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 big men and, of course, issues in our world. Kawakami and Thompson look into uncovering West’s secrets, starting with this smooth mid range jump shot that has been one of the most consistent shots of any NBA player in the last decade.
West then gets into a conversation about the Warriors’ intense style of play, and how their relationship with officials have been. West talks about how he thinks referees officiate games, and how certain circumstances affect the way games are called.
Kawakami and Thompson then move the conversation to Warriors big men, including JaVale McGee. West ends the podcast with talking about issues in today’s world, including how athletes will react to social change and awareness. West mentions how athletes need to be looked at as regular people when talking about certain social issues. The guys mention the Collin Kaepernick, West’s experience with Hurricane Katrina, as well as the Donald Sterling controversy. The discussion situation ends with West explaining how important the Warriors are to so many communities.
About the Podcast: 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.