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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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Five Pounds of Bacon
D.J. (@TrainorDJ), Shannon (@RotoShannon), and the K-Train (@KenKrites) go over Thursday's results before surveying the options for Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
68 min
402
Shoutout Eric Clapton
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to preview the Sweet 16 and break down James' latest NBA Mock Draft 2.0.
47 min
403
Deep Bench
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) discuss Tuesday's box scores before previewing Wednesday's slate of games.
54 min
404
Everyone Agrees that Wrigley Field is Old
Nick Whalen (@wha1en) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) discuss Monday's results before playing a round of CBB-influenced trivia.
59 min
405
Weekend Recap + Monday Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by Benny Ricciardi to break down the weekend NBA slate, preview the Sweet 16, and discuss Monday's top NBA DFS values.
0 min
406
More Bets on the Books
D.J., Shannon, and the K-Train get ready for the weekend by discussing Thursday's games and taking a look at Friday's slate on DraftKings.
57 min
407
Thursday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor fight through the distractions of the NCAA Tournament to break down Wednesday night's NBA games and preview the larger-than-usual Thursday slate.
39 min
408
The Crying Game
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) team up for one last time as they suppress their sadness by going over Tuesday's box scores and a few injury updates.
50 min
409
Monday Recap + Tournament Preview
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all of Monday's games and preview the NCAA Tournament.
75 min
410
Sunday Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover all the latest Fantasy Hoops news and review the Sunday box scores for fantasy value
36 min
411
The Three Amigos Reunite
D.J., Shannon, and the K-Train get ready for the weekend by discussing Thursday's games and taking a look at Friday's slate on DraftKings.
53 min
412
He's Basically A Vigilante Fireman
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to break down the playoff races in both conferences, debate the best players under 21, talk KD vs. Westbrook, and much more.
59 min
413
The Marvin Gaye Edition
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) talk about D.J.'s personal life and Josh sings to the best of his abilities before they dig into Tuesday's box scores and preview Wednesday's breaking injury news.
50 min
414
The One Where We Talk About Al Harrington
Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor break down the highlights from Monday night's games, play an NBA edition of Would You Rather, and reminisce about the careers of Al Harrington and Antawn Jamison, among others.
80 min
415
Sunday Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover all the latest Fantasy Hoops news and review the Sunday box scores for fantasy value
32 min
416
Always A Great Day To Talk Hoops
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss the Thunder's current losing skid and San Antonio's dominance before previewing Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
47 min
417
Top 4 in the West + Jaylen Brown Breakdown
Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss the Warriors, Spurs, Thunder and Clippers, including potential second-round matchups. The guys also break down Cal's Jaylen Brown and discuss the draft's most surprising and disappointing prospects.
53 min
418
D.J. And Benny Unite
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) go over Tuesday's results before discussing lineup strategies for notable absences like that of Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, and LeBron James.
54 min
419
Jabari's Redemption
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to break down a big Monday in the NBA, headlined by an offensive eruption in Milwaukee.
53 min
420
Sunday Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover all the latest Fantasy Hoops news and review the Sunday box scores for fantasy value
43 min
421
Andre Miller: Veteran Towel Waver
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss Joe Johnson, Andre Miller, Gorgui Dieng, Friday's DFS slate, and much more.
49 min
422
Back Tats And Bike Chains
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) review Tuesday's box scores before discussing injury news.
59 min
423
Michael Jordan, Wizards Legend
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor talk Cavs/Thunder, Warriors/Blazers, Detroit's playoff chances, and much, much more.
65 min
424
Sun Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the big Sunday NBA slate box scores for fantasy value
45 min
425
Back At It
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) discuss Thursday's games, the lackluster trades, and Friday's monster slate of games on DraftKings.
56 min
426
The Trade Deadline Is Upon Us
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap all of the (fairly underwhelming) trades leading up to Thursday afternoon's deadline.
