RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast

Listen to Nick Whalen, James Anderson, Shannon McKeown, Ken Crites, Alex Barutha and NBA team beat writers from around the league talk fantasy basketball throughout the season.

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Around the Western Conference: Fantasy Notes on...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
60 min
2
Fantasy Basketball Waivers - Week 6 (2022-23)
Shannon and Alex discuss NBA news before diving into waiver options such as Bones Hyland, Cam Reddish and Marvin Bagley.
27 min
3
Orlando Magic Deep Dive with Brandon Kravitz
Nick Whalen is joined by Orlando Magic pregame host Brandon Kravitz.
44 min
4
Around the Eastern Conference: Fantasy News and...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
5
NBA Fantasy Waiver Wire - Week 5 (2022-23)
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss numerous waiver wire options for Week 5, including Malik Monk, Charles Bassey, Tari Eason and Marcus Morris.
43 min
6
Buy-Low Players, Early MVP + Coach of the Year ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
7
Around the NBA: Hot Starts for Luka and SGA, Tr...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
8
NBA Fantasy Waiver Wire for Week 4 (2022-23)
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss news before talking waiver wire adds and DFS options for Friday.
42 min
9
Nets Chaos + Revised NBA Futures Bets with Jame...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
51 min
10
What is Sorare NBA? With Andrew Laird
Alex Barutha is joined by a former RotoWire Senior Soccer Editor and Head of DFS Content, Andrew Laird to discuss the new Sorare NBA Fantasy game. Andrew is now the head of content at SorareData, which provides real-time player analytics and market data. The two provide an overview of the game, why it's fun to play, and more advanced details on the market.
68 min
11
Fantasy Basketball Waivers for Week 3 (2022-23)
44 min
12
Injury Updates + Players to Drop After One Week
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
44 min
13
Hot and Cold Starts, Draft Day Regrets, Kawhi C...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
14
Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire for Week 2 of 20...
Ken, Shannon and Alex bring you the first Friday podcast of the regular season. The guys discuss news before jumping into waiver wire adds. They close the show out with DFS suggestions.
45 min
15
NBA Opening Week Fantasy Recap + Reactions
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
16
NBA Fantasy Deep Sleepers 2022-23 + Atlantic Di...
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss more sleepers ahead of the 2022-23 NBA season. They also get into the competitive and interesting Atlantic division.
44 min
17
Draymond's Future, Hornets as a Tank Candidate,...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
64 min
18
Western Conference Win Total Over/Unders with J...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
82 min
19
Point Guard Focus, Southeast Division Preview 2...
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the first point guards off draft boards, sleepers and overrated PGs. After that, they ask questions about each team in the Southeast division.
29 min
20
Eastern Conference Win Total Over/Unders with J...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
80 min
21
Fantasy Basketball Sleepers and Busts for Cente...
50 min
22
Fantasy Basketball Busts 2022-23, Central Divis...
52 min
23
Around the Western Conference In 57 Minutes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
24
Early Top 10 Sleepers, Northwest Division Previ...
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss their Top 10 sleepers early in draft season before previewing the Northwest Division.
54 min
25
Drafting the Top 200 Players in Fantasy Basketball
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
26
2022 Offseason Top Moves, Pacific Division Preview
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the biggest news of the offseason before talking Pacific Divison.
61 min
27
Favorite Late-Round Targets + Fantasy Fallout f...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
28
Comparing RotoWire's Player Rankings vs. Early ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
72 min
29
2022-23 Fantasy Rankings Debates + Realistic Do...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
61 min
30
Ayton Signs Offer Sheet, Donovan Mitchell Landi...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
31
Summer League Gleanings, Paolo vs. Chet, Rankin...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
78 min
32
Did the Magic Get it Right? Breaking Down the 2...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
47 min
33
Finals Deep Dive + Betting Guide with Alex Barutha
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
34
All-NBA Deep Dive + Celtics-Warriors Finals Imm...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
35
Weird Celtics-Heat Series, Midseason Tournament...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
36
NBA Draft Lottery + Conference Finals Preview w...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
69 min
37
Way-Too-Early Top-150 Deep Dive + Around the Pl...
72 min
38
NBA Playoffs Reset + Early 2022-23 Rankings Pre...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
39
Wolves Collapse, Booker + Middleton Injured
Ken and Alex bring back the Friday pod to discuss every playoff series, starting with a rant from K-Train about the Wolves' historic Game 3 collapse.
65 min
40
Warriors 3.0, Sixers Rolling, Poole vs. Maxey v...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
41
Luka Injury, Play-In Takes, Round 1 Preview + G...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
83 min
42
Playoff Bets, Finals MVP Odds, Play-In Preview ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
43
Lakers Post-Mortem, Bulls and Cavs in Trouble, ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
44
2021-22 Friday Pod FINALE
Ken, Shannon and Alex wrap up their year of Friday pods with more poorly-timed interjections, more non-sequiturs, more home-team talk and more rants than ever. A masterclass in mediocrity.
62 min
45
Bucks-Sixers Takeaways, Why the Nets are Favori...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
64 min
46
Morant Out 2 Weeks, Kyrie Can Play at Home, Wee...
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before diving into waiver wire options and DFS picks for Friday.
42 min
47
All-NBA Picks + CP3 is Back, Spo vs. Butler, Re...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
48
CP3 Update, Suns' Path to the Finals, All-NBA D...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
49
Curry, Collins, Simmons Sidelined Indefinitely,...
