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Steve Kerr new Warriors head coach after rejecting Knicks

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Breaking news regarding the future of former-NBA champion Steve Kerr as he looks set to become the new Head Coach of the Golden State Warriors, shunning the New York Knicks according to NBA on TNT.

Reportedly Kerr will be offered a contract worth $25 million with Golden State for five years as the head coach of the franchise. 

Kerr had been linked with the hot seat in New York as part of the Phil Jackson era at the Knicks organisation, Kerr was a player under the tutelage of Jackson whilst part of the Chicago Bulls dynasty that delivered six NBA titles in the 90's.

Despite the relationship with Knicks President Jackson, Kerr decided to reject the offer from New York and instead will replace the outgoing Mark Jackson as the new head coach of the Golden State Warriors.

The role would be the first of Kerr's career, the ex-point guard was the general manager of the Phoenix Suns from 2007 before announcing his retirement from the position in 2010.

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