49 min
427
Trade Deadline Buzz
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) go over trades from Tuesday, current trade rumors, and much more.
64 min
428
Trade Deadline Preview
Nick Whalen is joined by RotoWire's DJ Trainor to preview the trade deadline, as well as the second half of the NBA season.
78 min
429
Trade Deadline Rumors / Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the all the latest trade deadline rumors in the NBA talk about their top buy or sell candidates for the rest of the season.
39 min
430
Heading into the All-Star break
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) talk about All-Star festivities and hand out a few midseason awards.
56 min
431
First Half Awards
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to hand out first half awards, talk Karl-Anthony Towns, rank some all-time greats, and much more.
66 min
432
Vampires vs. Furgate
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) allows Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) to rant about his Sacramento Kings for 45 seconds before they discuss Tuesday's box scores and Wednesday's breaking news.
55 min
433
Vampires vs. Furgate
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) allows Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) to rant about his Sacramento Kings for 45 seconds before they discuss Tuesday's box scores and Wednesday's breaking news.
55 min
434
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor discuss which teams should blow things up with the trade deadline approaching. Topics also include: The Bulls' struggles, the Knicks firing Derek Fisher, the future of Hassan Whiteside, and much more.
69 min
435
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Top Adds
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and break down the top waiver adds
40 min
436
Redhead Or Blonde?
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ), Ken Crites (@KenCrites), and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) talk about D.J.'s hair color, trade rumors, and Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
61 min
437
Free Ekpe Udoh
Nick Whalen sits down with James Anderson to talk dunk contest, uniforms, draft blunders, Luke Walton, Buddy Hield, Henry Ellenson and much more.
55 min
438
Haters Gon' Hate
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) talk about McDonald's mozzarella sticks before recapping Tuesday's games and previewing the 11-game slate for Wednesday.
50 min
439
Tuesday Grab Bag
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor answer a variety of questions, including: Who's the best PG in the East? Are the Cavs starting to click? Who is the most overrated/underrated player in the league? Plus, NBA trivia and much, much more.
83 min
440
Sun Box Breakdown/ Top Center Adds
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and talk about the top center adds off the waiver wire
41 min
441
The Three Amigos
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ), Ken Crites (@KenCrites), and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) discuss All-Star reserves, the status of Monta Ellis, Myles Turner, and Kyle Korver, and go over value picks for Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
64 min
442
Talking Trades + All Star Saturday Night
Nick Whalen and James Anderson name their dream Slam Dunk Contest and Three-Point Shootout fields and discuss trade rumors surrounding Blake Griffin, Jrue Holiday, Jeff Teague, Jabari Parker, and more.
60 min
443
Plan B Podcast
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Nick Whalen (@wha1en) go over box scores from Tuesday.
36 min
444
Boogie For President
Nick Whalen is joined by D.J. Trainor to talk Spurs/Warriors, Hornets-Kings, Blake Griffin, the Cavaliers and much, much more.
80 min
445
Sun Box Score Breakdown/Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and give their take on the top added players for today
42 min
446
Google Kelly Tripucka
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) discuss All-Star starters, injury news, and Friday's slate on DraftKings.
60 min
447
No Nick Whalen, No Problem
James Anderson (@RealJRAnderson) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) talk about three-point percentages, speculative season-long player additions, and All-Star snubs.
32 min
448
Devin Booker or Jabari Parker?
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) talk about R. Kelly, Devin Booker's current value, and of course, The Gun 8000.
64 min
449
Monday Recap + Team USA Talk
Nick Whalen (@wha1en) and DJ Trainor (@TrainorDJ) sort through the aftermath of Warriors/Cavs, predict the 2016 Team USA roster and, of course, finish up with some NBA trivia.
81 min
450
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ All Star Voting
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the Sunday box scores and discuss who's deserving among the All-Star voting leaders
43 min
451
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ All Star Voting
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the Sunday Box Scores for fantasy impact and discuss who's deserving among the current All-Star voting leaders
41 min
452
Ken Crites is Mike Conley
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@KenCrites) discuss recent news, the RotoWire Staff Keeper League, and Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
38 min
453
Are the Nuggets Better Than the Warriors?
