The Warriors Plus/Minus
By Tim Kawakami & Marcus Thompson
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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.
||CleanEthan Strauss on the Media Industry, Warriors and the NBA Playoffs||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...||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevin Durant Talks Playoffs, Referees and Money||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami flip the switch on Warriors Plus/Minus and sit down with superstar Kevin Durant just in time for the start of Golden State's playoff run. KD opens up about the team heading into their first round matchup against the...||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Kids Are Alright -- Kevon Looney, Quinn Cook, Jordan Bell & Damian Jones||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami come together to discuss the Warriors' surprising big-time contributor against the Thunder - Damian Jones! The guys also dive into how the Warriors stack up against OKC in a potential first-round playoff matchup, Omri...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Invincible Steph Curry-Less Warriors (feat. Nick Young)||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami breakdown the Nick Young potential in the playoffs. They also get into the psychology (good and bad) behind Steve Kerr's proclamation of the Warriors' greatness without Stephen Curry. Without a doubt, recording at TK's..||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevon Looney Talks Free Agency, Pick-and-Rolls, Broccoli & More||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami picked up the option to have Kevon Looney on the podcast (unlike the Golden State Warriors). He goes in-depth about how he overcame two hip surgeries, how Andre Iguodala stays on top of him and "what now" with his...||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKlay Thompson's Fractured Thumb, Soft Fans & Spring Training||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami are at your service to break down the Klay Thompson injury and what this means for the Warriors' season. Marcus also digs deep for a message to Warriors fans everywhere about Golden State's historical greatness. The...||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWas JaVale McGee the Answer the Whole Time?||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami come together to examine the Golden State Warriors' 4-0 start out of the All Star break gates. Is JaVale McGee the spark the team needed to get back on track or has something else triggered their success? Is running...||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Young OG, Shaun Livingston||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami are joined by one of the leaders of the Golden State Warriors' second unit, Shaun Livingston. S Dot reacts to the Warriors' number 2 seeding out West, the perceived bench struggles, Kevin Durant leaving money on the...||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Number 2 Seed in the West Warriors||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami examine a Golden State Warriors team that for the first time in the Steve Kerr era, sits in second place in the Western Conference at the All Star break. The guys break down more of the the Warriors' bench issues, the...||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrade Deadline Edition: Who Could Help The Warriors?||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 TK talk more about the Warriors' bench issues, whether the defending...||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Concerning Warriors Bench||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami dive right into the Warriors' bench issues. Between Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Patrick McCaw and Nick Young, Golden State can’t get reliable offense from the reserves. This has to be worrisome for Warriors...||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid West Has Found the Fountain of Youth||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami catch up with David West, who has seen a resurgence at his advanced NBA age. We uncover his secrets, get his take on referees, the other Warriors big men and, of course, issues in our world.||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo Jordan Bell, No Trades, No More Rivals||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami are back it to figure out what Jordan Bell's absence means for the Warriors, what the trade deadline holds for them and the rest of the NBA and they help answer the question - do the Warriors have any rivals left?||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Return of 2015-16 Steph Curry and the Fate of JaVale McGee||Marcus Thompson (fresh off the road trip) and Tim Kawakami talk about Stephen Curry’s dominant return from injury and how Kevon Looney has pushed JaVale McGee further down the depth chart. And, also, the Rockets matchup and whether the Patriots'...||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWarriors vs. Cavs Christmas Day, Steph Curry Return? & LeBron Anti-Aging||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...||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevin Durant Carrying the Warriors, Plus Kerith Burke Joins||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...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStephen Curry-Less Warriors & Return of Old Kevin Durant?||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..||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStephen Curry's Hand Issue & Steve Kerr's Frustration||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..||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPost-Celtics Loss "Panic" and Tom Haberstroh||Marcus and Tim break down Warriors-Celtics and discuss whether a meeting in June is set for these two powerhouses. Tom Haberstroh also joins to discuss his latest investigation of NBA players ditching meat and going vegan.||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteph Curry’s No No-Trade, Steve Kerr’s Workload & Danny Leroux||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.||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsider's Look at Start of the Warriors' Season||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami of The Athletic Bay Area break down the very beginning of the season for the defending champion Golden State Warriors. They dive into some intriguing hypothetical trade scenarios, Stephen Curry's early foul issues,...||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWarriors' New Home aka The Chase Center Experience||Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami of The Athletic get a closer look at the future San Francisco home of the Golden State Warriors as they embark on the "Chase Center Experience." MT and TK look into their crystal balls to predict which Warriors will...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBig Trouble, Little China||Marcus Thompson II and Tim Kawakami of The Athletic Bay Area discuss how this exhausting China trip will affect the Warriors. They also dive into Nick Young's weight, Klay Thompson's next contract and the Steph Curry contract slight that never...||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExclusive Interview w/ Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors Podcast||Marcus and Tim welcome back Klay Thompson to the show who talks everything from #ChinaKlay to new teammate Nick Young and of course, his upcoming free agency (in two years).||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnderstanding Kevin Durant, from an Insider Perspective||After a bit of a hiatus, while Tim Kawakami and M…||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
They are back! These guys are some of the best in the business!
Best Podcast for Warriors coverage
Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami have great chemistry & I look forward to every new podcast that comes out!! They have the best coverage of the team and I love their opinions on everything!!!