Tim Kawakami is one of the most respected sports writers in the nation and a leading voice in the Bay Area. With his wealth of connections, he lands top-notch guests on the TK Show and produces absolutely must-listen interviews.
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TK is joined by his Warriors Plus/Minus host Marcus Thompson to discuss the state of the Warriors.
TK sits down with 8 time NBA Champion (3: Head Coach, 5: Player) Steve Kerr!
Warriors owner Joe Lacob joins TK!
Tim Kawakami has his first return guest on this iteration of the TK Show in the form of Mr. Moneyball himself, Billy Beane. Billy opens up on Sean Manaea’s surgery, the thought process of starting relievers/bringing in starters later than usual and the reported locker room frustration at this unconventional take on pitching. Beans also reflects
Tim Kawakami is joined by the alter ego of the Internet-famous “Radio Ethan’” and senior writer for The Athletic, Ethan Strauss. First up, Ethan gives his Strauss-ian outlook on a team (and sport) that’s relatively new to him in the Oakland A’s before diving into the piece he wrote for The Athletic that talks in
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
Tim Kawakami is joined by San Francisco Giants CEO, Larry Baer, for a lively conversation on the Giants’ current season, their determination to stay under the competitive balance tax threshold this season, the timing of Buster Posey’s upcoming hip surgery, whether he believes the team can and should add a new marquee star, and whether the
Tim Kawakami is joined by one of the premier sports minds in the business, NBC Sports Bay Area senior insider, Ray Ratto. The duo go wall-to-wall with a compelling conversation about sports GOATs, transcendent Bay Area sports figures, the baseball Hall of Fame voting process and Jon Gruden’s Oakland Raiders. Host: Tim Kawakami Guest: Ray
Tim Kawakami is joined by Oakland A’s manager, Bob Melvin, fresh off bolstering his bullpen with the addition of Fernando Rodney. Melvin talks catering his strategy to the strength of the squad he has, how ownership and the front office have supported this by acquiring all these new players and a little bit of Jim Harbaugh.
Tim Kawakami is on vacation this week but as the old adage goes, “The show must go on!” And go on it does with special guest host Marcus Thompson, senior columnist for The Athletic Bay Area. Marcus welcomes Oakland A’s beat writer for The Athletic (and relatively new Bay Area resident), Julian McWilliams to the
Tim Kawakami is joined by Golden State Warriors general manager, Bob Myers, for a fantastic in-depth conversation right after DeMarcus Cousins’ introductory press conference. TK and Myers touch on a plethora of topics including his reaction to Cousins being labeled a “rental” for the NBA champions, the status of Patrick McCaw’s contract, whether the Warriors
Tim Kawakami is joined by The Athletic Bay Area’s Golden State Warriors beat writer Anthony Slater to chat about a plethora of topics. First, the goings on for the defending champions at Summer League in Las Vegas, the reactions to the DeMarcus Cousins signing and the increasing rumors of Kevin Durant possibly leaving the Warriors
Tim Kawakami is joined by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Ahmed Fareed to dive into the surprising success of the San Francisco Giants this season. The guys discuss Jeff Samardzija’s role upon his return from injury, Madison Bumgarner’s contract status and whether or not the Giants will pursue Bryce Harper in the offseason.
Tim Kawakami ventures down to Levi’s Stadium for a brick by brick chat with San Francisco 49ers general manager, John Lynch. Lynch opens up on everything Jimmy Garoppolo, the team’s current talent level and the drama that was the Reuben Foster saga.
Tim Kawakami is joined by a smorgasbord of elite NBA minds as Adrian Wojnarowski, Chris Haynes and Zach Lowe all come on to chat everything surrounding the 2018 NBA Finals.
Tim Kawakami is joined by San Francisco Chronicle columnist Ann Killion (the ban has been lifted!) to discuss the Warriors-Cavaliers matchup, the Reuben Foster situation with the 49ers and of course, the old podcast ban.
