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The Athletic's Anthony Slater produces regular discussions on the Golden State Warriors

Episode Date
Did the Warriors just sign DeMarcus Cousins?
The Warriors signed DeMarcus Cousins on Monday night, locking in the All-Star big man to a stunning one-year deal at the MLE. Ethan Strauss and Nate Duncan join for a quick reaction to the deal.
Jul 03, 2018
Free agency preview
Free agency begins this Sunday. In advance, Nate Duncan joins the podcast to discuss what the Warriors might do, which veterans will be available to them, Kevin Durant's contract length question and the likelihood that Draymond Green or Klay Thompson take extensions.
Jun 27, 2018
End of the season roundtable, recap
Tim Kawakami, Marcus Thompson, Ethan Struass and Anthony Slater come together to discuss everything that went down this season and everything that could go on in the future with these Warriors.
Jun 11, 2018
Game 3 Finals recap
The Warriors have pushed within one game of another NBA title. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Kevin Durant's 43 points that got them there, the ensuing Finals MVP conversation, LeBron's mood and much more.
Jun 07, 2018
NBA Finals Game 2 recap
The Warriors pushed up 2-0 with a pretty easy win over the Cavaliers on Sunday night. Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to discuss the win and everything else related to these NBA Finals.
Jun 04, 2018
NBA Finals, Game 1 recap
It was a wild, wacky Game 1 in Oracle Arena, which included 51 points for LeBron James, an officiating controversy and a legendary JR Smith blunder. And also: A Warriors win. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to recap it all.
Jun 01, 2018
NBA Finals preview
Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Warriors-Cavaliers, Round 4 and all the side storylines around these upcoming NBA Finals.
May 30, 2018
This thing is going to Game 7
The Warriors held serve at home on Saturday night, setting up a Game 7 in Houston on Monday night. Tim Kawakami and Ethan Strauss join the podcast to break down all that happened in Game 6 and what lies ahead in the winner-take-all thriller that awaits.
May 27, 2018
Warriors on the brink of elimination
The Warriors lost in Houston. They're down 3-2 in the West Finals. It's danger time. Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to discuss what went wrong in Game 5, why the Warriors remain confident, the impact of Chris Paul's injury and more.
May 25, 2018
Trouble brewing?
Adversity has hit. The Warriors are now locked in a 2-2 West Finals without homecourt. They collapsed at home against Houston, blowing a 10-point fourth quarter lead in Game 4. Both Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson join the podcast to discuss what went wrong and what's ahead.
May 23, 2018
Game 3 recap, Rockets series
The Warriors smacked the Rockets by 41 points in Game 3, boosted by the return of Steph Curry's jumper. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss all that went right for the Warriors, all that went wrong for the Rockets and what's ahead.
May 21, 2018
Game 2 recap, Rockets series
The Rockets punched back with an impressive Game 2 blowout win, as the Warriors coasted through the loss. How'd Houston do it? What's up with Steph Curry? Is the Durant heavy offense an issue? Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss all the Game 2 topics.
May 17, 2018
Game 1 recap, Rockets series
The Warriors went into Houston and delivered their biggest win of the season, stealing away home court from the Rockets right away. KD was terrific, the Rockets weren't. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss all that happened in the Toyota Center.
May 15, 2018
Game 4 recap, Pelicans series
The Warriors went to the Hamptons 5 and took a stranglehold on this second round series in New Orleans, beating up the Pelicans. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss the big move, the big KD bounceback game and the big West Finals inching close to finally happening.
May 07, 2018
Game 3 recap, Pelicans series
The Warriors got beat up in Game 3 in New Orleans and now this series has tightened up at 2-1. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss what went wrong for GSW, why Steve Kerr decided to start JaVale McGee, what adjustments should be made moving forward and more.
May 05, 2018
Game 2 recap, Pelicans series
Steph Curry returned and the Warriors won again. They're up 2-0 on the Pelicans. Marcus Thompson joins to discuss Curry's big night, Draymond Green's mega postseason, the likelihood this series is a sweep and what lies ahead.
May 02, 2018
Game 1 recap, Pelicans series
The Warriors pounded the Pelicans in Game 1 without Steph Curry. He will be back in Game 2. Is this series going to be a runaway? Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss the early blowout, first impressions on this series and much more.
Apr 29, 2018
Game 4 recap, Spurs series
The Warriors streak of 15 straight West playoff wins is over. The prideful Spurs avoided the sweep on Sunday. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss what went wrong for the Warriors and what lies ahead.
Apr 23, 2018
Game 3 recap, Spurs series
The Warriors went into San Antonio and took a 3-0 stranglehold on this first round series, beating the Spurs easily. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss the game briefly, then Steph Curry's knee rehab before we bounce around the NBA to dissect all the series.
Apr 20, 2018
Game 2 recap, Spurs series
The Warriors outlasted the Spurs in a relatively drama-less Game 2 win, pushing up 2-0 in this first round series. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Klay Thompson's scorching start, Andre Iguodala's surge, Draymond Green's flagrant, the in flux center spot and then we bounce around the league.
Apr 17, 2018
Game 1 recap, Spurs series
The Warriors waxed the Spurs in Game 1, stifling them with stingy defense. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss all that went right, the surprising decision to start Andre Iguodala, the better defense and the under-talented Spurs. How quick will GSW wipe this team out?
Apr 15, 2018
Warriors-Spurs preview with Nate Duncan
It's Warriors-Spurs in Round 1. Podcast and NBA guru Nate Duncan joins the show to discuss all angles of the matchup.
Apr 13, 2018
Ramona Shelburne -- Warriors concern level
The Warriors closed the season with a 40-point loss in Utah, capping a 7-10 spiral before the playoffs. What is the concern level surrounding this team? ESPN's Ramona Shelburne joins the podcast to put everything into context, dissect all of the team's issues and debate whether they should be legitimately worried about an early exit.
Apr 11, 2018
Agitated in Indianapolis
The Warriors got blasted in Indianapolis by 20 and their coach and players weren't happy about it postgame. Here's a podcast and the relevant sound.
Apr 06, 2018
Nice win for the Warriors in OKC
The shorthanded Warriors beat the Thunder in impressive fashion in OKC, getting a big scoring night from Kevin Durant, good defense and a shocking contribution from Damian Jones. Erik Horne and Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman join the podcast to discuss what it means for the Warriors, for OKC and more.
Apr 04, 2018
Who do the Warriors want in Round 1?
There are a clump of teams still sorting out their playoff positioning behind the Warriors. Whoever falls in the seventh spot will be in Oakland for the first round. Who do the Warriors want? Nate Duncan joins the show to discuss all the possible matchups.
Apr 02, 2018
A 5th Kevin Durant ejection, another loss
Kevin Durant was ejected for a fifth time this season and the Warriors lost for the 5th time in the past seven games. What's up with KD? Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss. Plus we dive into Quinn Cook's continued emergence and some other topics.
Mar 30, 2018
Steph Curry's MCL injury, first round danger
Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss Steph Curry's MCL injury, his expected recovery time, the first round danger ahead and much more.
Mar 26, 2018
Steph Curry's knee injury and its impact
Steph Curry sprained his MCL on Friday night. The severity is not yet known, but it's going to keep him out awhile. Tim Kawakami joins the show to discuss the fallout, what the Warriors do next, what he's hearing from team sources and answers a question that's becoming increasingly relevant: Are the Rockets now favorites to win the title?
Mar 24, 2018
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck joins the Warriors All 82 podcast for a special edition, taking a wider look at the team and league as the playoffs near. How serious of a threat are the Rockets? What's interesting out East? What might the Warriors look like in three years? He answers all that and more.
Mar 18, 2018
Win over the Lakers, update of the injuries
Despite missing three stars, the Warriors beat the Lakers in Oracle on Wednesday night. Marcus Thompson joins to discuss the big nights from random dudes, the lingering concern about Steph Curry's ankle injury, the clogged up playoff picture and much more.
Mar 15, 2018
Do the Blazers pose a legit threat?
The Warriors last two losses have both come in Portland. The latest came on Friday night. The Warriors were shorthanded and could've won, but they didn't. Portland is the hottest team in basketball. Yahoo's Chris Mannix joins the show to discuss whether they could actually pose a threat to the Warriors in the playoffs.
Mar 10, 2018
How concerning is the latest Steph ankle scare?
