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Wes Goldberg, Golden State Warriors writer for The Mercury News, brings Dubs fans inside their team and the NBA with a daily podcast. Subscribe for daily news, analysis, rumors and updates on Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and all of the Golden State Warriors. Locked on Warriors is part of the Locked on Podcast Network.

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1
Trading for Aaron Gordan, a More Aggressive Ste...
Wes Goldberg answers listener questions about the Warriors using the traded-player exception on Aaron Gordon, if Golden State plans to stay young, if Steph Curry will be more aggressive next season and more.
19 min
2
Stephen Jackson's Misstep, 'Warriors' Name and ...
Wes Goldberg opens the show with some thoughts on Stephen Jackson's recent anti-Semitic comments. Then he discusses why the Redskins shouldn't rename their team the Washington Warriors and opens some mail about last week's episode exploring Golden State acquiring Justise Winslow.
22 min
3
Warriors' TPE Targets: Justise Winslow
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton ask if the Warriors should try to acquire Grizzlies forward Justise Winslow with their traded-player exception this offseason.
20 min
4
Locked On NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Warriors Take a P...
Wes Goldberg, host of Locked On Warriors, is joined by Locked On Pistons host Matt Schoch and Locked On Wolves host Ben Beecken to discuss the first six picks in the second edition of the Locked On Podcast Network NBA mock draft.
33 min
5
Jason Richardson On Police Reform
In the final episode of this six-part series discussing race and justice reform in America with former Warriors players over the last six decades, Wes Goldberg is joined by Jason Richardson, who played for the Warriors from 2001 to 2007, to discuss his thoughts on police reform and if the NBA should conclude its season.
28 min
6
Mailbag: NBA Draft Wings, Justise Winslow for t...
Wes Goldberg answers listener questions about if the Warriors are interested in Isaac Okoro or Devin Vassell at the top of the NBA draft, if they should target Grizzlies forward Justise Winslow with the TPE and more.
22 min
7
Brian Shaw on Police Reform and if the NBA Shou...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Brian Shaw, who shares a story about being racially profiled by police in Los Angeles and to discuss whether or not the NBA has a moral case to resume the season.
18 min
8
Clifford Ray Shares Stories About Growing Up Ar...
For part four of our six-part series exploring race and justice reform in America, Wes Goldberg is joined by Clifford Ray, who played for the Warriors from 1974-1981.
45 min
9
Jamaal Wilkes
In part three of our six-part series discussing race and justice reform in America, Wes Goldberg is joined by Jamaal Wilkes, who shares his thoughts on the current Black Lives Matter movement and stories about being discriminated against by police during his playing days in the NBA.
21 min
10
Can Peak Draymond Return? Giannis Trade Questio...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Bram Hillsman, host of the popular podcast "Warriors Huddle" to discuss what the Warriors need from Draymond Green to return to title contention, what Warriors fans should be willing to give up for Giannis Antetokounmpo and much more.
42 min
11
Former Warrior Joe Ellis Compares the Black Pan...
This is part two of our six-part series discussing racial justice and reform in America with former Warriors players from over the last six decades. Wes Goldberg joined by Joe Ellis, who grew up in the Bay Area and played for the Warriors from 1966 to 1974.
19 min
12
David West On Being a Black Man in America
Wes Goldberg is joined by former Golden State Warriors forward and NBA champion David West to discuss his reaction to the protests following the death of George Floyd, race in America and if players should resume the season and risk distracting from the movement.
29 min
13
Mailbag: Why the Warriors Shouldn't Trade Their...
Wes Goldberg answers listener questions about if the Warriors should combine the top-five pick with the trade exception to acquire a veteran contributor, other uses for the TPE and if tostadas count as toast.
27 min
14
Players on the Warriors Bubble, Plus a Conversa...
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton break down the players on the bubble to make the Warriors' roster next season. Then Wes talks with Warriors guard Ky Bowman about lessons from his rookie year, how he's staying in shape and goals for next season.
