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From waiver wire pickups, to season-long NBA trends, to DFS and other need-to-know news around the league, Rotoworld's Raphielle Johnson and Dan Titus of Yahoo! Sports keep you up to speed on Roundball Stew, formerly the Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball Podcast. A finalist for Best Multi-Sport Fantasy Podcast by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association in 2020, Roundball Stew has every NBA angle covered!


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From waiver wire pickups, to season-long NBA trends, to DFS and other need-to-know news around the league, Rotoworld's Raphielle Johnson and Dan Titus of Yahoo! Sports keep you up to speed on Roundball Stew, formerly the Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball Podcast. A finalist for Best Multi-Sport Fantasy Podcast by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association in 2020, Roundball Stew has every NBA angle covered!




Paul George Injured + Ja, Luka, KAT return and more

(00:00) – Top Headlines: Basketball legend Willis Reed passes away at 80 years old, Julius Randle drops 57 at The Garden, Paul George’s injury, returns of Ja Morant, Luka Doncic’s and Karl-Anthony Towns (15:20) – More Injury Updates: Robert Williams returns to Celtics, latest on Scottie Barnes, Gary Trent Jr., James Harden, Deandre Ayton and Tyrese Haliburton (22:40) – Week 22 Schedule Breakdown: Who has 3 games vs 2 games remaining and notable players to add on back-to-backs (35:30) –...


Bucks trending up, Nuggets’ and Blazers’ freefall + Key Injury Replacements

(03:00) – Top Headlines: Bucks surging, Nuggets and Blazers fading, making sense of the West playoff picture and Karl-Anthony Towns’ murky return date (15:20) – Week 21 + 22 Schedule Breakdown: Analyzing teams and potential waiver wire adds given their busy/light game slate (23:45) – Injury Roundup: Updates on Donovan Mitchell, Jarrett Allen, Jalen Brunson, Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic, Robert Williams, Tyrese Haliburton, Myles Turner, Rudy Gobert and others (41:00) – More Possible Waiver...


Ja Morant’s absence, and the return of Stephen Curry

(02:00) - Ja Morant indefinte absence from Memphis. What does that mean for Tyus Jones? (10:00) - Emergence of Immanuel Quickley for the surging Knicks. (16:40) - Steph Curry is returning and that will impact Jordan Poole's numbers. (23:00) - Zion Williamson is still out. Drop him? (30:45) - Buy/Sell/Hold: Can you trust Mo Wagner for the rest of the season?


LeBron’s injury, Durant’s Suns debut + Trade Deadline Targets

(00:00) – Week in Review + Injury Updates: Dame drops 71, LaMelo Ball out for the season, Russell Westbrook’s impact on the Clippers, Hawks hire Quin Snyder, James Wiseman’s role in Detroit and LeBron James out indefinitely (18:20) – Buy, Sell, Hold or Drop: Paolo Banchero, Nick Richards and Charles Bassey (24:30) – Upcoming Schedule + Waiver Wire Adds: Donte DiVincenzo, Jonathan Kuminga and Josh Okogie (32:00) – Fantasy trade deadline targets: Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson and Dejounte...


Giannis’ wrist injury, Westbrook to the Clippers + All-Star Recap

(01:45) – Top Headlines: Giannis’ wrist injury, impact of Russell Westbrook to the Clippers, Hawks fire Nate McMillian, Kevin Love to the Heat and more (16:25) – All Star Recap: Mac McClung wins the Dunk Contest, Damian Lillard takes 3-Point Competition, Jayson Tatum wins MVP as Team Giannis beats Team LeBron (19:15) – Injury Roundup: Updates on Anfernee Simons, O.G. Anunoby, Jamal Murray, Kevin Porter Jr., Lonzo Ball and others (28:25) – Week 18 Schedule + Waiver Wire Targets: Previewing...


