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After reports on Tuesday that Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons have a five-year, $35 million contract in place, the Warriors reportedly turned their attention to Steve Kerr.
Kerr, who was reported to be choosing between the Warriors and Knicks, has apparently not received a satisfactory deal from New York and is opening up his options, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo sports:
"New York had been pursuing a shorter length deal than has been available to Kerr elsewhere, league sources said, and that’s believed to have re-opened Kerr’s mind to the possibility of the Warriors job again.
"The Warriors management group lost out on Stan Van Gundy to a $35 million deal to run the Detroit Pistons, and flew to Oklahoma City on Tuesday to meet with Kerr. The Warriors left more convinced of Kerr’s readiness to coach the franchise, league sources said, and Kerr had a chance to further familiarize himself with the entire Warriors front office."
The Warriors will continue their search for Jackson's replacement. They are making a final push for Kerr and are expected to speak with former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins by the end of the week.