Steve Kerr

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacts during the first quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kerr Cemented Himself As A Genius When He Told The Zen Master No

Perhaps the greatest business decision over the last 20 years — other than buying Apple stock — was a choice to coach a basketball team. And to not coach another.


Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks goes to the basket against the Golden State Warriors on February 7, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. NOTE TO USER: 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Beat Knicks 106-92 In Kerr’s MSG Coaching Debut

Draymond Green had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks 106-92 on Saturday night to give Steve Kerr a win in his first game coaching in the arena he nearly called home.


Derek Fisher is introduced as coach of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Fisher May Be The Goods, But He’s Got Quite A Job Ahead Of Him

For all we know Derek Fisher is the next Red Auerbach. But no matter the GM, hard work or the hypotenuse of Phil Jackson’s famed triangle offense will make MSG a winning culture.


(L-R) Steve Mills, Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson during the press conference to announce Derek Fisher as head coach of the New York Knicks on June 10, 2014 in Greenburgh, New York. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Welcome To NY! Derek Fisher Introduced As Head Coach Of Knicks

The New York Knicks hired Derek Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Phil Jackson turning to one of his trustiest former players.


Derek Fisher (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: This Time Jackson, Knicks Reel In Their Fish

Will Derek Fisher be the next great Knicks coach? I have no idea. No one does. But he’s the guy Phil Jackson thinks can lead this team. That’s all the matters.


Former Golden State coach Mark Jackson addresses the media before facing the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinals at Staples Center on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mark Jackson Offers Mixed Messages On His Interest In Knicks Job

Does Mark Jackson want the Knicks’ head coaching job or not? Would it even matter if he did? Those are some legitimate questions considering the situation at Madison Square Garden.


Phil Jackson is introduced as the new president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks on March 18, 2014 at MSG. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What? Phil Worry? No Chance; Days Of Knicks’ Panic Are Over

Phil Jackson is either in over his head or in complete control as general manager of the Knicks. Which is it? Knowing the man, most likely the latter.


Carmelo Anthony  (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images), Phil Jackson (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival )

Knicks’ Jackson Says Melo Will Consider Delaying Free Agency

The two met recently and Phil Jackson says he told Carmelo Anthony that “it might be a good idea to hang in here and see what it’s like for a year.”


Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nuggets Coach Brian Shaw Ahead Of Fisher On Knicks’ List

Derek Fisher is Phil Jackson’s Plan B, right? Maybe not. Now it looks like Brian Shaw is atop the backup list, even though he’s said he’s happy in Denver.


Reggie Miller, Steve Kerr and Marv Albert during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Marv Albert Told Steve Kerr ‘It Never Ends Well’ With Knicks

“Well, I told him it never ends well there,” Albert told Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News. “Just look at recent history. It’s because of one man (Dolan). There is no happiness there.”


Derek Fisher (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Time For Phil Jackson’s Plan B — And It Better Be Good

What, you thought this was going to be easy? C’mon, it’s the Knicks!


Derek Fisher (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Shake Off Kerr Snub, Set Their Sights On Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher is still playing basketball. But if the Knicks have their way he’ll be coaching them very soon.


Steve Kerr (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Phil Jackson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Joe Benigno Says Kerr ‘Stuck It Right Up Phil’s Rear End’

On Wednesday, Kerr agreed to become the head coach of the Golden State Warriors. The news didn’t sit well with WFAN co-host Joe Benigno.


Phil Jackson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Keidel: Phil Jackson, Brought To NYC To Bring Juice To MSG, Fails 1st Test

This strikes a blow to everyone in the organization, from Jackson to Jim Dolan to Carmelo Anthony, who must be appalled by the notion that the most visible non-player in the NBA can’t even get his own acolyte to coach for him.


Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue), Steve Kerr (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Steve Kerr’s Agent On WFAN: New York Isn’t For Everybody

The Knicks managed to convince Phil Jackson to move east. Jackson couldn’t do the same with Steve Kerr, who spurned NY on Wednesday to stay closer to home with the Warriors.