Steph Curry sprained his right ankle again, for the fourth time in three months. How concerned should the Warriors be? Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss all the layers to it.
Mar 09, 2018
6-0 since the All-Star break
The Warriors won a sixth straight game on Tuesday night, handling the Nets at home.
Mar 07, 2018
Could GSW realistically run the table?
The Warriors beat the Wizards on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. There are 20 games left. After the game, Klay Thompson mentioned the idea of running the table, entering the playoffs on a 24-game win streak. That's impossible right? Ehh, take a look at the schedule. It's cake. Yahoo NBA writer Michael Lee joins the show to discuss the possibility, the Warriors' activism and more.
Mar 01, 2018
Another 3rd quarter runaway
The Warriors played well in the third quarter in New York and that's all that mattered. They blasted a bad Knicks team. The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss the win, the changing center spot, Jordan Bell's return, Draymond Green's rescinded technical and the Warriors' upcoming trip to Washington D.C.
Feb 27, 2018
Starting lineup: Zaza out, JaVale in
The Warriors opened their post All-Star break stretch run with a 134-127 shootout win over the Clippers. Steph Curry had 44 points. But perhaps the main story: JaVale McGee is the team's new starting center. Zaza Pachulia has been moved to the bench. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss that decision, Curry's big night and much more.
Feb 23, 2018
Draymond Green, Bill Walton conversations
The Warriors finished up the first half with a loss in Portland. But for this postgame podcast, we're switching things up. It includes an extended conversation with Draymond Green on his defensive season, followed by a brief chat with Bill Walton, who called the game in Portland, on his love of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant.
Feb 15, 2018
Why did Steve Kerr have the players coach?
Steve Kerr had his players coach the Warriors' Monday night win over the Suns. Why? Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Kerr's very interesting tactic, what prompted it, how the players responded to it and why it was necessary.
Feb 13, 2018
Have the Warriors rediscovered themselves?
The Warriors won a second straight game over a Texas team, beating the Spurs with ease on Saturday night. Nate Duncan joins the podcast to discuss GSW rediscovering its groove a bit, what he thinks has been up with the defense/starters in the Year 2018, possible buyout candidates and ranks the potential playoff threats, plus more.
Feb 11, 2018
Trade deadline recap, Technicals talk
It was an eventful day for the Warriors: They busted out of a slump with a win over the Mavericks, Draymond Green was hit with a $50K fine and later suspended and the league shifted around them at the trade deadline. The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss all the moves around the league and how they affect the Warriors, why Draymond Green needs to throttle it back verse the refs and the NBA and much more.
Feb 09, 2018
The Thunder rolls
For the second time this season, the Thunder blasted a healthy Warriors team by a huge margin. This time, it was in Oracle, a continuation of a terrible stretch of hoops for the Warriors. Erik Horne of The Oklahoman joins to discuss the matchup, GSW's turnover woes (25 more), the limp toward the trade deadline and the lack of Durant drama.
Feb 07, 2018
Was that a Finals preview?
The Warriors and Celtics played what was probably the best game in Oracle Arena this season. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss Steph Curry's 49 points, Kyrie Irving's 37, why the Warriors love Kyrie so much, why the Celtics are dangerous, whether this will be the Finals matchup and much more.
Jan 28, 2018
3-point barrage, All-Star draft recap
The Warriors hit 21 threes to pound the Wolves on Thursday night. Tim Kawakami joins the show to discuss the huge night from deep, the incredible efficiency of Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, a nice performance from Andre Iguodala and more, including a recap of the first ever NBA All-Star draft results.
Jan 26, 2018
All-Star talk, win over the Knicks
The Warriors beat the Knicks and got four All-Stars on Tuesday night. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss all that, plus Kevin Durant's fourth ejection of the season and subsequent berating of the official in postgame. If you're looking for a mock draft on the All-Star game, skip ahead to the 16th minute.
Jan 24, 2018
How about the Rockets?
The Rockets beat the Warriors in Houston on Saturday, clinching the season series and tiebreaker. ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins the podcast to discuss the impressive win by Houston, their confidence against the Warriors, what kind of factors swing this matchup and the intriguing West playoff picture.
Jan 21, 2018
Jordan Bell hurt, Warriors beat Bulls
The Warriors beat the Bulls on Wednesday in Chicago, but Jordan Bell was injured. The Athletic's Darnell Mayberry joins to talk about the Warrior win, the Bell injury, Golden State's incredible defense and who, if anybody, can be a threat come playoff time.
Jan 18, 2018
Is this it for Warriors-Cavaliers?
This was the 26th Warriors-Cavaliers game the past four seasons. Will it be the last? The Athletic's Jason Lloyd, a Cavs expert, joins to discuss the state of LeBron James' team, the likelihood he stays around, all the different storylines from Monday night's game and our favorite memories from this matchup over the years.
Jan 16, 2018
Raptors recap, Cavaliers preview
Fun one in Toronto on Saturday night: the Warriors beat the Raptors 127-125, holding off a furious comeback with some Kevin Durant, Steph Curry pick-and-roll action. Tim Bontemps joins to break down the win, ponder about Jordan Bell's DNP, wonder whether the Raptors could make the Finals and then preview the matchup with the Cavaliers on Monday in Cleveland.
Jan 14, 2018
Lou Will 50 in a W, KD 20K in an L
Kevin Durant went off for 40 and hit a milestone, scoring his 20,000th point. But the Warriors lost, mostly because Steph Curry sat and Lou Williams erupted for 50 points, 37 coming in a dominant second half. What happened? Tim Kawakami joins to discuss Williams' big night, Durant's huge milestone, the Warriors' wing problem and an intriguing road trip ahead.
Jan 11, 2018
Payback on the Nuggets
A couple weeks after losing to the Nuggets at home, the Warriors beat them, 124-114, led by Stephen Curry, who continues to scorch in his return from an ankle injury. Curry's big night is discussed, as is Kevin Durant's calf injury and Draymond Green's floater game. Then, Steve Kerr delivers a thoughtful statement about ESPN's coverage of LaVar Ball and Luke Walton.
Jan 09, 2018
Are the Rockets really a threat?
The Warriors beat the Rockets in Houston on Thursday night as the home team jacked up 50 threes and only made 17. Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss whether Houston truly is a threat to the Warriors, whether they'll ever change their ways and Kevon Looney's strong game. Then: Marcus sings Usher.
Jan 05, 2018
Steph kills the Mavs again
Steph Curry hit his 6th game-winner ever on Wednesday night. It was his third against the Mavericks. Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss Steph's heroics, his healing body, his sniper ways, the Warriors' struggles guarding the 3 and their upcoming matchup against the Rockets.
Jan 04, 2018
Kevin Durant sitdown interview -- 20,000 points
Kevin Durant will score his 20,000th career point this week. In advance, the Warriors' forward sits down with The Athletic for an extended interview on his history becoming one of the elite scorers in NBA history. We rehash his biggest moments, dissect his favorite moves and ask him: How high on the scoring list can you go and how long do you want to play?
Jan 02, 2018
Steph Curry mania with Tim Kawakami
Steph Curry returned in a big way on Saturday night, popping 10 threes on the Memphis Grizzlies in a blowout. Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss all things Steph, then we discuss the growing tension between referees and NBA players, tying back to Draymond Green's strange ejection on Friday night.
Dec 31, 2017
A home loss to the Hornets?
The Warriors were bruised at home by the 13-22 Charlotte Hornets. What happened? Danny Leroux joins the podcast to discuss the bad loss, the offensive woes, Dwight Howard's throwback game, some shooting concerns and much more.
Dec 30, 2017
KD DPOY buzz, blowout of the Jazz
Kevin Durant had three more blocks and the Warriors won again without Steph Curry, blasting the Jazz by 25 points. Are these minor KD Defensive Player of the Year tremors legitimate? How concerning is Andre Iguodala's shot? The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss.
Dec 28, 2017
Christmas Day with the Cavaliers
The Warriors beat the Cavaliers on Christmas Day in Oracle. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss all that happened, including Kevin Durant's big nigh swatting shots, Jordan Bell's surprising start, the threat level of this latest version of the Cavaliers and much more.
Dec 26, 2017
Draymond returns, Lakers compete
Draymond Green returned from a shoulder injury on Friday night and helped the Warriors edge a young, competitive Lakers team. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins to discuss how Draymond looked, how dangerous this Lakers team could become down the line and just how impressive and explosive and starter-worthy Jordan Bell is becoming.
