RotoWire Fantasy Basketball Podcast

Fantasy Sports

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

NBA Fantasy - Waiver Adds for Week 17 (2022-23)

2/3/2023
Shannon and Alex discuss the news before diving into waiver options ahead of Week 17. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:54:20

Around the Western Conference: Fantasy Updates on Every Team Leading up to the Deadline

2/2/2023
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha go team-by-team through the Western Conference, hitting on the top fantasy storylines for each franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:11

Around the Eastern Conference: Fantasy News and Notes Before the Trade Deadline

2/1/2023
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha go team-by-team, running through the biggest fantasy news and storylines for all 15 Eastern Conference franchises. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:57:03

NBA Fantasy - Waiver Adds for Week 16 (2022-23)

1/27/2023
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the news before diving into waiver wire options ahead of Week 16. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:54:59

2022-23 Midseason Fantasy Basketball Re-Draft

1/26/2023
After hitting the top news items of the day, Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha perform the inaugural RotoWire 2-Team, 3-Round Midseason Fantasy Basketball Re-Draft (for rabies awareness). The guys talk through their strategy and the format of the draft before selecting their 18-man teams under the assumption that the league begins today (Jan. 26) and runs through the end of the 2022-23 regular season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:48

2020 'Next 5 Years' Draft Revisited + Ingram, Davis Set to Return, Lakers Deadline Plans

1/25/2023
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss the top news of the day, including Anthony Davis and Brandon Ingram preparing to return to action Wednesday night. Then, the guys discuss whether the ultra-tight Western Conference standings will push the Lakers to make a splash at the deadline. Later, Alex and Nick look back on their 2020, mid-pandemic exercise of drafting the best possible 12-player roster for the next five years. Would Giannis still be the No. 1 pick? Does Alex regret taking Kristaps...

Duration:01:09:55

NBA Fantasy - Waiver Adds for Week 15 (2022-23)

1/20/2023
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest NBA news and the best waiver wire options for Week 15. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:58

Injury Updates + 2023 All-Star Picks

1/19/2023
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss the top injury news of the day, including (another) LaMelo Ball ankle sprain, as well as notes on Christian Wood and Mitchell Robinson. Then, the guys reveal and debate their annual All-Star picks for both conferences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:54:33

Trade Deadline Guesses + Midseason Fantasy Hits and Misses with Mike Barner

1/18/2023
Mike Barner from RotoWire and Sportsline stops by to chat with Nick Whalen about some of his biggest fantasy hits and misses at the midway point of the season. The guys also hit the top injury news of the day and discuss the path forward for teams like Toronto, Washington and Oklahoma City. They finish out by debating whether players like Jakob Poeltl, Kelly Oubre, John Collins and D'Angelo Russell will be dealt at the trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:53:21

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire - Add Pacers Guards with Haliburton Out

1/13/2023
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss who to add in fantasy on a bizarrely-scheduled Week 14. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:48

Around the Western Conference: Fantasy News, Notes and Takes on All 15 Teams

1/12/2023
In Part II of their latest trip around the league, Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha take a team-by-team look at everything fantasy basketball managers need to know about the Western Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:43:27

Around the Eastern Conference: Fantasy Updates on All 15 Teams

1/11/2023
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha begin by hitting on the new injury news of the week before taking a team-by-team look at the Eastern Conference. Starting with the Celtics and ending with the Pistons, the guys spend a few minutes per team highlighting the top storylines fantasy managers should be monitoring. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:38

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire - Week 13 (2022-23)

1/6/2023
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the latest news before diving into waiver suggestions for Week 13. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:07

Orlando Magic Mid-Season Check-In with Brandon Kravitz

1/3/2023
Nick Whalen is joined by Orlando Magic radio host Brandon Kravitz to discuss a wide range of topics, including Bol Bol's future, Jonathan Isaac's eventual return, Paolo Banchero, 'The Fight' in Detroit and much, much more. Later, the guys dissect an ultra-competitive MVP race and which surprise teams could look to sell at the trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:51:47

Fantasy Basketball - Waivers for Week 12 (2022-23)

12/30/2022
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Duration:00:50:37

Buy/Sell Players + A Game of 'Who Would You Rather Roster?'

12/29/2022
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha start by discussing Alex's piece on RotoWire.com breaking down players to consider buying or selling as we near the midpoint in the NBA regular season. Then, the guys play a rousing game of "Who would you rather roster?", including names like Kevin Durant, Rudy Gobert, Alperen Sengun, Bol Bol, Ben Simmons and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:05

Fantasy News and Notes: Luka's Brilliance, Booker Goes Down, NFBKC update + More

12/28/2022
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha run through the top news items of the day, leading off with Luka Doncic's ridiculous 60-20-10 triple-double on Tuesday night. The guys discuss Doncic's overall brilliance and the trajectory he's already following midway through his fifth season. Later, they discuss injuries to Devin Booker, Bradley Beal, Khris Middleton and Domantas Sabonis before digging into some of their successes -- and failures -- in NFBKC contests. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:41:54

NBA Christmas Day Preview + Best Futures Bets at the 30-Game Mark

12/22/2022
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha break down the five-game NBA Christmas Day slate, headlined by a showdown between the Celtics and Bucks in Boston. Then, the guys move over to the futures market to discuss their favorite values to win the title, as well as MVP, Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved Player and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:07

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire - Week 11 (2022-23)

12/22/2022
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss the waiver wire a day earlier than usual before the winter holidays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:42:40

Curry-less Warriors, Duren vs. Kessler, Problems in Chicago + More Fantasy News and Notes

12/21/2022
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to run through the top news items of the week and highlight some young players to monitor going forward. The guys discuss the Warriors without Stephen Curry, expectations for Jordan Poole, Khris Middleton's knee issue, Jalen Duren vs. Walker Kessler, LaMelo Ball's return, issues in Chicago and Atlanta, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:39:57