Don Nelson couldn’t resist.
The former Warriors coach who’s now retired and living the, ahem, high life in Maui went on KNBR on Wednesday and, unprovoked, took a jab at President Trump and his supporters.
Asked if he’s seen anything like the indefinite suspension that the NBA is now facing in wake of the coronavirus, Nellie said: “Nothing’s ever happened like this. I’d like to give a message to all those guys that voted for Trump: What were you thinking? Or were you thinking at all?”
Trump has been slow moving in defending the country from the disease that was born in China, telling CNBC Jan. 22: “And we have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.”
As others were taking precautions to slow the spread, the US did not do much until it reached the country and eventually became a pandemic that has now slowed the country to a crawl.
“If it wasn’t so serious, it’d be laughable,” Nelson said on “Tolbert, Krueger & Brooks.”