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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Shutdown Season
Ken, Shannon and Alex sift through a pile of NBA news, including who is, or could be, shut down for the season. Plus, some playoff and DFS discussion.
56 min
202
NCAA Tournament Prospect Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
49 min
203
The Greatest Shooting 7-Footer Ever
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha touch on the legacy Dirk Nowitzki has created upon retiring, along with the heavy DFS implications Tuesday's Bucks-Lakers game might have.
53 min
204
Our Worst Roundtable Takes
Ken, Shannon and Alex dig through old roundtable articles to find their worst takes.
44 min
205
Josh Smith is Back in Basketball
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
38 min
206
Will Ibaka's Impending Suspension Affect Playoffs?
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha discuss Serge Ibaka's potential suspension and the impact it may have on the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The duo also break down Tuesday's seven-game slate and touch on a number of automatic lineup locks.
59 min
207
Acquisitions for the Fantasy Playoffs
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss who you should be picking up for the fantasy playoffs.
42 min
208
Are the Pistons the Team to Beat in the East?
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
72 min
209
More to Lose in Round 1 Matchup, Celtics or 76ers?
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha discuss the action that took place Monday, March 4 and also break down a couple of playoff scenarios, such as the 76ers vs. Celtics potential Round 1 matchup.
58 min
210
The Loaded 2018 Rookie Class
Shannon and Alex discuss this season's loaded rookie class, and how they should be valued in dynasty leagues.
55 min
211
Top of the East + Struggling Lakers
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
25 min
212
James Harden Only Scored 28 Points
Joe and Alex discuss James Harden, Trae Young, LeBron's comments, and also recap some standout performances from Monday before diving into Tuesday's three-game slate.
51 min
213
Sneaky Trade Targets
Ken, Shannon and Alex explore low-key trade options to help you in specific categories.
42 min
214
Is Gerald Green a Hall-of-Famer?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
60 min
215
Trade Deadline Fallout
Ken, Shannon and Alex touch on the fallout of the trade deadline, including Ben Simmons' decline, and if Otto Porter's new-found role will stick.
64 min
216
Awards Ballots, Over/Unders, All-Star Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
217
Trade Deadline Fantasy Implications
Ken, Shannon and Alex talk about the winners and loses of the trade deadline from a fantasy perspective.
56 min
218
Trade Deadline Special
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the top storylines from the NBA trade deadline.
65 min
219
Fantasy Implications of the Porzingis Deal
Ken, Shannon and Alex dissect the fantasy implications of the Porzingis swap and discuss what to do about Anthony Davis.
59 min
220
Porzingis Reactions + Anthony Davis + All-Star ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
56 min
221
Injuries Piling Up
Ken, Shannon and Alex explore the frontcourt injuries in New Orleans, Victor Oladipo's season-ending injury, and more.
40 min
222
Harden, Grizzlies Trades, All-Star Starters
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
56 min
223
Underrated Fantasy Players
Before Ken, Shannon and Alex explore underrated fantasy players, they discuss the state of the Rockets, the Lakers shocking OKC, Dennis Smith Jr., and shine a light on Trae Young's recent play.
68 min
224
All-Star Returns, Dennis Smith, The Kyrie Call ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
55 min
225
Talking Brooklyn Nets with Anthony Puccio of Ne...
Nick Whalen is joined by Anthony Puccio of Nets Daily.
53 min
226
Good Players On Bad Teams
The Three Amigos reunite to discuss good players on bad teams.
49 min
227
News, News and More News
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the news that's been piling up in the Association.
48 min
228
Team Rose vs. Team Wade
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
63 min
229
Interesting Free Agents, Dynasty Rookie Discussion
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the myriad of interesting waiver wire targets, plus which rookies they're highest on over the next three years.
58 min
230
Getting Our Anger Out Before the Holidays
Ken, Shannon and Alex channel the OId Man Rant for nearly an hour, expressing frustrations towards teams that passed on Luka Doncic, James Harden's double step-back, and D'Angelo Russell's minutes.
58 min
231
Brightest and Bleakest Futures
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
57 min
232
Free Agent Targets, Myles Turner Apology Podcast
Ken, Shannon and Alex talk about all the value that's opened up on the waiver wire with so many injuries in the NBA, plus discuss Myles Turner's recent play.
57 min
233
Thursday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
50 min
234
Reviewing Busy Weekend of NBA News
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha touch on a number of NBA news topics including the Bucks recent trade, Paul Millsap's continual absence and the sorry state of the Bulls.
55 min
235
Point Guard Discussion
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss various point guards around the NBA.
58 min
236
Get Melo to the Celebrity Game
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
52 min
237
Buy Low Candidates
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss who you can buy low on at this point in the season.
56 min
238
Fake Trades + Quarter-Season Observations
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
87 min
239
Rebooting the Wizards
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha break down potential teams for John Wall, Bradley Beal and Otto Porter to get traded to, and break down DFS picks for Tuesday's slate.
