The Golden State Warriors’ resolution to commerce Jordan Poole to the Washington Wizards in return for Chris Paul despatched shockwaves all through the NBA world.

It’s uncommon {that a} workforce provides its younger star a $100 million extension over the summer time, simply to show round ship him off for a 38-year-old level guard lower than one 12 months later.

So what led to Golden State’s resolution?

Because it seems, head coach Steve Kerr apparently wasn’t too keen on the complications that got here with Poole. NBA insider Jason Dumas revealed as a lot throughout a latest interview.

“I actually assume the connection between [Poole] and Steve was extra of what acquired him traded than his relationship with him and Draymond Inexperienced,” Dumas mentioned.

“I simply assume [Kerr] was kinda fed up with the truth that Jordan was kinda huffin’ and puffin’ that he wasn’t in the fitting function for him. I feel that had extra to do with him being moved than that punch. The punch didn’t assist and his relationship with Draymond wasn’t nice, however I feel Steve was extra fed up than something.”

It got here out earlier this week that Klay Thompson additionally hated Poole. And naturally Poole’s relationship with Draymond Inexperienced is a matter of public document.

So based mostly on all that, it has turn into more and more clear why the Warriors felt like they wanted to dump Poole this summer time – at any price.

Poole additionally didn’t assist his case any by pouting over taking part in time regardless of capturing 34.1 % from the sphere and 25.4 % from three on this 12 months’s playoffs.

That being mentioned, he’s nonetheless simply 24 years outdated. He nonetheless has loads of time to evolve into being the form of participant he confirmed flashes of being through the Warriors’ title marketing campaign two seasons in the past.

Will Kerr and Golden State sooner or later remorse reducing ties with Poole so abruptly? Time will inform.

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