Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Returns to Cairo

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr returned to Cairo, Egypt, as an factor of the NBA and FIBA Africa’s Basketball with out Borders camp.

It was Kerr’s first go to to Cairo in 35 years.

“I needed to get back to Cairo [for BWB]. I haven’t been again right here since 1985,” Kerr informed ESPN. “I launched my spouse, my daughter, her husband… It’s good to be visiting Egypt as quickly as extra, and doing so whereas teaching and being an factor of BWB made it an ultimate journey.”

Kerr attended Cairo American faculty for three years whereas dwelling in Egypt.

“I had an alternative to go to the [CAC] campus simply a few days in the past and go converse to the school teams, boys’ and ladies’ teams, go to a quantity of the coaches and the lecturers, so it was an fantastic expertise.”

Kerr, fifty six, was born in Beruit, Lebanon, and his father, Malcolm Hooper Kerr, was killed all by means of a terrorist assault in Beruit in 1984.

Kerr has cited his father’s loss of life as a outcome of the motivation for his stance in opposition to gun violence.

5 head coaches, Chauncey Billups with the Portland path Blazers, Wes Unseld Jr. with the Washington Wizards, Chris Finch with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Willie inexperienced of the mannequin new Orleans Pelicans, attended BWB Africa this 12 months collectively with Kerr.

The Warrior’s coach obtained his fourth title in seven years final June as Golden State defeated the Celtics 4 to 2.

Kerr has an complete of 9 titles between teaching the troopers and having fun with for the Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs.