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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

5x5: Struggling Fantasy Superstars, Burks's Big Break & More

12/1/2021
Matt Stroup is joined by Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, Steve Alexander, Brad Stonebraker and Jared Johnson to discuss a wide range of fantasy topics, including the early-season struggles of Damian Lillard, Jayson Tatum and Bradley Beal. Plus, a big opportunity for Alec Burks with Kemba Walker out of the Knicks rotation, and a monster first quarter of the season from Rudy Gobert. (1:31) Will Damian Lillard, Jayson Tatum, and Bradley Beal soon get back to first-round production? (6:58)...

Duration:00:31:39

Jalen Suggs gets hurt, Kemba gets benched

11/30/2021
RJ Hampton and Alec Burks became hot pickups for very different reasons, with Jalen Suggs fracturing his finger and Kemba Walker getting benched. Zion is ramping up his activity, Christian Wood and the Rockets are on a win streak, and Chris Boucher is getting DNP-CDs. (1:26) Jalen Suggs injury (5:29) Joe Harris injury (7:42) Kemba Walker is benched (11:04) Rotation issues in Toronto (17:02) Sacramento Kings update (21:35) The return of Zion? (29:32) Rockets take liftoff

Duration:00:35:36

Weekend Takeaways: Morant Injury Impact, Christian Wood Is Back

11/29/2021
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander discuss some fantasy basketball takeaways from the long holiday weekend, including the fallout from Ja Morant's injury, the return of Joel Embiid, and a long-overdue surge from Christian Wood. Plus, LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier are putting up huge numbers for the Hornets, and we sort through some waiver wire leftovers. (5:12) Ja Morant Injury (8:19) Michael Porter Jr. is out for the year (10:19) DeMarcus Cousins and Bobby Portis' impact on the...

Duration:00:33:57

Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 6: Vando, Gallo, DFS & More

11/26/2021
Matt Stroup and Dr. A highlight some notable waiver wire pickups to consider heading into the weekend, including Jarred Vanderbilt, Patrick Beverley, Danilo Gallinari and Dorian Finney-Smith. Plus, our expectations for R.J. Hampton with Cole Anthony recently sidelined, and the outlook for Chuma Okeke in Orlando.

Duration:00:25:38

4x5: The Porzingis Dilemma, Bane's Breakout, Early-Season Betting Trends

11/24/2021
Matt Stroup is joined by four writers from NBC Sports EDGE — Steve Alexander, Raphielle Johnson, Corey Parson and Jared Johnson — for five minutes each to break down some notable recent trends, including a major spike in value from Kristaps Porzingis, Desmond Bane's breakout, and early-season betting trends. Plus, our expectations for Scottie Barnes moving forward, and is it time to move on from Talen Horton-Tucker and Chris Boucher? (0:48) Steve Alexander (7:05) Raphielle Johnson (13:16)...

Duration:00:29:13

Jaren Jackson Jr. hits game-winner, Vanderbilt & Hampton are hot pickups

11/23/2021
Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) put a fantasy basketball slant on all the latest news in Tuesday's Roundball Stew! Jaren Jackson Jr. went off and hit a game-winning 3-pointer, Jarred Vanderbilt & RJ Hampton are strengthening their cases for pickups, Ja Morant is rolling along as the PointsBet favorite for Most Improved Player. The duo also discuss if Jalen Suggs is droppable. (1:54) - What is the ceiling for Jared Vanderbilt? (4:07) - Reacting to Jaren Jackson...

Duration:00:36:17

Weekend Takeaways: Cade Breaks Out, MPJ Panic + More Waiver Adds

11/22/2021
Matt Stroup and Dr. A highlight some fantasy takeaways from the weekend in the NBA, including some potentially brutal injury news for Michael Porter Jr., a huge surge in value from Cade Cunningham and more waiver wire pickups to consider. Plus, the fallout from the firing of Luke Walton in Sacramento, and what it could mean for De'Aaron Fox and others. (2:23) Michael Porter Jr. Injury (6:56) The Luke Walton Fallout (10:49) Cade Cunningham (15:21) Quick Hits (21:06) ATL Hawks...

Duration:00:29:40

Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 5: Nance, Nassir & Huerter

11/19/2021
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Dr. A highlight some of the key waiver wire pickups to consider in fantasy leagues right now, including Larry Nance Jr. — who's finally emerging for Portland — and Kevin Huerter, who's got a big opportunity ahead of him with De'Andre Hunter injured in Atlanta. Plus, our expectations for Huerter's teammate Cam Reddish, Nassir Little, Chimezie Metu and a number of other options.

Duration:00:33:49

Beal, Butler + Middleton return, Dort Stays Hot and More

11/18/2021
Steve Alexander (@doktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) Steve Alexander (@doktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) welcome back Jimmy Butler and Khris Middleton from injury and wonder why the Rockets aren't playing Alperen Sengun more minutes. The duo also try to make sense of the Knicks, disagree over new Kings starter Chimezie Metu, and analyze Luguentz Dort, Alex Caruso and other hot guards. (1:03) - What is going on with the Knicks? (5:15) - Analyzing Chimezie Metu's role...

Duration:00:31:41

5x5: CP3’s Dominance, MVP Favorites, Vintage Capela Returns

11/17/2021
Matt Stroup is joined by five writers from NBC Sports EDGE (Ryan Knaus, Drew Dinsick, Raphielle Johnson, Dr. A and Jared Johnson) to hit a wide range of fantasy and betting topics, including Chris Paul’s dominant early-season run, the frontrunners for MVP, and a return to form for Clint Capela. Also on this episode: an old friend benefits from all the injuries in Cleveland, and we discuss the value of Derrick White in San Antonio. (0:55) Chris Paul, still dominant at age 36 (6:31) MVP Race...

