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Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups - Week 6

11/19/2018
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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander prioritize the top waiver wire options, from Collin Sexton to Tyler Johnson to Juancho Hernangomez. Plus, how backup point guards including Shelvin Mack and Jeremy Lin can help your fantasy squad, and why Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson of the Knicks are intriguing long-term bets. Check out Steve's column on Rotoworld right here.

Duration:00:24:39

Nov. 16 NBA DFS Podcast

11/16/2018
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We have an eight-game slate with a lot of action early, so we should have a good amount of info before we set our lineups. There are a lot of lineup changes coming and most of these games should be close, too. We'll talk about the Jimmy Butler factor and how that could mess with the other 76ers. Plus, we'll have all sorts of stats, quotes and plenty of DFS spin along the way.

Duration:00:56:40

LeVert Injury Fallout and Why to Buy Low on Otto

11/14/2018
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Tommy Beer and Matt Stroup preview an 11-game NBA Wednesday, breaking down the landscape in Brooklyn without Caris LeVert, and explaining why Otto Porter is an even better buy low candidate than before. Plus, a breakout season for Pascal Siakam, and the outlook for Robert Covington and Dario Saric in Minnesota after the Jimmy Butler trade. All that and much more as we hit at least one story line from all 11 games.

Duration:00:31:08

Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups - Week 5

11/12/2018
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Steve Alexander joins Matt Stroup to sort through the top waiver wire pickups in fantasy hoops, and there are some exciting ones right now, from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander to Derrick White to Collin Sexton. We also discuss what to do with a suddenly struggling Nemanja Bjelica, and look at some of the players fantasy owners can consider dropping to make room on their rosters. (Here's the link to Steve's Waiver Wired Column on Rotoworld)

Duration:00:25:25

Nov. 9 NBA DFS Podcast

11/9/2018
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We had DraftKings 2016 champ Mark Guindi (@MarkGuindi) in what was probably my favorite pod in a long time. We talk all about the value in Miami with so many injuries, some new rotation wrinkles, and some changing prices. There are also a lot of cheap players who should see a price increase soon, so we talk about who to go after while they're still cheap. If you're new to DFS and want to try out a pod, this one is for you!

Duration:00:52:50

Rookie Report and Early Season Slumps

11/7/2018
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Matt Stroup and Ryan Knaus check in on the top NBA rookies. Trae Young has posted some phenomenal lines, but how much of a liability is he in fantasy? Elsewhere, is Luka Doncic's free throw shooting becoming a concern? And how high is the ceiling for Wendell Carter Jr.? Plus, we consider some early-season struggles -- from Otto Porter to Myles Turner -- and try to determine just how concerned we should be.

Duration:00:22:54

Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups - Week 4

11/4/2018
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As Week 4 gets underway, Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander pinpoint some of the best waiver wire options in fantasy hoops, with Mitchell Robinson, Josh Okogie, Justise Winslow and Shelvin Mack among the top names to consider. (Check out Steve's Waiver Wire column on Rotoworld right here)

Duration:00:18:33

NBA DFS Podcast for Nov. 2

11/2/2018
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There is a lot of value today, so it's almost tough to figure out who to spend up for. We'll talk about some tasty matchups and games we're worried about as blowouts. Plus, some second unit guys could step up on bad team. Of course, we'll break down who benefits without Donovan Mitchell.

Duration:00:47:27

Halloween Night Preview

10/31/2018
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Tommy Beer and Ryan Knaus join Matt Stroup to preview a seven-game Halloween night in the NBA. We consider the rise of Frank Ntilikina, the struggles of Tyreke Evans and what's already been a monster week for Luka Doncic. Plus, have we hit a sell-high point for JaVale McGee and Rudy Gay? Links: Ryan's Reddit AMA and Tommy's NBA Power Rankings

Duration:00:28:45

Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups - Week 3

10/29/2018
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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander look at some of the top fantasy hoops waiver wire pickups, including Nemanja Bjelica, Monte Morris and Damyean Dotson. Plus, a potential blocks bonanza for Zach Collins during a five-game week for the Blazers.

Duration:00:22:05

NBA DFS Podcast for October 26

10/26/2018
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Lots of injuries with James Harden sitting right at the top. Chris Paul time? Plus, some coaches made some comments about how they'll address their rotations, and some guys have great matchups. We'll talk all about the value players to use to help you get Giannis Antetokounmpo and/or Anthony Davis in your lineups.

Duration:00:44:45

Injury Updates and Wednesday Night Preview

10/24/2018
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Matt Stroup and Jared Johnson break down the latest on John Collins, Kris Dunn and Will Barton's injuries, plus a fantasy preview of an 11-game Wednesday night. How encouraged should fantasy owners be after dynamic starts for Trae Young and De'Aaron Fox? How much should we worry about slow starts in Indiana for Darren Collison and Myles Turner? And is there any end in sight for the Markieff Morris renaissance? We discuss all that and much more.

Duration:00:24:11

Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups - Week 2

10/22/2018
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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander highlight the top options that might be out there on your league's waiver wire, weighing the fantasy value of Malik Monk, Josh Hart, Derrick Rose and others. Plus, who to add from Denver after Will Barton's injury, a couple deep sleepers from the Knicks and why it's time to take JaVale McGee very seriously.

Duration:00:24:19

NBA DFS Podcast for Oct. 19

10/19/2018
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The NBA DFS pod is back! Mike Gallagher goes over a ton of notes on coach quotes, rotation wrinkles, injury reports, projected scores and so much more. We have a lot to talk about as we learn about the rotations, so this pod was a doozy. Even if you're not playing DFS, this pod should help you figure out how some rotations are going to work.

Duration:00:57:17

Rookie Preview and Breakout Fantasy Players

10/17/2018
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Matt Stroup and Tommy Beer highlight the top fantasy rookies, forecasting what to expect from Luka Doncic, Deandre Ayton, Trae Young and others as they get set to make their NBA debuts. Plus, our outlook on some popular breakout targets, including Jonathan Isaac and Dennis Smith Jr.

Duration:00:25:49

NBA Season Opener Podcast

10/16/2018
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Opening day is here. Matt Stroup, Mike Gallagher and Ryan Knaus preview the first two games, including the fantasy outlook for Russell Westbrook and Jayson Tatum. Plus, we highlight some tough lineup decisions (start Jaren Jackson Jr.? Alex Len?) and break down some players to target on waivers, including one Harry Giles.

Duration:00:36:53

12-Team Fantasy NBA Draft Podcast

10/13/2018
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Pod back! Tommy Beer and I chat through the draft we did on Saturday night. It's a 12-team, nine-cat league with a daily format and a short bench. Lots of strategy talk and we talk about our favorite targets.

Duration:01:33:57

NBA Media Day Fantasy Hoops Pod

9/25/2018
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NBA BACK! Tommy Beer and I go over all the news from Monday. We go in depth on the Kings, Knicks, Suns, Hornets and a few more teams. Tommy and I also have a slew of debates on players we'd prefer to own. We throw around a ton of our favorite targets and when to try to take them.

Duration:00:57:30

2018-19 Fantasy Mock Draft Pod 1

9/22/2018
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Mike Gallagher and Jonas Nader dive in on a mock draft from Sept. 21. It was a savvy group of drafters with most of them taking some of our favorite fliers. There are some overarching lessons we'll talk about from this edition and break down tiers while we draft. This was fun and we'll do more! The entire draft is posted in our Draft Guide.

Duration:00:47:34