[Ads-l] QOTY candidate, from Steve Kerr

Geoffrey Nunberg nunberg at ISCHOOL.BERKELEY.EDU
Sat Jun 13 01:51:58 UTC 2015


Local sports talk radio was having a lot of fun with this, not surprisingly. My view is that he should simply have told the truth about starting Iguodala in place of Bogut and pledged the press to secrecy.
Geoff
> (coach of the Golden State Warriors, explaining that yes, he lied in telling the press before the crucial Game 4 that he wasn't planning any lineup changes)
> 
> "Sorry, but I don't think they hand you the trophy based on morality," Kerr said. "They give it to you if you win. So sorry about that."
> 
> cf. e.g. 
> http://espn.go.com/nba/playoffs/2015/story/_/id/13063006/2015-nba-finals-golden-state-warriors-coach-admits-lying-plans-game-4-starting-lineup <http://espn.go.com/nba/playoffs/2015/story/_/id/13063006/2015-nba-finals-golden-state-warriors-coach-admits-lying-plans-game-4-starting-lineup>
> http://abc7chicago.com/sports/steve-kerr-admits-to-lying-before-game-4-about-starting-andrew-bogut/779707/ <http://abc7chicago.com/sports/steve-kerr-admits-to-lying-before-game-4-about-starting-andrew-bogut/779707/>
> 
> (You'll note that he didn't really seem all that sorry.)
> 
> LH


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