Steve Kerr will go down in history as one of the greatest shooters of all time. His career 3-point shooting percentage is still the best ever and could stand for a long time, and he’ll always have his five NBA championships.
But he was once a skinny kid headed off to college at the University of Arizona. Back in 1983, Kerr’s freshman year, the Arizona basketball program wasn’t what it is today. Kerr guessed that only about six thousand people would show up to watch the Wildcats play back then.
However, once Kerr and his teammates started winning games, it really put the school on the map.
"The program was so down, and for it to turn around that quickly and to be apart of it - really, from the ground up - I think, means a lot to all the guys on that team,” said Kerr. “We realized, at the time, we were doing something special. But what we didn't understand was that there'd be 20 years of incredible success that followed with the program. It's kind o...