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RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast
Listen to Nick Whalen, James Anderson, Shannon McKeown, Ken Crites, D.J. Trainor, Alex Barutha, and NBA team beat writers from around the league talk fantasy basketball throughout the season.
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1
Team-by-Team Over/Unders
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
82 min
2
Catching Up on Summer League + Free Agency
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha break down the top performers from summer league and talk free agency.
59 min
3
Final Pre-Draft Thoughts + Predictions
Nick Whalen and James Anderson take one final deep dive into the 2018 NBA Draft.
74 min
4
Draft Preview with James Anderson
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to break down the storylines heading into the 2018 NBA Draft.
45 min
5
Finals Recap + Free Agency Preview + Happy Birt...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap the Finals, talk LeBron destinations, the Celtics' future, 2019 playoff teams, and much more.
56 min
6
Game 3 Preview + KD vs. LeBron Legacies
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap Game 2, preview Game 3, and discuss how LeBron's decision in 2010 will be compared, historically, to Duran't's in 2016
67 min
7
Game 1 Recap
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap Game 1.
50 min
8
Colangelogate + Finals Preview
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha sort through the details of the season's most bizarre story and preview Cavs/Warriors, Part IV.
66 min
9
NBA Draft Combine Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the winners and losers from the 2018 NBA Draft Combine.
62 min
10
Cavs are Cooked + Lottery Recap and Combine Pre...
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk Cavs/Celtics and Rockets/Warriors. Then, James Anderson drops by to recap the Draft Lottery and preview the NBA Combine.
42 min
11
Conference Finals Preview
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
12
Kyle Lowry Was in the Same Draft as Josh Boone
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
13
Kawhi to Brooklyn is a Done Deal
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
14
Jrue Holiday is the Best Player in the NBA
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
15
Team by Team, Round by Round
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
16
Rookie Performance Reviews
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
71 min
17
What Have We Learned This Season?
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review what they've learned this season.
41 min
18
Kawhi Trades x East Playoff Matchups x Post-Tou...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
42 min
19
Late-Season DFS Strategy
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss late-season DFS strategy and review all of the bets they've made throughout the season.
44 min
20
Draft Stock x More Fultz x All-NBA
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
39 min
21
Trey Burke Scored 42 Points in an NBA Basketbal...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
47 min
22
Big-Minute Scrubs
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review some scrubs who will see big minutes rest of season.
37 min
23
Worst Contracts x COY x Kawhi x Dwight Howard M...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
53 min
24
Bucks' Future x RFAs x West Playoff Race
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
25
Head-to-Head Playoff Strategy
D.J. and K-Train discuss strategy for head-to-head playoffs after reviewing recent news from around the league.
42 min
26
Picking the All-NBA Teams x Prospects to Watch ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
27
How To Win Your Bracket Pool
34 min
28
Brandon Jennings is B-A-C-K BACK
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
29
Late-Season Strategy
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss how to handle late-season strategy for single-season leagues.
40 min
30
Happy Birthday to Greg Ostertag
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
31
Nutmegs and Soup
D.J. is joined by Nick to discuss LeBron James' nutmeg and JR Smith's soup, among many other things.
41 min
32
Revisiting Preseason Over/Unders
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
65 min
33
Kawhi Saga x Davis' MVP Case x West Playoff Race
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
34
Affordable, High-Upside Targets
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss recent news from around the league before diving into players who can be easily attained before your fantasy trade deadline.
46 min
35
Playoff Restructuring + Handicapping the Awards...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
65 min
36
Full All-Star Weekend Recap
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
37
Midseason Overachievers & Disappointments
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss players who have either overachieved or disappointed prior to the All-Star break.
49 min
38
All-Star Preview x 2017 Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
71 min
39
Buyouts x Deadline Fallout x All-Star Saturday ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
40
Trade Deadline Fallout
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review all the fantasy implications of Thursday's eventful trade deadline.
45 min
41
Full Trade Deadline Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
56 min
42
Looking Ahead to the Trade Deadline
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
44 min
43
Trade Deadline Waiver Wire Targets
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dive into all the worthwhile waiver wire targets ahead of the trade deadline.
47 min
44
NBA Front Offices: A Case Study
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
65 min
45
1/31/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller go over a slate that could be without Devin Booker, and suggest that Dwight Howard might make for a better GPP play than Joel Embiid.
37 min
46
Blake Fallout x Mirotic (Almost) Dealt x City Unis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
47
1/29/18 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller walk through a difficult six-game slate, touching on a handful of intriguing players for both 50/50s and GPPs.
34 min
48
Chasing Rebounds and Blocks
D.J. and Shannon discuss a handful of players who are easily attainable and can help boost totals for rebounds and blocks in the second half of the season.
44 min
49
All-Star Draft + What to do with the Brooklyn Pick
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
63 min
50
1/24/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller emphasis a potential gold-mine in the form of the Bulls/76ers matchup, highlighting a variety of different cheap plays at the guard spot on DraftKings.
39 min
51
Kidd Out + All-Star Reserves
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
52
1/22/18 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller touch on a number of injuries affecting the nine-game slate, including a plethora from the 76ers/Grizzlies game.
41 min
53
Chasing Three-Pointers and Assists
D.J., Shannon and K-Train react to the Kemba Walker trade rumors before discussing players who specialize in three-pointers and assists.
37 min
54
1/17/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
How chalky is Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins for Wednesday's 10-game slate? Joe Bartel and Ben Miller discuss their expectations as well a handful of other intriguing names for Wednesday's slate.
40 min
55
A Quiet Monday Night in the NBA
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
53 min
56
Dynasty Values
58 min
57
1/10/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller key in on the PG position, touching on a wide variety of interesting names for Wednesday's 11-game slate including Kris Dunn and Goran Dragic.
38 min
58
Trade Destinations
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
43 min
59
1/8/18 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller touch on a handful of positions to pay up for, including the PF spot, in a merciless eight-game slate.
39 min
60
Can they keep it up?
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss whether or not certain players can maintain their current averages, after discussing recent news from around the league.
65 min
61
Cavs/Celtics, Mo Bamba, Rockets, Dunk Contest W...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
51 min
62
1/3/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha ring in the new year by analyzing Wednesday's 12-game slate, discussing which players benefit the most from the Spurs decision to rest their starters.
44 min
63
Harden Fallout, Fultz Expectations, Kemba's Future
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
64
Trade Candidates
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review potential trade candidates after discussing recent news from around the league.
54 min
65
Baron Davis, Luke Doncic, Trae Young, and the B...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
54 min
66
Rookie Keeper Rankings
D.J., Shannon and K-Train debate rookie keeper rankings after reviewing news from around the league.
54 min
67
Big Ballers Only
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
68
12/20/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller suggest punting at the PF position with limited options Wednesday, highlighting players such as Chris Paul and James Harden to splurge on instead.
38 min
69
Remembering Kobe + Bulls are BACK
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
32 min
70
NBA Roundtable Preview
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dive into recent news around the league before discussing RotoWire's recent NBA Roundtable article.
