OAKLAND -- Unlike many of his jokes, Steve Kerr's April Fool's prank at shootaround didn't have the desired effect.
Kerr attempted to trick All-Star forward Draymond Green into thinking he would be rested for Friday's game against the Boston Celtics.
Green, who prides himself on playing when he can and has stated his intention to play for the rest of the season, apparently didn't take it very well.
"I didn't get much of a laugh, and Draymond glared at me," Kerr said. "I told him I was going to give him the night off because he needed to rest. He just glared at me, and I said 'April Fool's,' and nobody laughed.
"They usually go over better than that, but just crickets," Kerr added of his jokes. "Nothing."
Center Festus Ezeli said of Green, "He got really upset."