Dec 23, 2017
Kobe retirement night, Warriors' OT win
Washington Post national writer Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss Kobe Night in Staples Center, the Warriors' overtime win -- capped by a previously inefficient Kevin Durant hitting a jumper -- the recent 9-game win streak, the Jordan Bell tug of war between Steve Kerr and Draymond Green and the Rockets threat level come playoff time.
Dec 19, 2017
How about this Kevin Durant hot streak?
Kevin Durant went for another 36-11-7-2 in leading the Warriors to a fourth straight win without Steph Curry. Podcasting guru Nate Duncan joins the show to discuss Durant's big-time play in the absence of Curry, his DPOY candidacy, Klay Thompson's steady game, the Rockets as a viable threat to the Warriors and much more.
Dec 15, 2017
Blazers win: Marcus Thompson
Without Steph Curry and Draymond Green, the Warriors beat the Blazers on Monday night. David West and Jordan Bell were two of the main reasons why. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss the two centers, split by nearly 16 years in age, plus Klay Thompson's steady but unspectacular season and Kevin Durant's fun time without Curry.
Dec 12, 2017
KD dominates in Charlotte
With Stephen Curry out, Kevin Durant cranked it up in Charlotte, dropping a 35-point, 11-rebounds, 10-assist triple-double in an easy win. The Warriors are now 5-0 on the road trip.
Dec 07, 2017
Steph Curry's injury, KD's ejection
Steph Curry was injured in New Orleans. Kevin Durant was ejected. ESPN's Nick Friedell joins me to discuss a wild Warriors comeback that was overshadowed by an even wilder, and more concerning late-game sequence with the team's two MVPs. Then, we play postgame sound of Curry, Steve Kerr and Durant.
Dec 05, 2017
Miami fun, Livingston ejection: Chris Haynes
The Warriors enjoyed an off-day in Miami, then enjoyed an on-night, pounding the Heat. ESPN's Chris Haynes joins the podcast to discuss the win, the refreshed Warriors in Florida and Shaun Livingston's controversial ejection. Was the referee at fault?
Dec 04, 2017
OT escape over the Lakers
The Warriors escaped with an OT win over the Lakers, but Steve Kerr's frustrations with his team's focus and passion continue. Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to dissect what exactly is up with the Warriors, what's gone wrong with Steph Curry's shooting this season, what's up with the Hamptons 5 struggles and much more.
Nov 30, 2017
Jack McCallum: Golden Days reporting on the Warriors
Legendary NBA writer Jack McCallum wrote a book, Golden Days, recently. Half of it was on the modern day Warriors and how they came to be. McCallum joins the podcast to discuss his reporting on the Golden State side of the book. Included: A conversation about Jerry West, a dive into the complicated relationship between Steve Kerr and Mike D'Antoni, McCallum's all-time ranking of Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, plus much more in a wide-ranging talk.
Nov 29, 2017
A loss to the Kings?
Kevin Durant and Steph Curry sat with injuries, Klay Thompson missed a trio of shots down the stretch and the Warriors lost to the terrible Kings. What happened? Tim Kawakami joins to discuss all that went wrong, what's up with Kevin Durant's ankle and much more in our postgame podcast.
Nov 28, 2017
Jordan Bell blocks, trolls the Bulls
Jordan Bell started in place of the resting Draymond Green and punished the team who sold his rights on draft night, blocking six Bulls' shots in a 49-point Warrior win. The Athletic's Darnell Mayberry joins to discuss this low-point in the Bulls season, Bell's extreme athleticism, Kevin Durant's ankle issue and more. Then Bell's entertaining postgame presser is played.
Nov 25, 2017
Thunder recap: Erik Horne, Brett Dawson
In a crossover edition of the Warriors All-82 podcast, I'm joined by a pair of Thunder beat writers to discuss OKC's surprising blowout of the Warriors, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook going forehead to forehead and everything else that makes this matchup interesting.
Nov 23, 2017
Nets recap: Yahoo's Michael Lee
Yahoo national NBA writer Michael Lee has been on every step of this Warriors road trip. He joins from Brooklyn, after a win over the Nets, to discuss all his observations from the past week about this team. We talk about the win in Brooklyn, Steph Curry's spectacular play but steady fouling, Klay Thompson's year, Nick Young's integration, Kevin Durant's return (again) to OKC and much more.
Nov 20, 2017
Sixers recap, crazy comeback
The Warriors were down 22 at half. They were up 10 by the end of the third quarter. Huh? I break down the big comeback, plus add some postgame sound from Steph Curry and Steve Kerr.
Nov 19, 2017
Celtics recap: Paul Flannery
The Warriors fell in Boston 92-88 on Thursday night. SB Nation's Paul Flannery joins the podcast to talk about the loss, Steph Curry's bad night, Jaylen Brown's coming out party and this intriguing Celtics-Warriors matchup.
Nov 17, 2017
Nate Duncan on the 7-game win streak
The Warriors seven-game blowout streak has reached seven. They're rolling, while not even playing THAT well. Podcast guru Nate Duncan joins the Warriors All-82 podcast to discuss the recent run, the team's center position, Shaun Livingston's value, the upcoming matchup with the Celtics and the early MVP race, plus more.
Nov 14, 2017
Sixers recap, KD/Steph/Kerr stagger interviews
The Warriors had a blowout win for the sixth straight game, mashing the Sixers in Oracle. We give a brief recap of the pretty uneventful night, then play audio of three recent interviews with Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr on the Warriors' substitution patterns for their two superstars.
Nov 12, 2017
Wolves recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors crushed a fifth straight opponent on Wednesday night, hammering the Wolves. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins to talk about the win, the win streak, Nick Young's play, Andre Iguodala's start, Omri Casspi's fit, the challengers across the league and Draymond Green's interesting press conference.
Nov 09, 2017
Heat recap: Tim Bontemps
An East coast slugfest broke out in Oracle on Monday night. The final: 97-80 Warriors over the Heat. The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss the win, Golden State's refocused defense and KD's All-Defense odds. Then: We go league-wide and review the surprises and disappointments to this point.
Nov 07, 2017
Spurs recap: Jabari Young
The Warriors went down 19 in San Antonio, then won by 20. What happened and why? Spurs expert Jabari Young joins to discuss the game, the matchup between these two and much more.
Nov 03, 2017
Clippers recap: Ben Golliver
The Warriors got right in LA with their typical demolition of an overmatched Clippers team. The final: 141-113, an offensive eruption unlike any in the NBA this season. Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver joins the podcast to discuss the win, the early-season play of the Warriors and who could potentially challenge them. Then Steve Kerr gives a great answer on how he tries to combat the title hangover.
Oct 31, 2017
Pistons recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors lost, again, this time at home to the Pistons. They are a disappointing 4-3. Turnovers, at least on Sunday, is the main issue. They had 26, more than they've had in years. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss the sluggish start, Steve Kerr's strange rotations and much more.
Oct 30, 2017
Wizards recap: Marcus Thompson
Wild night in Oracle: Draymond Green and Bradley Beal got into a scuffle, both were tossed, then a crazy game sprouted, leading to a late 120-117 Warriors win. What'd you think of the Draymond saga? How about the surprising play of Kevon Looney? Where did Omri Casspi come from? How about David West? Marcus Thompson and Anthony Slater discuss it all, plus more, in a lively Warriors All-82 episode.
Oct 28, 2017
Raptors recap: Nate Duncan
The Warriors didn't play spectacularly on Wednesday night, but they won, working their way past some rebounding issues and closing the night on a 10-0 run to beat the Raptors. Legendary podcaster Nate Duncan joins to discuss what went right, what went wrong, the decision to deactivate JaVale McGee, Steph Curry's free throw shooting, his thoughts on the rest of the league's contenders and more.
Oct 26, 2017
Mavs recap: Tim MacMahon
The Warriors put together their best game of the early-season, blowing out the Mavericks in Dallas. The game wasn't competitive. But there was some spice. ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to talk about the win, the Dennis Smith-Draymond Green meeting at the summit and Jordan Bell's off-the-backboard dunk to himself, which angered Dallas.
