Warriors’ Steve Kerr limited for camp following back surgeries

Steve Kerr could not go golfing after leading the Warriors to their first championship in 40 years.
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr’s mobility during training camp may be limited after undergoing two back surgeries this off-season to repair a herniated disk.

“To be honest, the last couple of months have stunk for me,” Kerr told reporters on Friday. “I'm not kidding. I’ve had a rough go physically this summer.”

Kerr led the Warriors to their first NBA championship in 40 years in his first year as a coach. The Warriors also finished the regular season with the best record at 67–15.

In addition to Stephen Curry winning MVP, Kerr set the record for wins by a rookie head coach. Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard profiled Kerr and his impact on the Warriors in February.

Luke Walton and Jarron Collins will assist Kerr after Alvin Gentry accepted the New Orleans Pelicans head coaching position.

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