Steve Kerr Becomes Highest-Paid Coach in NBA History with $35 Million Extension

Feb 23, 2024, 10:14 PM ET

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr agreed to a two-year, $35 million contract extension that will make him the highest-paid coach in NBA history.

The coach of the Golden State Warriors, Steve Kerrarchitect of four championships of the franchise, agreed to a Contract extension for two years and 35 million dollars that will make him the highest paid coach in NBA history, agents Rick Smith and Dan Eveloff of Priority Sports told ESPN on Friday.

The contract of Steve Kerr expired at the end of the season, and his extension of $17.5 million per season takes him through the 2025-26 season.

The coach of the San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich, earns more annually, sources indicated, but holds the double title of president and coach. The coach of the Miami Heat, Erik Spoelstrasigned a extension eight-year-old that pays him approximately $15 million per season, according to sources.

Steve Kerr agreed to a contract extension with the Warriors that makes him the highest-paid coach in the NBA. Photo: Getty

The agreement completes months of talks between the general manager of the WarriorsMike Dunleavy Jr., and representatives of Steve Kerr at Priority Sports, assuring the Warriors that they will retain the coach whose .655 winning percentage is fifth in league history.

Ensure that Steve Kerr Staying with Dunleavy Jr. to lead the organization has been a priority for owner Joe Lacob. The Warriors they never reached one extension with former president and general manager Bob Myers, who exited at the end of the 2023 season.

Steve Kerr58, has established himself as an iconic figure in the dynasty of the Warriors and is now committed to remaining in what could become a transitional phase of an organization built around Stephen Curry, Draymond Green y Klay Thompson for more than a decade.

Steve Kerrwho has four titles and six appearances in the NBA Finals, won his 500th match last Thursday. That made him the fifth-fastest coach in history to do so.

Kerr He is also the national coach of the Team USA and will train the Americans in the Olympic Games Summer 2024 in Paris.

Coach Kerr led to the Warriors to 73 wins in the 2015-16 regular season, the most in NBA history. In its ninth season. He is 501-264 (.655) as Golden State’s coach.​

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