Steve Kerr Issues Scathing Assessment Of Wednesday’s Events In Capitol

Steve Kerr Issues Scathing Assessment Of Wednesday’s Events In Capitol

Like others within the NBA, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr isn’t happy with what occurred in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.

Chaos erupted when supporters of president Donald Trump stormed the Capitol constructing whereas Congress was making an attempt to certify the electoral faculty votes affirming Joe Biden as the subsequent Commander in Chief. At the very least one person died and a minimum of 13 others have been arrested, per The Washington Publish.

Kerr was simply one among a number of NBA head coaches that spoke in opposition to rioters’ actions in Washington D.C. earlier than their respective video games. And like lots of his colleagues, he wasn’t afraid to supply his uncooked evaluation.

“I began the day enthusiastic about how we have been going to protect Lou Williams with out fouling him and all of the sudden, that didn’t appear fairly as vital after I turned the TV on as shootaround was starting,” Kerr instructed reporters throughout his pregame press convention. “Only a weird scene, however a fairly clear reminder that the reality issues. We’ve been speaking about this for years. The reality issues in our nation and wherever, in any circumstance due to the repercussions if we permit lies to unfold. And if we allow individuals in energy to lie, you rapidly have thousands and thousands of people who find themselves doubting an election that was licensed in each state.

“Now we have seven to eight million extra individuals vote for Biden than for Trump. Each state has licensed these outcomes. Each courtroom attraction has been turned down. A professional election is all of the sudden questioned by thousands and thousands of individuals, together with lots of the people who find themselves main our nation in authorities, as a result of we’ve determined over the previous few years, to permit lies to be instructed. So, that is who we’re. You reap what you sow.”

Traditional Kerr.

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