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Warriors’ Steve Kerr Insists Young Basketball Players Should Play Soccer Too

By Marty Fenn, Clutch Points, 11/14/19, 1:15PM CST


Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr weighs in on sports specialization and why young basketball players should play soccer.

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr does not support sports specialization.

In an era when young athletes are consistently forced to pick one sport or one area of focus, Kerr emphasizes that young basketball players should also play soccer:

Kerr emphasized that soccer promotes the very essence of teamwork and passing, something that he feels has become a lost art in the modern, isolation-based style of offense in the NBA (transcript via Rob Goldberg of Bleacher Report):