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Rotoworld Basketball Show – Fantasy Basketball

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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 Vaughn Dalzell, Raphielle Johnson and Dan Titus of Yahoo! Sports keep you up to speed on Rotoworld Basketball Show. A finalist for Best Multi-Sport Fantasy Podcast by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association in 2020, Rotoworld Basketball Show 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 Vaughn Dalzell, Raphielle Johnson and Dan Titus of Yahoo! Sports keep you up to speed on Rotoworld Basketball Show. A finalist for Best Multi-Sport Fantasy Podcast by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association in 2020, Rotoworld Basketball Show has every NBA angle covered!



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Free Agency Primer: 76ers add Paul George, Pelicans trade for Dejounte Murray + much more

(4:25) – Top Free Agency Headlines: Paul George joins 76ers, Philly re-signs Tyrese Maxey and adds Andre Drummond, LeBron James re-signs with Lakers, James Harden remains with Clippers as LAC adds Derrick Jones Jr. (16:55) – More Free Agency News & Notes: Pelicans trade for Dejounte Murray, Celtics re-sign core starters and bench pieces, Klay Thompson heads to Mavericks, Warriors sign De’Anthony Melton and Kyle Anderson (31:45) – Other League Headlines: Knicks acquire Mikal Bridges and re-sign OG Anunoby, Thunder ink Isaiah Hartenstein, Magic bring in Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Pistons sign Tobias Harris as JB Bickerstaff becomes Head coach, Chris Paul joins Spurs, Wizards add Jonas Valanciunas (57:10) – Final Thoughts: NBA Draft takeaways and potential impact rookies


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Reflecting on the NBA Finals, Lakers and Cavaliers Coaching Hires + NBA Draft Preview

1:15) – Top Headlines: Celtics win 18th NBA Title as Jaylen Brown wins Finals MVP, expected contracts for Jayson Tatum and Derrick White, Kristaps Porzingis’ leg surgery (13:00) – Mavericks Season in Review: Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving, Daniel Gafford, Dereck Lively II, Tim Hardaway Jr., and Derrick Jones Jr. (27:00) – Head Coaching News: Lakers tab JJ Redick, Kenny Atkinson lands with Cavaliers, Pistons fire Monty Williams (38:15) – More News & Notes: Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes to sign max deals, Malik Monk re-ups with Kings, Alex Caruso-Josh Giddey trade impact, Paul George rumors (58:10) – NBA Draft Preview: Hawks’ options with #1 Pick, prospects with immediate fantasy potential


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NBA Finals Predictions, Lakers eye JJ Redick + Stock Up Players entering Summer

(0:30) – NBA Finals Preview: Impact of Kristaps Porzingis’ expected return, DFS strategy, series predictions, Celtics and Mavericks fantasy season-in-reviews (24:25) – More News & Notes: Timberwolves GM Tim Connelly restructures contract, projecting Jaden McDaniels next season, Wizards hire Brian Keefe, Bilal Coulibaly in year 2, and other Washington players of intrigue (34:50) – Other League Headlines: JJ Redick reportedly the frontrunner for Lakers job, D’Angelo Russell’s player options for next season (43:00) – Rising Stock entering the summer: Paolo Banchero, Jalen Williams, Andrew Nembhard, and Donte DiVincenzo


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Mavericks-Timberwolves Thoughts + Forecasting the Thunder, Nuggets, Knicks this Offseason

(2:45) – Top Playoff Headlines: Timberwolves extend series with Game 4 win vs Mavericks, impact of Dereck Lively II’s injury, Karl-Anthony Towns takeaways (9:40) – More News & Notes: Impressions of Celtics sweeping the Pacers, analyzing Indiana’s roster entering the offseason, Jaylen Brown wins Eastern Conference Finals MVP (22:30) – More End-of-Season Breakdowns: Examining key players and storylines for the Thunder, Nuggets, Cavaliers, and Knicks (48:30) – Coaching Headlines: Tyronn Lue agrees to 5-year deal with Clippers, Mike Brown and Kings pause extension talks


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Conference Semi-Finals Thoughts, Hawks Win Draft Lottery + Clippers, Magic Outlook

