Steve Kerr has reportedly backed off his interest in the New York Knicks head coaching job and signed on to coach the Golden State Warriors, according to reports. NBA.com's David Alrdridge was the first to report Kerr's decision:
Stunner: Steve Kerr spurns the Knicks, accepts Warriors' head coach job. Story coming on http://t.co/tv9kc59jsI.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) May 15, 2014
According to Yahoo!, Kerr's deal is for five years and $25 million.
Steve Kerr has agreed to a 5 year, approximately $25 million deal with Golden State, source tells Yahoo.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) May 15, 2014
Apparently coaching a team with Steph Curry was more desirable for Kerr than coaching a team with no future.