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Steve Kerr gave David Fizdale glimpse into minds of champs

OAKLAND, Calif. — As he prepared to interview with the Knicks last April, David Fizdale was embedded with the Warriors as they geared up for their first-round playoff series. Golden State coach Steve Kerr, who shares a San Diego connection with Fizdale, invited him and his wife, Natasha, to spend a few days around the Warriors. Kerr has lived in San Diego for many years and his son attended Fizdale’s alma mater, the University of San Diego. “In television [working for TNT], I knew him also,’’ Kerr said Tuesday before his Warriors blitzed Fizdale’s Knicks, 122-95. “From all the Miami games, we got to know each other. I loved Fiz and [Heat head coach] Erik Spoelstra. I thought they were so good. I loved their approach to ...