The Golden State Warriors are preparing to offer coach Steve Kerr a lengthy contract extension at the end of the season, according to a report from The Athletic.
Kerr, general manager Bob Myers and owner Joe Lacob all told the website that Kerr expects to sign the extension.
“We just agreed we’d wait,” Kerr said, via the report. “I’ve got two years left on my deal and wanted to make sure that everything went well this year health-wise. And I don’t anticipate any issues going forward.
“I don’t have any desire to be anywhere else. So I’m sure when we get down to it, we’ll come to an agreement pretty quickly.”
Kerr has led the Warriors to the Finals in each of his three seasons as coach, winning two championships. The Warriors also finished the 2015-16 season with a record of 73-9 — for the best regular season mark in league history.
Kerr signed a five-year deal worth $25 million in 2014.
“I’m a horrible negotiator,” Kerr told The Athletic. “But I’m not going anywhere else. I have no desire to coach anywhere else. I love living here, I love the Warriors, I love working with Bob and Joe. Love the players. I’m not going anywhere.”