51 min
71
Trey Lyles Appreciation Hour
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
57 min
72
12/13/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller key in on the SG position as a point of interest in Wednesday's nine-game slate, with options such as James Harden and Victor Oladipo heading into prime-time matchups.
38 min
73
Trouble in OKC + Surprise Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
74
12/12/17 NBA DFS Tuesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller struggle to come up with the perfect lineup for Tuesday's seven-game slate and mull over what a potentially injury to Joel Embiid could do for the center position.
40 min
75
Buy-Low, Sell-High Candidates
Shannon convinces D.J. to wear sweatpants and K-Train couldn't be more disgusted. After everyone speaks their peace, they discuss recent news from around the league and buy-low, sell-high candidates.
56 min
76
The Alando Tucker Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
41 min
77
12/6/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller weave their way through Wednesday's 10-game slate, touching on a dilemma at the small forward spot, as well as what to do with the Curry-less Warriors.
42 min
78
The Hoot Gibson Episode
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
44 min
79
12/4/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller discuss which games to stack for Monday's 11-game slate, including a likely high-scoring affair between the Suns and 76ers.
45 min
80
Star Players Returning From Injury
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss how to handle star players returning from injury after reviewing top news from around the league.
45 min
81
Grizzlies Future + Early Season Predictions Gon...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
67 min
82
11/29/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller highlight an intriguing list of value plays for Wednesday's 10-game slate, and discuss the best way to tackle multiple players priced highly at the same position.
43 min
83
Fizdale Out in Memphis, Blake Griffin Injury Fa...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
84
11/27/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller sort through a difficult eight game slate, with a number of notable players hampered by injuries prior to tip-off.
40 min
85
11/22/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller attempt to sort through a massive 14-game pre-Thanksgiving NBA slate, focusing on the revenge games for Kevin Durant and Eric Bledsoe.
40 min
86
Kyrie, Clippers' struggles, Philly's Ceiling, M...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
87
11/20/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller analyze a handful of injuries that could impact Monday's 11-game NBA slate, including John Wall's game-time status.
41 min
88
Players to Monitor on the Waiver Wire
D.J., Shannon and K-Train talk about players currently sitting on the waiver wire who are worth keeping an eye on, after they discuss recent news from around the league.
57 min
89
LeBron to the Wizards. Book It.
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
90
11/15/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller tackle Wednesday's 11 game slate, focusing on what injuries to Carmelo Anthony and Mike Conley could mean for your DFS lineups.
40 min
91
Tyreke Evans/Brandon Jennings Appreciation Day
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss the top storylines after a busy Monday night in the NBA.
39 min
92
How to Salvage Your Season
D.J. and Shannon discuss strategy for keeper, season-long and DFS formats after reviewing recent news from around the league.
40 min
93
The NBA's 10 Most Exciting Players
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk draft busts, Eric Bledsoe, Lonzo Ball and rank their 10 favorite players to watch.
61 min
94
11/8/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller are back to break down the five-game NBA slate, with their attention focused squarely on an enticing matchup for Steph Curry against the TImberwolves.
37 min
95
Bledsoe Trade Special
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and DJ Trainor break down the Suns trading Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee.
64 min
96
11/7/17 NBA DFS Tuesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller take a look at the 10-game slate, eyeing up a potential rosy fantasy situation for Anthony Davis and the Pelicans.
40 min
97
Sell-High Candidates
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss their current sell-high candidates after reviewing recent news from around the league.
45 min
98
True or False: Early-Season Edition
Nick Whalen and James Anderson pick sides on several of the league's top storylines.
56 min
99
11/1/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller go over a loaded 12-game NBA slate, touching on a variety of topics including whether or not you should pay up for John Wall.
45 min
100
Surprise Teams, Surprise Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss their five biggest surprise teams through the first two weeks of the NBA season.
47 min
101
10/30/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller sort together lineups with and without Anthony Davis/DeMarcus Cousins for Monday's nine-game NBA DFS slate.
44 min
102
Panic Button
D.J., Shannon and K-Train decide which players deserve the panic button, after discussing recent news from around the league.
58 min
103
Are we sure the Timberwolves are good?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the biggest surprises from the first week-plus of the NBA season.
42 min
104
10/25/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller highlight key value plays on Wednesday's 10-game NBA slate, including PJ Tucker going against the 76ers.
42 min
105
Ben Simmons, Good Basketball Player
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap the first week of action in the NBA.
45 min
106
10/23/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller break down Monday's eight-game NBA slate and discuss whether or not it's worth paying high prices for Giannis Antetokounmpo.
41 min
107
Waiver Wire Targets
D.J. and Shannon react to breaking news around the league before discussing their waiver wire targets and favorite options for Friday's FanDuel slate.
57 min
108
Chatting with Frank Kaminsky
Joe Bartel (@JBFantasySports) talks with Hornets center Frank Kaminsky (@FSKPart3) about his time with the Wisconsin Badgers, his love for movies and Call of Duty, and what new addition Dwight Howard could bring to the team.
23 min
109
Talking Thunder with Brett Dawson
Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman drops by to preview the Thunder.
61 min
110
10/18/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller take a look at the 11-game NBA slate on Wednesday and highlight who is worth paying up for in your lineups.
47 min
111
Draft Strategy
D.J. and Shannon go over top news around the league before discussing draft strategy.
50 min
112
Actual Fantasy Basketball Talk
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk draft trends, rookies, preseason injuries, and what to expect from bad teams.
56 min
113
Busts
D.J., Shannon and K-Train go over the top news heading into Friday, Oct. 6 before reviewing the players they think have bust potential.
54 min
114
All-Star Draft + Preseason Observations
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about Kyle Kuzma
61 min
115
Predicting the All-Stars: Western Conference
Nick Whalen and James Anderson predict which 12 players will represent the West in Los Angeles in February.
46 min
116
Sleepers
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dust off the train whistle and discuss their sleepers heading into the new season.
56 min
117
Nuggets Preview with Harrison Wind
Nick Whalen previews the Denver Nuggets with Harrison Wind of BSN Denver.
43 min
118
Predicting the All-Stars: Eastern Conference
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Eastern Conference All-Stars.
71 min
119
Over/Unders -- Part II
Nick Whalen and James Anderson make their picks against the Vegas over/under win totals.
47 min
120
Over/Unders -- Part I
Nick Whalen and James Anderson make their picks against the Vegas over/under win totals.
63 min
121
James Anderson Return Pod
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
62 min
122
Cavaliers Deep Dive with Chris Fedor
Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com joins Nick Whalen to break down the Cavs' drama-filled summer.
51 min
123
Timberwolves Offseason with Jon Krawczynski
Nick Whalen talks Timberwolves with Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press.
52 min
124
Cavaliers Offseason with Carter Rodriguez
Fear the Sword's Carter Rodriguez drops by to break down the Cavaliers' eventful offseason.
72 min
125
Thunder Offseason with Brett Dawson
Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman drops by to recap the Thunder's eventful offseason and look forward to next season.
78 min
126
Gordon Hayward: Has Only Been Player of the Wee...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap free agency.
