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Roundball Stew – Fantasy Basketball

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From waiver wire pickups, to season-long NBA trends, to DFS and random side bets, Matt Stroup, Steve Alexander, Ryan Knaus and the rest of the NBC Sports EDGE crew 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!

From waiver wire pickups, to season-long NBA trends, to DFS and random side bets, Matt Stroup, Steve Alexander, Ryan Knaus and the rest of the NBC Sports EDGE crew 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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United States

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From waiver wire pickups, to season-long NBA trends, to DFS and random side bets, Matt Stroup, Steve Alexander, Ryan Knaus and the rest of the NBC Sports EDGE crew 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!

Language:

English


Episodes

Key Fantasy Questions — Southwest Division: Zion, Sengun, Dejounte & More

10/15/2021
Heading into the final weekend of drafts before the NBA regular season, Ryan Knaus, Steve Alexander and Matt Stroup preview the Southwest Division from a fantasy perspective, discussing the injury status of Zion (and what it means for the rest of the Pelicans), any Mavs to draft other than Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, and the potential upside for rookie big man Alperen Sengun. Also on this episode: our expectations for Desmond Bane, De'Anthony Melton and Dejounte Murray.

Duration:00:30:13

Favorite Draft Targets: Jaylen Brown, OG Anunoby, De'Aaron Fox & More

10/13/2021
Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Jared Johnson discuss some of their favorite early-round, mid-round and late-round fantasy draft targets, including Jaylen Brown, OG Anunoby, De'Aaron Fox, Evan Mobley and Mo Bamba. Plus, our expectations for Tobias Harris, Bogdan Bogdanovic and more.

Duration:00:31:26

ADP Battles: LaMelo vs. Mitchell, Edwards vs. Porzingis & More

10/11/2021
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander are joined by Dan Besbris and Adam King from Hoop-Ball.com to discuss some dilemmas that fantasy basketball managers may be facing in the days ahead. Among the ADP battles we hit (based on Yahoo ADP): Kevin Durant vs. Damian Lillard, LaMelo Ball vs. Donovan Mitchell, Anthony Edwards vs. Kristaps Porzingis — and more.

Duration:00:46:16

Key Fantasy Questions: Pacific Division

10/8/2021
We continue our series of NBA divisional previews with a look at some of the key fantasy storylines in the Pacific, including what's at stake for Deandre Ayton, where to draft LeBron James, and the potentially overlooked upside of De'Aaron Fox. We also discuss the late-round potential of Jordan Poole, whether we're interested in drafting Buddy Hield, Harrison Barnes and Marvin Bagley — and whether Kawhi Leonard's absence will result in a higher ceiling for Marcus Morris.

Duration:00:40:17

Expert Fantasy Basketball Draft: 12-team, 9-category Head-to-Head

10/7/2021
The NBC Sports EDGE crew gets together with a panel of experts from across the fantasy basketball industry for a 12-team, 9-category head-to-head draft, featuring a wide range of sleepers and shocking picks along the way (including the guy who went first overall). Listen to hear the draft position and fantasy outlook for players including LaMeLo Ball, Michael Porter Jr., LeBron James, De'Aaron Fox, Donovan Mitchell and a ton of others. Our expert panel includes — from NBC Sports EDGE: Ryan...

Duration:01:22:15

Recent News Roundup: KPJ, Wiggins, Sabonis & More

10/4/2021
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Steve Alexander (@doktora) break down some recent headlines that could impact how we approach our fantasy leagues, including the latest on Caris LeVert's injury situation, Andrew Wiggins's availability for Warriors home games, and Domantas Sabonis getting the green light to shoot a lot more 3s. Plus, a lofty assists goal for Rockets point guard Kevin Porter Jr. that results in our latest podcast shirsey bet.

Duration:00:27:25

Key Fantasy Questions: Northwest Division

10/1/2021
Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Steve Alexander take a look at at the NBA's Northwest Division for fantasy purposes, hitting some key questions on the Jazz, Nuggets, Blazers, Timberwolves and Thunder. Among the topics discussed on this episode: a rare feat that Mike Conley pulled off last year (and whether he can repeat it at age 34 this season), Michael Porter Jr.'s status as a potential early-round fantasy pick, and Jusuf Nurkic's attempt to bounce back from a somewhat disappointing...

Duration:00:26:31

10 Late-Round Draft Targets For Late September

9/27/2021
With NBA training camps getting underway this week, Matt Stroup is joined by Ryan Knaus and Aaron Robinson to highlight 10 intriguing names to target late in fantasy drafts, including Terance Mann, Malik Beasley and Jaden McDaniels, as well as a trio of fliers out of Oklahoma City — Lu Dort, Josh Giddey and the wild card of wild cards, Aleksej Pokusevski.

Duration:00:37:01

Key Fantasy Questions: Southeast Division

9/24/2021
Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson and Matt Stroup continue our series of NBA division previews with a fantasy-centric look at the Southeast. We discuss what to expect from the Hawks shooting guards and small forwards (Bogdan Bogdanovic, De'Andre Hunter, Kevin Huerter and Cam Reddish) in terms of playing time and production. Plus, our outlook for players including LaMelo Ball, Bradley Beal, Daniel Gafford, Miles Bridges, Mo Bamba, Jonathan Isaac and Kyle Lowry — who becomes a scary but intriguing...