50 min
240
The Clippers are the Best Team in the West
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
72 min
241
Free Agent Targets
Before diving into free agent targets, Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss Melo, the Warriors being "banged up spiritually", Rondo, and the implications of a double-clutch free-throw.
44 min
242
Warriors Fallout, MeloWatch, Sixers' Future
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
59 min
243
Death of the Process
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha question whether the 76ers gave up too much to acquire Jimmy Butler, and also touch on a handful of intriguing matchups during the 10-game Monday slate.
41 min
244
Too Early to Panic?
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss if it's too early to panic about certain players' fantasy production.
55 min
245
West Surprises + Duke/Kentucky Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
63 min
246
Kyrie Irving is Mad For No Reason and Other NBA...
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha give their takes on the "much to do about nothing" frustrations from Kyrie Irving and suggest the Knicks are already in prime-March form.
56 min
247
Sell High Candidates
Ken joins Shannon and Alex in person to discuss news, sell-high candidates and some DraftKings targets for Friday's slate.
49 min
248
The Wizards Are Officially on Pitino Watch
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
249
Kawhi, Giannis Injuries Spoil Historic Matchup
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha give their spookiest thoughts on the start to the NBA season, discuss the impact of multiple notable injuries and share their thoughts on Monday's DFS slate.
48 min
250
Thoughts after Two Weeks
Shannon and Alex discuss thoughts after two weeks of NBA action, including some surprise top-15 fantasy players who might be winning you your league.
61 min
251
The Cavs... They're Not Good
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
252
Opening Week Reactions
Nick Whalen and James Anderson go around the league and recap the biggest takeaways from the first week of the NBA season.
71 min
253
Monday NBA Podcast
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha discuss early season rookie standouts, surprise records to begin the new campaign and a quick look at Monday's DFS slate.
54 min
254
First Reactions, Early Waiver Wire Moves
Alex, Ken and Shannon discuss some opening week happenings.
46 min
255
Potential Busts & Early Draft Learnings
Alex, Shannon and Ken talk NBA less than a week ahead of the preseason
57 min
256
Jimmy Butler Madness + Preseason News & Notes
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk NBA basketball.
50 min
257
Sleepers and Keeper League Auction
Alex is joined by Ken and Shannon to talk NBA.
56 min
258
Cavaliers Preview with Chris Fedor
Nick Whalen chats with Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com.
60 min
259
Predicting the All-Star + All-NBA Teams
Nick Whalen and James Anderson project the All-Star and All-NBA selections.
49 min
260
Nuggets Preview With Harrison Wind
Nick Whalen is joined by Harrison Wind of BSN Denver to preview the Nuggets' season.
49 min
261
Jimmy Butler Wants Out + What We'd Change About...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the Jimmy Butler news and run through their lists of what they'd change about the league.
69 min
262
Award Predictions + Projecting the Playoff Teams
Nick Whalen and James Anderson predict the major awards and playoff teams for the 2018-19 NBA season.
82 min
263
Offseason Thoughts + Mock Draft Recap
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to discuss the most improved teams, key injuries around the league, and recap a recent preseason mock draft.
51 min
264
Team-by-Team Over/Unders
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
82 min
265
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
266
Final Pre-Draft Thoughts + Predictions
Nick Whalen and James Anderson take one final deep dive into the 2018 NBA Draft.
74 min
267
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
268
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
269
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
270
Game 1 Recap
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap Game 1.
50 min
271
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
272
NBA Draft Combine Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the winners and losers from the 2018 NBA Draft Combine.
62 min
273
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
274
Conference Finals Preview
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
275
Kyle Lowry Was in the Same Draft as Josh Boone
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
276
Kawhi to Brooklyn is a Done Deal
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
67 min
277
Jrue Holiday is the Best Player in the NBA
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
278
Team by Team, Round by Round
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
279
Rookie Performance Reviews
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
71 min
280
What Have We Learned This Season?
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review what they've learned this season.
41 min
281
Kawhi Trades x East Playoff Matchups x Post-Tou...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
42 min
282
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
283
Draft Stock x More Fultz x All-NBA
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
39 min
284
Trey Burke Scored 42 Points in an NBA Basketbal...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
47 min
285
Big-Minute Scrubs
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review some scrubs who will see big minutes rest of season.
37 min
286
Worst Contracts x COY x Kawhi x Dwight Howard M...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
53 min
287
Bucks' Future x RFAs x West Playoff Race
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
50 min
288
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
289
Picking the All-NBA Teams x Prospects to Watch ...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
290
How To Win Your Bracket Pool
34 min
291
Brandon Jennings is B-A-C-K BACK
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
41 min
292
Late-Season Strategy
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss how to handle late-season strategy for single-season leagues.
40 min
293
Happy Birthday to Greg Ostertag
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
52 min
294
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
295
Revisiting Preseason Over/Unders
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
65 min
296
Kawhi Saga x Davis' MVP Case x West Playoff Race
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
59 min
297
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
298
Playoff Restructuring + Handicapping the Awards...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
65 min
299
Full All-Star Weekend Recap
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
70 min
300
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