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.

Sports
1
What's Next for the Non-Playoff Teams?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
2
Looking Ahead to the 2021 NBA Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
3
Finals Recap + 2021 NBA Title Odds
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
62 min
4
Lakers Hold On To Take Game 4
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
5
Game 1 Reactions, Doc's Future, Next Moves for ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
73 min
6
NBA Finals Mega-Preview
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
7
Point Guard Barometer
On the final Friday episode of the podcast for the 2019-20 season, Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss both Conference Finals series being at 3-1, and then get to which point guards will rise and which will fall next season in fantasy.
60 min
8
All-NBA, Best Under 25 + Lakers-Nuggets Game 3
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
9
Good Players on Bad Teams for 20-21 Fantasy
71 min
10
Conference Finals Bets + Previewing Next Season...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
74 min
11
Clippers Blow Game 7, Heat Take Game 1
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
12
Boston vs. Toronto Game 7, Bold Predictions for...
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the remaining playoff series, bold fantasy predictions for the 2020-21 season and touch on Friday's DFS slate.
40 min
13
Bucks Aftermath, Lakers Take Game 3
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
14
Playoffs Heating Up
46 min
15
Denver Holds On, Boston In Control
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
16
Overvalued and Undervalued Players for Next Season
49 min
17
Murray Stays Hot, Previewing Boston-Toronto
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
18
Lakers, Bucks Back on Track
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the Bucks and Lakers getting back on track, other Round `1 happenings, the draft lottery, and Friday DFS.
49 min
19
Recapping Game 1s
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
20
Playoff Talk
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss: The play-in game(s), Suns bad luck, Spurs playoff run ending, Westbrook's injury, Bulls firing Jim Boylen, Playoff series prices, Friday DFS
63 min
21
What Else Can Dame Lillard Do?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
22
Bubble News and DFS
Ken, Shannon and Alex touch on recent bubble news and discuss Friday's DFS slate.
34 min
23
Simmons Injury, News & Notes from Orlando
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
24
The Suns Are Going All The Way
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
25
Scrimmage News Roundup
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
26
The Al Horford Contract: It's Not Good
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
27
Hits and Misses
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha look back at their early-season predictions -- both fantasy and non-fantasy -- and discuss what went wrong (and, occasionally, right).
50 min
28
The NBA Needs Michael Beasley
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
64 min
29
Opt-outs, Returns & Team Chemistry
Ken, Shannon and Alex go over who is opting out of the restart, who is returning and how team chemistry could factor into the postseason.
53 min
30
It's Shabazz Napier Time
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss how the absences of Victor Oladipo, Brad Beal, Spencer Dinwiddie, and others will impact their teams in Orlando.
55 min
31
Schedule Highlights + The Decision Turns 10
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
32
Counting Down the Days
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
33
The Master Plan + Playoff Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
34
Run It Back: 2006 Mavericks-Spurs, Game 7
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch Game 7 of the 2006 Western Conference Semifinals between San Antonio and Dallas.
71 min
35
Expectations in Orlando
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
36
Run It Back: 2015 Clippers-Rockets, Western Con...
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha revisit the pivotal 2015 second-round series between Houston and the LA Clippers.
64 min
37
The NBA's Return + Fantasy Re-Drafts
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
38
30 Teams, 60 Minutes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
72 min
39
Run It Back: 1996 NBA Draft Telecast
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft.
107 min
40
Deep Dive: ESPN's Top 74 Players in NBA History
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
99 min
41
Run It Back: 2000 Trail Blazers-Lakers, Game 7
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals between Portland and Los Angeles.
89 min
42
Return to Play Update + 2020-21 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
60 min
43
Run It Back: 1994 Suns-Warriors, Game 3
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch Game 3 of the 1994 first round series between Phoenix and Golden State.
60 min
44
Run It Back: 2009 NBA Draft Telecast
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch the entire first round of the 2009 NBA Draft.
105 min
45
Run it Back: 2012 Olympic Gold Medal Game -- US...
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch the gold medal game from the 2012 London Olympics.
73 min
46
G League Development + 2021 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
47
Run It Back: 2004 Kings-Timberwolves, Game 7
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch Game 7 of the 2004 Western Conference Semifinals. between Denver and Dallas.
107 min
48
The Top of the 2020 Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the top prospects for the 2020 NBA Draft.
70 min
49
H-O-R-S-E + Analyzing the 2015 Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
81 min
50
Run It Back: 2006 Suns-Lakers, Game 6
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch Game 6 of the 2006 Western Conference 1st Round between the Suns and Lakers..
