What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?
- Author: Rita Burton Jun 05, 2017,
Jun 05, 2017, 7:16
Kerr, the NBA's reigning coach of the year, has guided the Warriors to the Finals three consecutive seasons. User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. He took over head coaching duties due to complications from back surgery for Kerr, who says he intends to coach for the rest of the Finals.
Kerr had undergone a procedure to fix a spinal fluid leak on May 5 at Duke University but was not well enough to return until Sunday.
Former Warriors coach Al Attles was honored for his longevity and influence before Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
Kerr has been sidelined since the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs after experiencing complications from back surgery.
Cleveland showed a lot more fight and heart - and Lue threw a lot of different lineups out there - but when tested Golden State responded with knockout punches.More news: White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns
Assistant coach Mike Brown has filled in for Kerr during his absence as the Warriors have gone undefeated in the postseason. He underwent a procedure at Duke University in early May to help alleviate some pain. He added that he had not informed the team but expected the players to know soon.
"It's awesome", Klay Thompson said.
"I'm better than where I was a couple of weeks ago, and I've put together a couple of good days, so let's go."The only teams to rally from 2-0 down in The Finals are Boston (over the L.A. Lakers) in 1969, Portland (over Philadelphia) in 1977, Miami (over Dallas) in 2006. and of course, Cleveland over the Warriors last season.
Steve Kerr is a kidder.
"I just felt like he was poised to come out and make some shots tonight, and he did", Kerr said of Thompson. "But it's good to be back". An off-balance KD flicked the ball up while falling backward and being fouled by Love and got a lucky bounce for a three-point play 7:04 before halftime just after Love had hit a 3 on the other end. "I just like who he is as a person, and throughout the course of the playoffs I've checked on him and we text and talk".