32 min
15
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
85 min
16
Locked On NBA Mock Draft: Picks 1-3
Wes Goldberg, host of Locked On Warriors, is joined by Chris Manning, host of Locked On Cavaliers, and Ben Beecken, host of Locked On Wolves, to do a mock draft for selections 1-3.
28 min
17
Will the Warriors Spend Big This Offseason?
Wes Goldberg opens the show by talking about whether or not the Warriors will use the full spending power of the MLE and TPE before answering listener questions about tacos vs. hotdogs, Aaron Nesmith and more.
22 min
18
NBA Season to Resume Without the Warriors, NBA ...
With the Warriors' season officially over, Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to discuss their takeaways from the season before talking about their favorite draft targets and debate a pair of free agent possibilities.
32 min
19
Warriors Protest in Oakland
Steph Curry and four other Warriors joined in on a peaceful protest in Oakland on Wednesday. How did it come together, and what was the impact on the community? Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau to discuss their coverage of the event.
21 min
20
Blackout Tuesday, the Warriors Closing Lineup a...
Wes Goldberg opens the show by sharing his thoughts on the recent protests resulting from the death of George Floyd. Then he answers a few listener questions about the Warriors' closing lineup and backup point guard for next season.
23 min
21
Will the Warriors Play Again? Plus Remembering ...
Wes Goldberg opens the show by talking about if the Warriors should play another game this season and the value of going through a training camp in San Francisco. Then he's joined by Charles T. Hamilton to remember the transitional 2010-11 season and discuss a couple of free agent wing targets.
24 min
22
Giannis and Golden State, Plus Remembering the ...
Wes Goldberg is joined by the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau (@Con_Chron) to discuss the backlash to their Giannis takes last week, what Vonteego Cummings is up to and Antawn Jamison scoring 51 points against Kobe Bryant during the 2000-01 season.
28 min
23
Kevon Looney's Surgery, Group Stage Playoffs an...
Wes Goldberg talks about what Kevon Looney's surgery means for him and the Warriors before being joined by Mark King (Locked On Grizzlies) to discuss the benefits of a group stage in the playoffs. Then he gets to listener mail and polls.
35 min
24
Who the Warriors Won't Draft (with Connor Letou...
Wes Goldberg and the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau discuss what they are hearing about the Warriors' NBA draft plans, including why they won't take James Wiseman or Killian Hayes.
31 min
25
Steve Kerr in 'The Last Dance,' the Warriors' C...
Wes Goldberg talks about Steve Kerr's story in episode 9 of "The Last Dance," what the Warriors can learn from the 90s Bulls and why the 2017 Warriors would dominate the 1996 Bulls.
24 min
26
What If... Kevin Durant Never Got Injured?
Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to ask if Kevin Durant would have left the Warriors if he didn't get injured during last season's playoffs. Then they discuss who between Jae Crowder and Andre Roberson would be a better free-agent addition for the Warriors.
22 min
27
What If... The NBA Season Returns But Media Acc...
Wes Goldberg is joined by the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau and the Mercury News' Dieter Kurtenbach to discuss how the NBA season could return, if media access will ever be the same after COVID-19 and why Alameda is better than San Francisco.
50 min
28
Monta Ellis on the "We Believe" Season, Steph C...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Monta Ellis to discuss the "We Believe" Warriors, being bitter after getting traded, growing up in Mississippi and more.
31 min
29
Free Agent Centers for the Warriors
Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to discuss some center options the Warriors can target in free agency.
21 min
30
Steve Kerr on Coaching Tips, Establishing Cultu...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Warriors head coach Steve Kerr to talk about his new podcast with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, how he's established a culture in Golden State, and his takeaways from "The Last Dance" documentary.
23 min
31
Mailbag: Who Would the Warriors Draft if Anthon...
Wes Goldberg answers listener questions about who the Warriors would take with the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft, veteran free agent targets, trading back and more.
25 min
32
Warriors' Interest in Anthony Edwards Plus Free...