(1:00) – Top Playoff Headlines: Knicks surge continues as Jalen Brunson shines while Tyrese Haliburton struggles in Game 5, Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets to 3-2 series lead, standouts in Mavericks-Thunder and the “x-factor” for the Celtics (26:45) – More News & Notes: Impact of Hawks winning NBA Draft Lottery, Suns hire Mike Budenholzer, candidates for the Lakers Head Coaching position, Hornets outlook with Charles Lee leading the team (51:00) – End-of-Season Impressions: Analyzing the Clippers, Brandon Ingram’s future in New Orleans, the Magic, and 76ers


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Playoff Injuries Galore + What’s Next for Lakers, Suns?

(0:36) – Top Headlines: 76ers prevail over Knicks in dramatic fashion, Bucks stay alive without Lillard and Giannis, Cavaliers take 3-2 series lead vs Magic (19:48) – More Playoff News & Notes: Kristaps Porzingis, Jamie Jaquez Jr., Terry Rozier, and Jimmy Butler sidelined in Heat vs Celtics series, Kawhi Leonard and Tim Hardaway Jr. out in Mavericks vs Clippers series (29:55) – End-of-Season Impressions, Pt. 1: What’s next for the Lakers and Suns (41:18) – Will Timberwolves vs Nuggets be the best playoff series? (46:56) – End-of-Season Impressions, Pt. 2: Analyzing the Pelicans entering the offseason (51:16) – Biggest team surprises this postseason + players rising on draft boards for 2024-25


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76ers, Suns, Lakers Playoff Concerns + Kawhi Returns, Giannis’ Timeline

(0:34) – Top Headlines: Thoughts on 76ers vs Knicks Series, Kawhi Leonard returns for Clippers Tuesday, Grayson Allen injures ankle as Suns fall into 0-2 hole, Pacers even series with Giannis return looming (23:39) – More Playoff News & Notes: Key storylines in Game 2 between the Pelicans-Thunder and Heat-Celtics Wednesday, Lakers chances of climbing back into the series vs Nuggets, Magic’s lack of offensive firepower (38:07) – End-of-Season Impressions: Expectations for Coby White, DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine, Nikola Vucevic, and Kings players outside of De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis


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Previewing Lakers-Nuggets, What’s Next for Warriors + Playoff Breakout Candidates

(00:29) – Reacting to Jontay Porter given a lifetime ban from NBA for gambling on games (4:24) – Top Headlines: Zion hurt as Lakers beat Pelicans, Kings roll Warriors in West Play-In games, early thoughts on Nuggets vs Lakers series (11:58) – More News & Notes: Warriors outlook entering the offseason, ranking Keegan Murray in 2024 drafts + Heat at 76ers, Hawks at Bulls Play-In preview (33:02) – Analyzing Team USA Basketball’s roster at the Summer Olympics (38:51) – Playoff Prelude: Favorites ripe for an upset, potential breakout candidates + biggest threats to the Celtics in the East and Nuggets in the West


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Giannis injured + MVP and “Unsung Heroes” of the Season

(1:40) – Is Jalen Brunson a 2nd-Round pick next season? (4:47) – Top Headlines: Giannis injures calf, Karl-Anthony Towns and Trae Young nearing return, LeBron and Anthony Davis ailing, and Domantas Sabonis double-double streak ends (21:24) – More News & Notes: Looking back on a crazy Clippers-Suns game, head-shaking Bulls moment, + developing Deandre Ayton-Scoot Henderson chemistry (38:30) – Fantasy Season Awards: MVP, Unsung Heroes and Most Disappointing Players (53:11) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Monitoring the Clippers, Trail Blazers, Jazz and Pistons (55:58) – Takeaways from Noah’s Dynasty Mock Draft + Rookie or 2nd-Year players we’re circling


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Embiid Returns, Jokic vs Wemby fireworks + Week 23, 24 Waiver Wire targets

