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Steve Kerr. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Introduce Steve Kerr As New Coach

The Golden State Warriors wanted Steve Kerr from the start but still wondered about his ability to coach. Kerr had his own questions for the Warriors before being convinced to take the job, notably what led to the bitter divorce between the team and Mark Jackson.

05/20/2014

Broadcast personality Steve Kerr looks on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

GameDay: New Warriors Coach Steve Kerr A Familiar Choice For Owner Joe Lacob

People like familiarity. That’s why Steve Kerr is the new coach of the Warriors. Owner Joe Lacob has known him for 20 years. General Manager Bob Myers did business with him when he was an agent, and Kerr was the GM for Phoenix. Kerr even knows Joe’s son, Kirk, who is the Warriors assistant general manager.

05/14/2014

Steve Kerr. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Steve Kerr Named New Coach Of Golden State Warriors

The Warriors won the bidding war with the New York Knicks for Steve Kerr on Wednesday, hiring him away from the TNT broadcast table to be their coach. Kerr agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal with the Warriors, said his agent, Mike Tannenbaum.

05/14/2014

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with team majority owner Joe Lacob while playing against the Denver Nuggets in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2013 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Venture Capitalist Mindset In Warriors’ Corner Office

Rather than pick apart the decision, I’d like to focus on the environment in which it was made. Warriors owner Joe Lacob spent more than 30 years in the venture capital game. He’s a partner emeritus at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a firm that is among the best-known in the VC world.

05/07/2014

Mark Jackson, left, and Stephen Curry.  (Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images)

GameDay: Was Firing Jackson The Right Move?

Whoever said winning cures all ills is wrong. Mark Jackson is living proof after getting the boot from the Warriors, despite 51 wins and a second straight playoff appearance.

05/06/2014

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors watches his team warm up before facing the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Players Stephen Curry, David Lee Want Mark Jackson To Return As Coach

As co-captains and team leaders, Stephen Curry and David Lee carry the loudest voices in the Golden State Warriors locker room, which is why what they said Monday is significant.

05/05/2014

Rick Barry #24 of the Golden State Warriors stands on the court against the Milwaukke Bucks during the 1976 season at the MECCA Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Vernon Biever/NBAE via Getty Images)

What Has Changed In 37 Years Since Last Warriors Game 7?

When the 2013-2014 Warriors take the floor Saturday for their do-or-die matchup with the Los Angeles Clippersit will be the first time in 37 years the Dubs have played in the most dramatic stage the NBA has to offer.

05/02/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 1: The Golden State Warriors get introduced before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on May 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Stay Alive In Must-Win Game 6 Against Clippers

Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.

05/01/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Reportedly Battling Cancer

After receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA, multiple media outlets reported Thursday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has prostate cancer.

05/01/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers goes up for a shot against the Golden State Warriors in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Staples Center on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Fall To Clippers In Game 5

Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.

04/29/2014

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