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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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Harden Fallout, Fultz Expectations, Kemba's Future
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
202
Trade Candidates
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review potential trade candidates after discussing recent news from around the league.
54 min
203
Baron Davis, Luke Doncic, Trae Young, and the B...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
54 min
204
Rookie Keeper Rankings
D.J., Shannon and K-Train debate rookie keeper rankings after reviewing news from around the league.
54 min
205
Big Ballers Only
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
206
12/20/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller suggest punting at the PF position with limited options Wednesday, highlighting players such as Chris Paul and James Harden to splurge on instead.
38 min
207
Remembering Kobe + Bulls are BACK
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
32 min
208
NBA Roundtable Preview
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dive into recent news around the league before discussing RotoWire's recent NBA Roundtable article.
51 min
209
Trey Lyles Appreciation Hour
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
57 min
210
12/13/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller key in on the SG position as a point of interest in Wednesday's nine-game slate, with options such as James Harden and Victor Oladipo heading into prime-time matchups.
38 min
211
Trouble in OKC + Surprise Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
212
12/12/17 NBA DFS Tuesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller struggle to come up with the perfect lineup for Tuesday's seven-game slate and mull over what a potentially injury to Joel Embiid could do for the center position.
40 min
213
Buy-Low, Sell-High Candidates
Shannon convinces D.J. to wear sweatpants and K-Train couldn't be more disgusted. After everyone speaks their peace, they discuss recent news from around the league and buy-low, sell-high candidates.
56 min
214
The Alando Tucker Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
41 min
215
12/6/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller weave their way through Wednesday's 10-game slate, touching on a dilemma at the small forward spot, as well as what to do with the Curry-less Warriors.
42 min
216
The Hoot Gibson Episode
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
44 min
217
12/4/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller discuss which games to stack for Monday's 11-game slate, including a likely high-scoring affair between the Suns and 76ers.
45 min
218
Star Players Returning From Injury
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss how to handle star players returning from injury after reviewing top news from around the league.
45 min
219
Grizzlies Future + Early Season Predictions Gon...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
67 min
220
11/29/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller highlight an intriguing list of value plays for Wednesday's 10-game slate, and discuss the best way to tackle multiple players priced highly at the same position.
43 min
221
Fizdale Out in Memphis, Blake Griffin Injury Fa...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
222
11/27/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller sort through a difficult eight game slate, with a number of notable players hampered by injuries prior to tip-off.
40 min
223
11/22/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller attempt to sort through a massive 14-game pre-Thanksgiving NBA slate, focusing on the revenge games for Kevin Durant and Eric Bledsoe.
40 min
224
Kyrie, Clippers' struggles, Philly's Ceiling, M...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
225
11/20/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller analyze a handful of injuries that could impact Monday's 11-game NBA slate, including John Wall's game-time status.
41 min
226
Players to Monitor on the Waiver Wire
D.J., Shannon and K-Train talk about players currently sitting on the waiver wire who are worth keeping an eye on, after they discuss recent news from around the league.
57 min
227
LeBron to the Wizards. Book It.
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
228
11/15/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller tackle Wednesday's 11 game slate, focusing on what injuries to Carmelo Anthony and Mike Conley could mean for your DFS lineups.
40 min
229
Tyreke Evans/Brandon Jennings Appreciation Day
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss the top storylines after a busy Monday night in the NBA.
39 min
230
How to Salvage Your Season
D.J. and Shannon discuss strategy for keeper, season-long and DFS formats after reviewing recent news from around the league.
40 min
231
The NBA's 10 Most Exciting Players
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk draft busts, Eric Bledsoe, Lonzo Ball and rank their 10 favorite players to watch.
61 min
232
11/8/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller are back to break down the five-game NBA slate, with their attention focused squarely on an enticing matchup for Steph Curry against the TImberwolves.
37 min
233
Bledsoe Trade Special
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and DJ Trainor break down the Suns trading Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee.
64 min
234
11/7/17 NBA DFS Tuesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller take a look at the 10-game slate, eyeing up a potential rosy fantasy situation for Anthony Davis and the Pelicans.
40 min
235
Sell-High Candidates
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss their current sell-high candidates after reviewing recent news from around the league.
45 min
236
True or False: Early-Season Edition
Nick Whalen and James Anderson pick sides on several of the league's top storylines.
56 min
237
11/1/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller go over a loaded 12-game NBA slate, touching on a variety of topics including whether or not you should pay up for John Wall.
45 min
238
Surprise Teams, Surprise Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss their five biggest surprise teams through the first two weeks of the NBA season.
