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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!

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English


Episodes

Week 15 Lookahead: Injury Concerns + Tatum’s Monster Sunday

1/24/2022
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander look at some of the key fantasy storylines at the start of Week 15 of the NBA season, including Jayson Tatum’s huge 51-point game, plus injury updates on Damian Lillard, Alex Caruso, Malcolm Brogdon and more. Also on this episode: waiver wire pickups to consider coming out of the weekend, with Nassir Little, Luke Kennard and Kessler Edwards on our radar. (2:27) Jason Tatum goes off for 51 points (3:57) Injury update on Damian Lillard (7:45) Ayton injury and...

Duration:00:31:04

Waiver Wire, Week 14: Dosunmu, Bitadze & More Intriguing Adds

1/21/2022
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Steve Alexander highlight some of the most intriguing waiver wire pickups to consider right now, including Ayo Dosunmu, Goga Bitadze, Terence Davis and a number of others. Plus, what to expect from Onyeka Okongwu, Chris Duarte, and Devin Vassell in the days/weeks ahead.

Duration:00:33:03

Centers of Attention: Embiid, Jokic and Unexpected Breakouts

1/20/2022
Steve Alexander (@Docktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@Raphielle J) recap a busy Wednesday night when centers got most of our attention on the latest Roundball Stew. Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic took things to another level last night, Mo Bamba and Ivica Zubac had career nights, Onyeka Okongwu held his own with a big game against Karl-Anthony Towns, Kelly Olynyk looked great in his return, LaMarcus Aldridge has still got it and Domantas Sabonis capped off an impressive triple-double by wrecking...

Duration:00:40:20

4x5: Myles Turner Injury Fallout + Jonathan Kuminga Rising

1/19/2022
Matt Stroup, Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, Noah Rubin and Jared Johnson discuss who to prioritize among the Pacers after Myles Turner's injury, frustration in the Pistons frontcourt, and the intriguing upside of Jonathan Kuminga. Also on this episode: what Alex Caruso's return means for Coby White and Ayo Dosunmu, and Josh Giddey continues to impress. (00:52) Kelly Olynyk's return for Detroit (06:04) Thoughts on Goga Bitadze, Indiana Center (12:30) Onekya Okongwu's value for Atlanta,...

Duration:00:24:27

Bam Adebayo & C.J. McCollum return on MLK Day

1/18/2022
Bam Adebayo and C.J. McCollum made their long-awaited returns from injury on a hectic MLK Day in the NBA. Plus, the Wizards’ center spot offers opportunity and risk in equal measure, Jusuf Nurkic and Chris Boucher are heating up, and much more. Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) discuss hot pickups and put a fantasy slant on the latest hoops news in Tuesday's Roundball Stew! (0:59) Pickups of the Day (5:55) Returning players (15:50) Wizards' center...

Duration:00:34:40

Week 14 Lookahead: KD And Lavine Injury Impact + Waiver Wire Intrigue

1/17/2022
Matt Stroup and Dr. A discuss some of the key fantasy news coming out of the weekend and heading into Week 14, including knee injuries to Kevin Durant and Zach LaVine — and who we should consider off the waiver wire as a result. Also on this episode: The impact of CJ McCollum and Bam Adebayo's impending returns, big weekends for Bones Hyland and Jonathan Kuminga, and more waiver wire pickups around the league. (2:19) Impact of Kevin Durant's injury (5:24) Zach Lavine and other injury...

Duration:00:25:42

Waiver Wire, Week 13: Hunter, Vassell, Okeke & More

1/14/2022
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander discuss some of the top waiver wire pickups in fantasy hoops right now, including De'Andre Hunter (who just returned from injury), Devin Vassell, and Chuma Okeke. Also on this episode: The potential for Amir Coffey, the opportunity in front of Onyeka Okongwu, and some thoughts on the upcoming schedule.

Duration:00:25:45

Reddish Traded, Embiid Stays Hot + Cavs fantasy factory

1/13/2022
(00:30) Cam Reddish trade (09:15) Should we be concerned about Al Horford? (19:54) Eric Gordon's recent play (27:43) Lamar Stevens worth picking up? (30:32) Brooklyn's Big 3 on the floor together and poss (41:05) Answering listener questions

Duration:00:44:20

4x5: VanVleet's Surging Value + Can LeBron Stay No. 1?

1/12/2022
Matt Stroup, Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, Brad Stonebraker and Jared Johnson discuss a wide range of fantasy topics, including LeBron James's incredible run at age 37, Fred VanVleet's sudden leap into the first round, and whether we should have any expectations for Bol Bol in Detroit. Also on this episode: Is it time to sell high on Robert Covington in fantasy leagues? (03:47) Is Fred VanVleet a bona fide first round player? (06:55) Can LeBron James stay at the top of the fantasy...

Duration:00:28:12

Cade Cunningham and ROY race, plus Myles Turner, Nas Little and more!

1/11/2022
Cade Cunningham is heating up and the Pistons have won four of their past six games, but can he overtake Evan Mobley and Scottie Barnes for Rookie of the Year? Plus, Myles Turner trade talk, Nassir Little’s fantasy outlook, Tyrese Haliburton’s outstanding play, and much more. Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) are joined by Aaron Robinson (@AceRobinson_) to discuss hot pickups and put a fantasy slant on the latest hoops news in Tuesday's Roundball Stew! (1:33) NBA...