Wes Goldberg is joined by the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau to discuss his report that the Warriors are prepared to take Anthony Edwards with the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. Then Charles T. Hamilton joins the show to explore some free agent targets.
54 min
33
Warriors NBA Draft Targets (with Chad Ford)
Wes Goldberg and Chad Ford discuss the Warriors' options at the top of the NBA Draft, who among Anthony Edwards, LeMelo Ball and James Wiseman is a better fit and if there's a market to trade down.
43 min
34
Jason Richardson
Wes Goldberg is joined by Jason Richardson, long-time Warriors fan favorite, to discuss the "We Believe" season, beating the Mavericks in the first round, his favorite dunks and Stephen Jackson stories, and more.
17 min
35
Trading Draymond to Keep Durant, and Free Agent...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to discuss why Draymond Green has decided to start talking about his relationship with Kevin Durant, and if they think the Warriors would have traded Green to keep Durant.
32 min
36
Draymond vs. KD, The Last Dance and the Better ...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle, Twitter: @Con_Chron) and Dieter Kurtenbach (Mercury News, Twitter: @dieter) to discuss Draymond Green's fiery comments about Kevin Durant's last season in Golden State, their impressions so far of "The Last Dance" and why Better Call Saul is a better show than Breaking Bad.
54 min
37
'The Last Dance' Premier
Wes Goldberg opens the show by talking about how Scottie Pippen and Steph Curry are similar before discussing Steve Kerr's comments about the difficulty of winning and the Twitter polls of the day.
20 min
38
Steph Curry's Best Season and Free Agency Targe...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to discuss the best individual seasons for Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green before talking about a couple of 3-point shooters the Warriors can target in free agency.
33 min
39
Covering a Dynasty, Favorite Forgotten Players ...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle, Twitter: @Con_Chron) to discuss which Warriors season he enjoyed covering the most before talking about our favorite forgotten role players and how we are dealing with being sheltered-in-place.
31 min
40
The 73-Win Season, TPE Targets and Burying $7 M...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Dieter Kurtenbach (Mercury News columnist, Twitter: @dieter) to talk about the Warriors winning 73 games in 2015-16, best traded-player exception targets, and which Warriors player would be able to find their way through the New Mexico desert.
50 min
41
Remembering Steph Curry's First MVP and the Big...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to discuss his fondest memories of the 2014-15 Warriors season before being joined by Warriors play-by-play voice Bob Fitzgerald to discuss Steph Curry's leap to becoming the NBA's MVP.
43 min
42
The Moves That Shaped the Warriors' 2015 Champi...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle, Twitter: @Con_Chron) to talk about the Warriors refusing to trade Klay Thompson, hiring Steve Kerr, moving Andre Iguodala to the bench and the other decisions that led the Warriors to winning the 2015 NBA Finals.
31 min
43
Favorite Warriors Seasons and Baron Davis Stori...
Wes Goldberg opens the show with results from the #FavWarriorsSeason bracket, then talks to sports agent Todd Ramasar about Baron Davis.
27 min
44
Free Agency Fridays: A Pair of Ball-Handlers
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton open the show by talking about some of the Warriors game replays, then discuss some possible free agent targets before checking the Twitter polls.
27 min
45
2015 Warriors, Chances of NBA Resuming and More...
Wes Goldberg opens the show by discussing last night's re-air of Game 3 of the 2015 playoff game between the Warriors and Pelicans. Then he talks about why he's pessimistic the NBA could return before checking the Twitter polls.
21 min
46
LeTuesday: Sports Illustrated Layoffs, NBA Frie...
Wes Goldberg and Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle, Twitter: @Con_Chron) discuss the recent Sports Illustrated layoffs and the state of sportswriting, NBA friendships and how they are dealing with being sheltered in place.
32 min
47
Salary Cap Implications of COVID-19
Wes Goldberg is joined by Jeff Siegel (EarlyBirdRights.com, Twitter: @jgsiegel) to discuss the key questions facing the NBA in regards to how the coronavirus crisis impacts the 2020-21 salary cap and the Warriors.