47 min
239
10/30/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller sort together lineups with and without Anthony Davis/DeMarcus Cousins for Monday's nine-game NBA DFS slate.
44 min
240
Panic Button
D.J., Shannon and K-Train decide which players deserve the panic button, after discussing recent news from around the league.
58 min
241
Are we sure the Timberwolves are good?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down the biggest surprises from the first week-plus of the NBA season.
42 min
242
10/25/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller highlight key value plays on Wednesday's 10-game NBA slate, including PJ Tucker going against the 76ers.
42 min
243
Ben Simmons, Good Basketball Player
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap the first week of action in the NBA.
45 min
244
10/23/17 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller break down Monday's eight-game NBA slate and discuss whether or not it's worth paying high prices for Giannis Antetokounmpo.
41 min
245
Waiver Wire Targets
D.J. and Shannon react to breaking news around the league before discussing their waiver wire targets and favorite options for Friday's FanDuel slate.
57 min
246
Chatting with Frank Kaminsky
Joe Bartel (@JBFantasySports) talks with Hornets center Frank Kaminsky (@FSKPart3) about his time with the Wisconsin Badgers, his love for movies and Call of Duty, and what new addition Dwight Howard could bring to the team.
23 min
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Talking Thunder with Brett Dawson
Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman drops by to preview the Thunder.
61 min
248
10/18/17 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller take a look at the 11-game NBA slate on Wednesday and highlight who is worth paying up for in your lineups.
47 min
249
Draft Strategy
D.J. and Shannon go over top news around the league before discussing draft strategy.
50 min
250
Actual Fantasy Basketball Talk
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk draft trends, rookies, preseason injuries, and what to expect from bad teams.
56 min
251
Busts
D.J., Shannon and K-Train go over the top news heading into Friday, Oct. 6 before reviewing the players they think have bust potential.
54 min
252
All-Star Draft + Preseason Observations
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about Kyle Kuzma
61 min
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Predicting the All-Stars: Western Conference
Nick Whalen and James Anderson predict which 12 players will represent the West in Los Angeles in February.
46 min
254
Sleepers
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dust off the train whistle and discuss their sleepers heading into the new season.
56 min
255
Nuggets Preview with Harrison Wind
Nick Whalen previews the Denver Nuggets with Harrison Wind of BSN Denver.
43 min
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Predicting the All-Stars: Eastern Conference
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Eastern Conference All-Stars.
71 min
257
Over/Unders -- Part II
Nick Whalen and James Anderson make their picks against the Vegas over/under win totals.
47 min
258
Over/Unders -- Part I
Nick Whalen and James Anderson make their picks against the Vegas over/under win totals.
63 min
259
James Anderson Return Pod
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
62 min
260
Cavaliers Deep Dive with Chris Fedor
Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com joins Nick Whalen to break down the Cavs' drama-filled summer.
51 min
261
Timberwolves Offseason with Jon Krawczynski
Nick Whalen talks Timberwolves with Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press.
52 min
262
Cavaliers Offseason with Carter Rodriguez
Fear the Sword's Carter Rodriguez drops by to break down the Cavaliers' eventful offseason.
72 min
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Thunder Offseason with Brett Dawson
Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman drops by to recap the Thunder's eventful offseason and look forward to next season.
78 min
264
Gordon Hayward: Has Only Been Player of the Wee...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap free agency.
75 min
265
Draft Recap + Free Agency Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the 2017 NBA Draft.
76 min
266
NBA Draft Mega-Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson preview all of the story lines leading up to Thursday night's NBA Draft.
98 min
267
Offseason Chatter
D.J. Trainor and Nick Whalen discuss the NBA offseason happenings over the last couple of days.
59 min
268
NBA Draft Preview with Ricky O'Donnell
Nick Whalen and James Anderson are joined by SB Nation's Ricky O'Donnell to break down the NBA Draft.
67 min
269
NBA Finals Preview
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down the NBA Finals.
47 min
270
Warriors Dominance + Manu + All-NBA Implications
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the Warriors' dominance out West and the Eastern Conference Finals.
68 min
271
Draft Combine/Lottery Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson wrap up the NBA Draft Combine and discuss their lottery projections.
81 min
272
Warriors/Cavs Dominance + Raptors Aftermath + S...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs.
84 min
273
Round 2 Roundup
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the weekend in the NBA and talk Round 2.
67 min
274
RIP in Peace Portland and Indiana
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor review the weekend in the NBA and preview the rest of Round 1.
60 min
275
Celtics, Hawks, Blazers in Trouble
Nick Whalen, DJ Trainor and James Anderson recap the first five days of the NBA playoffs.
