Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 24, 2017,
Apr 24, 2017, 21:45
The injury isn't considered to be serious, though the Warriors could choose to be extra cautious since they have a comfortable lead over Portland.
The reigning NBA Coach of the Year missed the morning shootaround, and the team announced about three hours before the game against the Portland Trail Blazers that Kerr would not be on the sidelines.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr will not coach Monday's Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers and could be out for significantly more time.
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"I was just trying to make the right play, tried to get in the flow of the game".
Klay Thompson added 24 points in the victory, which Curry said was marked by a handful of "boneheaded mistakes" in the first half. Also, the Warriors are likely still without Durant, Looney, Livingston and Barnes.
Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum give Portland one of the league's best backcourts, but no team in basketball has better starting guards than Golden State.
Portland saw the return of big man Jusuf Nurkic after he missed the final seven games of the regular season and the first two playoff games at Golden State because of a non-displaced fracture in his right leg. He hadn't missed a game this season, though he did miss two shootarounds.
"This is not going to be a case where I'm coaching one night and not coaching the next", Kerr told reporters Sunday.
Kerr, a former Blazer, will hand over the coaching reigns to lead assistant Mike Brown, until he is able to return to the bench.
"I don't know all of the circumstances", Brown said before the game. The Blazers finished eighth after a late-season surge that saw them go 17-6 after March 1.
Trail Blazers: Portland's bench, which struggled in the first two games of the series, combined for 19 points and 13 rebounds in the first half.