After Kevin Durant dropped a huge 38 points in the Warriors' Game 4 win over the Pelicans that gave Golden State a 3-1 lead, Draymond Green told ESPN that at 4 a.m. on the day of the game, he sent Durant a super long text message about how KD needed to be more aggressive. Seeing how that worked, reporters asked head coach Steve Kerr if he ever does that with players.
Kerr, as he so often is, was ready with a joke. In his press conference before Game 5 of the second-round series, the coach replied:
"I dial people on my rotary phone. Nobody seems to answer. Nobody answers a home line anymore."
He continued with a serious response:
"No texts necessary. Our guys know what's at stake. We need to take care of business. We have a great opportunity here tonight. We don't mess around when we get to this point."
Steve Kerr, asked if he sent any late-night texts to his players to fire them up — as Draymond Green did before Game 4 — replied, "I dial them on my rotary phone. Nobody seems to answer." #Warriors
— Ron Kroichick (@ronkroichick) May 9, 2018
Steve Kerr doesn't text anyone like Draymond texted KD. He dials them on his rotary phone & nobody answers. 😂 pic.twitter.com/tCb7otVYVA
— 95.7 The Game (@957thegame) May 9, 2018

Funny guy Steve Kerr on if he sends players late-night texts: 'I dial people on my rotary phone'

After Kevin Durant dropped a huge 38 points in the Warriors' Game 4 win over the Pelicans that gave Golden State a 3-1 lead, Draymond Green told ESPN that at 4 a.m. on the day of the game, he sent Durant a super long text message about how KD needed to be more aggressive. Seeing how that worked, reporters asked head coach Steve Kerr if he ever does that with players.
Kerr, as he so often is, was ready with a joke. In his press conference before Game 5 of the second-round series, the coach replied:
"I dial people on my rotary phone. Nobody seems to answer. Nobody answers a home line anymore."
He continued with a serious response:
"No texts necessary. Our guys know what's at stake. We need to take care of business. We have a great opportunity here tonight. We don't mess around when we get to this point."
Steve Kerr, asked if he sent any late-night texts to his players to fire them up — as Draymond Green did before Game 4 — replied, "I dial them on my rotary phone. Nobody seems to answer." #Warriors
— Ron Kroichick (@ronkroichick) May 9, 2018
Steve Kerr doesn't text anyone like Draymond texted KD. He dials them on his rotary phone & nobody answers. 😂 pic.twitter.com/tCb7otVYVA
— 95.7 The Game (@957thegame) May 9, 2018

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