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An NBA Head Coach Just Called The NFL "Idiotic"

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

One of the most-prominent head coaches in the NBA has weighed in on the NFL's new national anthem rule, which requires players to either stand for the Star Spangled Banner or stay in the locker room while it's being played.

Unsurprisingly, this outspoken head coach is not a fan of what the NFL is doing. He's actually calling the league "idiotic."

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr did not hold back in his response.

"Typical of the NFL. Appealing to their fanbase. Basically just trying to use the anthem as fake patriotism, nationalism. Idiotic," Kerr said.

Here's his full response:

The NBA actually has a national anthem rule, too, requiring its players to stand, but most don't believe it's exactly the same as the NFL, since players are much more favorable of commissioner Adam Silver. It was also collectively bargained.

Kerr has been outspoken on a number of issues. It's not surprising that he would speak out about this one.