Warriors coach Steve Kerr rips into Donald Trump and election

Count Warriors coach Steve Kerr in among sports figures upset with the result of the election.

Kerr ripped lauded Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy for his comments earlier on Donald Trump and ripped into the lack of civil discourse throughout the election.

“For me, probably the biggest disappointment with his whole election was the level of discourse,” Kerr said before their game against the Mavericks. “There should be some level of decorum and respect and dignity that goes with the election of the presidency.”

Here are Steve Kerr’s complete comments on Donald Trump and the election. Do read: pic.twitter.com/SxOTduQL4z

— Erik Malinowski (@erikmal) November 10, 2016

Kerr further spoke about the “racist, misogynist, insulting words” Trump has used and having to see people he cares about react to them.

J.R. Smith asks how to explain Donald Trump's win to daughter

“It’s tough when you want there to be some respect and dignity and there hasn’t been any and then you walk into a room with your daughter and your wie, who’ve basically been insulted by his comments, and they’re distraught,” Kerr said. “And you walk in and you see the faces of your players, most of them who have been insulted directly as minorities, it’s sort of shocking. It really is. We talked about it as a team this morning. I don’t know what else to say.”

Steve Kerr isn't thrilled with the election results.

Steve Kerr isn't thrilled with the election results.

(Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kerr’s rant did, however, did include some optimism and hope for president-elect Donald Trump.

“I wish him well. I hope he’s a good president,” Kerr said. “I have no idea what kind of president he’ll be because he hasn’t said anything about what he’s going to do. We don’t know.”

Send a Letter to the Editor
Join the Conversation:
facebook
Tweet

SHARE THIS
Previous Post
Next Post