75 min
127
Draft Recap + Free Agency Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the 2017 NBA Draft.
76 min
128
NBA Draft Mega-Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson preview all of the story lines leading up to Thursday night's NBA Draft.
98 min
129
Offseason Chatter
D.J. Trainor and Nick Whalen discuss the NBA offseason happenings over the last couple of days.
59 min
130
NBA Draft Preview with Ricky O'Donnell
Nick Whalen and James Anderson are joined by SB Nation's Ricky O'Donnell to break down the NBA Draft.
67 min
131
NBA Finals Preview
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down the NBA Finals.
47 min
132
Warriors Dominance + Manu + All-NBA Implications
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the Warriors' dominance out West and the Eastern Conference Finals.
68 min
133
Draft Combine/Lottery Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson wrap up the NBA Draft Combine and discuss their lottery projections.
81 min
134
Warriors/Cavs Dominance + Raptors Aftermath + S...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs.
84 min
135
Round 2 Roundup
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the weekend in the NBA and talk Round 2.
67 min
136
RIP in Peace Portland and Indiana
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor review the weekend in the NBA and preview the rest of Round 1.
60 min
137
Celtics, Hawks, Blazers in Trouble
Nick Whalen, DJ Trainor and James Anderson recap the first five days of the NBA playoffs.
55 min
138
Game 1 Recaps
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap all eight Game 1's from opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs.
55 min
139
Adios, Three Amigos
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train bid farewell and head into the offseason.
46 min
140
All-NBA Teams + More T-Mac Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson pick the All-NBA teams.
49 min
141
Drew Gooden Has More Double-Doubles Than David ...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor wrap up MVP talk, praise Lance Stephenson, scold the Magic, discuss Cavs/Celtics and much more.
67 min
142
The Definitive MVP Podcast
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor take a deep dive into the evergreen MVP debate.
47 min
143
The Revenge Game of All Revenge Games
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train go over recent news, settle their season-long bets, rant about the MVP discussion, give credit to underappreciated stat lines, and finish by previewing Friday's DFS slate.
47 min
144
Spurs/Warriors + Brogdon vs. Saric
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about basketball -- specifically, NBA basketball.
48 min
145
30 Teams in 45 Minutes
It's exactly what it sounds like: Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor spend 90 seconds talking about each NBA team.
63 min
146
Monday Conversation with Andre Snellings
Andre Snellings joins Nick Whalen to talk about the Sloan Conference and playoff races.
36 min
147
Late-Season DFS Strategy
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent news around the league, late-season DFS strategy, and specific picks for Friday's DFS slate.
36 min
148
First Round Mock + Sweet 16
Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss their recent first-round NBA mock draft.
71 min
149
Talking Pelicans with Mason Ginsberg
Nick Whalen is joined by Mason Ginsberg of BourbonStreetShots.com to break down the Pelicans’ expectations for the rest of the season and much more.
46 min
150
Injuries, Injuries, Injuries
D.J. and Ken discuss the recent string of injuries throughout the NBA and other breaking news before giving candidates who could be shut down soon and players they're picking for Friday DFS.
41 min
151
Talking Hornets with Taylor Cunningham
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Taylor Cunningham, TV host for the Charlotte Hornets and production assistant for the Carolina Panthers.
46 min
152
Players to Target in the Remainder of the Seaso...
D.J. Trainor is joined by Andre Snellings to talk about players around the league who might see an abnormal amount of playing time in the remainder of the season ahead.
39 min
153
2017-18 Draft Preview
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent news, look ahead at next season's draft value of certain players, and finish by previewing Friday's DFS slate.
47 min
154
The Real MVP
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Celtics-Warriors, the Pelicans’ playoff chances, Brandon Ingram, and Eastern Conference seeding. Then, the guys debate the MVP standings and finish out with some non-lottery NBA Draft prospects to know.
65 min
155
I Was Kevin Durant Before Kevin Durant
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor do a little bit of revisionist history, taking a look back at the NBA players, teams, prospects, ideas, and anything else they were wrong about over the last few seasons.
41 min
156
Burning Questions with DJ Trainor
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor sit down to answer some of the questions that may be on the minds of NBA fans this time of year, like: Who's the best American-born, white player in the NBA not named Gordon Hayward or Kevin Love? Who's the second-best player...
40 min
157
How high should Joel Embiid be drafted next sea...
D.J. and Shannon discuss recent news around the league, rest of season additions off the waiver wire, and Friday's DFS slate.
33 min
158
Thursday Grab Bag with Toolbox Roundy
Nick Whalen is joined by northeast Wisconsin’s own Adam Roundy (@A_Roundy) to discuss the future of the Milwaukee Bucks, the top of the East, and the tightest MVP race in recent memory.
78 min
159
Talking Pacers with Wheat Hotchkiss
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Wheat Hotchkiss (@Wheat_Hotchkiss) of Pacers.com for a deep dive on the only team in NBA history to employ both Lance Stephenson and Andrew Bynum. Topics include: Wheat’s connection to Stephen Curry, Indiana’s ...
54 min
160
Celtics Deep Dive + Lowry Injury
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the implications of Kyle Lowry’s wrist injury, the future of the Celtics, AD & Boogie’s rocky start, Johnny O’Bryant’s new home, Deron Williams’ fit with the Cavaliers and much more.
78 min
161
More Reaction to the Trade Deadline
D.J. and K-Train dive into the fantasy implications of Thursday's trade deadline and finish up by previewing Friday's DFS slate.
37 min
162
Trade Deadline Recap + Mock Lottery 3.0
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to recap all of the action leading up to Thursday’s trade deadline. Then, the guys dive into James’ most-recent mock draft before inevitably circling back to bash the Sacramento Kings.
45 min
163
All-Star Recap + Boogie Trade
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to recap the All-Star Game and All-Star Saturday Night. Then, James Anderson drops by for a deep dive on Boogie Cousins, the future of the Kings, and how the Cousins trade will influence the rest of the league as Thu...
71 min
164
Second Half Breakout Candidates and Bongos
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train go over recent news before discussing their most disappointing players, favorite surprising players, and breakout candidates for the second half of the season.
50 min
165
Live from New Orleans
Fresh out of the hot tub, Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to further analyze the Serge Ibaka trade and preview All-Star Weekend.
46 min
166
Franchise Valuations + All-Star Preview
DJ Trainor and Nick Whalen discuss Forbes' latest NBA franchise valuations and preview this weekend's All-Star festivities.
51 min
167
Raptors Make a Move
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down the deal sending Serge Ibaka to Toronto, talk Kevin Love's knee, Jokic's emergence and much, much more.
53 min
168
K-Train vs. James Dolan and the Knicks
D.J., Shannon, and Ken discuss recent news around the league, Ken gives his Old Man Rant on the Knicks and Charles Oakley, and they finish with an overview of Friday's DFS slate.
38 min
169
2014 NBA Re-Draft + Favorite College Hoops Legends
Nick Whalen and James Anderson re-draft the 2014 class (you can find the article version of this on RotoWire.com), offer support to Charles Oakley and Jabari Parker, and finish by naming their all-time favorite legends of the past 15 years of college b...
