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Podcast: Will Steve Kerr’s absence hurt his legacy?

The Mindcast crew is back at it, throwing a bit more shade at the Clippers and taking a stroll through the NBA landscape. Plus, Ivan thinks the “optics” are getting bad on Steve Kerr.

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Ivan is a Steve Kerr hater. I obviously had to put him in his place. We discuss that and much more on the latest episode of Golden State of Mindcast!

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Here we go:

Annotated list of topics covered:

0:50 - Apparently I’m an “excitable lad.”

1:00 - The Warriors crushed the Trail Blazers.

2:30 - Did we jinx the Clippers for the second year in a row?!

5:50 - I can’t pronounce Joe Ingles’ name.

8:45 - Doc Rivers needs to be removed as “Captain” of the “Clippers.”

9:15 “Imagine Steve Ballmer in a made-for-TV rendition of the poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”

11:25 - Let’s talk about basketball that actually matters.

13:45 - Rudy Gobert vs. Draymond Green potential matchup. Really, I’m more excited about Gobert vs. JaVale Mcgee.

17:30 - Ivan’s cue to cut me off from speaking.

19:15 - “Huh, Joe Johnson plays for the Utah Jazz? That’s weird.”

21:20 - People hate Radiohead?

28:00 - Potential Warriors vs. Utah match-ups.

33:50 - Addressing the Steve Kerr situation.

37:00 - Ivan, maybe kinda thinks the players might have more control on the court under Mike Brown.

40:00 - I’m obviously in love with Kerr.

41:30 - Ivan is super anti-Kerr and I hate him for it. Also, he says the word “optics” a lot.

45:40 - Suddenly we are ranting about “Jeb” York, for some reason.

55:02 - “[Kerr] just stepped into a situation that was awesome. Mark Jackson built this thing.” “Oh man, I just wanna murder everybody.”

1:00:00 - Could the Warriors have won a championship under Stan Van Gundy, if they didn’t hire Kerr?

1:02:45 “Charisma and Balls.”

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