OAKLAND, Calif. – Steve Kerr addressed the Golden State Warriors on Thursday as he normally does at the start of practice. But the Warriors are uncertain when their head coach will be around again as he has taken a leave of absence to focus on rehabilitation and recovery from two offseason back surgeries.
"It's tough," Warriors center Andrew Bogut told Yahoo Sports after Thursday’s practice. "He needs to address it now. You don't want that thing popping up in December or January again. It's much like if someone had a knee problem or someone was hurt right now, he is going to be watching practice and not doing anything.
"It's the same for Coach Kerr. We're thankful we know our [offensive] sets and have a good enough coaching staff that we can adapt on the fly. It gives us a bit of a different look."
Kerr underwent surgery in late July to repair a ruptured disc in his back and had a follow-up surgery in September. Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Thursday he was uncertain whenRead More »from Steve Kerr's injured back forces leave of absence from Warriors