Oct 24, 2017
Grizzlies recap: Chris Haynes
The Warriors lost in Memphis, not altogether that surprising. Stephen Curry AND Kevin Durant both got ejected. Ok, that's pretty unlikely. ESPN's Chris Haynes joins the Warriors All-82 podcast to discuss the wild late-game theatrics, Golden State's early season funk, Curry's foul issues and much more.
Oct 22, 2017
Rockets recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors lost again in the opener, falling 122-121 to the Rockets in Oracle. Even more concerning: Draymond Green got hurt. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins to discuss what happened, the latest on Draymond, the reason why the Rockets may be more dangerous than we initially thought, Nick Young's role, Jordan Bell's debut and more.
Oct 18, 2017
Dissecting the MVP race with Tim Bontemps
How quickly can Jordan Bell break into this Warrior rotation? How good will Steph Curry be this season? Can either Curry or Kevin Durant win MVP? The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss all that and more.
Oct 14, 2017
China trip recap: Sam Amick
USA Today's Sam Amick joins the podcast to recap the Warriors' long, interesting trip to China. What'd we see? What do we remember most? How surprising was the rabid fanfare? We answer all of that, plus spin it ahead to the season a bit, which is now only a week away.
Oct 10, 2017
Steve Kerr on gun control
The deadliest mass shooting by a lone gunman in U.S. history occurred on Sunday night in Las Vegas. Fifty-nine are dead. In the days since, Warriors coach Steve Kerr has been flush with frustration, sick to his stomach about not only the tragedy but the country's lax gun laws that make these evil plans easier to execute. Speaking with The Athletic from the Warriors' practice in China, Kerr came strong with his criticism of U.S. lawmakers and the need for immediate change.
Oct 04, 2017
Nuggets recap: Danny Leroux
The Warriors played their first September game in 37 years on Saturday night. Yep, the preseason started early this year. Danny Leroux joins the podcast to discuss some takeaways from the opener, including the center rotation, Nick Young's play and Ben Wallace showing up to hand Draymond Green the DPOY award.
Oct 01, 2017
Biggest threats: Marcus Thompson
Dwayne Wade to the Cavs, Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder. Does either move even scare the Warriors a little bit? Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to break down the threat level of all the potential challengers, Steph Curry's increased social activism and the four things we are watching as preseason approaches, plus much more.
Sep 26, 2017
Warriors All-82 Athletic reboot: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors All-82 podcast returns, rebooted as part of The Athletic. In its return, columnist turned editor-in-chief Tim Kawakami joins to update the progress of the website venture before helping break down the 10 biggest offseason storylines surrounding the Warriors. What's up with the Klay rumors? Was Andre Iguodala's contract worth it? Did any team inch closer to dethroning the champs?
Sep 15, 2017
Patrick McCaw, Nick Young
Warriors second-year guard Patrick McCaw joins the podcast to discuss his memories from Year 1 with the Warriors, the most important text message he got from one of the team's veterans and his looming restricted free agency next summer. Plus, I've attached the audio of Nick Young's introductory presser from the Bay Area last week.
Jul 11, 2017
Assistant coach Mike Brown
It's been nearly a month since Mike Brown, serving as both a head coach and lead assistant, helped the Warriors take down the Cavaliers, his former team. But he's still basking in the accomplishment. Brown joins the Warriors All-82 podcast and admits that the fact it was against Cleveland made it sweeter, discusses his love of the Warrior organization, his plans to stick around and much more.
Jul 10, 2017
Rookie Jordan Bell
The Warriors bought into the draft in late June because they loved a particular player that was available: Jordan Bell. In our latest Warriors All-82 podcast, we sit down with Bell and introduce you to the rookie, who grew up in Long Beach and played at Oregon. He talks about his football upbringing, his early interactions with Draymond Green, his love of studying the game and much more.
Jul 07, 2017
Free Agency preview: Nate Duncan
Free agency is near and it should be an interesting one for the Warriors. They have 10 unrestricted free agents. How will it all play out for Bob Myers? Cap expert Nate Duncan joins the show to break down every facet of the free agency period, including Steph Curry's situation, Kevin Durant's financial gymnastics, Andre Iguodala's landing spots and which veterans the Warriors may chase.
Jun 29, 2017
NBA Champs: Tim Kawakami, Marcus Thompson
The Warriors won the NBA title. Kevin Durant captured Finals MVP. The postgame scene was wild. Columnists Marcus Thompson and Tim Kawakami join to recap it all.
Jun 13, 2017
Game 4 recap: Rachel Nichols, Tim Kawakami, Marcus Thompson,
It was a wild, controversial Game 4 in Cleveland, which resulted in the Warriors first loss of the postseason. Columnists Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson -- plus a cameo by ESPN's Rachel Nichols -- join the podcast to discuss what went wrong for the Warriors, what went right for the Cavaliers and what in the world was up with the refereeing tonight.
Jun 10, 2017
Finals Game 3 recap: Tim Kawakami
Using an incredible fourth quarter comeback, the Warriors beat the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thursday night, pushing up 3-0 in the NBA Finals and moving to within one game of 16-0 playoff perfection. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss the win, Kevin Durant's big moment, the likely Finals MVP and who we think will cry if they win it all.
Jun 08, 2017
Finals Game 2: Marcus Thompson
LeBron James delivered a powerful counterpunch after a sluggish Game 1, but the Warriors held sturdy, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant dominated in different ways and Golden State flies to Cleveland up 2-0 in The Finals. Will this series get back to Oracle or will the Warriors complete an unbelievable 16-0 run to the NBA Finals? Who is the Finals MVP to this point? Columnist Marcus Thompson joins to discuss that and much more.
Jun 05, 2017
Finals Game 1 recap: Tim Kawakami, Howard Beck
The Warriors beat up the Cavaliers by 22 points in Game 1 of The Finals on Thursday night. Columnist Tim Kawakami and national NBA reporter Howard Beck join the podcast to discuss all that went right for the Warriors, what the Cavaliers must be thinking after this one and the dominant performance of Kevin Durant, who outplayed LeBron James.
Jun 02, 2017
Finals Preview from Oaklandish
Anthony Slater, Marcus Thompson and Courtney Cronin review the West Finals, preview the NBA Finals and take live listeners questions from their show inside Oaklandish in downtown Oakland.
May 26, 2017
West Finals recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors completed their 12-0 rumble through the Western Conference on Monday night in San Antonio. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss a third straight conference title, who was the MVP of the series for the Warriors and give a brief preview of a likely Finals against the Cavaliers.
May 23, 2017
West Finals Game 3: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors pushed the Spurs to the brink with a 120-108 Game 3 win on Saturday night in San Antonio. Kevin Durant starred, scoring 19 of his 33 points in the third quarter. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins to discuss Durant's night, the Warriors' perfect usage of JaVale McGee and the collision course with the Cavaliers.
May 21, 2017
West Finals Game 2 recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors destroyed the Spurs in Game 2: 136-100. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss what went right for GSW, why Steph Curry's great playoffs aren't being talked about more, what's up with Klay Thompson, Zaza Pachulia's health and whether the Spurs have any shot to make this a series. Plus: Story time with Mike Brown.
May 17, 2017
Spurs Game 1 recap: Tim Kawakami
It was a wild Game 1 of the West Finals in Oracle. The Warriors came back from 25 down for a win over the Spurs, benefitting from an injry to Kawhi Leonard attached to a bit of controversy. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins to discuss the comeback, the monster games from Curry/Durant, what it means moving forward and whether Zaza Pachulia's defense that hurt Leonard was dirty.
May 15, 2017
Jazz Game 4 recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors completed another easy sweep on Monday night, pounding the Jazz in Salt Lake City. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors' streamrolling ways, who was the MVP of the series, whether or not the Warriors have become "boring" and other takeaways.
May 09, 2017
Jazz Game 3 recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors finished off the Jazz in Game 3 thanks to a huge Kevin Durant night: 38 points on 26 shots. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Durant's big night, Draymond Green's emotions, the Warriors' stranglehold on the series and Steve Kerr's health status.
May 07, 2017
Game 2 Jazz recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors disposed of the Jazz in Game 2 rather easily, leading end to end again. The star: Draymond Green, who nailed five 3s and played sturdy defense. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss Green's continued strong play -- has he been the best Warrior in the postseason? -- plus Kevin Durant's mindset and the upcoming, unfriendly road trip to Salt Lake City.
