Steve Kerr Explained How Michael Jordan Scared All His Teammates Into Being Better Basketball Players

The head Golden State Warriors coach discusses some of the leadership styles he’s come in contact with on a recent podcast. November 7, 2019 5 min read This story originally appeared on Business Insider Michael Jordan’s intensity and competitiveness were so high that it made players “scared to death” of him, according to Steve Kerr. Kerr was on Bill Simmons’ “Book of Basketball” podcast and discussed the various leadership styles he encountered during his time in the NBA. Kerr said he found it “fascinating” to play with Jordan because of his unique leadership style and compared him with Tim Duncan, a much more low-key, genial teammate. “It was a lot easier to play with Tim Duncan,” Kerr said on the podcast. He recalled telling the San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after winning the championship in 2003 that “the difference between Michael and Tim is you always felt like you were playing with Tim, and there […]

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