55 min
276
Game 1 Recaps
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap all eight Game 1's from opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs.
55 min
277
Adios, Three Amigos
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train bid farewell and head into the offseason.
46 min
278
All-NBA Teams + More T-Mac Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson pick the All-NBA teams.
49 min
279
Drew Gooden Has More Double-Doubles Than David ...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor wrap up MVP talk, praise Lance Stephenson, scold the Magic, discuss Cavs/Celtics and much more.
67 min
280
The Definitive MVP Podcast
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor take a deep dive into the evergreen MVP debate.
47 min
281
The Revenge Game of All Revenge Games
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train go over recent news, settle their season-long bets, rant about the MVP discussion, give credit to underappreciated stat lines, and finish by previewing Friday's DFS slate.
47 min
282
Spurs/Warriors + Brogdon vs. Saric
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about basketball -- specifically, NBA basketball.
48 min
283
30 Teams in 45 Minutes
It's exactly what it sounds like: Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor spend 90 seconds talking about each NBA team.
63 min
284
Monday Conversation with Andre Snellings
Andre Snellings joins Nick Whalen to talk about the Sloan Conference and playoff races.
36 min
285
Late-Season DFS Strategy
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent news around the league, late-season DFS strategy, and specific picks for Friday's DFS slate.
36 min
286
First Round Mock + Sweet 16
Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss their recent first-round NBA mock draft.
71 min
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Talking Pelicans with Mason Ginsberg
Nick Whalen is joined by Mason Ginsberg of BourbonStreetShots.com to break down the Pelicans’ expectations for the rest of the season and much more.
46 min
288
Injuries, Injuries, Injuries
D.J. and Ken discuss the recent string of injuries throughout the NBA and other breaking news before giving candidates who could be shut down soon and players they're picking for Friday DFS.
41 min
289
Talking Hornets with Taylor Cunningham
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Taylor Cunningham, TV host for the Charlotte Hornets and production assistant for the Carolina Panthers.
46 min
290
Players to Target in the Remainder of the Seaso...
D.J. Trainor is joined by Andre Snellings to talk about players around the league who might see an abnormal amount of playing time in the remainder of the season ahead.
39 min
291
2017-18 Draft Preview
D.J., Shannon, and K-Train discuss recent news, look ahead at next season's draft value of certain players, and finish by previewing Friday's DFS slate.
47 min
292
The Real MVP
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Celtics-Warriors, the Pelicans’ playoff chances, Brandon Ingram, and Eastern Conference seeding. Then, the guys debate the MVP standings and finish out with some non-lottery NBA Draft prospects to know.
65 min
293
I Was Kevin Durant Before Kevin Durant
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor do a little bit of revisionist history, taking a look back at the NBA players, teams, prospects, ideas, and anything else they were wrong about over the last few seasons.
41 min
294
Burning Questions with DJ Trainor
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor sit down to answer some of the questions that may be on the minds of NBA fans this time of year, like: Who's the best American-born, white player in the NBA not named Gordon Hayward or Kevin Love? Who's the second-best player...
40 min
295
How high should Joel Embiid be drafted next sea...
D.J. and Shannon discuss recent news around the league, rest of season additions off the waiver wire, and Friday's DFS slate.
33 min
296
Thursday Grab Bag with Toolbox Roundy
Nick Whalen is joined by northeast Wisconsin’s own Adam Roundy (@A_Roundy) to discuss the future of the Milwaukee Bucks, the top of the East, and the tightest MVP race in recent memory.
78 min
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Talking Pacers with Wheat Hotchkiss
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor are joined by Wheat Hotchkiss (@Wheat_Hotchkiss) of Pacers.com for a deep dive on the only team in NBA history to employ both Lance Stephenson and Andrew Bynum. Topics include: Wheat’s connection to Stephen Curry, Indiana’s ...
54 min
298
Celtics Deep Dive + Lowry Injury
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the implications of Kyle Lowry’s wrist injury, the future of the Celtics, AD & Boogie’s rocky start, Johnny O’Bryant’s new home, Deron Williams’ fit with the Cavaliers and much more.
78 min
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More Reaction to the Trade Deadline
D.J. and K-Train dive into the fantasy implications of Thursday's trade deadline and finish up by previewing Friday's DFS slate.
37 min
300
Trade Deadline Recap + Mock Lottery 3.0
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to recap all of the action leading up to Thursday’s trade deadline. Then, the guys dive into James’ most-recent mock draft before inevitably circling back to bash the Sacramento Kings.
45 min