Steve Kerr: Heated Argument With Jordan Bell a ‘Total Misinterpretation’

by January 22, 2019

Cameras captured a heated argument Monday night between Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and backup center Jordan Bell during a team huddle.

According to Kerr, Bell misinterpreted something said to him, and they eventually cleared things up.

Golden State cruised to a 130-111 road win against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Per the SF Chronicle:

“It was a total misinterpretation of something I said,” Kerr said. “We cleared it up.”

Bell didnโ€™t enter the game until the 8:39 mark of the fourth quarter, when Golden State was up 123-92 on the Lakers. In nine minutes, Bell posted four points on 2-for-4 shooting, two rebounds and one turnover.

Asked what he told Bell after the second-year big manโ€™s argument with Kerr, Durant said, “To stay focused on the game, you know what Iโ€™m saying? Weโ€™re all going to go through times throughout the NBA where we want to speak our mind a bit, and we might be frustrated about some things.

“I think Coach has been so open in letting guys get that out, but also challenging guys as well. Itโ€™s a healthy dialogue, and itโ€™s just a healthy relationship between us and Coach.”

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