Longtime Warriors insiders Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson, both of The Athletic Bay Area, come together for the definitive podcast about the Golden State Warriors. They bring incredible insider knowledge from their proven sources. They offer behind-the-scenes insights and color. They get top-notch guests. Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Steve Kerr, Bob Myers - they all have been and will be on. The combination of experience, personality, access and insight obtained by Kawakami and Thompson makes this a must-listen for any Warriors fan.
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Marcus Thompson fires up the mic to give you your much-needed offseason Warriors Plus/Minus fix! Since the common refrain is the Warriors ruined the NBA by hoarding All-Stars, MT sets out to save the NBA. Giving his co-host and boss an episode off, he reached out to fellow media members to digest the following hypothetical
Tim Kawakami is joined by a recent pick up of The Athletic, Michael Lombardi, to talk everything football. Lombardi talks being surrounded by some of the best football minds ever to start his career, the happenings with the Oakland Raiders involving Khalil Mack and Jon Gruden before popping over to the other side of the
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami suit up for a middle-of-August, offseason edition of Warriors Plus/Minus. The guys recap the current contract situation with Patrick McCaw, grade the Warriors’ offseason and look ahead to the future of Golden State’s players whose contracts are coming up (especially a certain Finals MVP). Hosts: Marcus Thompson & Tim Kawakami
Tim Kawakami celebrates the first birthday of The Athletic Bay Area by hopping on the phone to chat with two key components that have made this venture a success thus far. First up is TK’s partner in crime and The Athletic Bay Area senior columnist, Marcus Thompson II. The two reflect on the very early
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami are back and fresh out of the Warriors’ introductory press conference for DeMarcus Cousins. The duo break down all the happenings from Boogie’s official introduction to the Bay Area, look at the Warriors’ new-look roster and analyze the recent turnover that’s occurred within Golden State’s organization.
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami of The Athletic Bay Area breakdown the Warriors options this coming free agency season. The turnover on the roster of the defending champs will be significant. Who will they land? Tyreke Evans? Jamal Crawford? Kyle O’Quinn? Rudy Gay?
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami are joined by two of the best minds on the Golden State Warriors – Anthony Slater and Ethan Strauss – for the mega-pod you need to dissect the Warriors’ third NBA championship in four years. The foursome discuss David West’s cryptic post-Finals quote about the possible drama behind the scenes,
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami (and even Ethan Strauss) overcome technical difficulties to figure out whether Stephen Curry or Kevin Durant will be hoisting the Bill Russell Finals MVP trophy at the end of the 2018 NBA Finals. *Note: This episode was recorded prior to Game 3 of the Finals*
Marcus Thompson, flying solo this episode, discusses the Warriors’ tenuous situation. Down 3-2 in the Western Conference Finals, he breaks down Game 5, and the noteworthy events from it, while looking ahead to Game 6 — with some help from a few members of the media.
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami discuss the critical matchups that will decide this year’s Western Conference Finals and talk about when the Warriors should deploy the Hamptons 5 as well as why the Rockets are so dangerous.
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami endure a quick turnaround to talk about the buzz surrounding Game 2 of the Warriors-Pelicans series. Before heading off to New Orleans, the duo chat about Stephen Curry’s return and evaluating Steve Kerr and staff’s coaching moves thus far in the playoffs.
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami grab their crystal balls and look into what lies ahead for the Golden State Warriors in their tough second round matchup vs. the New Orleans Pelicans. The guys also examine what exactly happened with Stolen Jacket-gate in San Antonio with Marcus giving us all on-the-ground happenings after that story broke.
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami are joined by their newest colleague at The Athletic, the infamous Ethan Strauss. Ethan discusses his decision to join forces with The Athletic, the ending of his tenure at ESPN before giving his take on the Warriors-Spurs series and the NBA playoffs as a whole. Programming note: Radio Ethan does
In an exclusive interview with The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson II on the Warriors +/- Podcast, Kevin Durant expressed beaming confidence that the Golden State Warriors can, and how they will, win without former NBA MVP, Steph Curry. Durant stated emphatically that, “There are different versions of our team and that’s what makes
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami convene at Warriors headquarters to discuss anything and everything related to the upcoming NBA Trade Deadline and the Golden State Warriors MT and KT talk more about the Warriors’ bench issues, whether the defending champions are being worn down and if course the question that everyone has been asking themselves
NBA Veteran David West catches up with Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson about the resurgence he has had at his advanced NBA age. West starts off by giving a quick life update, as he talks family and comfortability in the Warriors system. We uncover his secrets, get his take on referees, the other Warriors
OAKLAND – Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami set up the now-annual showdown between the Warriors and Cavs on Christmas Day with help from The Athletic Cleveland’s editor-in-chief and Cavs writer, Jason Lloyd. We also discuss when Steph Curry should return from ankle injury and whether Draymond Green’s shoulder issue is a cause for concern.
OAKLAND – Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami break down everything with Kevin Durant’s recent stretch of dominance and are joined by the Warriors’ new sideline reporter for NBC Sports Bay Area, Kerith Burke, to talk about her first season covering the defending NBA Champions.
OAKLAND – Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami dive right into life for the Warriors without the face of the franchise, Stephen Curry, as he recovers from a sprained ankle. The guys touch on Kevin Durant’s increased role sans Steph, Golden State’s current revolving door of starting centers and the return of a fan-favorite segment, “TK’s Gone
OAKLAND – Marcus is back from LA and joins Tim in Oakland to discuss the current state of the Warriors after escaping the City of Angels with an overtime victory. The guys talk Steph Curry’s hand issue, Steve Kerr vocalizing his frustrations and the rest of the Warriors’ longest road trip of the season.
OAKLAND – Marcus and Tim dive into a lot this episode: All Steve Kerr has to manage, his contract extension, what Steph Curry not getting a no-trade means, the Warriors’ defensive woes and Danny Leroux’s new Warriors book.