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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

An update from Roundball Stew

11/14/2022
With Roundball Stew set to go on hiatus, we have a quick update on where things stand with the show.

Duration:00:01:05

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

11/7/2022
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) -...

Duration:00:38:27

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

11/4/2022
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...

Duration:00:48:34

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

10/31/2022
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...

Duration:00:51:49

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

10/28/2022
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...

Duration:00:51:44

Takeaways, Waiver Adds, And Potential Drops After Week 1

10/24/2022
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...

Duration:00:45:34

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

10/21/2022
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) -...

Duration:00:47:20

Key Takeaways From Our Fantasy Drafts

10/17/2022
Matt Stroup, Dr. A and Jared Johnson discuss some big takeaways (and ongoing debates) from our fantasy drafts so far, including the outlook for Bradley Beal, Terry Rozier, OG Anunoby, Myles Turner and more. Also on this episode: some of our favorite/most-intriguing late-round fliers, with Jalen Smith, Tari Eason and Caleb Martin at the center of that conversation. (03:05) - Tyrese Haliburton: How excited should we be? (10:10) - OG Anunoby: His outlook for this year. (17:15) - Bradley...

Duration:00:53:49

Key Fantasy Questions: Northwest and Southwest Divisions

10/14/2022
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Ryan Knaus discuss some key fantasy questions we need to answer in the Northwest and Southwest leading up to the NBA season, including Jalen Green (at ADP) vs. Kevin Porter Jr., Karl Anthony-Towns (at ADP) vs. Anthony Edwards, and what impact the return of Zion will have on the rest of the Pelicans this season. Also on this episode: our reaction to Nikola Jokic's wrist injury, how to approach the tank in Utah and OKC, plus our concerns about Jamal Murray and...

Duration:01:02:09

ADPs To Target And Avoid: Lillard, Zion, MPJ & More

10/10/2022
Matt Stroup, Noah Rubin and Steve Alexander discuss some Yahoo ADPs that stand out as too high or too low in fantasy drafts so far, including Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson, Michael Porter Jr. and Dejounte Murray. Also on this episode: the outlook for rookies Keegan Murray and Jabari Smith Jr., as well as late-round options Jalen Smith, Nic Claxton, and Cameron Johnson. (03:05) - Damian Lilliard conversation (15:30) - A look at Zion Williamson (25:10) - Michael Porter Jr....

Duration:00:55:13

2022 Rotoworld Expert Mock Draft

10/7/2022
Matt Stroup is joined by a panel of 12 expert drafters (Jay Croucher, Steve Alexander, Nat Edie, Kurt Helin, Jared Johnson, Dan Titus, Josh Lloyd, Noah Rubin, Raphielle Johnson, Drew Dinkmeyer, Dan Besbris and Jonas Nader) for a 9-category head-to-head fantasy draft. We break down the reaches, the panic picks, and the surprises, with in-depth discussions on Bam Adebayo, Zion Williamson, Josh Giddey, Michael Porter Jr., Clint Capela, and more. (03:10) - Rounds 1-3: Where will Kevin Durant...

Duration:01:11:29

Points League Mock Draft: Zion goes early, Tyrese Maxey’s ceiling + potential late-round breakouts

10/6/2022
Jonas Nader (@JonasNader) and Noah Rubin (@NoahRubin22) and Adam King (@adamking91) of Fantasy Basketball International conduct a 12-team points league mock draft. The trio analyze Zion Williamson as a 1st round pick, the ceiling for Scottie Barnes and Tyrese Maxey, expectations for multiple rookies this season and much more. (3:10) – Rounds 1-3: Nikola Jokic as the unquestioned 1st pick, James Harden and Zion Williamson go early, expectations for Dejounte Murray in Atlanta (12:00) –...

Key Fantasy Questions: Pacific Division

9/30/2022
Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Noah Rubin discuss some key fantasy questions and storylines from the Pacific Division, including the outlook for LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Klay Thompson, Jordan Poole, Kawhi Leonard and Deandre Ayton. Also on this episode: Can De'Aaron Fox bounce back from a disappointing 2021-22, and what kind of impact will Keegan Murray make as a rookie? (01:45) - Golden State: How to project Klay Thompson and Draymond Green for Fantasy? (08:50) - Clippers: Who do...