28 min
48
Steph Curry's Coronavirus Chat with Dr. Anthony...
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton open the show by talking about Steph Curry's conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Then they talk about the NBA Draft and the Warriors' team needs before checking the Twitter polls.
21 min
49
What Defines Klay Thompson, Plus Tiger King
Wes Goldberg opens the show talking about Klay Thompson's legacy before being joined by the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau to talk about Netflix's "Tiger King."
19 min
50
How Postponing the Olympics Impacts the Warriors
Wes Goldberg opens the show with a quick update on his plans for the podcast, then talks about what the Olympics postponing the Games until 2021 means for Klay Thompson, Steph Curry and Steve Kerr. He closed the show by checking the day's Twitter polls.
17 min
51
LeTuesday: The Best Basketball Movies and Books
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle, Twitter: @Con_Chron) to discuss their favorite basketball movies and books.
35 min
52
Warriors Replays, Draft Strategy and Streaming TV
Wes Goldberg opens the show by talking about how it must be weird for Warriors fans to watch the classic games replays on NBC Sports, then discusses his article on the Warriors' draft strategy and wraps up with today's Twitter poll.
19 min
53
Potential Changes to the NBA, Friday Mailbag an...
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton open the show by discussing the NBA's potential measures to save the season before opening up the mailbag to answer questions about the best all-time Warriors bench lineup, Golden State's draft prep and more.
28 min
54
Sports as a Diversion with Bob Fitzgerald
Wes Goldberg opens the show by discussing why the NFL and NBA are trying to provide fans with a product. Then he talks with Warriors play-by-play announcer Bob Fitzgerald about potentially calling games without fans.
18 min
55
Warriors Dodge Coronavirus, Klay's Rehab and Qu...
Wes Goldberg discusses Bob Myers' comments about the Warriors not receiving tests for the coronavirus, a new challenge in Klay Thompson's rehab and how the team aims to prepare for the draft.
15 min
56
LeTuesday: NBA Draft Talk
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (The San Francisco Chronicle, Twitter: @Con_Chron) to discuss the Warriors' approach to the NBA Draft.
28 min
57
Mailbag: What's Next After COVID-19?
From his self-quarantined apartment, Wes Goldberg answers your mailbag questions about the NBA Draft, the Warriors' offseason needs and more.
21 min
58
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Coronavirus Cancels the NBA
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton discuss the ramifications of the NBA postponing the season after players have been diagnosed with coronavirus.
23 min
59
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- How Coronavirus is Changi...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle) to discuss the city's decision to bar fans from attending games at Chase Center and how the Warriors have become the example the rest of the NBA will follow.
18 min
60
LOCKED ON WARRIORS - GSW vs LAC: Coronavirus an...
Wes Goldberg and Dieter Kurtenbach discuss a surreal night at Chase Center.
40 min
61
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Mychal Mulder
Wes Goldberg talks with Warriors guard Mychal Mulder about defending Devin Booker while on a 10-day contract, what it was like playing in Sioux Falls and how he hopes to carve out a role in the NBA.
19 min
62
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Mailbag: Do the Warriors ...
Wes Goldberg answers your mailbag questions, including if the Warriors need James Wiseman if they have Marquese Chriss, and which fringe guys could make the team next season.
16 min
63
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- GSW vs. TOR: Steph Curry....
Wes Goldberg is joined by Dieter Kurtenbach to talk about how Steph Curry looked in his return to the Warriors, and how his teammates reacted to playing with the two-time MVP.
23 min
64
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Steph Curry is Back!
Wes Goldberg discusses what to watch for in Steph Curry's return to the Warriors on Thursday.
15 min
65
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- GSW at DEN: Wiggins' Pass...
Wes Goldberg is joined by the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau to discuss the Warriors' big win against the Nuggets, Andrew Wiggins as a passer and Mychal Mulder's chances of making the roster next season.