Trade Deadline Fallout and Kevin Durant’s impact on the Suns

Yahoo Sports fantasy basketball analyst Dan Titus (@DanTitus) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) of Rotoworld discuss the trade deadline fallout across the league, how the addition of Kevin Durant impacts the Suns’ fantasy values, which new additions will impact the Clippers’ rotation and preview All-Star Weekend with a few predictions for the Dunk Contest and 3-Point Competition. (0:33) - Top Headlines: Bucks run their win streak to 11-straight, Zion suffers and injury setback, LeBron's...


LeBron makes history, Kyrie trade impact + Latest deadline rumors

(0:30) - Top Headlines: LeBron sets all-time scoring record, breaking down Kyrie to the Mavericks, Cam Thomas' scoring binge, Kessler Edwards and Dwayne Dedmon involved in other deals (11:10) - Latest trade rumors: Analyzing possible destinations for Mike Conley, Malik Beasley, Russell Westbrook, John Collins, Bones Hyland, Saddiq Bey and multiple Magic and Hornets players (19:57) - Injury Roundup: Steph Curry, Jusuf Nurkic and Kyle Lowry out multiple weeks, Devin Booker returns, Bradley...


Trade watch for Bones Hyland, John Collins and others

(1:20) – Top Headlines: Luka continues scoring binge, Embiid outduels Jokic, LeBron chases history, Kyrie’s impressive run, Wizards and Clippers rolling (9:18) – Injury Roundup: Latest on Tyrese Haliburton, Devin Booker, Zion, Kevin Durant, Karl-Anthony Towns and Wendell Carter Jr. (17:53) – Trading Block: Bones Hyland, Mason Plumlee, Jae Crowder, John Collins, Alex Caruso and numerous Trail Blazers (28:57) – Week 16 Schedule Breakdown + Waiver Wire Adds: Jeremy Sochan, Pat Williams,...


Rui trade impact, Isaac’s return, Waiver Wire pickups and more

(03:00) – Top Headlines: Analyzing Rui Hachimura traded to L.A., sneaky Kings options, Bruce Brown intrigue, Jonathan Isaac’s long awaited return and more (18:00) – Injury roundup: Steven Adams, Marcus Smart, Bobby Portis, Kristaps Porzingis + Anthony Davis’ return (26:45) – Waiver Wire adds this week: T.J. McConnell, Dennis Smith Jr., Delon Wright and Tari Eason (32:05) – Buy, Sell or Hold: Jalen Duren, John Collins, Jalen Brunson and R.J. Barrett


Jokic’s MVP case, Walker Kessler’s breakout + Trade Deadline Intrigue

(01:15) - Top headlines this week: Jayson Tatum and Walker Kessler’s huge games + injury updates Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert, Anthony Davis and Giannis Antetokounmpo and more (13:45) - Schedule breakdown: Teams to target and avoid this week + streaming options (18:55) – Buy, Sell or Hold: Nikola Vucevic, Walker Kessler and Alperen Sengun (26:45) – Trade deadline teams to monitor: Suns, Mavericks and Trail Blazers


Durant and Haliburton injuries + Buying/Selling MPJ, Giannis and more

(01:30) – Injury roundup: Analyzing who will see more time with Kevin Durant, Tyrese Haliburton and Jaylen Brown out (18:15) – Week 14 Scheduling Breakdown: Busy week for the Raptors + teams with 4-games (23:15) – Waiver Wire Intrigue: Duane Washington Jr., Naji Marshall, Chris Boucher, Jae’Sean Tate, Kenyon Martin Jr., Royce O’Neale, Dario Saric and Quentin Grimes (31:55) – Buy, Sell or Hold: Michael Porter Jr., Tyrese Maxey, Wendell Carter Jr., Kyle Lowry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Victor...


Injuries to Zion, Embiid, Booker and others open streaming opportunities

(01:45) – Breakout performances and notable headlines: Steven Adams, Lauri Markkanen, Jimmy Butler and Jaren Jackson Jr. go off + Zion and Devin Vassell injury replacements (12:30) – Week 13 schedule breakdown: Notable teams with four, three and two game weeks (21:30) – Key injury updates: Devin Booker, Bradley Beal, Steph Curry, Andrew Wiggins, Brandon Ingram and Karl-Anthony Towns (38:30) – Streamers + Waiver Wire Add/Drops: Naji Marshall, Jeremy Sochan, Jalen Williams, Immanuel...