(0:45) - Top Headlines: Steve Clifford steps down in Charlotte, Joel Embiid's surprise return, Nikola Jokic battles Victory Wembanyama, Donovan Mitchell, Jamal Murray, and Kawhi Leonard injury concerns. (18:00) - More News & Notes: Damian Lillard sidelined, Dereck Lively II out indefinitely, Waiver wire intrigue with the Knicks, Warriors and Rockets (35:30) – Value players for the rest of the week (40:00) - Weekly Schedule Highlights: 76ers, Grizzlies, Cavs and Nuggets. (44:50) - Should fantasy seasons end in Week 22 or 23? (47:50) – Final Four picks


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Lebron Misses Bucks Lakers Double OT Thriller, Injury Updates + Players To Trust Down The Stretch Run

(0:25) – Top Headlines: Jontay Porter in serious trouble, Lebron sits in wild Double OT game between Bucks/Lakers; Dinwiddie cannot take advantage, Klay returns to lineup while Jimmy Butler sits, Bradley Beal injures finger during loss to Spurs, Donovan Mitchell returning for final weeks. (17:24) – More Injury News: Trae Young progressing, Jalen Johnson missed past 2 games, concern for DeAndre Hunter? Good streaming options with Jamal Murray and Aaron Gordon questionable Wednesday. Mitchell Robinson expected back for Knicks while RJ Barrett and Immanuel Quickley is expected back for Toronto, Jordan Pool has been productive with Tyus Jones sidelined. (36:27) – What do you make of Jalen Green's recent run? Is it Zack Collins or bust when Wembanyama is out? Who to ride with the final weeks on non-playoff teams., should fantasy managers believe in Marcus Sasser or James Wiseman? (47:30) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Target Bucks, Hawks, Pelicans and Magic for week 22. Keep an eye on Lamar Stevens to end the week. (50:55) - March Madness Predictions


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Giannis and Donovan Mitchell Sidelined + Potential “Silly Season” Stars

(1:00) – Top Headlines/Key Injuries: Anthony Edwards and Jalen Johnson dunk-of-year candidates, Giannis out while Khris Middleton returns, Mitchell Robinson’s timeline, Donovan Mitchell sidelined again, rash of Heat injuries + more (21:20) – Buying/Selling “Silly Season” stars: Ayo Dosunmu, potential breakouts with the Raptors and Jazz + analyzing the Pistons, Grizzlies and Trail Blazers (37:00) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Intrigue with Pelicans and Bucks (40:30) – Reflecting on Raphielle and Dan’s way-too-early Mock Draft results + Fantasy Playoff Sleepers


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Alperen Sengun Goes Down, Steph Curry’s Timeline + 2024 Mock Draft Strategies

(2:27) – Top Headlines: Alperen Sengun avoids major injury, Tyrese Maxey and OG Anunoby return, Kawhi Leonard and Rudy Gobert injured Tuesday night (13:14) – More Injury News: Victor Wembanyama plays on back-to-back nights after ankle injury, Jalen Williams and Keegan Murray sidelined, banged up Wizards frontcourt, and Tyler Herro to sit again (26:14) – Stars Potentially Returning: Steph Curry and Desmond Bane (33:52) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Circling the Hornets, Trail Blazers, Pelicans, Pistons, and Heat (37:57) – Way-too-early Mock Draft strategies for next year


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Devin Booker Headline Injuries Galore, Ranking Alperin Sengun + Silly Season Stars

(0:30) – Top Headlines: Cavaliers comeback victory at Boston, Suns win at Denver without Devin Booker, Knicks lose Brunson; fatigue issues for DiVincenzo and Hart? 76ers injury issues continue to mount (13:10) - Notable Injury Updates: Scottie Barnes, Russell Westbrook, Josh Richardson, Zaire Williams and Jazz frontcourt issues. (28:06) - Are you worried about the Hornets fantasy outlooks for the rest of the season? (31:10) – Next Season Lookahead: Where would you target Alperen Sengun in next year’s draft? How much should you believe in Collin Sexton for 2024-25? (37:56) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Chicago, Portland, Golden State, and Sacramento have big opportunities ahead. Dean Wade has chance to follow up performance against Celtics. (43:23) Who will end up as the 4th seed in the East?