65 min
170
Shoutout to the Milwaukee Does
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Cavs/Wizards, GM LeBron, Melo’s legacy, Warriors/Thunder, DeMarcus Cousins, Rasheed Wallace + much more.
64 min
171
The Charles Barkley Episode
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent news around the league, the LeBron vs. Charles feud, and Friday's DFS slate.
51 min
172
Happy Birthday, Dan Gadzuric
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Malik Monk, Ball vs. Fultz, Carmelo's future, Ice Cube's 3 on 3 league, LeBron's backup point guard, and much more.
44 min
173
Talkings Hawks with KL Chouinard of Hawks.com
Nick Whalen is joined by KL Chouinard of Hawks.com to discuss the Hawks' up-and-down season, the future of the team, Dwight Howard's fit, Johnny O'Bryant, Tractor Traylor (RIP), and much more.
66 min
174
Five Players of Interest with Andre Snellings
D.J. Trainor is joined by Andre Snellings to talk about Rajon Rondo, Otto Porter, Jaylen Brown, Goran Dragic, and Zach Randolph.
32 min
175
Trade Talk in New York -- Fire in Chicago -- Br...
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent injury news, Carmelo Anthony's future with the Knicks, turbulence in Chicago, and Friday's DFS slate.
37 min
176
Mock Lottery 2.0
Nick and James discuss the most recent Mock Lottery and debate potential Western Conference reserve candidates.
67 min
177
Shoutout Eric Bledsoe/Happy Birthday Acie Law IV
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down the Cavs' recent struggles, the return of Blake Griffin and the surging 76ers. Then, the guys pick the reserves for next month's All-Star Game.
51 min
178
Surveying the Waiver Wire After Injuries to Pau...
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent injury news before turning to the waiver wire for alternative value. Other topics include Portland's struggles, Nikola Jokic's rise in value, and Friday's DFS slate.
44 min
179
Talking Heat with Ira Winderman of the South Fl...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Ira Winderman, who is in his 29th season of covering the Miami Heat for the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Topics include: The Heat’s early years, Shaq’s arrival, The Big Three era, Dwyane Wade’s departure, Michael...
54 min
180
The One Where Andre Brings Up Methuselah
Nick Whalen is joined by RotoWire contributor Andre Snellings to talk MLK Day hoops, Carmelo Anthony's future, Towns/Wiggins vs. Giannis/Parker, and more.
46 min
181
Rest of Season Value on the Waiver Wire
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent injury news, most added players over the last few days, and preview Friday's DFS slate. Perhaps most importantly, K-Train also grabs his soap box and gives his take on franchises relocating during his Crazy Old...
43 min
182
Talking NBA Draft with Ricky O'Donnell of SB Na...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson are joined by SB Nation college basketball editor and NBA contributor, Ricky O'Donnell, to break down the 2017 NBA Draft class. Topics include: Markelle Fultz, Jayson Tatum vs. Josh Jackson, bust potential, sleepers, and ...
42 min
183
Talking Thunder/Warriors with Anthony Slater of...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Anthony Slater of Bay Area News Group to talk about his transition from covering the Thunder to covering the Warriors. Topics also include: Justin Blackmon, bullpen catching, what to expect when Kevin Durant ret...
64 min
184
Where does Derrick Rose go from here?
D.J. and Nick discuss the Derrick Rose incident, compare it with Rajon Rondo's career, and finish with Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat trade possibilities.
42 min
185
All-Star Votes and Kyle Korver Trade
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss some recent breaking news, in addition to previewing Friday's DFS slate.
38 min
186
Shoutout Rashad McCants
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down All-Star voting first returns, Curry's next move, Josh Jackson's rise, Dennis Smith's triple-double, and much more.
51 min
187
Happy Birthday, Al "Big Classic" Jefferson
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap news from Tuesday night, debate the MVP, talk Giannis' rise, and much more.
44 min
188
Waiver Wire Pickups
D.J. Trainor and Andre Snellings discuss some potential players to add off the waiver wire.
36 min
189
Make the Shot, Write an Email
D.J., Shannon, and Ken talk about Shannon's newest trophy, go over some breaking news around the league, give a Staff Keeper League update, and finish with a quick overview of Friday's DFS slate. Most importantly, of course, Ken gives his weekly Crazy ...
47 min
190
Jabari Parker Might Be Really, Really Good
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk Jabari Parker, the Raptors' future, the bottom of the West, and more storylines around the NBA. Then, they break down 2017 lottery prospects Josh Jackson, T.J. Leaf, Jayson Tatum and Malik Monk.
59 min
191
Christmas Day (Uniforms) Lived Up to the Hype
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down the Warriors/Cavaliers Christmas Day showdown, debate whose team the Warriors are, talk trades, and recognize the most surprising and most disappointing players in the NBA this season. (Skip ahead to around the 10-...
70 min
192
Lazarus Was Just a Poor Man's Boogie Cousins
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the resurrection of DeMarcus Cousins and the Cavs' win over Milwaukee, as well as preview the Christmas Day slate. Topics also include: The Blazers, Nerlens Noel, nicknames, Cleveland's needs, and future All-Star Derric...
44 min
193
True or False, Round 2
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor take a "true or false" approach to a number of topics, including Western Conference injuries, All-Star voting, coaching hot seats, and much more.
51 min
194
In My Day, Superstars Didn't Rest
D.J., Shannon, and Ken go over some breaking news, discuss teams resting their best players, and preview Friday's DFS slate.
31 min
195
Mock Lottery 1.0
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk 2017 NBA Draft, focusing on James' Mock Lottery 1.0, which sends Josh Jackson to the 76ers, Markelle Fultz to the Mavericks and Jason Tatum to the Celtics.
54 min
196
Can Ben Simmons still win Rookie of the Year?
D.J. and Nick combine the 2015 and 2016 draft classes and re-draft based on what they've seen from each prospect so far. They also touch on the Cavaliers, Spurs, and Kings electing to rest their star players midseason.
40 min
197
Weekly Headlines with Andre Snellings
D.J. Trainor previews the week ahead with RotoWire's Andre Snellings. They cover the Minnesota Timberwolves, Marc Gasol, Tim Frazier, Lou Williams, Kenneth Faried, and Jeremy Lin.
28 min
198
Why can't the T-Wolves win?
D.J., Shannon, and Ken discuss breaking news around the league, try to understand Minnesota's slow start, give their favorite under-the-radar players, and finish with their best plays for Friday DFS.
49 min
199
Quarter-Season All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and James Anderson go through the excruciatingly difficult task of selecting their quarter-season All-NBA teams, talk lottery prospects, Lonzo Ball, Luke Kennard, the Warriors' offense, J. Cole, Young Thug and much, much more.
52 min
200
Talking Cavaliers with Chris Fedor of Cleveland...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com for a deep dive into the Cavaliers. Topics include: The effects of LeBron's return, favorite uniforms, JR Smith, the Frye/Jefferson bromance, Mark Price, Cobra the equipment manager,...
