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
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All-Star Preview x 2017 Re-Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
71 min
302
Buyouts x Deadline Fallout x All-Star Saturday ...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
303
Trade Deadline Fallout
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review all the fantasy implications of Thursday's eventful trade deadline.
45 min
304
Full Trade Deadline Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
56 min
305
Looking Ahead to the Trade Deadline
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
44 min
306
Trade Deadline Waiver Wire Targets
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dive into all the worthwhile waiver wire targets ahead of the trade deadline.
47 min
307
NBA Front Offices: A Case Study
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
65 min
308
1/31/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller go over a slate that could be without Devin Booker, and suggest that Dwight Howard might make for a better GPP play than Joel Embiid.
37 min
309
Blake Fallout x Mirotic (Almost) Dealt x City Unis
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
58 min
310
1/29/18 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller walk through a difficult six-game slate, touching on a handful of intriguing players for both 50/50s and GPPs.
34 min
311
Chasing Rebounds and Blocks
D.J. and Shannon discuss a handful of players who are easily attainable and can help boost totals for rebounds and blocks in the second half of the season.
44 min
312
All-Star Draft + What to do with the Brooklyn Pick
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
63 min
313
1/24/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller emphasis a potential gold-mine in the form of the Bulls/76ers matchup, highlighting a variety of different cheap plays at the guard spot on DraftKings.
39 min
314
Kidd Out + All-Star Reserves
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
51 min
315
1/22/18 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller touch on a number of injuries affecting the nine-game slate, including a plethora from the 76ers/Grizzlies game.
41 min
316
Chasing Three-Pointers and Assists
D.J., Shannon and K-Train react to the Kemba Walker trade rumors before discussing players who specialize in three-pointers and assists.
37 min
317
1/17/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
How chalky is Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins for Wednesday's 10-game slate? Joe Bartel and Ben Miller discuss their expectations as well a handful of other intriguing names for Wednesday's slate.
40 min
318
A Quiet Monday Night in the NBA
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
53 min
319
Dynasty Values
58 min
320
1/10/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller key in on the PG position, touching on a wide variety of interesting names for Wednesday's 11-game slate including Kris Dunn and Goran Dragic.
38 min
321
Trade Destinations
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
43 min
322
1/8/18 NBA DFS Monday
Joe Bartel and Ben Miller touch on a handful of positions to pay up for, including the PF spot, in a merciless eight-game slate.
39 min
323
Can they keep it up?
D.J., Shannon and K-Train discuss whether or not certain players can maintain their current averages, after discussing recent news from around the league.
65 min
324
Cavs/Celtics, Mo Bamba, Rockets, Dunk Contest W...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
51 min
325
1/3/18 NBA DFS Wednesday
Joe Bartel and Alex Barutha ring in the new year by analyzing Wednesday's 12-game slate, discussing which players benefit the most from the Spurs decision to rest their starters.
44 min
326
Harden Fallout, Fultz Expectations, Kemba's Future
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
42 min
327
Trade Candidates
D.J., Shannon and K-Train review potential trade candidates after discussing recent news from around the league.
54 min
328
Baron Davis, Luke Doncic, Trae Young, and the B...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
54 min
329
Rookie Keeper Rankings
D.J., Shannon and K-Train debate rookie keeper rankings after reviewing news from around the league.
54 min
330
Big Ballers Only
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
58 min
331
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
332
Remembering Kobe + Bulls are BACK
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
32 min
333
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
334
Trey Lyles Appreciation Hour
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
57 min
335
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
336
Trouble in OKC + Surprise Players
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
46 min
337
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
338
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
339
The Alando Tucker Draft
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
41 min
340
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
341
The Hoot Gibson Episode
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
44 min
342
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
343
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
344
Grizzlies Future + Early Season Predictions Gon...
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
67 min
345
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
346
Fizdale Out in Memphis, Blake Griffin Injury Fa...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
45 min
347
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
348
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
349
Kyrie, Clippers' struggles, Philly's Ceiling, M...
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk about the NBA.
54 min
350
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
351
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
352
LeBron to the Wizards. Book It.
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
70 min
353
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
354
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
355
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
356
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
357
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
358
Bledsoe Trade Special
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and DJ Trainor break down the Suns trading Eric Bledsoe to Milwaukee.
64 min
359
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
360
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
361
True or False: Early-Season Edition
Nick Whalen and James Anderson pick sides on several of the league's top storylines.
56 min
362
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
363
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
364
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
365
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
366
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
367
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
368
Ben Simmons, Good Basketball Player
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap the first week of action in the NBA.
45 min
369
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
370
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
371
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
372
Talking Thunder with Brett Dawson
Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman drops by to preview the Thunder.
61 min
373
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
374
Draft Strategy
D.J. and Shannon go over top news around the league before discussing draft strategy.
50 min
375
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
376
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
377
All-Star Draft + Preseason Observations
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about Kyle Kuzma
61 min
378
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
379
Sleepers
D.J., Shannon and K-Train dust off the train whistle and discuss their sleepers heading into the new season.
56 min
380
Nuggets Preview with Harrison Wind
Nick Whalen previews the Denver Nuggets with Harrison Wind of BSN Denver.
43 min
381
Predicting the All-Stars: Eastern Conference
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to talk Eastern Conference All-Stars.
71 min
382
Over/Unders -- Part II
Nick Whalen and James Anderson make their picks against the Vegas over/under win totals.
47 min
383
Over/Unders -- Part I
Nick Whalen and James Anderson make their picks against the Vegas over/under win totals.
63 min
384
James Anderson Return Pod
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk about the NBA.
62 min
385
Cavaliers Deep Dive with Chris Fedor
Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com joins Nick Whalen to break down the Cavs' drama-filled summer.
51 min
386
Timberwolves Offseason with Jon Krawczynski
Nick Whalen talks Timberwolves with Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press.
52 min
387
Cavaliers Offseason with Carter Rodriguez
Fear the Sword's Carter Rodriguez drops by to break down the Cavaliers' eventful offseason.
72 min
388
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
389
Gordon Hayward: Has Only Been Player of the Wee...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap free agency.
75 min
390
Draft Recap + Free Agency Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap the 2017 NBA Draft.
76 min
391
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
392
Offseason Chatter
D.J. Trainor and Nick Whalen discuss the NBA offseason happenings over the last couple of days.
59 min
393
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
394
NBA Finals Preview
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down the NBA Finals.
47 min
395
Warriors Dominance + Manu + All-NBA Implications
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss the Warriors' dominance out West and the Eastern Conference Finals.
68 min
396
Draft Combine/Lottery Recap
Nick Whalen and James Anderson wrap up the NBA Draft Combine and discuss their lottery projections.
81 min
397
Warriors/Cavs Dominance + Raptors Aftermath + S...
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs.
84 min
398
Round 2 Roundup
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the weekend in the NBA and talk Round 2.
67 min
399
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
400
Celtics, Hawks, Blazers in Trouble
Nick Whalen, DJ Trainor and James Anderson recap the first five days of the NBA playoffs.
55 min