May 05, 2017
Jazz Game 1 recap: Nate Duncan
The Warriors methodically took down the Jazz in Game 1 on Tuesday night, punctuating We Believe night in Oracle Arena. Nate Duncan joins the podcast to give his thoughts on what went right for the Warriors, where the Jazz can try to adjust and what this series may look like moving forward.
May 03, 2017
Jazz series preview: Sam Amick
In advance of the Warriors' second round matchup against the Utah Jazz, USA Today's Sam Amick joins the podcast to preview the series. Will these clashing styles create a compelling series? A competitive one? How does the personnel stack up? Can the Jazz score enough?
May 01, 2017
Blazers Game 4 recap: Marcus Thompson, Ethan Strauss
Columnist Marcus Thompson and ESPN's Ethan Strauss join the podcast to discuss the Warriors' first round destruction of the Blazers, that first quarter avalanche, who Golden State would rather face in the second round and engage in a long debate on whether Steve Kerr's health has him finished for the postseason.
Apr 25, 2017
Blazers Game 3 recap, Steve Kerr health update
Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors' huge Game 3 comeback win in Portland, JaVale McGee's impact, Patrick McCaw's strong play and the news that Steve Kerr's concerning health has knocked him off the sideline, leaving assistant Mike Brown to take over.
Apr 23, 2017
Game 2 recap: The Great JaVale Debate
The Warriors dominated the Blazers in Game 2 thanks in large part to a perfect 7-of-7 night from backup center JaVale McGee. Washington Post national columnist Tim Bontemps and ESPN's Ethan Strauss join the show to engage in a debate about McGee's usefulness and production this season and beyond. Can he really be an effective player in the West Finals and NBA Finals?
Apr 20, 2017
Blazers Game 1 recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors pulled away from the Blazers for a Game 1 win on Sunday afternoon to open the postseason. The star: Draymond Green, who was a monster defensively, spearheading the separation stretch. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Green's heroics, Kevin Durant's efficient play, the Warriors inability to slow Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, plus much more.
Apr 17, 2017
Kevin Durant talks playoff pressure
In a pre-playoff edition of the podcast, we have a quick interview with Kevin Durant on the postseason pressure he faces at this point in his career -- at Year 10, without a ring -- plus the scrutiny attached to his name these days. Then we have a couple practice interviews with Steve Kerr and Draymond Green.
Apr 14, 2017
Playoff preview: Tim Bontemps
Washington Post national writer Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to preview the playoffs, discussing the Warriors-Blazers and every other series across the association.
Apr 13, 2017
Blazers playoff preview: Author Marcus Thompson
In advance of the Warriors playoff series with the Blazers -- and his upcoming book about the rise of Stephen Curry -- Bay Area News Group columnist and new author Marcus Thompson joins to discuss the series, the book and Golden State's Monday night loss to the Jazz.
Apr 11, 2017
Andre Iguodala on 6th Man, KD on return
In a non-recap edition of the Warriors All-82 podcast, Andre Iguodala discusses the Sixth Man of the Year award and Kevin Durant fields questions on his return to the lineup.
Apr 08, 2017
Suns recap: Chris Haynes
It's official: The Warriors have clinched the top seed in the West and homecourt throughout the playoffs. ESPN's Chris Haynes joins the podcast to discuss the win in Phoenix, the importance of the top seed and the ideal situation the Warriors are staring at, able to rest their main guys down the stretch while also getting a healthy Kevin Durant back.
Apr 06, 2017
Wolves recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors won a 12th straight game on Tuesday night against the Wolves. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss the win streak, Steph Curry's flashy play, Klay Thompson's hot shooting streak, Kevin Durant's reintegration into the lineup, the Warriors playoff outlook and all things NBA.
Apr 05, 2017
Wizards recap
The Warriors won an 11th straight game impressively on Sunday night, taking down a good Wizards team with ease at home. But at the end of the game, there was some drama after JaVale McGee shot a 3 in the closing seconds that the Wizards didn't like. I have a quick recap of the game, plus postgame sound from McGee and the angry Wizards over the incident, plus a Kevin Durant update.
Apr 03, 2017
Rockets recap: Sam Amick
The Warriors beat up the Rockets again on Friday night in Oracle. USA Today's Sam Amick joins the show to discuss the win, James Harden's struggles against the Rockets, his ailing wrist, "pinch-gate" with Draymond Green and the Warriors block shot explosion.
Apr 01, 2017
Spurs recap: Tim MacMahon
The Warriors won a ninth straight game in incredible fashion on Wednesday night, coming back from 22 points down to easily beat the Spurs in San Antonio. ESPN's Tim MacMahon and The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps join the show to discuss the comeback win, the Warriors incredible firepower, their advantages over the Spurs and David West's solid contributions all season.
Mar 30, 2017
Rockets recap: Ethan Strauss
The Warriors locked up the Rockets again in Houston, beating them on Tuesday night. ESPN's Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to discuss the win, whether Golden State would rather face the Spurs or Rockets in the West Finals and who is the ideal first round matchup. Then Draymond Green gives some thoughts on the Raiders move to Las Vegas.
Mar 29, 2017
Grizzlies recap: Marcus Thompson
Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors win over the Grizzlies on Sunday night and, primarily, Andre Iguodala's strong play and what that could mean for his impending free agency. Is it more likely he stays with the Warriors or bounces elsewhere?
Mar 27, 2017
Kings recap: Danny Leroux
The Warriors won a sixth straight game on Friday night, easily taking down the Kings. Fellow podcaster Danny Leroux -- from Locked on Warriors -- joins the show to discuss the win, the 36 assists, the upcoming schedule against the Grizzlies, Spurs and Rockets, plus the chase for the top seed in the West.
Mar 25, 2017
Mavericks recap: Tim MacMahon
Steph Curry sat a fourth straight fourth quarter as the Warriors won a fourth straight game in blowout fashion, smashing the Mavericks in Dallas. ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins the podcast to discuss potential playoff series between the Warriors and the Mavs/Jazz/Grizzlies, all three teams he covers for ESPN (and potential foes a month or two from now).
Mar 22, 2017
Thunder recap: Erik Horne, Brett Dawson
The fourth and final Warriors-Thunder game went similarly to the first three: dramatic but ultimately uncompetitive. On a crossover edition of the Warriors All-82 podcast, we are joined by two Thunder podcasters -- Erik Horne and Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman -- to discuss the game, the angst between both franchises, another on-court scuffle and a potential playoff series.
Mar 21, 2017
Magic recap: Ethan Strauss
The Warriors finally had a get-right performance, blasting the Magic 122-92 in Oracle on Thursday night. ESPN's Ethan Strauss joins the show to discuss what went right, Andre Iguodala's season, Klay Thompson's big first quarter and a longer conversation on dynamics within the Warriors' locker room and NBA locker rooms country-wide.
Mar 17, 2017
Sixers recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors put an end to their recent skid...barely...on Tuesday night, surviving the Sixers because Steph Curry rediscovered his shot and Draymond Green took over the game late. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss Curry's recent slump, whether we should have legitimate concerns about this team and much more.
Mar 15, 2017
Spurs recap: Jabari Young
The Spurs and Warriors seem destined for a potential West Finals matchup, if it doesn't get derailed like last season. Express News beat writer Jabari Young joins the podcast to discuss the chase between the two for the West's top seed, how they would matchup with each other and the landscape across the NBA.
Mar 12, 2017
Wolves recap: Chris Haynes
The Warriors lost their fourth game in the past two weeks on Friday night in Minnesota, then they had a verrrrrrrry interesting postgame session with reporters. ESPN's Chris Haynes joins the show to discuss Andre Iguodala's comment, Draymond Green's officiating allusions and Steve Kerr's decision to rest all his main guys in San Antonio.
Mar 11, 2017
Celtics recap/Durant update: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors scored 12 fourth quarter points on Wednesday night in Oracle, crumbling to the Celtics and losing a third game in the last eight days. What's up? Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to break down all the Warriors current issues, their decision to rest or chase the #1 seed and Kevin Durant's status. Then we add the Kevin Durant pregame press conference audio to the end of the podcast, updating his status.
Mar 09, 2017
Hawks recap: 3-2 road trip
The Warriors closed out an adverse road trip with a win in Atlanta on Tuesday night. Andre Iguodala was the star, scoring a season-high 24 points. We recap his big night, his amped up energy, Steph Curry's strange shooting road trip and much more.