69 min
201
Cavs, Raptors and the top of the East
On Josh Smith's birthday, Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Rockets/Warriors, the Cavs' recent struggles, the Raptors' winning streak, Minnesota's future and much more.
32 min
202
How good is Andrew Harrison?
D.J., Shannon, and Ken react to Thursday's HOU vs. GSW game, discuss Andrew Harrison, debate about the greatest uniforms of all time, and preview Friday's DFS slate.
50 min
203
Let's Make Some Trades
Nick Whalen and James Anderson lay out potential trade destinations for DeMarcus Cousins, Paul George, Zach LaVine, and John Wall, among others. Topics also include: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Dennis Smith, Lonzo Ball.
60 min
204
Talking Pistons with MLive.com's Aaron McMann
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined Aaron McMann of MLive.com to break down the Pistons' up-and-down start to the season, the team's upcoming move to downtown Detroit, the impending return of Reggie Jackson, and much more.
42 min
205
Thanksgiving Weekend Recap + Monday Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by The Professor, Andre Snellings, to recap the Clippers' recent struggles, the surging Cavaliers, Jimmy Butler's ascent and much more.
37 min
206
Day of Regret
D.J. is joined by RotoWire's Andre Snellings to discuss players that have surprised and disappointed them this season.
39 min
207
Turkey is Off the Board
D.J. and Nick briefly discuss Tuesday's results before previewing Wednesday's 13-game slate.
29 min
208
Happy Birthday Stromile Swift
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the weekend, talk trades, and take a way-too-early look at the current playoff landscape.
49 min
209
Shave the Unibrow?
Shannon McKeown (@rotoshannon) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss DFS picks for Friday and sell-high candidates in season-long leagues, including Anthony Davis.
37 min
210
Early Season NBA Draft Update
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the week in college basketball with a special focus on players who could hear their names called in the 2017 NBA Draft.
52 min
211
True or False
D.J. and Nick survey the league by playing a game of True or False.
35 min
212
Andrew Wiggins: Good At Basketball
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to recap the weekend in the NBA, headlined by Andrew Wiggins' 47-point outburst against the Lakers on Sunday night. Topics also include: Serge Ibaka, West vs. East, Klay Thompson, DeMarcus Cousins, and much more.
45 min
213
Concerning Players and Friday DFS
D.J., Shannon, and Ken discuss injury news, players they're already concerned about, and the Friday DFS slate.
54 min
214
More Zach LaVine Love
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk Wolves, Boston's slow start, the emergence of Harrison Barnes, the future of the Phoenix Suns and much, much more.
42 min
215
Who is... Dorian Finney-Smith?
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the latest happenings around the NBA and take a look at under-the-radar-players outperforming their preseason values.
60 min
216
Luke Walton: Coach of the Year?
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson for a grab bag podcast, of sorts, breaking down several storylines from the first two weeks of the NBA season. Topics include: Hamms Light, Kul Light, the Mavericks' disappointing start, Luke Walton's Coach of th...
44 min
217
Friday Grab Bag -- Extra Whistle
D.J., Shannon, and Ken go over recent news, Warriors vs. Thunder, loaded frontcourts in Denver and Philadelphia, waiver wire pickups, and the Friday DFS slate.
49 min
218
Friday Grab Bag -- Extra Whistle
D.J., Shannon, and Ken go over recent news, Warriors vs. Thunder, loaded frontcourts in Denver and Philadelphia, waiver wire pickups, and the Friday DFS slate.
41 min
219
Is Jake Layman a Hall of Famer?
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Timberwolves, gush about Joel Embiid, and give an early breakdown of the 2017 draft class.
53 min
220
Waiver Pickups + Tuesday Recap
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to recap the top stories from Tuesday night in the NBA and analyze potential early-season waiver pickups.
55 min
221
A Time To Overreact To Everything
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to hash out all that's transpired through the first six days of the NBA season.
56 min
222
Overreactions, Season-Long Pickups, and Friday DFS
D.J. (@TrainorDJ), Shannon (@RotoShannon), and Ben (@BenManDoingWork) discuss recent injuries, overreact to the first three days of competition, go over potential waiver wire additions, and preview Friday's DFS slate.
56 min
223
Opening Week Reactions
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the first two nights of the NBA season. Topics include: Myles Turner, Anthony Davis, players-only meetings, coaches already on the hot seat, and much more.
42 min
224
Talking Nuggets with Harrison Wind
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Harrison Wind of BSN Denver to preview the Denver Nuggets' season.
31 min
225
Western Conference Question Marks
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to discuss the biggest questions facing each team in the West.
55 min
226
More Sleepers + Auction Strategy
Shannon McKeown (@rotoshannon) & Ken Crites (@kencrites) discuss mid-to-late round sleepers and auction strategy.
49 min
227
Staff Keeper League Recap
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to briefly recap Wednesday night's RotoWire Staff Keeper League auction/reserves draft.
23 min
228
Eastern Conference Question Marks
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to take a look at the flaws that could derail each of the teams in the Eastern Conference.
53 min
229
Sleepers
D.J. and Ken briefly discuss Ken's recent NFBKC draft before divulging some of their top sleepers heading into the new season.
35 min
230
Impromptu Bold Predictions
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to give their impromptu bold predictions for each NBA team.
68 min
231
Talking Hawks with KL Chouinard
Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor are joined by KL Chouinard of Hawks.com to preview the Hawks after an eventful offseason.
35 min
232
2016-17 NBA Superlatives
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to give their high school yearbook-style NBA superlatives for the upcoming season. Categories include: Best point guard, worst hair, most likely to be traded, most untouchable, worst uniforms and much, much more.
61 min
233
Potential Busts
D.J., Shannon, and Ken go over some breaking news before discussing potential bust candidates heading into the new season.
48 min
234
Mid-Tier Dynasty Rookie Rankings
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to discuss the proper long-term value of Dario Saric, Joel Embiid, Patrick McCaw, Wade Baldwin and other 2016-17 rookies.
39 min
235
Preseason Chatter + "Bold" Predictions
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to discuss the Warriors' shellacking of the Clippers, Joel Embiid's NBA debut, and the Cavs' potential defensive issues. Then, the guys throw out their bold predictions for the 2016-17 NBA season.
55 min
236
Preseason Games, Metatarsals, and Buyouts
D.J. (@TrainorDJ) and Nick (wha1en) discuss preseason impressions, Ben Simmons, and Chris Bosh.
40 min
237
Staff Keeper League
D.J., K-Train, and Shannon go over some breaking news around the league before diving into their upcoming keeper decisions for RotoWire's NBA Staff Keeper League.
49 min
238
Vegas Over/Unders Deep Dive + Postseason Awards...
In Part 2 of this episode of the RotoWire NBA Podcast, Nick Whalen and James Anderson predict the 2016-17 All-Star Game rosters and postseason awards.
26 min
239
Vegas Over/Unders Deep Dive + Postseason Awards...
In Part 1 of this episode of the RotoWire NBA Podcast, Nick Whalen and James Anderson dissect the Vegas projected win totals for all 30 teams.
85 min
240
Most Improved Players
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to discuss potential breakout players at each position.
