensive foul the sport and the staff’s sixth, Kerr went onto the court docket to argue with referee Ben Taylor. Kerr was promptly ejected and was seen waving at Taylor whereas saying, “I do not need to be right here anyway” earlier than high-fiving some his gamers on his method again to the locker room.

    After the sport, Kerr acknowledged that he got here out on the ground with the intention  being kicked out. “Yes,” Kerr stated.”I used to be making an attempt to make some extent and I used to be making an attempt to again up my guys. We had all these fensive fouls, one after one other. And I lastly had sufficient.” After joking that he simply wished to be the primary individual on the postgame meals unfold, Kerr admitted, “I used to be within the incorrect, clearly. I acquired what I deserved.”

    Curry, who additionally acquired a technical for arguing, had this to say Kerr’s ejection: “I like it,” Curry stated, per ESPN. “Love it. We acquired a superb vibe going about what we’re doing. It’s by no means too early to get that fireplace going, so we’ll see how we maintain that all year long. But when clearly a blatant name, we expect, ought to go a method goes the opposite, he’ll have a response to it. It does not matter if it is preseason, common season or playfs. It’s good for him to have that fireplace for positive.”

    The Warriors will tackle the Lakers of their closing two preseason video games this week earlier than kicking f the NBA season at residence towards the OKC Thunder on October 16.