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WATCH: Kerr says football ‘more complex’ than basketball

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WATCH: Kerr says football ‘more complex’ than basketball

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 24: Head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors talks to his team before playing against the LA Clippers in Game Five of the first round of the 2019 NBA Western Conference Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 24, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP


'There is no way in football that a player can just go one-on-one and beat the whole defense,' says Warriors head coach Steve Kerr

NBA champion coach Steve Kerr sees a significant difference between basketball and football despite the many similarities the two sports share.

“I do think it is much easier to dominate a basketball game with one great player,” said Kerr during a chat with Tottenham Spurs defender Eric Dier.

“You’re much more able in basketball to isolate the very best player on the team on the top of the floor,” Kerr said. “You do have to put the right pieces around the player to get the most out of the team.”

Such was the case when Kerr won his first NBA title as head coach for the Golden State Warriors in 2015.

The Warriors thrived with Steph Curry as the main man as he set multiple shooting records and won the MVP award that season.

When Curry struggled, the Warriors still proved to be dangerous behind Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Draymond Green, Shaun Livingston, and Harrison Barnes, to name a few.

“There is no way in football that a player can just go one-on-one and beat the whole defense,” Kerr said.

“It seems to me, in football, it is really much more complex and the players have to work much more together just to create a good scoring opportunity.” –

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