22 min
66
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Steph Curry's Rehab Goes ...
Wes Goldberg takes you inside Steph Currys' 5-on-5 scrimmage with the Warriors' G League affiliate in Santa Cruz, and discusses why Curry is ready to make his NBA return.
16 min
67
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- GSW vs. LAL: Draymond Eje...
19 min
68
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Mailbag: Should The Warri...
Wes Goldberg answers your questions about players on 10-day contracts, the roles of Eric Paschall and Marquese Chriss going forward and why the Warriors would pursue another superstar.
19 min
69
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- GSW vs. SAC: Marquese Chr...
Wes Goldberg is joined by San Francisco Chronicle writer Connor Letourneau to discuss how Marquese Chriss has emerged as a long-term piece for the Warriors.
16 min
70
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Bender's Debut, Wiggins' ...
Wes Goldberg breaks down Dragan Bender's debut in the Warriors' loss to the Pelicans Sunday.
15 min
71
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Is Andrew Wiggins Underra...
Wes Goldberg and Charles T. Hamilton ask if Andrew Wiggins is, like Steve Kerr says, underrated.
26 min
72
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Warriors to Sign Dragan B...
21 min
73
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Steph Curry Update and Za...
Wes Goldberg reports from Warriors practice with the latest regarding Steph Curry's return.
16 min
74
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- NBA Draft Strategy with S...
18 min
75
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Mailbag Monday: TPE Targe...
Wes Goldberg answers your questions about who the Warriors could acquire using the traded player exception, who should run the second-unit offense and who will start at center next season.
21 min
76
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- GSW @ PHX: Marquese Chris...
Wes Goldberg breaks down the Warriors' loss to the Suns, Marquese Chriss' long-term fit and the future at point guard.
17 min
77
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- The Andrew Wiggins Acclim...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Charles T. Hamilton to discuss dumb California laws, how the Warriors are fitting in Andrew Wiggins and other players to watch the rest of the season.
23 min
78
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Warriors Fall to Heat, Ig...
Wes Goldberg discusses what went wrong in the Warriors' loss to the Heat and why it showed a glaring weakness for the team going forward.
19 min
79
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- Mailbag: How Do The Warri...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors writer for The Mercury News, answers your mailbag questions about how we should judge Andrew Wiggins, the Warriors' draft priorities and some potential free agent targets.
22 min
80
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- The Warriors’ Bet On Andr...
Wes Goldberg is joined by Connor Letourneau (@Con_Chron) to break down the blockbuster trade that sent D’Angelo Russell to the Timberwolves and brought Andrew Wiggins to the Warriors.
27 min
81
BREAKING NEWS POD: Warriors Trade D'Angelo Russ...
7 min
82
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- The Latest D'Angelo Russe...
17 min
83
LOCKED ON WARRIORS -- D'Angelo Russell, Alec Bu...
Wes Goldberg talks about if the Warriors will move D'Angelo Russell before the trade deadline?
19 min
84
CROSSOVER
34 min
85
TANK FOR #1?
14 min
86
CENTER OF ATTENTION
20 min
87
A TUESDAY TRIBUTE
24 min
88
LOW MORALE
24 min
89
WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS
27 min
90
ANOTHER FRUSTRATING LOSS
27 min
91
FALSE TRADE RUMORS
24 min
92
YET ANOTHER DISAPPOINTING LOSS
19 min
93
2 OFFICIAL RETURNS, AND 3RD QUARTER EXPECTATIONS
23 min
94
A POTENTIAL RETURN, AND A MAILBAG
28 min
95
8TH STRAIGHT LOSS
22 min
96
A FAMILIAR FACE ON THE ROAD
25 min
97
A GOOD GAME PLAN WAS NOT ENOUGH
24 min
98
AN UNEXPECTED MOVE
21 min
99
NORCAL BATTLE
26 min
100
NEW YEAR, NEW INJURIES
17 min