Ejected Kerr pulls no punches after Warriors loss

Ejected Kerr pulls no punches after Warriors loss

  07 Feb 2017



Steve Kerr said his Golden State Warriors side “had no purpose” in a defeat against the Sacramento Kings, during which he was ejected after storming onto the court to vent his fury at the officials.

Kerr unleashed a foul-mouthed rant and had to be held back by assistant coach Mike Brown as his frustration got the better of him after Kevon Looney was penalised for two loose-ball fouls just 18 seconds apart. [restrict]

The  NBA Coach of the Year was ushered away following the incident in the third quarter at Golden 1 Center on Saturday and his mood did not improve as the Warriors were consigned to a 109-106 overtime defeat.

Warriors head coach Kerr pulled no punches with his verdict on his players’ performance in Sacramento, where their five-match winning run came to an end.

“We got what we deserved, before I was tossed and after,” Kerr said.

“It was one of the worst games we’ve played all season. We had no purpose, the ball didn’t move… I didn’t even recognise our team out there tonight.

“Maybe we were due for one.” [/restrict]

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