Duration:00:56:07

Key Fantasy Questions: Southeast Division

9/23/2022
Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Steve Alexander highlight some key fantasy storylines to follow in the NBA’s Southeast Division, including the outlook for LaMelo Ball, Trae Young, Dejounte Murray and Bam Adebayo during the upcoming season. Also on this episode: Can Bradley Beal bounce back from a disappointing year, and we react to the recent injury updates on Lonzo Ball, Robert Williams and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. (01:32) - Miami's Big 3 of being called that (Butler, Adebayo, and...

Duration:01:01:14

Key Fantasy Questions: Central Division

9/16/2022
Matt Stroup, Jared Johnson and Zak Hanshew discuss some of the most intriguing fantasy storylines and position battles from the NBA's Central Division, including the wild upside of Evan Mobley and Tyrese Haliburton, who will stand out at center for the Bucks, and differing expectations for Cade Cunningham heading into year two. Also on this episode: The DeMargument — Jared and Zak debate whether DeMar DeRozan will be worth an early-round pick coming off his career-best (and very rare) season...

Duration:00:50:04

Key Fantasy Questions: Atlantic Division

9/9/2022
Matt Stroup, Noah Rubin and Steve Alexander kick off a six-week division-by-division NBA fantasy preview series with some key fantasy questions and concerns in the Atlantic Division, discussing expectations for Robert Williams, Tyrese Maxey, Kevin Durant, Jalen Brunson, Scottie Barnes, and more. Also on this episode: De'Anthony Melton's sleeper appeal in Philly, and if you have to take one player from the Nets in every fantasy draft at ADP — who is it? (04:45) How high to draft Robert...

Duration:00:54:08

Fantasy Fallout of the Donovan Mitchell Blockbuster

9/2/2022
Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Steve Alexander discuss the impact of the Donovan Mitchell trade to the Cavs, and what it means for Mitchell, Darius Garland, Caris LeVert, Collin Sexton, Lauri Markkanen — and much more. Also on this episode: takeaways from a very early mock draft, including the landing spots for Damian Lillard, Trae Young, LaMelo Ball, Paolo Banchero, and Michael Porter Jr. (3:36) Donovan Mitchell trade fallout (10:23) Fantasy impact on the Cavaliers (14:03) Fantasy...

Duration:00:44:53

Haliburton's ADP Ready For Liftoff + Holmgren Injury Fallout

8/26/2022
Matt Stroup, Steve Alexander and Zak Hanshew break down some of the latest NBA news, injuries, trades and rumors, including the landscape for Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook with the Lakers, Michael Porter Jr. and Ben Simmons's outlooks coming off back surgery, and the wildly intriguing upside of Tyrese Haliburton in Indiana. Also on this episode: two fantasy sleepers who could fully break out in the aftermath of Chet Holmgren's season-ending foot injury. (04:05) Patrick Beverly now...

Duration:00:36:48

Draft Guide Takeaways

8/19/2022
Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) and Noah Rubin (@NoahRubin22) discuss some of their takeaways after putting together the draft guide, putting the spotlight on Lonzo Ball, Norman Powell, Ivica Zubac, Lonnie Walker, Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr., Josh Hart, Anfernee Simons, Kevin Porter Jr. and Isaiah Jackson. Plus, some talk about the schedule for the 2022-23 season and back-to-back sets. (00:51) Lonzo Ball talk (05:45) A look at Norman Powell (13:50) Ja Morant and his knee? (24:10) Josh...

Duration:00:31:31

Early-Career Breakout Candidates: Who's The Next Desmond Bane?

8/12/2022
Matt Stroup, Steve Alexander and Jonas Nader highlight some potential breakout candidates for the upcoming season, including Nic Claxton, Devin Vassell, Alperen Sengun, and Bones Hyland. Also on this episode: the outlook for Jalen Smith in Indiana, and James Wiseman in Golden State. (2:36) OKC's tanking strategy (11:13) Breakout Candidates: Devin Vassell, Alperen Sengun, and more (23:15) Jalen Smith gets an increased role with the Pacers (35:37) Jared Vanderbilt & Patrick...

Duration:00:48:07