ATLANTA (Ticker) - Guard Steve Kerr, who won five championships during
a 14-year NBA career, announced his retirement Thursday and was hired
as an analyst by Turner Network Television.
The announcement came less than two months after Kerr captured his
fifth title and second with the San Antonio Spurs.
"It was tough to pass up the opportunity to play another year for the
Spurs, but I'm so thrilled about the opportunity to work with TNT,"
Kerr said. "It was the only way I'd pass up another year of playing in
Kerr, 37, leaves the NBA as the most accurate 3-point shooter in
league history at 45.4 percent. He also holds the single-season record
for long-range accuracy at 52.4 percent in 1994-95 and won the 1997
Long Distance Shootout during All-Star Weekend.