Nick Whalen and James Anderson talk Warriors/Nuggets, break down three Pac 12 prospects, and debate the most disappointing players as the season nears its halfway point.
57 min
454
Short, But Sweet
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss available coaches, the NBA in London, and young teams on the rise.
32 min
455
Tuesday's Storylines + 2015 Re-Draft
RotoWire's Nick Whalen chats with D.J. Trainor about the Cavs, Spurs, Warriors and Bucks. The guys also re-draft the 2015 prospects.
85 min
456
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Injury News
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and cover all the latest injury news.
44 min
457
Thursday Recap and Friday Preview
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) go over Thursday's games, discuss recent injury news, and preview Friday's slate on DraftKings.
63 min
458
Ranking the Coaches
Nick Whalen and James Anderson rank the NBA's top 10 and bottom 5 coaches. Other topics include: Hassan Whiteside, Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, personal finance.
59 min
459
How's it going with the groupies?
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) recap Tuesday's slate of games and go over some breaking injury news.
47 min
460
Monday Recap + Games, Games & More Games
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap the primary storylines from Monday night's action and play a few games to test each other's (and the listeners') NBA knowledge.
71 min
461
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ ROY Race
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and give their update on the Rookie of the Year power rankings for this season
38 min
462
Prospect Talk + Western Conference Contenders
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down Skal Labissiere, Tyler Ulis, Jamal Murray and Grayson Allen, as well as discuss some of the middling teams in the Western Conference.
56 min
463
Tues Box Scores/ Top 5 Trending Players
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Tuesday box scores for fantasy value, and talk about the value of the top 5 trending players adds for today
49 min
464
Monday Recap + Trade Talk
RotoWire's Nick Whalen sits down with Shannon McKeown to break down Monday night's games and discuss which teams should make moves before the deadline.
76 min
465
Box Score Breakdown/ Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy value, and play a game of buy or sell with top 50 players
51 min
466
Tuesday Recap and Wednesday DraftKings Preview
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) recap Tuesday's four-game slate and preview the selection of players for Wednesday DraftKings competitions.
50 min
467
Monday Recap + Good or Bad?
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor recap Monday's top storylines, including the Thunder knocking off the Clippers. Other topics include: The Bulls, Celtics, Markieff Morris and, of course, NBA trivia.
79 min
468
Sun Box Score Breakdown/ Center Power Rankings
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, for fantasy value and give their center position power rankings for this season
43 min
469
Green Christmas
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown discuss the latest NBA news, DFS picks for Friday, ugly sweaters, uglier lawns and Shannon's broke jumper.
31 min
470
Prospect Preview + What to Make of the East
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss D'Angelo Russell's recent rise, NBA comps for Brandon Ingram and Kris Dunn, and which Eastern Conference teams are for real.
62 min
471
Free Jack Sikma
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) go over games from Tuesday, breaking news, listener questions, and trades in their own leagues.
62 min
472
Hypothetical Chaos
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor discuss the Dave Joerger situation and offer up their most intriguing hypothetical trade scenarios.
72 min
473
Box Scores Breakdown/ PF power ranks
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their power forward power rankings for this season
53 min
474
Vermonster
Ken Crites (@KenCrites) and D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) go over breaking news before discussing value picks for Friday's slate of games on DraftKings.
32 min
475
Wednesday Recap + Fargo Talk
Nick Whalen and James Anderson recap all of Wednesday night's action in the Association and talk about their mutual love for the best show on television, "Fargo."
53 min
476
All-Time NBA Check Stealers
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss the action from Tuesday's slate of games and finally go over their all-time list of check stealers.
