Luke Walton Becomes Interim Coach of Warriors After Steve Kerr Surgery
NBA Champion Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is taking an indefinite leave of absence after back surgery. Luke Walton will be the interim coach.
ESPN SportsCenter confirmed the news on social media on Thursday.
Omigosh, Luke Walton?
Understandably, the Internet had mixed reactions and Luke Walton trended on Twitter immediately. Honestly, I cannot believe it.
Warriors coach Steve Kerr to take indefinite leave of absence after back surgery. Luke Walton will be interim coach. pic.twitter.com/TqQwpMQu5X
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 1, 2015
Luke Walton interim coach for the Warriors pic.twitter.com/RZxhZIidLb
— 1/2 Man 1/2 Hennessy (@dukemengiste) October 1, 2015