Tim Kawakami is joined by Emmy-winning radio and television broadcaster for the San Francisco Giants, Duane Kuiper on this week’s TK Show. Kuip is live from his farm in Wisconsin to chat about the up-and-down Giants, the injuries to Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto as well as Brandon Belt finding himself as of late. Duane
Tim Kawakami is live from Houston and joined by one of the best in the business roaming the NBA sidelines, David Aldridge. TK and DA dissect Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and Rockets and where this Warriors run fits historically. David also gives us a little background into how he
Tim Kawakami is joined by an all-time 49ers great, Roger Craig, to chat everything red and gold. Craig tells us about the recent trip he and other 49ers legends took to Montana to visit their good friend and teammate, Dwight Clark. Roger also takes a few minutes to reminisce on the good old days of
Tim Kawakami is joined by acclaimed Warriors beat writer, Anthony Slater, to break down the series vs. the Pelicans. The guys dive into Kevin Durant’s reaction to the plethora of Stephen Curry love after his return and of course, the Draymond Green-Charles Barkley drama. The TK Show Podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and the CLNS
Tim Kawakami is joined by longtime San Francisco 49ers beat writer for The Sacramento Bee, Matt Barrows. Tim and Matt look into the current situation with Reuben Foster, Joe Staley’s reported return and answer the question: should the 49ers call the New England Patriots about acquiring Rob Gronkowski? The TK Show Podcast is available on iTunes,
Tim Kawakami is joined by Golden State Warriors’ assistant coach and defensive guru, Ron Adams, for a chat on everything from the team’s mentality heading into the playoffs to Ron developing the Warriors’ young players. Adams gives his take on the upcoming Spurs series and reflects on the team’s defensive performance this season. The TK Show
Tim Kawakami is joined this week by The Athletic Bay Area senior columnist, Marcus Thompson II. No, you’re not listening to an episode of Warriors Plus/Minus (but you should definitely subscribe to that here if you haven’t already)! The two discuss their journey so far at The Athletic and address the company’s recent criticism about
Tim Kawakami is joined by one of the newest members of The Athletic family, sports media writing extraordinaire, Richard Deitsch. Richard details leaving the comforts of Sports Illustrated for his new gig with The Athletic and the importance of his job covering sports media. Deitsch also dives into his new radio job in Toronto as
Tim Kawakami is joined by the head coach of the Golden State Warriors, Steve Kerr. Steve opens up on everything hoops including the rash of injuries that have struck the Warriors as of late, the challenge the Houston Rockets present and provides an update on his personal health. The TK Show Podcast is available on iTunes,
Tim Kawakami is joined by beloved San Francisco Giants color commentator, Mike Krukow, for an update on the Giants’ spring training progress thus far. Mike elaborates on Evan Longoria and Andrew McCutchen’s leadership roles with their new squad as well as Pablo Sandoval’s presence in the clubhouse. Kruk graciously offers up an update on his
Tim Kawakami is joined by national NBA sideline reporter for TNT and Bay Area favorite, Ros Gold-Onwude (@ROSGO21) This was an enlightening chat on everything hoops, food and culture. Ros discusses what her returns to the Bay Area are like these days. Plus she drops a national perspective on the Golden State Warriors. In addition,
Tim Kawakami is joined by Kevin Durant’s (@richkleiman) right hand man and manager, Rich Kleiman. This was a very informative discussion about anything and everything regarding number 35 on the Warriors. Rich opens up on Kevin Durant’s comments about his Warriors future. Plus they discuss how Rich and KD became linked and of course. It also
Tim Kawakami is joined by Golden State Warriors assistant coach, Mike Brown. This comes right before the defending NBA champions kick off their post-All Star break schedule. Tim and Mike go over everything from the Warriors’ “slippage” this season to how the team’s rotations are handled as well as whether or not a head coaching
ESPN’s Seth Wickersham, who wrote the article regarding the state of the New England Patriots joins the TK Show. Seth Wickersham (@SethWickersham) wrote a bombshell story on the the state of the Patriots which has been disputed. But with Josh McDaniels returning to New England, new discussions have surfaced. Seth seemed to think McDaniels had leverage
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has won three World Series titles since 2010. Now he joins the TK Show. Bruce Bochy is one of the best manager’s in baseball. After a disappointing 2017 season the Giants will look to right the ship in 2018. They wanted to begin the show with a remembrance of
Tim Kawakami is joined by one of the best players and minds in NBA history, the great Jerry West. Tim and Jerry discuss the Clippers’ blockbuster trade that sent Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons and compare it to the Warriors trading Monta Ellis when Mr. West worked for Golden State. They also go into
Bruce Fraser, assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors, joins TK to talk about the season and the state of the team. Bruce Fraser had a lot to talk about when discussing the Golden State Warriors. There is no denying the team’s success and obviously a lot hard work goes into it. The crew brought
San Francisco Giants play-by-play announcer Dave Fleming joins Tim Kawakami on this edition of the TK Show. There was a ton of buzz this offseason surrounding the Giants, including the possibility of Giancarlo Stanton coming to the Bay Area. Even though that did not come to fruition, the Giants still made solid moves acquiring Evan
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami is joined by former ESPN writer and current director of Sports Journalism at Northwestern University, J.A. Adande to chat about his discussions with Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry while putting together his Person of the Year piece he wrote for The Athletic Bay Area. The two also dive into J.A.’s current job
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami sits down with Golden State Warriors majority owner, Joe Lacob, to talk everything from the start of the Warriors’ season, to getting heat from the other NBA owners after signing Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry’s extension. Lacob also opens up on KD’s decision to take a pay cut and his upcoming free
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami welcomes Jimmy Garoppolo’s agent, Don Yee, to the show to discuss his client’s transition to the 49ers, if there was any awkwardness being both Tom Brady AND Jimmy G’s agent as well as his new professional football venture, the Pacific Pro League.
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami is joined by one of the best minds in baseball as Oakland A’s Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations, Billy Beane joins the show. Billy opens up on the A’s stadium situation, the upcoming Winter Meetings and reacts to the news that Japanese star, Shohei Ohtani, will be joining a division rival.
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami sits down with San Francisco 49ers head coach, Kyle Shanahan, a day after his first career NFL win. They talk about the struggles the 49ers have endured in Shanahan’s first season, the acquisition of Jimmy Garoppolo and the future of the Red and Gold.
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami is joined by one of the most trusted voices in all of baseball, Ken Rosenthal. The two take a deep dive into the MLB offseason and discuss Ken’s decision to join The Athletic.
OAKLAND – Tim Kawakami welcomes San Francisco Giants Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations, Brian Sabean, to the show to talk about the offseason and the future of the Orange and Black.