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
Trade Rumors, MVP Race, Rookie of the Year and ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
2
Cleveland Still Winning, Waiver Targets
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the Lakers beating the Bucks, Cleveland's recent success, Jordan Clarkson's hot shooting and the Knicks' stellar defense. After that, waiver wire talk including Lu Dort, Darius Bazley, Jeremy Lamb, Taurean Prince, KCP and Kendrick Nunn. Lastly, some DFS discussion on the massive Friday slate.
39 min
3
Six Early-Season Takeaways with James Anderson
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
60 min
4
Blazers Injuries, Bucks-Nets, Surprise Top-50 F...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
5
Kanter Headlines Waiver Options
49 min
6
Emergency James Harden Traded to the Nets Podcast
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
41 min
7
Will This Be the Asterisk Season?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
8
News, Waiver Targets and DFS
58 min
9
LaMelo + Haliburton, Suns' Ceiling, 2021 Draft ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
43 min
10
What's Real and What's Not
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
11
More Waiver Wire Targets
Ken, Shannon and Alex dive into a big day of news before highlighting more potential waiver wire targets early in the season, as well as touching on Thursday's unique four-game DFS slate that has almost not injuries.
64 min
12
Rookie Reviews with James Anderson
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
60 min
13
First Week Observations
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
14
A Christmas Eve Recap
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
53 min
15
Waiver Targets for Week 2
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the two opening night games before diving into a list of players who could make for good early-season waiver wire adds.
53 min
16
Opening Night + Draft Recaps
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA..
58 min
17
The Future of Sports Betting with DraftKings' J...
Nick Whalen and John McKechnie chat with Johnny Avello of DraftKings.
41 min
18
Underrated Fantasy Players
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss news before diving into a slew of underrated players for your fantasy drafts, including Mason Plumlee, Terry Rozier and Devonte' Graham, almost every Bulls player, Eric Bledsoe and others.
67 min
19
Rookie Reviews + Picking Futures
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
20
Picking Western Conference Win Percentage Over/...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
79 min
21
Overrated Fantasy Players
Ken, Shannon and Alex go over news before discussing overrated fantasy players for the upcoming season.
51 min
22
Picking Eastern Conference Win Percentage Over/...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
86 min
23
Every Possible James Harden Trade Destination
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
24
Offseason Winners & Losers
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the Wall for Westbrook swap and other news before diving into offseason winners and losers from a fantasy perspective.
56 min
25
Westbrook-Wall Trade Reaction + Lakers Re-Sign ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
28 min
26
Camp News + Rankings Dilemmas
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
27
James Anderson on NBA Draft Takeaways + Futures...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
28
Recapping a Whirlwind Free Agency + Trade Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
29
Final Thoughts on the 2020 NBA Draft (Part II)
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
31 min
30
Trade Analysis: CP3 to Phoenix, Holiday and Bog...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
59 min
31
NBA Returns December 22
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
32
Play-In Tournament + Fake Trades
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
33
NBA Draft Conversation with James Anderson
Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss the 2020 NBA Draft.
78 min
34
2020 NBA Draft Prospect Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the 2020 NBA Draft.
86 min
35
A Quick Turnaround
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
36
What's Next for the Non-Playoff Teams?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
37
Looking Ahead to the 2021 NBA Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
38
Finals Recap + 2021 NBA Title Odds
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
62 min
39
Lakers Hold On To Take Game 4
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
40
Game 1 Reactions, Doc's Future, Next Moves for ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
73 min
41
NBA Finals Mega-Preview
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
42
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
43
All-NBA, Best Under 25 + Lakers-Nuggets Game 3
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
44
Good Players on Bad Teams for 20-21 Fantasy
71 min
45
Conference Finals Bets + Previewing Next Season...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
74 min
46
Clippers Blow Game 7, Heat Take Game 1
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
47
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
48
Bucks Aftermath, Lakers Take Game 3
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
49
Playoffs Heating Up
46 min
50
Denver Holds On, Boston In Control
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
51
Overvalued and Undervalued Players for Next Season
49 min
52
Murray Stays Hot, Previewing Boston-Toronto
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
53
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
54
Recapping Game 1s
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
55
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
56
What Else Can Dame Lillard Do?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
57
Bubble News and DFS
Ken, Shannon and Alex touch on recent bubble news and discuss Friday's DFS slate.
34 min
58
Simmons Injury, News & Notes from Orlando
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
59
The Suns Are Going All The Way
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
60
Scrimmage News Roundup
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
61
The Al Horford Contract: It's Not Good
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
62
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
63
The NBA Needs Michael Beasley
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
64 min
64
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
65
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
66
Schedule Highlights + The Decision Turns 10
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
67
Counting Down the Days
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
68
The Master Plan + Playoff Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
69
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
70
Expectations in Orlando
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
71
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
72
The NBA's Return + Fantasy Re-Drafts
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
73
30 Teams, 60 Minutes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
72 min
74
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
75
Deep Dive: ESPN's Top 74 Players in NBA History
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
99 min
76
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
77
Return to Play Update + 2020-21 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
60 min
78
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
79
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
80
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
81
G League Development + 2021 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
82
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
83
The Top of the 2020 Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the top prospects for the 2020 NBA Draft.
70 min
84
H-O-R-S-E + Analyzing the 2015 Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
81 min
85
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
86
Five-Year NBA Mock Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
87
What To Expect If the NBA Returns
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
88
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
89
WAY Too Early Top-150 for Next Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
68 min
90
News of the Week + Top 15 NBA Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
91
Final Awards + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
92
How Should the NBA Finish the Season?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
33 min
93
NBA Suspends Play
Alex quickly touches on what information is available regarding the NBA suspending the 2019-20 season.
5 min
94
Fantasy Awards + Too High or Too Low?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
95
Coronavirus Implications + LeBron vs. Giannis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
35 min
96
Post-Break Barometer
Ken and Alex discuss some risers and fallers in fantasy since the All-Star break.
62 min
97
The Sacramento Kings Might Make the Playoffs
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
71 min
98
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
99
Playoff Matchups + Best Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
100
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