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Hawks without Trae Young, Chris Paul returns + Waiver Wire adds

(0:45) – Top Headlines: Max Strus’ 59-foot game-winner, Mavericks frontcourt concerns, Hawks without Trae Young, Chris Paul returns to Warriors, Heat survive injuries and suspension + Duop Reath intrigue (17:40) – Analyzing the 76ers, Knicks and Heat as they battle for Eastern Conference seeding (24:50) - Notable Injury Updates: Bilal Coulibaly, Deni Avdija, Kyle Anderson, and Isaiah Stewart (37:30) – Stock Up/Stock Down: Mikal Bridges and Andre Drummond (46:30) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Intrigue with the Suns, Nets, Pacers, Hornets and Raptors


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Fixing All-Star Weekend, Klay Thompson’s bench role + “Silly Season” stars and duds

(:34) – Top Headlines: All-Star Weekend takeaways, LeBron’s “retirement tour”, Nets fire Jacque Vaughn, Klay Thompson moves to the bench (26:27) – Key injuries: Positive news for the Knicks, more Bulls setbacks + updates on LeBron James, Bradley Beal, Aaron Nesmith and Dyson Daniels (45:29) – Buy, Sell or Hold: Herb Jones, Daniel Gafford + potential “silly season” stars and duds (59:23) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Circling the Magic, Pistons, Hornets and avoiding the Heat and Grizzlies


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Wemby’s historic night, Key injuries + All-Star Weekend Preview

(2:43) – Top Headlines: Victor Wembanyama’s historic triple-double, Daniel Gafford and Buddy Hield make immediate impacts after deals to Mavs and 76ers + Hornets viability after deadline moves (19:28) – Notable injuries: Terry Rozier, Malcolm Brogdon, Fred VanVleet, Clint Capela, Onyeka Okongwu, Isaiah Hartenstein, Jamal Murray and Tobias Harris (31:33) – How to navigate the NBA schedule around the All-Star Break + teams to target (39:47) – Biggest surprises and disappointments so far this season + All-Star Game Predictions


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Trade Deadline winners + losers, Team-by-team breakdowns

(0:50) – Biggest Trade Deadline Takeaways: Bulls and Lakers stay quiet, teams who “won” Thursday and most impactful players changing teams (23:40) – Team-by-team Breakdown, Pt. 1: Mavericks, Knicks, Thunder and Suns (42:20) – Team-by-team Breakdown, Pt. 2: 76ers, Bucks, Celtics, Pacers and Raptors (52:45) – Team-by-team Breakdown, Pt. 3: Timberwolves, Pistons, Spurs, Grizzlies, Nets and Raptors


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Joel Embiid injured (again), trust level in Ben Simmons + Jonathan Kuminga trending up

(4:30) – Top Headlines: Joe Embiid returns then leaves with injury again, 65-game requirements, banged up Knicks, Ben Simmons and Evan Mobley return, Cade Cunningham’s late scratch Sunday, state of the Lakers (28:00) – More notable injuries + news: Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic, Jalen Williams and Isaiah Joe (32:00) – Buy Low/Sell High: Jonathan Kuminga, Aaron Nesmith and Ayo Dosunmu (36:30) – Previewing reunions for Damian Lillard in Portland and Kevin Durant in Brooklyn (40:00) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Intrigue with the Grizzlies, Rockets, Hornets, Trail Blazers and Hornets (44:50) – All-Star Game Preview: Reaction to starters announced, projecting the reserves + Steph Curry vs Sabrina Ionescu in the 3-pt conversation


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Bucks fire Adrian Griffin, Heat trade for Terry Rozier + more

(0:22) – Top Headlines: Joel Embiid drops 70, Karl-Anthony Towns scores 62 in controversial game, Bucks fired Adrian Griffin, Heat trade for Terry Rozier, Nikola Jokic notches another triple-double (27:54) – Notable injuries: Tyrese Haliburton, Trae Young, Cade Cunningham, Monte Morris and LeBron James (34:36) – Buy Low/Sell High: D’Angelo Russell, Jabari Walker and Marvin Bagley III (44:09) – Weekly Schedule Highlights: Circling the Hornets, Wizards, Grizzlies, Suns and Warriors