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Steve Kerr has a great relationship with the Miami Heat veteran and three-time NBA champion with the Warriors Andre Iguodala.

Kerr expressed his admiration for Iguodala, who will face on Wednesday’s matchup against the Heat, saying the Warriors are already missing him.

(via Barry Jackson of Miami Herald):

“Andre is one of those guys I will probably keep in touch with forever,” Kerr said. “We connect in the offseason because he’s here. We played golf before the season started, talked a lot about Miami and our team and family.

“I have a really strong bond with Andre. He is forever going to be someone I admire, not just the way he played but the way he taught the game and mentored young teammates. He was an enormous part of the championship era here and we definitely miss him.”

The Warriors won three of their last four games facing the Miami Heat, who lost the last two games to the Clippers and the Jazz.

The Heat have had a rocky start in the 2020/21 regular season due to injuries and COVID-19. They are on the midst of a road trip that includes seven games away from home in the Western Conference.