Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Rips Into Donald Trump & The ‘Nasty, Ugly Things’ He Spews Towards People (VIDEO)
On Saturday night, Steve Kerr made an appearance on CNN’s The Axe Files to shed more light on exactly why the team refuses to go to the White House to meet with the President.
The Golden State Warriors head coach pretty much echoed the same sentiments he has stated before and expanded on some of those comments even further. He also ripped into Donald Trump for some of the nasty things he’s said to others during his presidency.
“We see what President Trump does with his words, with his actions, and it’s difficult to reconcile that and just say we’ll put all that aside,” Kerr said. “He can make fun of handicap people. He can say a lot of nasty things, ugly things, whether it’s about women, whomever. There can be a lot of things that happen that are just really difficult to just say, ‘All right, we’ll put that aside and go visit and shake his hand.’ It doesn’t feel right.”
Back in September, Trump took to Twitter and rescinded his invitation to the Warriors. He also personally called out Stephen Curry after the point guard said he wouldn’t accept any type of invitation to the White House after the team won the title back in June.
“Instead of unifying and trying to calm the storm, [President Trump] is creating it.” NBA coach Steve Kerr discusses sports and politics with CNN’s David Axelrod. The Axe Files airs tonight at 7 p.m. ET. https://t.co/CjNL8BPvJb pic.twitter.com/iO5MLqK4Id
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Kerr also touched on the topic where Trump ignited another fire into NFL athletes when he referred to kneeling players as ‘sons of bitches’ who should be fired for disrespecting the country.
“He used the words ‘sons of (expletive)’ to talk about NFL players who have made it clear they’re protesting racial inequality and police brutality,” Kerr said. “Those are sons of (expletive)? Really? You’re the President of the United States and you’re going to call them sons of (expletive)? And you’re going to call (Colin) Kaepernick out for non-violent protests, a staple of American democracy? That’s really hard to deal with.
“For me, that was probably the hardest one to deal with. The personal slights that we’ve seen from Trump, you sort of get used to it after a while, you get numb to it. But that one really stung, because it was so divisive, and it was so angry, and it just didn’t make sense.”