Mar 07, 2017
Knicks recap: Tim Bontemps
The Warriors broke their two-game losing streak on Sunday in New York, winning a jagged, quiet game in MSG thanks to Steph Curry getting back on track. Washington Post national NBA columnist Tim Bontemps joins to discuss the win, Curry's slump busting and Draymond Green's passionate comments about the "disrespectful" nature of the Knicks' in-arena experiment on Sunday.
Mar 06, 2017
Bulls recap: Ethan Strauss
For the first time in two regular seasons, the Warriors have lost two in a row. The second came in Chicago on Friday night after a frigid shooting night from Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. ESPN's Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to discuss the slumping stars. What's up? Plus we talk clutch time issues, Matt Barnes and Andre Iguodala.
Mar 03, 2017
Kevin Durant's knee injury: Ethan Strauss, Tim Bontemps
Kevin Durant went down with a scary-looking knee injury early in the first quarter on Tuesday night in DC. Washington Post national NBA writer Tim Bontemps and ESPN's Ethan Strauss join the podcast to discuss the injury and the potential impact it could have on this season.
Mar 01, 2017
Sixers recap
Steph Curry missed all 11 of his 3s on Monday night and the Warriors only made six of their 29. But they still beat the Sixers. How? Free throws mainly, plus a solid a Draymond Green game. In our latest podcast, we quickly break down the win.
Feb 28, 2017
Nets recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors beat the league-worst Nets on Saturday night in a forgettable game. But an interesting development continued: What's up with Draymond Green and Steve Kerr right now? Columnist Tim Kawakami joins to discuss the dynamic between the two key figures. Also: We discuss the release of Briante Weber and the impending signing of Jose Calderon.
Feb 26, 2017
Clippers recap: Nate Duncan
It was an eventful day in the NBA and an eventful night in Oracle Arena. CBA expert Nate Duncan joins the podcast to discuss Golden State's 10th straight win over the Clippers, Draymond Green's sideline eruption and the Warriors' 50-point third quarter (FIFTY!!). Then we chat trade deadline and the buyout market, exploring the Warriors options. The podcast closes with soundbites from Draymond Green, Steve Kerr and Kevin Durant.
Feb 24, 2017
Kings recap/Bob Myers interview
In our latest episode, we provide a quick recap of the Warriors' win over the Kings on Wednesday night, preview the All-Star break and then turn it over to Warriors general manager Bob Myers answering some questions on the upcoming trade deadline.
Feb 16, 2017
Nuggets recap: Matt Moore
The Warriors were blasted by the Nuggets in Denver on Monday night -- a classic letdown game after an emotional weekend. Denver hit 24 threes, tying a single-game NBA record. CBS national writer Matt Moore joins the podcast to break down the Nuggets (who could potentially be the Warriors 1-8 first round matchup), plus he gives his extended thoughts on GSW's dominance. Steve Kerr and Kevin Durant sound closes out the podcast.
Feb 14, 2017
Thunder recap: Berry Tramel, Marcus Thompson on Durant's OKC return
It was an emotional night in Oklahoma City for Kevin Durant in his hostile homecoming game. Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel joins the podcast for the first half of the show, chatting about the unpleasant environment awaiting Durant and the sour relationship between player and city. Then columnist Marcus Thompson hops on to view the Warriors side of things and dissect Durant vs Russell Westbrook.
Feb 12, 2017
Marcus Thompson: KD to OKC, Steph on UA/Trump
The Warriors beat the shorthanded Bulls on Wednesday. Cool. Now it's all about the upcoming road trip, which includes stops in Memphis and Kevin Durant's return to Oklahoma City. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the show to talk about the heavy build-up to KD's return and all the dramatic factors that are at play. Then he delves into his recent interview with Stephen Curry about Under Armour and its potential tie to Donald Trump.
Feb 09, 2017
Kings recap: Sam Amick
The Warriors lost their 8th game of the season on Saturday night in Sacramento: a 109-106 overtime defeat to the Kings. What went wrong? Why was Kevin Durant so timid offensively? What would a Kings-Warriors series deliver? Is KD's mind already on his OKC return? USA Today's Sam Amick joins the podcast to discuss all that and more.
Feb 05, 2017
Clippers recap
Despite the absence of Draymond Green, Zaza Pachulia and David West, the Warriors killed the Clippers in rebounding on Thursday night, leading to another win over their in-state rival: Nine straight. In our podcast, we recap the win, the strong play from JaVale McGee and James Michael McAdoo, plus mix in some postgame sound from Steph Curry, McGee and Kevin Durant.
Feb 03, 2017
Hornets recap: Tim Bontemps
Steph Curry erupted for 39 points in three quarters and the Warriors killed the Hornets on Wednesday night. Washington Post NBA columnist Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to talk about the win, Curry's monster play of late and much more. Then some Steve Kerr, Curry, Kevin Durant sound is mixed in at the end.
Feb 02, 2017
Blazers recap
Without Steph Curry, the Warriors escaped the Blazers in Portland on Sunday night. They got solid contributions from the center, good production from Kevin Durant and a fortunate miss late by Evan Turner. We've got a quick recap, plus some postgame sound from Steve Kerr and Andre Iguodala.
Jan 30, 2017
Clippers recap: Tim Kawakami
Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors' huge 144-98 win over the Clippers on Saturday night, Steph Curry's eruption and continued comfort around Kevin Durant, Patrick McCaw playing over Ian Clark, the Warriors center position and the Clippers precarious situation in the West.
Jan 29, 2017
Hornets recap/Mike Brown interview
This is a two-part podcast. The first part is a quick recap of the Warriors' Wednesday night win over the Hornets, which included a flood of Steph Curry love, some James Michael McAdoo production and a parade to the free throw line. Then after the quick recap, Warriors assistant Mike Brown joins to talk about his Cleveland days and his connection to the Cavaliers.
Jan 26, 2017
Heat recap: Ethan Strauss
Dion Waiters -- yes, Dion Waiters -- slayed Kevin Durant and the Warriors in Miami on Tuesday night. ESPN's Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to discuss Waiters' big night, why the Warriors' loss, where there is some concern and where there isn't with this 38-7 Warriors juggernaut.
Jan 24, 2017
Magic recap: Ramona Shelburne
ESPN's Ramona Shelburne joins the podcast to discuss the integration of Kevin Durant into the Warriors, JaVale McGee's career revival with the Warriors and Steve Kerr's social awareness. Then after that, I recap the Sunday matinee win over the Magic in Orlando, which included another monstrous third quarter.
Jan 22, 2017
Rockets recap
The Warriors finished off a dominant 3-game stretch with a blowout of the Rockets in Houston. They did it by holding the Rockets' explosive long-range shooters to 7-of-35 from 3 and dominated the third quarter 37-22.
Jan 21, 2017
Thunder recap: Royce Young
Kevin Durant faced his former Thunder team for the second time. The result was much like the first. Durant erupted for 40 points on only 16 shots, spearheading a blowout. ESPN's Royce Young joins the podcast for a lengthy discussion on Durant's night, his history with the Thunder, the hard feelings Russell Westbrook and other still harbor, whether fences will ever be mended and much more.
Jan 19, 2017
Cavaliers recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors-Cavaliers rematch turned into a blowout. Golden State pounded Cleveland 126-91 on MLK Day in Oakland. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss what went right for the Warriors, Steph Curry's continued aggressiveness and what, in general, the win means in this matchup. Then we have a discussion about the bittersweet feeling of the Warriors getting a new arena, but leaving Oakland in doing so.
Jan 17, 2017
Cavaliers preview: Chris Haynes
The Warriors beat the Pistons by 20 on Thursday night. But that was inconsequential compared to what's ahead. Golden State has an intriguing week awaiting them with the Cavaliers on Monday, Thunder on Wednesday and Rockets on Friday. To preview the Cleveland game, ESPN's Chris Haynes, who covered the Cavs the past two years, stops by to discuss the matchup, Steph verse Cleveland, Kevin Love's improved game, Draymond Green, the vibe around LeBron and more.
Jan 13, 2017
Heat recap/roster tweaks?: Tim Kawakami
Klay Thompson missed Tuesday night's game against the Heat. The Warriors struggled a bit without him, but eventually pulled away. Columnist Tim Kawkami joins the podcast to discuss the win, Steve Kerr's rotation patterns, the strange center position and then we both give some intriguing free agent names for the Warriors to consider.
