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
Bubble News and DFS
Ken, Shannon and Alex touch on recent bubble news and discuss Friday's DFS slate.
34 min
2
Simmons Injury, News & Notes from Orlando
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
3
The Suns Are Going All The Way
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
4
Scrimmage News Roundup
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
5
The Al Horford Contract: It's Not Good
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
56 min
6
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
7
The NBA Needs Michael Beasley
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
64 min
8
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
9
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
10
Schedule Highlights + The Decision Turns 10
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
11
Counting Down the Days
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
12
The Master Plan + Playoff Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
13
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
14
Expectations in Orlando
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
15
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
16
The NBA's Return + Fantasy Re-Drafts
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
17
30 Teams, 60 Minutes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
72 min
18
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
19
Deep Dive: ESPN's Top 74 Players in NBA History
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
99 min
20
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
21
Return to Play Update + 2020-21 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
60 min
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
G League Development + 2021 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
26
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
27
The Top of the 2020 Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the top prospects for the 2020 NBA Draft.
70 min
28
H-O-R-S-E + Analyzing the 2015 Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
81 min
29
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
30
Five-Year NBA Mock Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
31
What To Expect If the NBA Returns
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
32
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
33
WAY Too Early Top-150 for Next Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
68 min
34
News of the Week + Top 15 NBA Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
35
Final Awards + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
36
How Should the NBA Finish the Season?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
33 min
37
NBA Suspends Play
Alex quickly touches on what information is available regarding the NBA suspending the 2019-20 season.
5 min
38
Fantasy Awards + Too High or Too Low?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
39
Coronavirus Implications + LeBron vs. Giannis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
35 min
40
Post-Break Barometer
Ken and Alex discuss some risers and fallers in fantasy since the All-Star break.
62 min
41
The Sacramento Kings Might Make the Playoffs
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
71 min
42
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
43
Playoff Matchups + Best Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
44
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
45
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
46
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
47
Mid-Season Over/Unders + All-NBA
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
48
All-Star Preview + Mid-Season Awards
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
49
Trade Deadline Fantasy Implications
Ken and Alex go over the fantasy implications of the trades made before the deadline.
55 min
50
Trade Deadline Recap
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and James Anderson recap every deal leading up to Thursday's deadline.
46 min
51
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
52
All-Star Overhaul
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
43 min
53
Who Says No?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
54
Bonus Episode: DraftKings' Julian Edlow
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha are joined by DraftKings' Julian Edlow.
50 min
55
Second Half Targets
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss which players to target for the second half of the season.
54 min
56
Zion is BACK
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
57
All-Star Picks + The NBA Ratings Crisis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
58
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
59
Emergency Allen Crabbe Trade Podcast
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
60
Paul vs. Westbrook, Trades, Contenders, Best Be...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
76 min
61
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
62
Ben Zweiman on Rookies, Playoff Picture, Future...
Nick Whalen is joined by Ben Zweiman of DK Nation.
84 min
63
Waiver Wire Adds
Shannon and Alex touch on news, waiver wire adds and Friday's DFS slate.
45 min
64
Preseason Futures Revisited
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
65
2020 Draft Breakdown
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
46 min
66
Finding Rebounds
Ken and Alex touch on news, go hunting for rebounds, and discuss Friday's DFS slate.
42 min
67
Fantasy All-Decade Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
68
All-Decade from All Angles
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the past decade in the NBA.
83 min
69
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
70
Fake Trades + All-Star Picks
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
61 min
71
2018 NBA Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
67 min
72
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
73
Biggest Stories for the Rest of the Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
74
Spurs Trades + 2019 Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
61 min
75
Schedule Changes + MVP Odds
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
76
Good Players, Bad Teams
Ken and Alex talk about the "Harvey Grant Award" and, as always, discuss news and DFS.
64 min
77
Celtics/Clippers, Doncic for MVP + More
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
78
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
66 min
79
Buying Low
Shannon and Alex discuss buy-low players heading into Week 5.
66 min
80
Early Season Surprises and Disappointments
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
81
Power Rankings + Injuries Piling Up
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
82
Sell-High Candidates
Ken, Shannon and Alex dive into a list of players worth selling high on.
58 min
83
Worried or Not Worried?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
84
Good/Bad Surprises + Early Draft Takeaways
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
55 min
85
Who Should You Cut?
Shannon and Alex sift through what players drafted in the top-100 should be dropped, discuss potential replacements, and go through Friday's DFS slate.
47 min
86
Fight Night
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
47 min
87
Week 1 Surprises and Disappointments + Revisiti...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
51 min
88
Early-Season Waiver Wire Targets
Shannon and Alex talk waiver wire adds, overreact to opening games, and parse through Friday's DFS slate.
64 min
89
The Kings Lost to the Suns by 29 Points
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
90
Opening Night Reactions + Playoff Seed Predictions
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
50 min
91
Zion's Injury, Preseason Takeaways, Opening Nig...
Ken, Shannon and Alex learn about the extent of Zion's knee injury mid-podcast, wrap up the preseason, and discuss some opening night DFS options.
43 min
92
Beal Extension, GM Survey, NFBKC Recap + More
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
93
Preseason All-Star + Awards Predictions with Ja...
67 min
94
Busts, NFBKC discussion
Shannon and Alex talk about potential busts and various aspects of NFBKC.
64 min
95
Preseason News & Notes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
96
Preseason News Update and Sleeper Talk
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news, some sleepers, and even preseason DFS.
53 min
97
Sleepers + Busts
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
98
30 Teams, 60 Minutes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha take a spin around the league discussing the two biggest questions facing each NBA team this season.
68 min
99
Take It or Leave It Bets + Who Falls out of the...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
69 min
100
Preseason ADP Watch + More Futures Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha open an investigation into early ADPs before talking team and player futures bets via the FanDuel Sportsbook.
84 min