The health of a NBA finals winning coach has taken a scary turn and no one knows what’s going on Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
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Steve Kerr, the coach of the Golden State Warriors, is expected to miss the rest of the series  against the Portland Trail Blazers with an undisclosed illness that sounds frightening.

The San Jose Mercury News reported that on Saturday, Kerr was in such excruciating pain he couldn?t walk. The News, citing sources, said Kerr hasn?t felt well all series and this instance was particularly ?scary? because Kerr had not felt that way before. The Warriors are working to find out what?s wrong with Kerr.

Kerr has had health problems in the past. He missed the first 43 games of the 2015 season due to a spinal fluid leak that was a complications from back surgery.

The Warriors lead the Trail Blazers 3-0 in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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