Kenny Atkinson
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Kenny Atkinson is expected to join the Golden State Warriors as a lead assistant of head coach Steve Kerr.

Per Shams Charania and Anthony Slater of The Athletic, Atkinson and the Warriors are in advanced talks and close to an agreement.

Kenny Atkinson was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers under head coach Tyronn Lue last season.