Steve Kerr

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Birthday
27, 1965
Birthplace
Beirut, Lebanon
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Beirut, Lebanon

About

Became the head coach of the Golden State Warriors in 2014 and led the team to NBA Championships in 2015, 2017 and 2018. During his NBA career, he was known for his three-point shooting, winning three NBA Championships alongside Michael Jordan on the Chicago Bulls and another two with the San Antonio Spurs.  

Before Fame

He grew up in the Middle East, attending Cairo American University in Egypt before transferring to Pacific Palisades High School. He starred at the University of Arizona from 1983 to 1988 and his #25 jersey was later retired by the school.

Trivia

With the Bulls, he hit the series clinching shot against the Utah Jazz in Game 6 of the 1997 NBA Finals, the most historic moment in his playing career.

Family Life

He married Margot Kerr in 1990 and he has three children: Madeleine, Matthew and Nicholas. He is the son of Malcolm Kerr, a Middle East political expert.

Associated With

After his retirement, he became an NBA analyst and color commentator for NBA games. He then replaced his friend Mark Jackson as coach of the Warriors and Jackson took Kerr's commentating job.