Duration:00:38:30

How Valuable Is Ja Morant In Fantasy?

9/20/2021
He is one of the most exciting real-life point guards out there, and a polarizing player when it comes to fantasy, and today, Matt Stroup and Jared Johnson debate the fantasy value of Ja Morant, while Steve Alexander plays the role of mediator/referee/dad. Also on this episode: Our expectations for Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry, Kyle Anderson and more.

Duration:00:31:55

5 Key Fantasy Questions: Central Division

9/17/2021
Matt Stroup is joined by Raphielle Johnson, Ryan Knaus and Steve Alexander to tackle five key questions in the Central Division, including our workload expectations for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton in Milwaukee, the role of DeMar DeRozan as he arrives in Chicago, and the dynamic in the Pistons frontcourt between Kelly Olynyk and Isaiah Stewart.

Duration:00:32:22

5 September ADP Standouts: Ayton, Capela, MPJ & More

9/13/2021
With just over a month to go until the start of the 2021-22 NBA regular season, Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander highlight five players with intriguing/perplexing/surprising early ADPs in Yahoo drafts, including Deandre Ayton, Michael Porter Jr., Clint Capela and some late-round players of note.

Duration:00:20:55

5 Key Fantasy Questions: Atlantic Division

9/10/2021
We begin a six-week series of NBA division previews by looking at five key fantasy questions from the Atlantic, as Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson and Matt Stroup discuss their expectations for Tobias Harris, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown and Pascal Siakam.

Duration:00:30:43

Early ADP Surprises: Luka, LeBron, Embiid And More

9/7/2021
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander take a look at Yahoo ADPs as of early December, breaking down some names that stand out as surprises based on where they've been going in drafts. We discuss whether Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid, LeBron James and Ja Morant are all going too early based on injury concerns and/or last year's fantasy production, and why Anthony Edwards's ADP is potentially a little lower than it should be. Plus, Steve's neighbor/Lakers fan Jakob stops by to talk LeBron, Russell...

Duration:00:33:25

Ben Simmons Trade Talk + Hornets Position Battles

9/3/2021
As Ben Simmons trade rumors continue to escalate, Matt Stroup, Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson and Steve Alexander discuss where Simmons could potentially land, and what this could all mean for promising young Sixers point guard Tyrese Maxey. Then, we take a look at one of the more crowded/intriguing rosters in the league for fantasy purposes — the Charlotte Hornets — and break down what to expect from LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, Gordon Hayward, Kelly Oubre, Miles Bridges, P.J. Washington, not...

Duration:00:39:11

Top Draft Targets For Late August / Early September 2021

8/30/2021
With some seven weeks to go until the start of the 2021-22 NBA regular season, Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander highlight 10 favorite draft targets as of late August (and soon to be early September). We discuss the latest on early-round picks ranging from Luka Doncic to Trae Young to Fred VanVleet and Nikola Vucevic, plus some intriguing options available in the middle-to-latter part of your draft, including Chris Boucher, Robert Williams and yes — Khem Birch.

Duration:00:27:13

Six Burning Fantasy Questions For August 2021

8/27/2021
With less than eight weeks to go until the start of the 2021-22 NBA regular season, Raphielle Johnson and Ryan Knaus join Matt Stroup to ask and answer six burning fantasy questions that are on our minds this month. We discuss the status of (and outlook for) Ben Simmons heading into this season, whether we're concerned about Karl-Anthony Towns, and who we see as the biggest risks among first-round fantasy picks. Plus, some of our favorite second-year breakout players (including Jaden...

Duration:00:40:59

Aging Stars To Draft And Avoid

8/23/2021
Upon further review, six out of the top 11 players in fantasy leagues last season (9-category leagues specifically) will be 30 years of age or older heading into the 2021-22 season. Today, Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander break down a list of 10 real-life aging stars, and how likely we'd be to draft them in fantasy based on last year's production. We hit Steph Curry, James Harden, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Jimmy Butler and others. Plus, a surprising revelation regarding a Dr. A automobile...

Duration:00:35:22

NBA Position Battles

8/20/2021
Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus), Steve Alexander (@doktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@rapiellej) dig into competitions around the league for minutes, usage and starting jobs. Without the services of their usual host Matt Stroup (@MattStroup), the trio analyze battles with the Wizards forwards, Bucks shooting guards, Hawks wings and Nets centers.

Duration:00:46:46

Summer League Fantasy Takeaways

8/16/2021
As 2021 NBA Summer League winds down, Matt Stroup is joined by Ryan Knaus and Steve Alexander to discuss some fantasy takeaways from the top prospects we saw in action in Las Vegas, including Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, Scottie Barnes and Jalen Suggs. We also hear from Jared Johnson, who recently dove into historical Summer League data for big-name players (including Karl-Anthony Towns and Trae Young), and he tells us how much Summer League numbers matter — or don't — for...

Duration:00:45:45