PHOTO FILE: November 30, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacts to the Phoenix Suns at the Footprint Center. Required credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA Sports TODAY
December 10, 2021
Steve Kerr will succeed Gregg Popovich as the new head coach of American Basketball, multiple newspapers reported Friday.
Kerr was an assistant on Popovich’s gold medal winning squad at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics.
Kerr, the head coach of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, will coach Team USA at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup and the 2024 Paris Olympics, according to ESPN.
Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams, Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra and Gonzaga head coach Mark Few are expected to be named Kerr’s assistant coach, according to reports. fox.
USA Basketball League CEO Grant Hill has been meeting with the candidates for several months to replace Popovich, 72. The San Antonio Spurs head coach resigned after the Tokyo Olympics.
Kerr, 56, has won three NBA championships since becoming the Warriors head coach in 2014. He was named NBA Coach of the Year for 2015-16.
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