Well, we’ve got it. An NBA professional has offered to give some of his salary back to create a smaller season for the league, which has played 82 games in all but two of its 70 seasons. It’s a personality you’d expect, and a prominent one, as Golden State coach Steve Kerr has finally gone on record and offered to hand back a whopping eight percent of his yearly salary in order to help clear the way for an NBA campaign that features an appropriate amount of games.
Kerr says he’s cool with 75 games. That’s about 25 games too many, but hey, every pointed political movement has to start somewhere, so why not begin in the bowels of a basketball arena in Dallas?
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“I wouldn’t be opposed to it, even at the expense of my own salary,” Kerr, who signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the Warriors in 2014, told reporters Tuesday night before Golden State’s win over Dallas. “But it’s something that everybody would