WATCH: Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr refused to talk about basketball at a pre-game news conference and instead called for stricter gun control after the killing of 19 children and two teachers in a Texas school shooting .
BENGALURU — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr refused to talk about basketball at a pre-game news conference on Tuesday (May 25) and instead called for stricter gun control after the killing of at least 18 children and an adult in a Texas school
Authorities said an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at an elementary school in south Texas, about 130km west of San Antonio, before he apparently was killed by police officers.A visibly shaken Kerr, who has been an advocate of tighter gun laws, said he would not discuss the Warriors' Eastern Conference finals game against the Dallas Mavericks.
"Any basketball questions don't matter...," Mr Kerr told reporters."In the last 10 days, we've had elderly black people killed in a supermarket in Buffalo, we've had Asian churchgoers killed in Southern California."Now we have children murdered at school. When are we going to do something? I'm so tired of getting up here and offering condolences to the devastated families that are out there."Read more: TODAY »
The sad thing will be that you get tired of being tired and people get tired of hearing you say you’re tired.. because if something had to changed it would have changed a long time ago..
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