35 min
50
How Good is the 2022 NBA Draft Class?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
48 min
51
NCAA Tournament Special: Talking Brackets + Bet...
Nick Whalen is joined by Jason Lisk of TeamRankings.com and RotoWire's Adam Zdroik to break down betting angles and bracket strategy for the 2022 NCAA Tournament.
55 min
52
Nets/Sixers Flops, Week 21 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before diving into waiver wire adds and DFS suggestions for Friday.
39 min
53
Nets-Sixers Showdown, Jokic vs. Embiid, Confide...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
62 min
54
Around the Western Conference: Talking All 15 T...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
55
Durant, Fultz Return + Luka Magic + Week 20 Wai...
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before diving into waiver wire options and DFS plays for Friday.
48 min
56
Around the Eastern Conference + What's the Bigg...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
57
Ja Morant Appreciation Podcast + News Rundown
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
58
Week 19 Waivers, Harden to debut Friday
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before highlighting waiver wire options and going through some DFS picks.
47 min
59
Zion Taking Heat, NYC Vaccine Mandate + Four St...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
61 min
60
All-Star Weekend, Title Contenders, Fantasy Sur...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
61
Early Deadline Returns, The Legend of Zion + Al...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
62
James Anderson on the Trade Deadline, Revised T...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
59 min
63
Trade Deadline Special: Fantasy Implications
Ken, Shannon and Alex highlight the fantasy implications of an exciting trade deadline.
59 min
64
Trade Deadline Recap: Harden to Philly, Simmons...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
77 min
65
Trade Reactions with Kenny Ducey: McCollum, Sab...
Nick Whalen and Kenny Ducey talk about the NBA.
53 min
66
Week 17 Waivers, ASG Reserves Announced
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the news before diving into waiver wire options and DFS plays for Friday.
45 min
67
All-Star Reserve Predictions, Dunk Contest Chat...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
68
Ja Morant's MVP Case, Bucks Concerns + Checking...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
51 min
69
Anthony Davis Returns, Week 16 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before diving into waiver wire options and DFS suggestions.
41 min
70
Drafting the Teams Most Likely to Win a Title i...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
74 min
71
Harden's Future, Jokic's MVP Case + Trade Deadl...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
55 min
72
Week 15 Waivers, Bulls + Pacers Banged Up
Shannon and Alex discuss DeMarcus Cousins signing a 10-day deal, the Bulls and Pacers being banged up, and Russell Westbrook's fourth-quarter benching. Then, they move into waiver wire suggestions and DFS options before Alex's Young Man Rant about digital jersey cards.
43 min
73
Best NBA Futures Values + Knicks Talk with Kenn...
Nick Whalen and Kenny Ducey talk about the NBA.
75 min
74
NBA Loosens Protocols, Week 14 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the news before diving into waiver wire suggestions and DFS options.
49 min
75
The Westbrook Debacle + Good and Bad Surprises ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
63 min
76
Grizzlies' Ceiling + MVP, COY, NBA Title Odds C...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
61 min
77
Week 13 Waivers, Protocols Easing Up
46 min
78
Hawks Concerns, Lillard's Injury, Kyrie Expecta...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
79
Ranking the Top 25 Players Under 25 with James ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
68 min
80
James Anderson on All-Star Picks + How Many Tea...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
42 min
81
Week 12 Waivers, Ken's Celtics Meltdown
Shannon and Alex sit in terror as Ken has a LIVE meltdown about the Celtics' poor play, highlighted by Jaylen Brown taking 36 shots with no assists. The amigos also discuss waiver options and DFS.
50 min
82
Playoff Projections, LeBron's Surge, Kyrie Near...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
83
COVID Continues, Week 11 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the continued COVID absences before diving into waiver options and DFS.
44 min
84
Non-COVID Storylines + All-Star Predictions
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
48 min
85
Endless COVID Absences, Week 10 Waivers
49 min
86
Preseason Takes Revisited
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
87
Playoff Odds, Another COVID Season + 2022 NBA D...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
66 min
88
COVID is BACK, Week 9 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex highlight COVID-19 running wild throughout the NBA again this season and touch on other news before diving into waiver wire suggestions.
50 min
89
Fake Trades Bonanza + Pacers Blowing It Up?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
68 min
90
Blazers Future, Streaking Rockets + Picking the...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
59 min
91
Dedmon, Memphis Guards Highlight Week 8 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news, then dive into waiver wire options before finishing with DFS talk.
47 min
92
Big-Name Injuries, CP3's Stealth MVP Case + Who...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
93
Weekend News + MVP and NBA Title Odds Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
74 min
94
Talking MVP, Rookie of the Year, Title Odds and...
Nick Whalen and Joe Fann of WynnBet talk NBA futures bets.
45 min
95
LeBron Near Return, Week 6 Waivers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before diving into waiver wire suggestions and Friday DFS.
41 min
96
News Catch-Up + Who Would You Rather Roster the...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
97
Sell-High Options, Week 5 Waivers
54 min
98
Jokic Suspended + Six Most Interesting Teams So...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
99
Weekend Recap, 2020 Re-Draft + Ranking This Yea...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
52 min
100
Week 4 Waivers (2021-22)
Ken and Alex discuss waiver wire adds ahead of Week 4.
52 min