62 min
241
The Three Amigos Reunite
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ), K-Train (@KenCrites), and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) reunite to talk about Ken's Western Conference Position Battle articles.
70 min
242
2016-17 Watchability Rankings
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to rank all 30 NBA teams based solely upon watchability (spoiler: the Warriors are No. 1).
74 min
243
Vegas Win Totals + Antetokounmpo Extension
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to break down the Vegas wins over/unders, which were released Tuesday afternoon. They also analyze the Giannis Antetokounmpo extension and, of course, finish out with a round of NBA trivia.
58 min
244
Western Conference Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to predict the playoff seeds and rank all 15 teams in the Western Conference.
63 min
245
Eastern Conference Position Battles
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken (K-Train) Crites (@KenCrites) dust off the train whistle and discuss position battles for each team in the Eastern Conference.
49 min
246
Preseason Rankings Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to talk preseason player rankings, rookie survey, the Joffrey Lauvergne trade, and more.
44 min
247
Drafting Oladipo in the Second Round?
Nick Whalen (@wha1en) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) go over the top talking points of the summer, in addition to breaking down the results of an expert slow draft Nick just recently participated in.
59 min
248
NBA Draft Reactions
Nick Whalen sits down with RotoWire's James Anderson to recap the NBA Draft and discuss which rookies will have the biggest impacts next season.
63 min
249
Finals Recap + Draft Preview
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson sit down to recap Cleveland's Game 5 win and discuss a number of storylines leading up to the 2016 NBA Draft.
63 min
250
Mock Draft Podcast
RotoWire's Nick Whalen is joined by lead prospect writer James Anderson to debate and discuss their respective first-round 2016 NBA Mock Drafts, which can be found on RotoWire.com.
66 min
251
Observations from the NBA Draft Combine
Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss everything from Larry Bird's (questionable) fashion choices to Melo Trimble's wingspan as they recap their experience the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago.
48 min
252
Season Review + Playoff Preview
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor preview the postseason, look ahead to what storylines the offseason might hold, debate which teams are at a crossroads and much, much more.
73 min
253
Let Me Hear That Whistle One Last Time
D.J. (@TrainorDJ), Shannon (@RotoShannon), and the K-Train (@KenKrites) hold back tears while dishing out advice one last time this season.
58 min
254
KD to... Utah?!
Nick Whalen is joined by RotoWire's James Anderson to talk KD rumors, the future of the T-Wolves, Grayson Allen, Thomas Bryant and more.
50 min
255
Motivation Is Key
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) talk about teams still vying for a spot in the playoffs, and what that means in terms of fantasy.
42 min
256
2015 Re-Draft 2.0
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor re-draft the 2015 class, break down the remaining playoff races, and preview a busy Monday night in the NBA.
65 min
257
Weekend Recap + Playoff Picture
With a blank NBA slate on Monday, Nick Whalen and Benny Ricciardi recap the weekend that was, preview the NCAA Tournament Final, and break down the playoff races in both conferences.
36 min
258
The K-Train Makes A Stop In Madison
D.J. is joined by Ken in studio as the two discuss Thursday's results and look at the playoff picture.
37 min
259
Final Four Preview + Off Court Drama
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down what to expect at the Final Four this weekend, discuss the incoming 2016 freshman class, and try to understand what's going on in the lives of Diamond Stone and D'Angelo Russell.
41 min
260
Late-Season DFS Strategy
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) go over Tuesday's box scores before previewing Wednesday's slate of NBA games.
46 min
261
Playoff Races + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the playoff races in each conference, break down their Alll-NBA teams, play NBA trivia and much more.
52 min
262
Playoff Races + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the playoff races in both conferences, break down their All-NBA teams, play NBA trivia and much more.
52 min
263
Five Pounds of Bacon
D.J. (@TrainorDJ), Shannon (@RotoShannon), and the K-Train (@KenKrites) go over Thursday's results before surveying the options for Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
68 min
264
Shoutout Eric Clapton
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to preview the Sweet 16 and break down James' latest NBA Mock Draft 2.0.
47 min
265
Deep Bench
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) discuss Tuesday's box scores before previewing Wednesday's slate of games.
54 min
266
Everyone Agrees that Wrigley Field is Old
Nick Whalen (@wha1en) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) discuss Monday's results before playing a round of CBB-influenced trivia.
59 min
267
Weekend Recap + Monday Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by Benny Ricciardi to break down the weekend NBA slate, preview the Sweet 16, and discuss Monday's top NBA DFS values.
0 min
268
More Bets on the Books
D.J., Shannon, and the K-Train get ready for the weekend by discussing Thursday's games and taking a look at Friday's slate on DraftKings.
57 min
269
Thursday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor fight through the distractions of the NCAA Tournament to break down Wednesday night's NBA games and preview the larger-than-usual Thursday slate.
39 min
270
The Crying Game
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) team up for one last time as they suppress their sadness by going over Tuesday's box scores and a few injury updates.
50 min
271
Monday Recap + Tournament Preview
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all of Monday's games and preview the NCAA Tournament.
75 min
272
Sunday Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover all the latest Fantasy Hoops news and review the Sunday box scores for fantasy value
36 min
273
The Three Amigos Reunite
D.J., Shannon, and the K-Train get ready for the weekend by discussing Thursday's games and taking a look at Friday's slate on DraftKings.
53 min
274
He's Basically A Vigilante Fireman
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to break down the playoff races in both conferences, debate the best players under 21, talk KD vs. Westbrook, and much more.
59 min
275
The Marvin Gaye Edition
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) talk about D.J.'s personal life and Josh sings to the best of his abilities before they dig into Tuesday's box scores and preview Wednesday's breaking injury news.
50 min
276
The One Where We Talk About Al Harrington
Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor break down the highlights from Monday night's games, play an NBA edition of Would You Rather, and reminisce about the careers of Al Harrington and Antawn Jamison, among others.
80 min
277
Sunday Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover all the latest Fantasy Hoops news and review the Sunday box scores for fantasy value
32 min
278
Always A Great Day To Talk Hoops
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss the Thunder's current losing skid and San Antonio's dominance before previewing Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
47 min
279
Top 4 in the West + Jaylen Brown Breakdown
Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss the Warriors, Spurs, Thunder and Clippers, including potential second-round matchups. The guys also break down Cal's Jaylen Brown and discuss the draft's most surprising and disappointing prospects.
53 min
280
D.J. And Benny Unite
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) go over Tuesday's results before discussing lineup strategies for notable absences like that of Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, and LeBron James.
54 min
281
Jabari's Redemption
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to break down a big Monday in the NBA, headlined by an offensive eruption in Milwaukee.
53 min
282
Sunday Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover all the latest Fantasy Hoops news and review the Sunday box scores for fantasy value
43 min
283
Andre Miller: Veteran Towel Waver
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss Joe Johnson, Andre Miller, Gorgui Dieng, Friday's DFS slate, and much more.
49 min
284
Back Tats And Bike Chains
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) review Tuesday's box scores before discussing injury news.
59 min
285
Michael Jordan, Wizards Legend
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Cavs/Thunder, Warriors/Blazers, Detroit's playoff chances, and much, much more.
