An emotional Kerr waved and said, “Thank you,” when he received a rousing ovation during pregame introductions. He led the Warriors to a franchise-best 67 wins and their first championship in 40 years last season as a first-year coach. Interim coach Luke Walton guided Golden State to an NBA-record 24-0 start and 39-4 mark, and now goes back to his job as top assistant.
“It was a special night to have Coach Kerr back on the bench with all he’s been through over the last seven months, to see him doing what he loves once again, it’s amazing,” (Draymond) Green said.
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