Jan 11, 2017
Kings recap: Sam Amick
USA Today's Sam Amick joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors win over the Kings, the dreadful eighth seed competition in the Western Conference, the blowback after Golden State's meltdown against Memphis, Kevin Durant's iso ball tendencies and Klay Thompson's personality. Some Durant audio is attached to the end.
Jan 09, 2017
Grizzlies recap: Marcus Thompson on a Warriors fourth quarter collapse
The Warriors had a 24-point third quarter lead and an 18-point lead with eight minutes to go on Friday night. But they lost to the Grizzlies. What happened in this collapse? Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the show to break it all down in a long discussion about Golden State's continued crunch time issues -- Kevin Durant's in particular -- how they can solve it and much more. Then at the end, Draymond Green's honest press conference is played.
Jan 07, 2017
The Undefeated's Marc Spears
The Undefeated's Marc Spears joins the podcast to discuss a variety of Warriors related topics, including Kevin Durant's eventual return to Oklahoma City, Steph Curry's season and Draymond Green's interactions with the media. Plus, at the end, there's attached audio of Durant and Curry after their Wednesday night win over the Blazers.
Jan 05, 2017
Nuggets recap: Tim Bontemps
The Warriors beat the Nuggets in a Monday night shootout in Oracle 127-119. The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss the win, a potential Nuggets-Warriors series and we go up and down the roster assessing the current state of each rotation player.
Jan 03, 2017
Mavericks recap: Nate Duncan
After a relatively easy Warriors win over the Mavericks, CBA expert and podcast host Nate Duncan joins the show to discuss the Warriors' imbalanced roster, their potential defensive pitfalls, the Western Conference in general, Andre Iguodala's play and much more.
Dec 31, 2016
Raptors recap: Tim Bontemps
After a dominant 42-17 first quarter, the Warriors fumbled their way to a 10-point win over the Raptors on Tuesday night. Turnovers were a problem again. Twenty of them. The Washington Post's national writer Tim Bontemps joins the show to discuss the turnover issues, the overall solid win, Steph Curry's response to recent struggles -- both with comments and his play -- plus we plug in postgame interviews from Kevin Durant and Draymond Green.
Dec 29, 2016
Cavs recap: Marcus Thompson
In a Christmas showdown in Cleveland, the Warriors melted down the stretch, blowing a 14-point lead and losing 109-108 to the Cavs. What went wrong? What's up with Steph? Should this concern Golden State? Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the show to discuss it all, plus Draymond Green's....interesting postgame presser is attached to the end.
Dec 26, 2016
Pistons recap/Cavs preview: Ethan Strauss
ESPN's Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to recap the win in Detroit and preview the Christmas showdown against the Cavaliers in Cleveland. We also chat about JaVale McGee's continued career resurgence, David West's wily play and Draymond Green's wild 48 hours.
Dec 24, 2016
Nets recap: Guy Haberman
After a sleepy first half, the Warriors blitzed the overwhelmed Nets for a 117-101 win on Thursday night in Brooklyn. Temporary play-by-play man Guy Haberman joins the podcast to discuss his travels with the Warriors, his career, his thoughts on the Nets win and we preview the Pistons game.
Dec 23, 2016
Jazz recap: Tim Kawakami
Golden State completed a dominant 3-0 homestand with a 30-point win over the Jazz on Tuesday night. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the show to chat about the win, Steph Curry's on-again, off-again shooting season, Utah's playoff threat level compared to the Clippers and Rockets. Plus, PR legend Ray Ridder joins briefly to tell the story of his halfcourt shot.
Dec 21, 2016
Blazers recap
The Warriors embarrassed the Blazers 135-90 on Saturday night in Oracle. The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the show to discuss Kevin Durant's ultra efficiency, Steph Curry's decent but not spectacular shooting season, Portland's brutal struggles and Ian Clark's solid play. Then the podcast closes with some Ian Clark postgame audio.
Dec 18, 2016
Knicks recap, CBA talk: Tim Bontemps
The Warriors cruised to a win over the Knicks on Thursday night, using JaVale McGee as their lob toy, dishing out 41 assists and playing with little defensive effort or energy. Should we be impressed? Is there any reason to be worried? Washington Post columnist Tim Bontemps joins to discuss the win and the ramifications of the NBA's new CBA and how it'll affect the Warriors.
Dec 16, 2016
Pelicans/road trip recap
The seven-day, five-game journey is over. The Warriors return to Oakland 4-1 on their recent road trip. It closed in New Orleans on Tuesday night with a close win over the Pelicans. The game was sealed, again, by some Draymond Green defensive heroics. That is discussed, as is a broader look at the road trip as a whole.
Dec 14, 2016
Wolves recap: Ethan Strauss
The Warriors beat the Wolves in Minnesota on Sunday night, capped by an impressive 28-6 run by the second unit in the first quarter. ESPN's Ethan Strauss joins the podcast to discuss David West's contributions, Kevin Durant in Oklahoma City, Steph Curry's 3-point struggles, Draymond Green's 3-point hot streak and much more. Then Radio Ethan joins the show to ether everything previously said.
Dec 12, 2016
Grizzlies recap
The Warriors were pounded by the Grizzlies 110-89 on Saturday night in Memphis. They turned the ball over 23 times and only had 15 assists. What went wrong? Many things. In our latest podcast, we discuss them, including the injury to Zaza Pachulia which led to Steve Kerr starting Anderson Varejao, Steph Curry's shooting slump and much more.
Dec 11, 2016
Jazz recap: Tim Bontemps
The Warriors beat the wounded Jazz on the back of an incredible 29-1 first quarter run on Thursday night. Washington Post national columnist Tim Bontemps joins the show to discuss the win, the Jazz's potential matchup against the Warriors, the demoralized Clippers and a ton of other league-wide subjects.
Dec 09, 2016
Clippers recap: Ben Golliver
The Warriors pounded the Clippers by 17 points on Wednesday night despite not actually playing very well. That's bad news for Doc Rivers, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Clippers, who continue to look completely overwhelmed in this matchup. Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver joins the podcast to discuss why it looks so bleak for L.A. and much more.
Dec 08, 2016
Pacers recap: Marcus Thompson on Klay Thompson's 60-point explosion
Klay Thompson had 60 points in 29 minutes on Monday. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to try to put this historic performance in perspective. Has he seen a more impressive showing? Can Klay top it this season? Will the Warriors hit 150 points in a game this season? Plus we preview the upcoming road trip.
Dec 06, 2016
Suns recap: Danny Leroux
The Warriors beat the Suns for a third time this season on Saturday night: 138-109. Golden State's two biggest stars were extremely efficient. Stephen Curry had 31 points on 15 shots and Kevin Durant had 20 points on seven shots. The Warriors had 37 assists. Fellow podcast host Danny Leroux joins for a crossover edition of Warriors All-82 to discuss the win, the efficiency, KD's strong play and the season as a whole.
Dec 04, 2016
Rockets recap: Tim Kawakami on Draymond's kick
The Warriors win streak is over. The Rockets beat them in double OT on Thursday night. Included among the game's biggest moments: Another controversial Draymond Green kick. Columnist Tim Kawakami -- and brief cameos by ESPN's Ethan Strauss and Marc Stein -- joins the show to discuss Draymond's kick, the ramifications, Steph Curry's fouls, KD's offensive burden, the Warriors' loss and more. Plus, at the end, I've attached Draymond Green's entire postgame presser, which was a 10 out of 10.
Dec 02, 2016
Hawks recap: Tim Bontemps
The Warriors closed the Hawks out late on Monday night for a 12th consecutive win. It was thanks, in large part, to some incredible Draymond Green defense. Washington Post national columnist Tim Bontemps joins the podcast to discuss Green's excellence, the forming MVP race and Kevin Durant's candidacy within it and then I close with my favorite Thabo Sefolosha story.
Nov 29, 2016
Timberwolves recap: Tim Kawakami
The Warriors won an 11th straight game on Sunday night, beating the Tiimberwolves with relative ease in Oracle Arena. Kevin Durant starred, becoming the first Warrior ever with at least 25 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and five blocks in a game. Columnist Tim Kawakami joins the podcast to discuss Durant's continued greatness, JaVale McGee's expanding role, Zaza Pachulia's play and when he thinks this win streak will end.