Duration:00:37:38

Week 13 Lookahead: Klay Returns, Simons Rising + More Waiver Adds

1/10/2022
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander discuss some of the key fantasy takeaways from the weekend, including Klay Thompson's return on Sunday after 941 days, and the rise of Anfernee Simons with Damian Lillard still sidelined. We also highlight waiver wire pickups coming out of the weekend, with Bol Bol, Lance Stephenson and Onyeka Okongwu among the names to consider. (1:31) Update on players in health and safety protocols (2:45) Klay Thompson's return (5:01) Damian Lillard's outlook / impact on...

Duration:00:31:51

Waiver Wire, Week 12: Okongwu, Little And... Born Ready?

1/7/2022
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Steve Alexander discuss some notable fantasy basketball waiver wire pickups, including Cam Reddish, Onyeka Okongwu, Nassir Little and — apparently — Lance Stephenson. We also look at Hassan Whiteside, Brandon Clarke, Max Strus, and other intriguing pickups.

Duration:00:44:36

Lance Stephenson Shock + Kyrie Irving Returns

1/6/2022
Steve Alexander (@docktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) recap a busy 11-game Wednesday night in the NBA in Thursday's Roundball Stew. Lance Stephenson asked Kyrie Irving to hold his beer in one of the most surprising performances of the season as Born Ready tried to upstage Kyrie Irving in his season debut for the Nets. But Irving and the Nets got the last laugh. Steph Curry and Luka Doncic squared off before Dirk Nowitzki's jersey was retired in Dallas and both superstars suffered...

Duration:00:40:08

5x5: The Dame Dilemma + December NBA Betting Trends

1/5/2022
Matt Stroup is joined by Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, Corey Parson, Dr. A, and Jared Johnson to break down some recent fantasy and betting trends, including the struggling Atlanta Hawks, the ongoing concern about Damian Lillard, the rise of Josh Giddey and more. Also on this episode: Is it time to buy low in fantasy on Richaun Holmes, Bogdan Bogdanovic and De'Aaron Fox? (00:51) Under-performing players / buy-low options in fantasy (06:24) The rise of Josh Giddey continues (13:01) Recent...

Duration:00:31:18

Trae Young scores 56 points, Anfernee Simons scores 43 and much more

1/4/2022
Trae Young scored 56 points in a losing effort vs. the Blazers on Monday, as Anfernee Simons scored 43 points to give his short-handed team the victory. Plus, Joel Embiid is on a roll, the Rockets are a mess, and what does Kyrie Irving’s imminent return mean for fantasy managers? Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) discuss hot pickups and put a fantasy slant on the latest hoops news in Tuesday's Roundball Stew! (2:44) Running of the Chicago Bulls (6:06) Hawks vs....

Duration:00:33:24

Week 12 Lookahead: Kyrie's Debut, Josh Giddey Rising, Chaos In Houston

1/3/2022
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander discuss some of the most notable fantasy storylines at the start of Week 12, including Kyrie Irving soon taking the court for the Brooklyn Nets, Josh Giddey making history, and suspensions for Christian Wood and Kevin Porter Jr. in Houston. We also look at some waiver wire pickups to consider, with Facundo Campazzo, Obi Toppin and Gary Payton II making plenty of noise. (04:43) Kyrie Irving set to debut this week (08:15) Rockets drama and suspensions (14:54)...

Duration:00:39:28

Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 11: Avdija, Diallo, Kennard & More

12/30/2021
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Dr. A highlight some of the top waiver wire pickups to consider at the end of Week 11 and heading into Week 12, including a suddenly steady Deni Avdija, the dynamic Hamidou Diallo, and points and 3s aficionado Luke Kennard. Also on this episode: more Herb Jones appreciation, and is it finally time to trust Malik Monk?

Duration:00:35:23

LeBron + Ja Shine, Rubio Injured, and More

12/30/2021
Dr. A (@docktora) and Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) talk LeBron James and Ja Morant greatness on Thursday's Roundball Stew. They also pour one out for Ricky Rubio who's lost for the season, talk about the brilliance of Hamidou Diallo and Saddiq Bey on Wednesday night, and cover a mountain of concerns about the Knicks. Specifically, Kemba Walker's slump and a potential injury to Julius Randle, who's also slumping. They also take some viewer questions and talk about the Pacers' future in...

Duration:00:39:15

4x5: Herb, Franz & SGA Thriving; Moving On From Barrett

12/29/2021
Matt Stroup is joined by Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, Brad Stonebraker and Jared Johnson to break down some notable recent fantasy trends, including Herb Jones, Franz Wagner, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. We also discuss whether it's time to finally move on from R.J. Barrett — and not look back. (0:52) R.J. Barrett's struggles (8:32) Franz Wagner rookie of the year? (13:15) Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (21:54) Discussion on the Warriors

Duration:00:25:44

Ja Morant & Desmond Bane go wild, and NBA updates protocols

12/28/2021
Ja Morant and Desmond Bane both scored 30+ points in a last-second win on Monday, and Cam Reddish erupted for 33 points of his own with an 8-of-13 mark from deep. Plus, there are 230+ players on the Rotoworld injury report but that number may go down with the NBA updating health and safety protocols to reduce the time required for quarantines. Ryan Knaus (@ryanknaus) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) discuss hot pickups and put a fantasy slant on the latest hoops news in Tuesday's Roundball...

Duration:00:39:38