Duration:00:28:59

Kristaps Porzingis back in Unicorn-mode, Cade Cunningham nearly triple-doubles

11/16/2021
Kristaps Porzingis stayed hot on Monday vs. Denver and is up to 50/40/90 shooting splits in November. Luka Doncic tweaked an ankle in the win, and minor injuries also afflicted Evan Mobley (elbow), Robert Williams III (knee) and Kevin Porter Jr. (thigh). On the positive side, LeBron James (abdomen) could be back later this week. Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) put a fantasy basketball slant on all the latest news in Tuesday's Roundball Stew! (1:08) Lebron James...

Duration:00:41:32

Kristaps Porzingis back in Unicorn-mode

11/16/2021
Kristaps Porzingis stayed hot on Monday vs. Denver and is up to 50/40/90 shooting splits in November. Luka Doncic tweaked an ankle in the win, and minor injuries also afflicted Evan Mobley (elbow), Robert Williams III (knee) and Kevin Porter Jr. (thigh). On the positive side, LeBron James (abdomen) could be back later this week. Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) put a fantasy basketball slant on all the latest news in Tuesday's Roundball Stew! (1:08) Lebron James...

Duration:00:41:27

Weekend Takeaways: Lillard's Injury Impact, More Waiver Pickups

11/15/2021
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Dr. A (@doktora) discuss the fallout from injuries to Damian Lillard and De'Andre Hunter, and look at the latest updates/non-updates on LeBron James and Deandre Ayton. Plus, some waiver wire pickups to consider at the start of Week 5, including Bones Hyland, Nassir Little and future Mavs Leadership Council member Dorian Finney-Smith. (2:04) - Damian Lillard injury fallout (6:14) - Is LeBron close to returning? (10:14) - Analyzing Hawks who will benefit most...

Duration:00:31:56

Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 4: Bazley, Hart, Kaminsky + More

11/12/2021
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Steve Alexander highlight some of the top waiver wire pickups to consider in fantasy leagues right now, including Devin Vassell, Darius Bazley, and Frank Kaminsky, who's been thriving in the absence of Deandre Ayton. We also consider Davion Mitchell, Eric Bledsoe, De'Andre Hunter and Tony Bradley with Nikola Vucevic sidelined for the Bulls.

Duration:00:24:33

Buying or Selling Breakouts from Ant Edwards, Cade, Oubre and More

11/11/2021
Steve Alexander (@doktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) break down big nights for NBA wings as Anthony Edwards scored a career-high 48 points and Nickeil Alexander-Walker finally broke out, as well as discuss if it's time to move Will Barton before he cools off (and before Michael Porter Jr. comes back). The duo show love for what big men Montrezl Harrell and Myles Turner are doing this season, and analyze Kelly Oubre, LaMarcus Aldridge and Frank Kaminsky turning back the clock....

Duration:00:34:57

4x5: Strong Starts for JV & Mitchell + Upside Bench Stashes

11/10/2021
Matt Stroup is joined by four writers from NBC Sports EDGE (Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, Dr. A and Jared Johnson) for five minutes each to hit a wide range of fantasy topics, including the early-round production of Jonas Valanciunas and Donovan Mitchell so far, and whether to stash or drop players including Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, Jonathan Isaac and Chris Boucher.

Duration:00:23:34

Steph scores 50, Drummond grabs 25 boards, and is Jokic facing suspension?

11/9/2021
Andre Drummond hauled in 25 rebounds on Monday, Stephen Curry scored 50 points, Brandon Clarke re-emerged in the Grizzlies' rotation, and Nikola Jokic tackled Markieff Morris. Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) put a fantasy basketball slant on all the latest news, and answer questions such as, 'Would you rather have Nickeil Alexander-Walker or Desmond Bane rest-of-season?' All that and more on Tuesday's Roundball Stew!

Duration:00:40:00

Week 3 Takeaways: Siakam Is Back, LeBron/MPJ Injury Fallout

11/8/2021
Matt Stroup and Dr. A discuss some key fantasy hoops takeaways from the weekend, including the return of Pascal Siakam, injury updates on LeBron James and Michael Porter Jr., a Sunday-night explosion from Ricky Rubio — and what it all might mean for our fantasy teams moving forward. We also consider some waiver wire pickups that made even more noise over the weekend, including Nicolas Batum and Gary Payton II.

Duration:00:36:42

Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 3: Vassell, Beasley, Batum & More

11/5/2021
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Dr. A highlight some of the top waiver wire pickups to consider at the end of Week 2 — and beginning of Week 3 — including Devin Vassell, Malik Beasley, Nicolas Batum and Georges Niang. We also discuss whether Bones Hyland has a chance to earn more minutes in Denver, and whether it's time to stash T.J. Warren.

Duration:00:30:52

Brunson's Breakout, DeRozan's Scoring Binge + Time to Trust Myles Turner?

11/4/2021
Steve Alexander (@doktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) break down notable performances from multiple players around the league, including Jalen Brunson and Jordan Poole's recent breakout games, Miles Bridges and DeMar DeRozan's scoring binge, as well as the reliability of Myles Turner and Jarrett Allen. (2:13) - Guards worth consideration if on the waiver wire: Jalen Brunson, Jordan Poole, Devin Vassell and Reggie Jackson (11:32) - Stock report on wings: Miles Bridges, DeMar...

Duration:00:30:01