Nov 27, 2016
Lakers recap, Draymond Green injury update
The Warriors played the Lakers again. They blew them out again, this time 109-85 in Los Angeles. What sparked the win? What did Steve Kerr think about it? How concerning is the Draymond Green ankle injury? What does the Warriors upcoming homestand look like? All that and more is discussed.
Nov 26, 2016
Lakers recap: Tim Bontempts
The Warriors put up an insane 149 points and a franchise record 47 assists in a blowout of the Lakers on Wednesday night. Washington Post national NBA writer Tim Bontempts joins the show to discuss the demolition, the Warriors current hot streak, a potential matchup with the Clippers and more. Also: Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 24, 2016
Warriors-Pacers recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors completed a perfect 4-0 road trip with a waxing of the undermanned Pacers 120-83 on Monday night in Indianapolis. After the game, Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson joined me to discuss the road trip, the Warriors' unbelievable passing, the overblown 'rim protection' criticism, Draymond Green's defensive player of the year candidacy, Zaza Pachulia's improved play and much more.
Nov 22, 2016
Bucks/Celtics recap: Player-by-player review
The Warriors continued their successful road trips with solid wins in Boston and Milwaukee. I recap both, going down the roster player-by-player to break down their recent performance and bigger picture numbers.
Nov 20, 2016
Drake night Raptors recap: Tim Bontempts
It was Drake Night in Toronto, which provided a strange and entertaining backdrop to an interesting game, which the Warriors won 127-121. The Washington Post's Tim Bontempts joins the podcast to discuss all things Drake, what keyed the Warriors win and the kind of reception Kevin Durant may face when Golden State invades Boston on Friday.
Nov 17, 2016
Suns recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors won a shootout Sunday night: 133-120 over the Suns. What's up with Golden State's defense? Just a lazy effort or cause for concern? How about the offense? Could it get any more potent? Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson joins to chat about the game and Golden State's upcoming road trip. Can the Warriors sweep through Toronto, Boston, Milwaukee and Indiana?
Nov 14, 2016
Nuggets recap: Player-by-player breakdown
The Warriors captured their third straight win on Thursday night, beating up the Nuggets in Denver. For our postgame podcast, I went through each player, breaking down both their performance in the game and an interesting statistic related to them this season. It starts with Stephen Curry, who, again, was the star of the night.
Nov 11, 2016
Mavericks recap: Marcus Thompson on Harrison Barnes' return, more
The Warriors captured another NBA 3-point record and blasted the Mavericks on Wednesday night in Oracle. Columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss all that went right for Golden State, including Klay Thompson busting out of his streak, Draymond Green finding his shooting confidence and Kevin Durant's greatness. Then, toward the end of the podcast, we have a frank discussion on the tricky situation between Harrison Barnes and the Warriors, which ended sour but produced results for both sides.
Nov 10, 2016
Pelicans recap, Steph's 3s record: Ethan Strauss, Tim Bontemps
ESPN's Ethan Sherwood Strauss and Washington Post's Tim Bontemps join the podcast to discuss Stephen Curry's record-breaking night -- in which he made 13 threes -- plus the other Warriors struggles around him. What's up with the big men? How concerned should GSW be about Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala. Plus, Ethan gives his best Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut stories in advance of their return on Wednesday.
Nov 08, 2016
Warriors-Lakers recap: Ben Golliver
Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors surprising blowout loss to the Lakers, the most concerning aspects of Klay Thompson's and Stephen Curry's early season play, plus a potential Finals duel between LeBron James and Kevin Durant.
Nov 05, 2016
Warriors-Thunder recap: Erik Horne
Kevin Durant roasted his former team on Thursday night in Oracle, popping 39 points on the Thunder in a blowout. Erik Horne, The Oklahoman's Thunder beat writer, joins to discuss the game, the build-up to it, Enes Kanter's trash talk and Russell Westbrook's photographer bib.
Nov 04, 2016
Blazers recap, Thunder preview: Sam Amick
USA Today's Sam Amick joins the podcast to discuss the Warriors blowout win in Portland and then helps preview Thursday's monumental showdown between the Warriors and Thunder, detailing our dueling Q&A's with Kevin Durant on his complicated relationship with Russell Westbrook and OKC.
Nov 02, 2016
Warriors-Suns recap: Paul Coro
The Warriors beat the Suns on Sunday night, improving to 2-1 on the season. Draymond Green was great defensively, Kevin Durant was spectacular offensively. But some issues remain. The Arizona Republic's Suns beat writer, Paul Coro, joins the show to discuss the game.
Oct 31, 2016
Warriors-Pelicans recap: Tim Bontempts
The Warriors will not go 0-82. They won on Friday night in New Orleans. What did we like, what did we dislike from Golden State's perspective? Can Kevon Looney help? What's at the root of the Warriors defensive woes? Washington Post's national NBA writer Tim Bontemps joins the postgame podcast to discuss.
Oct 29, 2016
Warriors-Spurs recap: Marcus Thompson
The Warriors, shockingly, were blasted by the Spurs in Kevin Durant's Oracle debut. What was most concerning about the blowout loss? How surprised were you? How bad was Zaza? Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson joins to recap the ugly opener.
Oct 26, 2016
Howard Beck: Can the Warriors be stopped?
Bleacher Report national NBA writer Howard Beck joins to talk about his recent deep dive into a simple, yet daunting, question: Can this Warriors monster be stopped? We then discuss the parallels between this Golden State team and the Kobe-Shaq Lakers he covered, plus delve into what's at the core of the Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook friction.
Oct 21, 2016
Draymond Green blasts KD's critics
In a shorter version of the podcast, we have the audio clip of Draymond Green blasting Paul Pierce and all of Kevin Durant's critics from Warrior practice in Denver. Then I give a few mini news items from preseason camp.
Oct 14, 2016
Nate Duncan on Warriors' CBA ramifications
Dunc'd On podcast host and CBA expert Nate Duncan joins the show to discuss the potential ramifications of a new CBA on the Warriors. How tough may it be to keep this core together. Plus, we discuss Golden State's questionable big man situation, Kevin Durant's recent comments and more.
Oct 12, 2016
Washington Post's Tim Bontempts
Washington Post national NBA writer Tim Bontempts joins the podcast to debate over/under props for each Warrior player. Will Steph Curry hit more than 320 threes? Will Kevin Durant average nine or more rebounds? Will Draymond Green blow up more than two times? We discuss all that and more.
Oct 06, 2016
The Vertical's Michael Lee
The Vertical's Michael Lee joins the podcast to recap Warrior media day and break down the lofty expectations surrounding this team. As a D.C. resident, he offers his unique perspective on the backlash Kevin Durant faced. Later, he tells us some JaVale McGee stories. Lee covered McGee when he was with the Wizards.
Sep 28, 2016
New Warriors assistant Mike Brown
New Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown joins the podcast to trace his career. Brown talks about how he got the Golden State job, goes in-depth about coaching LeBron James' Cavaliers, reflects on the Malice at the Palace and offers an interesting perspective on the Colin Kaepernick protest debate.
Sep 23, 2016
Warriors rookie Damian Jones
It's an all Damian Jones-themed podcast as the Warriors rookie joins the podcast to discuss his progress from a pec injury, his expectations for his first season and his background. Later, Vanderbilt beat writer Adam Sparks gives us a recap of Jones' career in Nashville.
Sep 14, 2016
Marcus Thompson on the Warriors since 2004
Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson joins the podcast to discuss his history covering the Warriors, which dates back to 2004, his best Stephen Jackson story, his thoughts on Kevin Durant's new tattoo and more.
Sep 07, 2016
Sam Amick on the GSW Olympians
USA Today's Sam Amick discusses his Olympic experience covering Team USA, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson. Plus we talk Brazilian rodents, Uber, social activism and next year's Warriors.
Sep 02, 2016
Brian Windhorst on LeBron-KD parallels
ESPN's Brian Windhorst joins the podcast to discuss the parallels between LeBron's free agency move from Cleveland to Miami six years ago and Kevin Durant's move to Golden State this past July.
Aug 29, 2016
Tim Kawakami on the Warriors rise
Warriors beat writer Anthony Slater and Bay Area News Group columnist Tim Kawakami discuss the often rocky road of the Golden State Warriors franchise, tracing how they went from NBA bottom-feeder to sudden dynasty in the making.
Aug 23, 2016