The Golden State Warriors have been at the center of the NBA universe ever since they signed Kevin Durant and formed the league’s pre-eminent superteam, and head coach Steve Kerr discussed criticisms of his squad and a few other compelling topics in a recent conversation with CSN Bay Area’s Monte Poole.
In an interview with the Warriors Insider Podcast, Kerr touched on Charles Barkley’s repeated criticisms of the Warriors a day after the Inside the NBA panelist said the Warriors play a “girly” style of basketball predicated on speed and shooting.
Kerr’s response focused on how teams across the league have adjusted their tactical preferences over time:
I don’t really want to get into that too much. Having worked with Charles in TV, for TNT, I understand that there’s a show that has to happen. There’s an entertainment value that he brings that nobody else can bring. And I think Charles is hilarious. I think he’s really good at what he does. I think he goes overboard with his criticism of us. You know, everybody in the league is basically doing what …