STEVE Kerr is an American professional basketball coach and former player.
He recently spoke about the school shooting in Texas. Here’s everything you need to know.
Who is Steve Kerr?
Steve Kerr, 56, was born on September 27, 1965 in Beirut, Lebanon.
He spent most of his youth in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries because his father was an academic specializing in Arabic Studies and the Middle East.
However, he finished high school in the United States, graduating from Palisades High School in Los Angeles in 1983.
Steve then graduated from the University of Arizona in 1988 with a Bachelor of General Studies, specializing in history, sociology and English.
While here he played basketball for college and competed in the FIBA World Championship in Spain, winning a gold medal.
Steve’s basketball career began in 1988 when he was drafted by the Phoenix Suns.
He enjoyed most of his success with the Chicago Bulls from 1993 to 1999, where he played alongside the legendary Michael Jordan.
Steve also had a very successful stint with the San Antonio Spurs before retiring and trying his hand at broadcasting and managing in the NBA world.
He is currently the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, a position he has held since 2014.
What did Steve Kerr say about the Texas shooting?
Steve refused to talk about basketball ahead of his team’s playoff loss and delivered an impassioned speech condemning gun violence in the United States.
Speaking of the tragic incident in Texas, he said, “When are we going to do something.
“I’m tired. I’m so tired of standing up here and offering my condolences to the devastated families out there.
“I’m so tired of the moments of silence, excuse me, I’m sorry, I’m tired of the moments of silence. Enough!”
He is a longtime gun control advocate since his father, Malcolm Kerr, was killed by a gunman in 1984 in Beirut, Lebanon.
Who is Steve Kerr’s wife Margot Kerr?
Margot Brennan was born in 1967 in Tucson, Arizona.
She attended a Catholic high school before attending the University of Arizona.
Steve met Margot at university after being set up on a blind date with her.
He then married his college girlfriend in 1990 and they have been together ever since.
Do Steve Kerr and Margot Kerr have children?
Steve and Margot have three children together: Nick, Maddy and Matthew.
Nick played basketball for the University of San Diego. He then worked as a coaching intern at Cal before joining the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff.
Maddy played volleyball for the University of California, Berkeley. However, little is known about Matthew.
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