RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast

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

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30 Teams, 60 Minutes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
72 min
102
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
103
Deep Dive: ESPN's Top 74 Players in NBA History
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
99 min
104
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
105
Return to Play Update + 2020-21 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
60 min
106
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
107
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
108
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
109
G League Development + 2021 Power Rankings
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
110
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
111
The Top of the 2020 Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the top prospects for the 2020 NBA Draft.
70 min
112
H-O-R-S-E + Analyzing the 2015 Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
81 min
113
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
114
Five-Year NBA Mock Draft
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
115
What To Expect If the NBA Returns
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
116
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
117
WAY Too Early Top-150 for Next Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
68 min
118
News of the Week + Top 15 NBA Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
119
Final Awards + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
49 min
120
How Should the NBA Finish the Season?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
33 min
121
NBA Suspends Play
Alex quickly touches on what information is available regarding the NBA suspending the 2019-20 season.
5 min
122
Fantasy Awards + Too High or Too Low?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
123
Coronavirus Implications + LeBron vs. Giannis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
35 min
124
Post-Break Barometer
Ken and Alex discuss some risers and fallers in fantasy since the All-Star break.
62 min
125
The Sacramento Kings Might Make the Playoffs
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
71 min
126
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
127
Playoff Matchups + Best Bets
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
128
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
129
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
130
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
131
Mid-Season Over/Unders + All-NBA
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
132
All-Star Preview + Mid-Season Awards
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
133
Trade Deadline Fantasy Implications
Ken and Alex go over the fantasy implications of the trades made before the deadline.
55 min
134
Trade Deadline Recap
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and James Anderson recap every deal leading up to Thursday's deadline.
46 min
135
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
136
All-Star Overhaul
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
43 min
137
Who Says No?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
138
Bonus Episode: DraftKings' Julian Edlow
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha are joined by DraftKings' Julian Edlow.
50 min
139
Second Half Targets
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss which players to target for the second half of the season.
54 min
140
Zion is BACK
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
141
All-Star Picks + The NBA Ratings Crisis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
142
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
143
Emergency Allen Crabbe Trade Podcast
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
40 min
144
Paul vs. Westbrook, Trades, Contenders, Best Be...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
76 min
145
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
146
Ben Zweiman on Rookies, Playoff Picture, Future...
Nick Whalen is joined by Ben Zweiman of DK Nation.
84 min
147
Waiver Wire Adds
Shannon and Alex touch on news, waiver wire adds and Friday's DFS slate.
45 min
148
Preseason Futures Revisited
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
66 min
149
2020 Draft Breakdown
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
46 min
150
Finding Rebounds
Ken and Alex touch on news, go hunting for rebounds, and discuss Friday's DFS slate.
42 min
151
Fantasy All-Decade Teams
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
152
All-Decade from All Angles
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the past decade in the NBA.
83 min
153
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
154
Fake Trades + All-Star Picks
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
61 min
155
2018 NBA Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
67 min
156
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
157
Biggest Stories for the Rest of the Season
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
158
Spurs Trades + 2019 Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
61 min
159
Schedule Changes + MVP Odds
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
160
Good Players, Bad Teams
Ken and Alex talk about the "Harvey Grant Award" and, as always, discuss news and DFS.
64 min
161
Celtics/Clippers, Doncic for MVP + More
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
162
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
66 min
163
Buying Low
Shannon and Alex discuss buy-low players heading into Week 5.
66 min
164
Early Season Surprises and Disappointments
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
165
Power Rankings + Injuries Piling Up
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
166
Sell-High Candidates
Ken, Shannon and Alex dive into a list of players worth selling high on.
58 min
167
Worried or Not Worried?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
168
Good/Bad Surprises + Early Draft Takeaways
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
55 min
169
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
170
Fight Night
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
47 min
171
Week 1 Surprises and Disappointments + Revisiti...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
51 min
172
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
173
The Kings Lost to the Suns by 29 Points
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
174
Opening Night Reactions + Playoff Seed Predictions
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
50 min
175
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
176
Beal Extension, GM Survey, NFBKC Recap + More
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
57 min
177
Preseason All-Star + Awards Predictions with Ja...
67 min
178
Busts, NFBKC discussion
Shannon and Alex talk about potential busts and various aspects of NFBKC.
64 min
179
Preseason News & Notes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
180
Preseason News Update and Sleeper Talk
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news, some sleepers, and even preseason DFS.
53 min
181
Sleepers + Busts
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
182
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
183
Take It or Leave It Bets + Who Falls out of the...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
69 min
184
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
185
Player Rankings + Make-Your-Own Prop Bets
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
85 min
186
Picking the Win Total Over/Unders: Western Conf...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
104 min
187
Picking the Win Total Over/Unders: Eastern Conf...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
102 min
188
Draft Review + Free Agency Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
189
Anthony Davis Trades + Draft Chatter
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
85 min
190
Recapping Game 3 + Fake Trades + Nets Free Up M...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
53 min
191
Finals Preview + Rockets Future
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
69 min
192
Conference Finals + Combine + NBA Draft Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
78 min
193
Surveying the Landscape in Round 2
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
55 min
194
Looking Ahead to Round 2
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
65 min
195
First-Round Preview + (A lot) More
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
76 min
196
End-of-Season Wrap-up, the Final Friday Pod
On the last Friday podcast of the year, Ken, Shannon and Alex go over their Fantasy Awards and, as usual, talk news and DFS.
51 min
197
Ernie Grunfeld is the Opposite of the Nets
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha talk ad nauseam about the Nets surprisingly productive season, Ernie Grunfeld's not-so-shocking dismal and of course, the cultural relevance of Space Jam.
45 min
198
End-of-Season Discussion
Shannon and Alex riff on who to pick up off the wire for the last stretch of the season, plus some awards talk.
60 min
199
All-NBA Teams + Season Awards
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
54 min
200
Jason Kidd's Renewed Focus
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha discuss March Madness, Jusuf Nurkic's injury, Devin Booker's 59 points, Jason Kidd's desire to coach a team in California, plus the usual DFS shenanigans.
52 min