Lakers adjust to life without Anthony Davis + Nikola Jokic posts “Wilt-like” stat line

(03:30) - Pivotal Week 10 schedule: Christmas slate coming up. (07:00) - Lakers dealing with Anthony Davis injury: Pickup Thomas Bryant? (11:20) - Timberwolves dealing with injuries all over the roster: Anyone worth streaming? (18:30) - Looking at the Atlanta Hawks: Should one look at AJ Griffin's availability? (25:10) - OKC without both Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Josh Giddey: Would Isaiah Joe be worth considering? (29:00) - Nikola Jokic sharing company with Wilt Chamberlain: Is he the...


An update from Roundball Stew

With Roundball Stew set to go on hiatus, we have a quick update on where things stand with the show.


Eason + Koloko Rising, Zubac's Breakout, Kawhi Leonard Concerns

Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Steve Alexander discuss some of the latest key injury updates in fantasy hoops (including Christian Koloko's emergence with Pascal Siakam sidelined), plus some notable waiver wire pickups, and a very unclear timetable for Kawhi Leonard's return. Also on this episode: the outlook for Tari Eason, Bones Hyland, and the landscape in Phoenix with Cameron Johnson headed for knee surgery. (01:55) - Pascal Siakam injured: Pick up Christian Koloko? (04:15) -...


Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 3 of the 2022-23 Season

Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Ryan Knaus highlight some of the top pickups to consider near the end of Week 3 of the NBA season, including Chris Boucher, Grant Williams, Patrick Williams and Tari Eason. Also on this episode: the fantasy impact in Philly with James Harden injured, and in Brooklyn with Kyrie Irving suspended. (01:05) - James Harden out for at least a month. Give De'Anthony Melton a look? (04:40) - Kyrie Irving suspended. Patty Mills or Edmund Sumner could be good roster...


How Panicked Are We? Anthony Davis, KAT, Christian Wood & More

Matt Stroup, Jared Johnson and Steve Alexander discuss some of the latest injury news from around the NBA, our levels of panic on some big-name players, and players to consider adding/dropping at the start of Week 3. Among the names we cover in detail on this episode: Devin Vassell, Kawhi Leonard, Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Davis, Brook Lopez, Christian Wood, Zion Williamson and more. (01:45) - Injury status of San Antonio's Devin Vassell (04:05) - A frustrating early season for Kawhi...


Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 2 of the 2022-23 Season

Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Noah Rubin highlight some of the top pickups in fantasy basketball for Week 2, including Bol Bol (probably already gone), Jalen McDaniels, Grant Williams and Shaedon Sharpe. Also on this episode: the case for picking up Malik Monk, Talen Horton-Tucker and Dyson Daniels. (01:40) - Bol Bol has had a big impact so far this season in Orlando. (07:45) - How should we view Lonnie Walker on the Lakers? (17:20) - Jalen McDaniels' performance this season in...


Takeaways, Waiver Adds, And Potential Drops After Week 1

Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Zak Hanshew pick up the pieces of our collective fantasy rosters after an eventful opening week of the NBA season, discussing underrated rookies Jaden Ivey and Bennedict Mathurin, waiver pickups/drops to consider, and the fantasy factory that is... the Utah Jazz. Also on this episode: fallout from injuries to Zion Williamson, Josh Giddey and others. (03:25) - Oklahoma City dealing with a lot of injuries, including Josh Giddey. (07:10) - Zion Williamson...


Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 1 of the 2022-23 Season

Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Raphielle Johnson highlight some of the top waiver pickups in fantasy hoops, including Jalen Duren, Walker Kessler, and Trey Murphy. Also on this episode: what to do (or not do) if you drafted Kawhi Leonard with an early-round pick, and the outlook for Cam Reddish, Bruno Fernando, Joshua Primo and other early-season standouts. (06:05) - Pistons: Jalen Duren (10:10) - Jazz: Walker Kessler (13:20) - Grizzlies: Tyus Jones (16:10) - Knicks: Cam Reddish (21:20) -...