65 min
286
Sun Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the big Sunday NBA slate box scores for fantasy value
45 min
287
Back At It
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) discuss Thursday's games, the lackluster trades, and Friday's monster slate of games on DraftKings.
56 min
288
The Trade Deadline Is Upon Us
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap all of the (fairly underwhelming) trades leading up to Thursday afternoon's deadline.
49 min
289
Trade Deadline Buzz
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) go over trades from Tuesday, current trade rumors, and much more.
64 min
290
Trade Deadline Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by RotoWire's DJ Trainor to preview the trade deadline, as well as the second half of the NBA season.
78 min
291
Trade Deadline Rumors / Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the all the latest trade deadline rumors in the NBA talk about their top buy or sell candidates for the rest of the season.
39 min
292
Heading into the All-Star break
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) talk about All-Star festivities and hand out a few midseason awards.
56 min
293
First Half Awards
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to hand out first half awards, talk Karl-Anthony Towns, rank some all-time greats, and much more.
66 min
294
Vampires vs. Furgate
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) allows Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) to rant about his Sacramento Kings for 45 seconds before they discuss Tuesday's box scores and Wednesday's breaking news.
55 min
295
Vampires vs. Furgate
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) allows Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) to rant about his Sacramento Kings for 45 seconds before they discuss Tuesday's box scores and Wednesday's breaking news.
55 min
296
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss which teams should blow things up with the trade deadline approaching. Topics also include: The Bulls' struggles, the Knicks firing Derek Fisher, the future of Hassan Whiteside, and much more.
69 min
297
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Top Adds
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and break down the top waiver adds
40 min
298
Redhead Or Blonde?
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ), Ken Crites (@KenCrites), and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) talk about D.J.'s hair color, trade rumors, and Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
61 min
299
Free Ekpe Udoh
Nick Whalen sits down with James Anderson to talk dunk contest, uniforms, draft blunders, Luke Walton, Buddy Hield, Henry Ellenson and much more.
55 min
300
Haters Gon' Hate
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) talk about McDonald's mozzarella sticks before recapping Tuesday's games and previewing the 11-game slate for Wednesday.
50 min
301
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor answer a variety of questions, including: Who's the best PG in the East? Are the Cavs starting to click? Who is the most overrated/underrated player in the league? Plus, NBA trivia and much, much more.
83 min
302
Sun Box Breakdown/ Top Center Adds
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and talk about the top center adds off the waiver wire
41 min
303
The Three Amigos
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ), Ken Crites (@KenCrites), and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) discuss All-Star reserves, the status of Monta Ellis, Myles Turner, and Kyle Korver, and go over value picks for Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
64 min
304
Talking Trades + All Star Saturday Night
Nick Whalen and James Anderson name their dream Slam Dunk Contest and Three-Point Shootout fields and discuss trade rumors surrounding Blake Griffin, Jrue Holiday, Jeff Teague, Jabari Parker, and more.
60 min
305
Plan B Podcast
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Nick Whalen (@wha1en) go over box scores from Tuesday.
36 min
306
Boogie For President
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to talk Spurs/Warriors, Hornets-Kings, Blake Griffin, the Cavaliers and much, much more.
80 min
307
Sun Box Score Breakdown/Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and give their take on the top added players for today
42 min
308
Google Kelly Tripucka
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) discuss All-Star starters, injury news, and Friday's slate on DraftKings.
60 min
309
No Nick Whalen, No Problem
James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) talk about three-point percentages, speculative season-long player additions, and All-Star snubs.
32 min
310
Devin Booker or Jabari Parker?
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) talk about R. Kelly, Devin Booker's current value, and of course, The Gun 8000.
64 min
311
Monday Recap + Team USA Talk
Nick Whalen (@wha1en) and DJ Trainor (@TrainorDJ) sort through the aftermath of Warriors/Cavs, predict the 2016 Team USA roster and, of course, finish up with some NBA trivia.
81 min
312
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ All Star Voting
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the Sunday box scores and discuss who's deserving among the All-Star voting leaders
43 min
313
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ All Star Voting
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the Sunday Box Scores for fantasy impact and discuss who's deserving among the current All-Star voting leaders
41 min
314
Ken Crites is Mike Conley
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss recent news, the RotoWire Staff Keeper League, and Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
38 min
315
Are the Nuggets Better Than the Warriors?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk Warriors/Nuggets, break down three Pac 12 prospects, and debate the most disappointing players as the season nears its halfway point.
57 min
316
Short, But Sweet
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss available coaches, the NBA in London, and young teams on the rise.
32 min
317
Tuesday's Storylines + 2015 Re-Draft
RotoWire's Nick Whalen chats with D.J. Trainor about the Cavs, Spurs, Warriors and Bucks. The guys also re-draft the 2015 prospects.
85 min
318
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Injury News
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and cover all the latest injury news.
44 min
319
Thursday Recap and Friday Preview
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) go over Thursday's games, discuss recent injury news, and preview Friday's slate on DraftKings.
63 min
320
Ranking the Coaches
Nick Whalen and James Anderson rank the NBA's top 10 and bottom 5 coaches. Other topics include: Hassan Whiteside, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, personal finance.
59 min
321
How's it going with the groupies?
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) recap Tuesday's slate of games and go over some breaking injury news.
47 min
322
Monday Recap + Games, Games & More Games
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the primary storylines from Monday night's action and play a few games to test each other's (and the listeners') NBA knowledge.
71 min
323
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ ROY Race
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and give their update on the Rookie of the Year power rankings for this season
38 min
324
Prospect Talk + Western Conference Contenders
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down Skal Labissiere, Tyler Ulis, Jamal Murray and Grayson Allen, as well as discuss some of the middling teams in the Western Conference.
56 min
325
Tues Box Scores/ Top 5 Trending Players
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Tuesday box scores for fantasy value, and talk about the value of the top 5 trending players adds for today
49 min
326
Monday Recap + Trade Talk
RotoWire's Nick Whalen sits down with Shannon McKeown to break down Monday night's games and discuss which teams should make moves before the deadline.
76 min
327
Box Score Breakdown/ Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and play a game of buy or sell with top 50 players
51 min
328
Tuesday Recap and Wednesday DraftKings Preview
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) recap Tuesday's four-game slate and preview the selection of players for Wednesday DraftKings competitions.
50 min
329
Monday Recap + Good or Bad?
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap Monday's top storylines, including the Thunder knocking off the Clippers. Other topics include: The Bulls, Celtics, Markieff Morris and, of course, NBA trivia.
79 min
330
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Center Power Rankings
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, for fantasy value and give their center position power rankings for this season
43 min
331
Green Christmas
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown discuss the latest NBA news, DFS picks for Friday, ugly sweaters, uglier lawns and Shannon's broke jumper.
31 min
332
Prospect Preview + What to Make of the East
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss D'Angelo Russell's recent rise, NBA comps for Brandon Ingram and Kris Dunn, and which Eastern Conference teams are for real.
62 min
333
Free Jack Sikma
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) go over games from Tuesday, breaking news, listener questions, and trades in their own leagues.