63 min
477
Monday Recap + General NBA Banter
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down each of Monday night's games and tackle a variety of stories around the league. Topics include: Nic Batum, Derrick Rose, the 76ers, Kobe Bryant, and the Pelicans' rough start.
67 min
478
Sun Box Score Breakdown & SF Power Ranks
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their small forward power rankings for this season
50 min
479
The Pink Hammer
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown discuss NBA fantasy news, DFS picks for Friday, and doing handy work around the house with a pink hammer.
49 min
480
Kobe Talk + All Star Predictions
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss the merits of Kobe Bryant's play, Steph Curry's continued hot start and make their All-Star predictions.
40 min
481
The Charlie Villanueva of Podcasters
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss baby #2, Tuesday's games, and mitigating poor free-throw percentages while also teasing their all-time list of check stealers.
65 min
482
Monday Recap + Nick Talks About T-Mac
Nick Whalen and D.J. Trainor break down all eight of Monday night's games, reminisce about Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady, and designate the NBA's top enforcers.
80 min
483
Box Score Breakdown
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their shooting guard power rankings for this season
60 min
484
Tuesday Recap
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all six games from Tuesday night in the NBA.
57 min
485
Monday Recap + Rookie Rankings
RotoWire's DJ Trainor and Nick Whalen break down each game from Monday night, debate the top rookies thus far, and answer listener questions.
76 min
486
Box Score Breakdown & PG Power Ranks
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) cover the Sunday box scores, and give their point guard power rankings for this season.
66 min
487
No K-Train, No Problem
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Shannon McKeown (@RotoShannon) try to make it through a podcast without train whistles.
45 min
488
Wednesday Recap + 2016 Prospect Preview
Nick Whalen and James Anderson break down Wednesday night's games, assess the Rockets' coaching situation, and talk about the top prospects for the 2016 NBA Draft.
57 min
489
King Joffrey Lauvergne & Shirley
D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss Tuesday's games and go over some breaking injury news.
64 min
490
Monday Recap + Three-Week Evals
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all of Monday night's games and Nick gives his top 5 and bottom 5 teams through the first three weeks of the season.
63 min
491
Box Score Breakdown & All-Rookie Team
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the latest Fantasy NBA News, cover the Sunday box scores for fantasy impact, and give their early-season all-rookie team.
58 min
492
Baby Face and K-Train
Friday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Ken Crites (@kencrites) discuss Friday's Exclusive NBA Contest on DraftKings, which can be found here: https://www.draftkings.com/gateway?s=784133438
46 min
493
No Ceilings
RotoWire's Nick Whalen and James Anderson discuss an article they co-wrote for the site last week detailing the 20 players with the highest remaining upsides in the NBA.
62 min
494
Dirty Dancing & Anger Management
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss Tuesday's results and try to unearth the root of their anger issues.
52 min
495
Monday Recap
Nick Whalen and DJ Trainor break down all of Monday night's games and debate the futures of some of the NBA's top young players.
57 min
496
Box Score Breakdown/Buy or Sell
Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) & Benny Ricciardi (@bennyr11) break down the Sunday NBA box scores and play a game of buy or sell with the latest trending fantasy players
62 min
497
Friday NBA - Waiver Targets, DFS Plays and Gard...
Ken Crites and Shannon McKeown discuss the latest NBA news, waiver wire targets, DFS plays and garden gnomes in Friday's episode.
54 min
498
Steph Curry, Man
Nick Whalen is joined by DJ Trainor to break down all of Wednesday night's games and gush about the early season play of Stephen Curry.
47 min
499
Fantasy Basketball in the Streets
Wednesday RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast sponsored by DraftKings.com: D.J. Trainor (@TrainorDJ) and Josh Hayes (@JoshHayesFS) discuss Tuesday's results and initial free agent acquisitions.
70 min
500
Monday Recap + News
Nick Whalen is joined by RotoWire's DJ Trainor to break down Monday night's games and talk about the fantasy implications.
41 min