After reportedly going back and forth between the Knicks and Warriors, Steve Kerr is the Warriors' next head coach. Although he doesn't have any coaching experience, the Warriors have gone out and put talented coaches around him.
With Stan Van Gundy agreeing to terms with the Detroit Pistons and Steve Kerr in deep negotiations with the New York Knicks, the Warriors will have to move on. Who do you think they should pursue first?
Although multiple reports suggest that the Warriors were in the process of negotiating with Stan Van Gundy today, control over basketball decisions has at the very least stalled discussions and at worst might have created an impasse.
The Warriors are reportedly considering former Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins as a replacement for Mark Jackson, which seems odd given his public distrust of analytics and conflict with his last bosses.
At this point, it's pretty clear that the top two candidates for the Warriors' coaching vacancy are Steve Kerr and Stan Van Gundy, with management supporting the former while players support the latter.
Although Steve Kerr doesn't have a coaching resume to speak of, he does have a track record of GM of the Phoenix Suns. Seth Pollack offers us some insight about how well he worked with the organization and the Moron Meter.