Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (Photo by Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group/MCT/Sipa USA)

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Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Receives Contract Extension

July 17, 2018
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure.

Kerr and general manager Bob Myers, who are close friends and colleagues, said when the season ended that something would get done quickly once they began formal discussions. Kerr had one year remaining on his original $25 million, five-year contract. Details of the extension were not announced Tuesday.

The 52-year-old Kerr has said he hopes to coach at least another decade and perhaps 15 years. His Warriors swept LeBron James and Cleveland in the fourth straight NBA Finals matchups between the rivals.