Curry: Timing made Jackson's dismissal 'hard to deal with'

Curry: Timing made Jackson's dismissal 'hard to deal with'
August 22, 2014, 11:15 am



It definitely was a tough situation. It was hard to deal with.
Stephen Curry on Mark Jackson's dismissal

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Stephen Curry is currently preparing to compete in the FIBA World Cup with Team USA prior to joining new coach Steve Kerr at Warriors training camp in late September.

The Golden State star recently explained his feelings about the dismissal of former coach Mark Jackson and the hiring of Kerr at a media event for the video game "NBA 2K15 Uncensored."

Here is what he had to say:

We had just finished a tough, grueling seven-game series with the Clippers, and within 48 hours, they were moving in a different direction. So obviously, emotionally, we're still in season form in feeling like coach Jackson is that guy that is supposed to lead us to where we want to go.

I've obviously voiced my opinion since Day 1 of how much I love coach, loved playing for him, what he did for our team and our organization -- changing the culture.

It obviously didn't work out that way.

As a player it's our job to come back next year and play hard and try to win games whatever the situation may be. I know coach Kerr is coming in with a fresh start, and he's prepared just talking with him this summer. So, looking forward to getting back to work.

But it definitely was a tough situation. It was hard to deal with.

Team 2K media services contributed to this report

 

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