Steve Kerr Comments on Warriors’ Championship Run, Rotations, More

October 14th, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has a rested and restocked arsenal of stars that includes Kevin Durant alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson for the 2016-17 season. 

With the formation of the NBA's newest superteam, the Warriors will attempt to win a second title in three years after a disappointing 2016 defeat to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

But Kerr told the media Friday, via J.A. Adande of, that basketball fans shouldn't expect another 73-win season like the record-breaking campaign last year: "I don't think we'll have that this year. We've kind of been through that. We'd rather win a championship than set a record, that's for sure. Last year we felt like we could do both—and we were pretty close—but we couldn't pull it off."

Instead, Kerr is focusing on the health of his players and ensuring that they have enough gas left in the tank to finish off the season with the Larry O'Brien Trophy:

We were running on fumes. I think the toll was over several years. That's one of the reasons I think this year we're going to pace ourselves somewhat ... but we're also better of ...

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