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Why Steve Kerr trash-talked Alvin Gentry after Warriors won 2015 title

Why Steve Kerr trash-talked Alvin Gentry after Warriors won 2015 title

Programming note: Watch the re-air of Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals between the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers on  Saturday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m. PT on NBC Sports Bay Area.

The Warriors swept the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs.

A little over a month later, the Pelicans hired Alvin Gentry -- who was Golden State's associate head coach and preparing to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals -- as the franchise's new head coach.

In case you forgot -- during the champagne celebration in the locker room after the Warriors won the title, there was a hilarious moment between Dubs coach Steve Kerr, general manager Bob Myers and Gentry.

Kerr looked into the camera and said: "We're gonna kick the Pelicans' a-- next year."

Gentry then delivers a message to New Orleans star Anthony Davis: "Hey AD! AD! We're gonna be right back here."

Myers and Kerr then joke that Gentry needs to leave the locker room.

"Get outta here! You're not on the staff anymore," Kerr screams. "Security! Security! Take him outta here." 

Kerr then signals to somebody off-camera and makes it clear that he only is kidding.

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Good times.

When Kerr was the general manager of the Phoenix Suns from 2007 to 2010, Gentry was the team's head coach for the final two seasons of Kerr's tenure.

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Who Warriors fans think Steph Curry should team up with in 'The Match'

Who Warriors fans think Steph Curry should team up with in 'The Match'

Sunday’s “The Match” featuring Bay Area native Tom Brady, former NFL MVP Peyton Manning and PGA stars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson seemed to be a smashing success for the sport of golf. Not only was $20 million raised for coronavirus relief in the United States, but sports fans were glued to their televisions to watch golf, something the sport forever has struggled with.

Warriors star Steph Curry tweeted during the event that he wanted to participate in the next iteration of the “The Match.” So we asked, who would Warriors fans like to see Steph team up with the next time this event is organized and got some interesting responses.

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John Daly no doubt would be an interesting partner for Curry, but the two aren’t likely to be a match made in heaven. Daly’s partying and off-the-course exploits were infamous during his days on the tour, something Curry never has gotten wrapped up in.

Another commenter mentioned Jordan Spieth, who is a fellow Under Armour athlete with Curry. These two likely have played together numerous times over the years, and Spieth has been known to provide a good sound byte.

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Another name to consider would be Justin Thomas, the No. 4 player in the world. Thomas joined the TNT telecast for Sunday’s event and was a great on-course reporter, including this somewhat-NSFW dig at Charles Barkley.

Thomas and Curry together would provide some incredible laughs.

Whoever it is, having Steph mic’d up for an entire 18 holes should make for some magnificent content.

Ex-Warrior Andrew Bogut not retiring yet but won't re-sign with Sydney

Ex-Warrior Andrew Bogut not retiring yet but won't re-sign with Sydney

Back in mid-April, former Warriors center Andrew Bogut said he would make a decision on his basketball future in May.

With a handful of days left in May, Bogut has made a decision.

Sort of.

The 35-year-old Australian tweeted a statement Sunday and said he won't re-sign with the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League right now, or any other professional basketball team for that matter.

Bogut made it clear that it wasn't a "retirement note." He said due to the uncertainty surrounding sports because of the global coronavirus pandemic, it was too difficult to make a decision right now.

He also did mention that he hopes to be back on a basketball in the "near future."

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Bogut last appeared on an NBA court in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals when the Warriors lost to the Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena.

Since then, he had been play with Sydney before the pandemic forced all sports leagues to pause their seasons. Bogut was averaging 8.2 points and 8.8 rebounds in 21.5 minutes over 25 games for Sydney.

For now, Bogut will let his body rest and spend time with his family.

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If the former No. 1 overall pick decides later not to play another professional basketball game, he leaves the sport with a decorated NBA career: Champion, an All-NBA Third Team selection, and an All-Defensive Second Team selection.