62 min
334
Hypothetical Chaos
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor discuss the Dave Joerger situation and offer up their most intriguing hypothetical trade scenarios.
72 min
335
Box Scores Breakdown/ PF power ranks
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their power forward power rankings for this season
53 min
336
Vermonster
Ken Crites (@KenCrites) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) go over breaking news before discussing value picks for Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
32 min
337
Wednesday Recap + Fargo Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap all of Wednesday night's action in the Association and talk about their mutual love for the best show on television, "Fargo."
53 min
338
All-Time NBA Check Stealers
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss the action from Tuesday's slate of games and finally go over their all-time list of check stealers.
63 min
339
Monday Recap + General NBA Banter
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down each of Monday night's games and tackle a variety of stories around the league. Topics include: Nic Batum, Derrick Rose, the 76ers, Kobe Bryant, and the Pelicans' rough start.
67 min
340
Sun Box Score Breakdown & SF Power Ranks
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their small forward power rankings for this season
50 min
341
The Pink Hammer
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown discuss NBA fantasy news, DFS picks for Friday, and doing handy work around the house with a pink hammer.
49 min
342
Kobe Talk + All Star Predictions
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss the merits of Kobe Bryant's play, Steph Curry's continued hot start and make their All-Star predictions.
40 min
343
The Charlie Villanueva of Podcasters
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss baby #2, Tuesday's games, and mitigating poor free-throw percentages while also teasing their all-time list of check stealers.
65 min
344
Monday Recap + Nick Talks About T-Mac
Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor break down all eight of Monday night's games, reminisce about Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady, and designate the NBA's top enforcers.
80 min
345
Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their shooting guard power rankings for this season
60 min
346
Tuesday Recap
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all six games from Tuesday night in the NBA.
57 min
347
Monday Recap + Rookie Rankings
RotoWire's DJ Trainor and Nick Whalen break down each game from Monday night, debate the top rookies thus far, and answer listener questions.
76 min
348
Box Score Breakdown & PG Power Ranks
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their point guard power rankings for this season.
66 min
349
No K-Train, No Problem
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) try to make it through a podcast without train whistles.
45 min
350
Wednesday Recap + 2016 Prospect Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down Wednesday night's games, assess the Rockets' coaching situation, and talk about the top prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft.
57 min
351
King Joffrey Lauvergne & Shirley
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss Tuesday's games and go over some breaking injury news.
64 min
352
Monday Recap + Three-Week Evals
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all of Monday night's games and Nick gives his top 5 and bottom 5 teams through the first three weeks of the season.
63 min
353
Box Score Breakdown & All-Rookie Team
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the latest Fantasy NBA News, cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy impact, and give their early-season all-rookie team.
58 min
354
Baby Face and K-Train
Friday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@kencrites) discuss Friday's Exclusive NBA Contest on DraftKings, which can be found here: https://www.draftkings.com/gateway?s=784133438
46 min
355
No Ceilings
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss an article they co-wrote for the site last week detailing the 20 players with the highest remaining upsides in the NBA.
62 min
356
Dirty Dancing & Anger Management
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss Tuesday's results and try to unearth the root of their anger issues.
52 min
357
Monday Recap
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all of Monday night's games and debate the futures of some of the NBA's top young players.
57 min
358
Box Score Breakdown/Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the Sunday NBA box scores and play a game of buy or sell with the latest trending fantasy players
62 min
359
Friday NBA - Waiver Targets, DFS Plays and Gard...
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown discuss the latest NBA news, waiver wire targets, DFS plays and garden gnomes in Friday's episode.
54 min
360
Steph Curry, Man
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to break down all of Wednesday night's games and gush about the early season play of Stephen Curry.
47 min
361
Fantasy Basketball in the Streets
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss Tuesday's results and initial free agent acquisitions.
70 min
362
Monday Recap + News
Nick Whalen is joined by RotoWire's DJ Trainor to break down Monday night's games and talk about the fantasy implications.
41 min
363
Contender or Pretender?
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) go over their Sunday Fantasy box score breakdown and play a game of pretender or contender following Week 1 in NBA Fantasy leagues..
54 min
364
Early Thoughts and DFS Plays
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown reflect on the first few nights of NBA regular season play and run through their targets for your Friday night DFS lineup
42 min
365
Western Conference Overrated/Underrated
RotoWire's Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to discuss Wednesday night's game and talk about the most overrated and underrated players in the West.
69 min
366
Regular Season Action
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss the first games of the season.
68 min
367
Bold Predictions
With the tip-off of the NBA season just hours away, Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to make bold predictions and talk about what to expect this season.
72 min
368
NBA Season Opener Preview
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) preview the three-game slate for the NBA season opener.
40 min
369
Staff Auction Review
Shannon McKeown and Ken Crites run through the highlights and lowlights of the RotoWire Staff Keeper League auction.
54 min
370
Eastern Conference: Overrated/Underrated
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to discuss the most overrated and underrated players on each team in the East.
76 min
371
Draft Strategy
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss draft strategy.
55 min
372
Look Good Play Good
Nick Whalen is joined in studio by RotoWire's D.J. Trainor to evaluate some of the hottest new looks in the NBA this season, as well as discuss fantasy relevancy.
72 min
373
Eastern Conference Breakouts & Busts
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) go team by team in the East & talk about the top fantasy targets and players to avoid.
51 min
374
The K-Train Arrives
Friday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast brought to you by DraftKings.com: Shannon McKeown and Ken Crites run through their keeper selections and discuss undervalued players.
55 min
375
Projecting The Playoff Field
RotoWire's Nick Whalen is joined by James "Thunder" Anderson to discuss their respective playoff predictions.
99 min
376
Sleepers
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) and D.J. Trainor go over their all-sleeper teams and players they won't be drafting this year.
45 min
377
Rookies, Rookies & More Rookies
RotoWire's Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to debate which rookies they like and dislike this fantasy season.
65 min
378
Top Five Rankings By Position
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the latest Fantasy NBA News and break down their top five players by position.
44 min
379
Top 50 Players Under 25
RotoWire's Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk about his list of the NBA's top 50 players under 25.
61 min
380
Preseason Predictions
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@DJ_Trainor) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss preseason predictions for the upcoming season.
46 min
381
Risers and Fallers
RotoWire's Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to discuss which teams are poised to rise and fall this NBA season.
52 min
382
14-Team Roto Mock Draft
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the latest Fantasy NBA News, and complete a 14-team roto mock draft.
64 min
383
Guessing Eastern Conference Over/Unders
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson guess all of the Vegas Eastern Conference wins over/unders.
99 min
384
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast brou...
Monday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast brought to you by DraftKings.com w/ Kyle, Marc Roberts (@MarcFRoberts), and Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC). Music by Gray Theory
89 min
385
DraftKings Friday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball P...
DraftKings Friday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast with The Brothers McKeown. Shannon (@RotoShannon) and Kyle go through everything you need to consider for DraftKings lineup construction on Friday. Music by Gray Theory
50 min
386
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast br...
Thursday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast brought to you by DraftKings.com w/ Kyle and Marc Roberts (@MarcFRoberts). Music by Gray Theory
90 min