USA TODAY Sports’ Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt break down what Cleveland needs to after the Game 1 loss.
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OAKLAND – When the doors to the Golden State Warriors practice facility opened on Saturday, a familiar scene was revealed.
On the far court, under all those posters of Warriors greats and banners commemorating their recent run of success, head coach Steve Kerr was speaking with general manager Bob Myers and acting coach Mike Brown. Yet just as soon as the hordes of media members piled in, all of them fanning out to every corner as the noise level immediately spiked, Kerr was gone.
This is the unwelcome reality for Kerr, who continues to agonize over his six-week absence and wonder why he can’t just get back to work. One minute he’s talking to his team during practice, and maybe even forgetting about those painful symptoms caused by his botched back surgery two summers ago. The next he’s stuck in the locker room during Game 1 of the NBA Finals, watching on a…