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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.

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.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

RotoWire 740 Regent St. Suite 200 Madison, WI 53715 (608) 310-4278


Episodes

Around the Western Conference: Fantasy Notes on All 15 Teams

11/22/2022
One week after making their way through the East, Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha tackle the Western Conference. The guys go team-by-team, discussing the biggest news, notes and storylines fantasy managers should be following. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:38

Fantasy Basketball Waivers - Week 6 (2022-23)

11/18/2022
Shannon and Alex discuss NBA news before diving into waiver options such as Bones Hyland, Cam Reddish and Marvin Bagley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:30:25

Orlando Magic Deep Dive with Brandon Kravitz

11/17/2022
Nick Whalen is joined by Brandon Kravitz (@BrandonKravitz), the pregame radio host for the Orlando Magic, as well as a host at 96.9 The Zone in Orlando. Brandon talks about his entry into the industry before breaking down the Magic's season thus far. The guys talk Paolo Banchero, the risk/reward of tanking, Markelle Fultz vs. Jalen Suggs vs. Cole Anthony, Jonathan Isaac's future, the Bol Bol experience and much more. Finally, they finish out by discussing the Rookie of the Year and Most...

Duration:00:46:27

Around the Eastern Conference: Fantasy News and Chatter From All 15 Teams

11/16/2022
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha go team-by-team through the Eastern Conference, spending a few minutes per team to break down the most noteworthy fantasy storylines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:45

NBA Fantasy Waiver Wire - Week 5 (2022-23)

11/11/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss numerous waiver wire options for Week 5, including Malik Monk, Charles Bassey, Tari Eason and Marcus Morris. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:53

Buy-Low Players, Early MVP + Coach of the Year Races, Lakers out of options + Buying the Kings?

11/10/2022
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to go around the league and discuss a handful of fantasy and gambling-related NBA topics. The guys break down the early MVP race and potential dark horse candidates before digging into their favorite Coach of the Year bets. Then, they reluctantly talk about the Lakers' lack of options, potential Karl-Anthony Towns trades, buy-low fantasy players, Lauri Markkanen's MIP case, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:50

Around the NBA: Hot Starts for Luka and SGA, Trouble in Minnesota, Title Odds + Is Jokic Still the Clear No. 1 Pick?

11/8/2022
With the NBA taking the night off, Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha do an early-season reset and examine hot starts from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Luka Doncic before discussing a (relative) downturn in Nikola Jokic's numbers. The guys also talk Timberwolves, Jazz, Heat and Warriors before finishing out by debating the best value bets to win the Western Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:51

NBA Fantasy Waiver Wire for Week 4 (2022-23)

11/4/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss news before talking waiver wire adds and DFS options for Friday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:44

Nets Chaos + Revised NBA Futures Bets with James Anderson

11/2/2022
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to discuss the Nets firing Steve Nash and hiring Ime Udoka as his replacement. Then, the guys re-assess the NBA futures market and lay out an updated version of their five favorite bets to make right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:52:16

What is Sorare NBA? With Andrew Laird

11/1/2022
Alex Barutha is joined by a former RotoWire Senior Soccer Editor and Head of DFS Content, Andrew Laird to discuss the new Sorare NBA Fantasy game. Andrew is now the head of content at SorareData, which provides real-time player analytics and market data. The two provide an overview of the game, why it's fun to play, and more advanced details on the market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:12:03

Fantasy Basketball Waivers for Week 3 (2022-23)

10/28/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss news before hitting waiver wire options and DFS plays for Friday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:27

Injury Updates + Players to Drop After One Week

10/27/2022
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha cover the top fantasy news items of the day, including Damian Lillard's injury as well as updates on Brandon Ingram, Darius Garland and LaMelo Ball. Then, the guys run through Nick's list of players to drop in most fantasy leagues now that we're over a week into the NBA season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:30

Hot and Cold Starts, Draft Day Regrets, Kawhi Concerns + More Fantasy Reactions

10/25/2022
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha take stock of their fantasy basketball teams and discuss all of the biggest fantasy storylines from the first week of the NBA season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:20

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire for Week 2 of 2022-23

10/21/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex bring you the first Friday podcast of the regular season. The guys discuss news before jumping into waiver wire adds. They close the show out with DFS suggestions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:50

NBA Opening Week Fantasy Recap + Reactions

10/20/2022
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to break down every game from Tuesday and Wednesday night in the NBA. From Zion to Cam Reddish to Paolo Banchero to the Lakers' G League bench, the guys discuss the major storylines, early injuries and fantasy (over)reactions from the first two days of the 2022-23 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:34

NBA Fantasy Deep Sleepers 2022-23 + Atlantic Division Preview

10/14/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss more sleepers ahead of the 2022-23 NBA season. They also get into the competitive and interesting Atlantic division. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:02

Draymond's Future, Hornets as a Tank Candidate, Preseason Chatter + Experts League Draft Recap

10/11/2022
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk about the early season impact of LaMelo Ball's ankle injury, Draymond's future with (or without) the Warriors and players who've stood out thus far in the preseason. Then, the guys recap the RotoWire Steak League auction, as well as the Sirius XM Experts League draft. They talk best values, biggest reaches, late-round targets and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:08:37

Western Conference Win Total Over/Unders with James Anderson

10/7/2022
James Anderson joins Nick Whalen for Part 2 of their annual win total over/unders podcast. After tackling the East last week, the guys dive into the win totals for all 15 Western Conference teams. They also discuss Victor Wembanyama and player comparisons for Scoot Henderson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:26:04

Point Guard Focus, Southeast Division Preview 2022-23

10/7/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the first point guards off draft boards, sleepers and overrated PGs. After that, they ask questions about each team in the Southeast division. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:32:50

Eastern Conference Win Total Over/Unders with James Anderson

9/30/2022
Nick Whalen and James Anderson go team-by-team through the Eastern Conference and pick the win total over/unders. All odds via the DraftKings Sportsbook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:21:05