111 min
51
Five-Year NBA Mock Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
52
What To Expect If the NBA Returns
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
53
Run It Back: 2009 Nuggets-Mavericks, Game 3
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha re-watch Game 3 of the 2009 Western Conference Semifinals between Denver and Dallas.
90 min
54
WAY Too Early Top-150 for Next Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
68 min
55
News of the Week + Top 15 NBA Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
56
Final Awards + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
57
How Should the NBA Finish the Season?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
33 min
58
NBA Suspends Play
Alex quickly touches on what information is available regarding the NBA suspending the 2019-20 season.
5 min
59
Fantasy Awards + Too High or Too Low?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
60
Coronavirus Implications + LeBron vs. Giannis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
35 min
61
Post-Break Barometer
Ken and Alex discuss some risers and fallers in fantasy since the All-Star break.
62 min
62
The Sacramento Kings Might Make the Playoffs
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
71 min
63
Rest of Season Free Agent Options
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss news, who to pick up in fantasy for the rest of the season and, as always, Friday DFS.
50 min
64
Playoff Matchups + Best Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
65
New-Look Teams
Ken and Alex discuss recent injuries and what to expect from new-look teams, plus some options for Friday's DFS slate.
60 min
66
Second Half Predictions + Expectations
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap All-Star Weekend before discussing their latest features on RotoWire.com, which break down what to watch for over the final two months of the NBA season, both from a fantasy and a betting perspective.
55 min
67
Zion, Tatum, and RotoWire Leagues Discussion
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss Zion in rare company, Tatum fulfilling his potential, Lillard's and Towns' injuries, plus a couple of RotoWire fantasy leagues.
47 min
68
Mid-Season Over/Unders + All-NBA
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
69
All-Star Preview + Mid-Season Awards
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
70
Trade Deadline Fantasy Implications
Ken and Alex go over the fantasy implications of the trades made before the deadline.
55 min
71
Trade Deadline Recap
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and James Anderson recap every deal leading up to Thursday's deadline.
46 min
72
Players to Trade Away
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss a heavy dose of news, players to sell high on, and Friday's DFS slate.
58 min
73
All-Star Overhaul
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
43 min
74
Who Says No?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
75
Bonus Episode: DraftKings' Julian Edlow
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha are joined by DraftKings' Julian Edlow.
50 min
76
Second Half Targets
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss which players to target for the second half of the season.
54 min
77
Zion is BACK
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
78
All-Star Picks + The NBA Ratings Crisis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
79
Dynasty Targets
Shannon and Alex touch on news before diving into some players to target in dynasty leagues. Then, some DFS talk for Friday's slate.
49 min
80
Emergency Allen Crabbe Trade Podcast
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
81
Paul vs. Westbrook, Trades, Contenders, Best Be...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
76 min
82
Top News, Waiver Adds and DFS Picks
Shannon and Ken discuss the top news, waiver wire adds and DFS plays for fantasy hoops.
48 min
83
Ben Zweiman on Rookies, Playoff Picture, Future...
Nick Whalen is joined by Ben Zweiman of DK Nation.
84 min
84
Waiver Wire Adds
Shannon and Alex touch on news, waiver wire adds and Friday's DFS slate.
45 min
85
Preseason Futures Revisited
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
86
2020 Draft Breakdown
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
46 min
87
Finding Rebounds
Ken and Alex touch on news, go hunting for rebounds, and discuss Friday's DFS slate.
42 min
88
Fantasy All-Decade Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
89
All-Decade from All Angles
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the past decade in the NBA.
83 min
90
Hunting for Blocks, Field-Goal Percentage
Ken, Shannon and Alex dive into news before discussing waiver wire options to boost your fantasy team's blocks and field-goal percentage, plus some Friday DFS discussion.
33 min
91
Fake Trades + All-Star Picks
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
61 min
92
2018 NBA Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
67 min
93
Hunting for Assists and Steals
Ken, Shannon and Alex explore waiver wire options for fantasy owners in need of assists and/or steals.
55 min
94
Biggest Stories for the Rest of the Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
95
Spurs Trades + 2019 Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
61 min
96
Schedule Changes + MVP Odds
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
97
Good Players, Bad Teams
Ken and Alex talk about the "Harvey Grant Award" and, as always, discuss news and DFS.
64 min
98
Celtics/Clippers, Doncic for MVP + More
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
99
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
66 min
100
Buying Low
Shannon and Alex discuss buy-low players heading into Week 5.
66 min