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Kerr, Steve

Born: 1965 AD
Currently alive, at 50 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Player

1965 – Born on the 27th of September in Beirut, Lebanon.

1983 – Kerr began his college years playing for the University of Arizona.

1984 – On the 18th of January, Kerr saw his life drastically change when his father, who was then serving as president of the American University of Beirut,

1986 – Kerr was named to the USA Basketball team that competed in the FIBA World Championship in Spain.

1988 – Kerr helped the Wildcats reach the Final Four of the NCAA Division I basketball tournament.

         – Kerr was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the second round of the NBA Draft.

1989 – He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

         – He spent over three seasons there, and then part of a season with the Orlando Magic.

1993 – He signed with the Chicago Bulls.

1993-1995 – The Bulls reached the playoffs, but without Michael Jordan’s presence and much of they could not win championships.

1997 – Kerr made the game-winning shot in Game Six of the NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz that gave the Bulls back-to-back championships.

1999 – Kerr won his fourth ring in a row when the Spurs beat the New York Knicks for the NBA championship.

2003 – Kerr made key contributions in Game Six of the Spurs’ Western Conference Finals series against the Dallas Mavericks,

         – Kerr announced his retirement after the NBA Finals.

2004 – On the 15th of April, Kerr was announced as a member of a potential group of buyers that would acquire his old team, the Suns, from Jerry Colangelo for US$300 million.