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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

NBA Draft Lottery Fallout: Projecting The Top Five Picks

5/18/2022
Matt Stroup, Jonas Nader and Raphielle Johnson discuss the fallout from Tuesday's NBA Draft lottery, projecting destinations for the top five picks, including Jabari Smith Jr., Chet Holmgren and Paolo Banchero. Also on this episode: what we're watching for from Luka Doncic in the Mavs-Warriors Western Conference Finals, and is Jimmy Butler convincing us to move him up our fantasy draft boards — despite the lingering injury risk? (02:09) Jimmy Butler monster Game 1 vs. Boston (05:50)...

Duration:00:33:51

Weekend Playoff Takeaways + Fantasy Sixth Round In Review

5/16/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Steve Alexander (@Docktora) react to Sunday's game sevens (including Luka Doncic and the Mavs knocking out Chris Paul and the Suns), plus a review of the sixth round of fantasy leagues — with Jaylen Brown and Jordan Poole among the players we discuss. Also on this episode: Can Clint Capela bounce back from a disappointing season, and are we headed for a Scottie Barnes breakout in year two? (2:33) Reactions to Sunday's Game 7 matchups (9:59) New Finals...

Duration:00:47:35

Fantasy Playoff Stock Watch

5/12/2022
Matt Stroup, Raphielle Johnson and Steve Alexander discuss who's rising and who's falling during these NBA Playoffs from a fantasy perspective, including Tyrese Maxey, Desmond Bane, Al Horford, Mike Conley, and Dillon Brooks. Also on this episode: Is a Jaren Jackson Jr. breakout imminent in 2022-23? (04:12) Fantasy playoff stock watch (11:34) Al Horford = Stock up (23:05) Desmond Bane or Tyrese Maxey in a dynasty league? (28:44) Mike Conley = Stock down

Duration:00:39:45

Chris Paul's struggles, James Harden's new reality, DFS advice and more!

5/11/2022
This episode dives into Chris Paul's recent struggles, James Harden's new reality, and Ja Morant's right knee bone bruise. Along the way, hosts Ryan Knaus and Raphielle Johnson dole out DFS advice for all of the Conference semifinals matchups! (01:10) Ja Morant injury (06:12) Steven Adams conversation (10:33) Mavericks/Suns series (18:02) 76ers/Heat series (25:06) Props for Al Horford

Duration:00:25:43

Weekend Playoff Takeaways + Fantasy Fifth Round In Review

5/9/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Steve Alexander (@Docktora) discuss the latest from the NBA Playoffs — where Ja Morant is sidelined with a knee injury — and break down the players who posted fifth-round fantasy value this season, including playoff standouts Mikal Bridges and Tyrese Maxey. We also forecast our fantasy expectations for CJ McCollum, John Collins, Mo Bamba and more. (3:03) Jokic wins 2nd straight MVP (5:15) Mavericks tie up the series with the Suns (7:46) Sixers/Heat: Embiid...

Duration:00:48:48

Way-Too-Early Free Agency Breakdown

5/6/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup), Steve Alexander (@Docktora), and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) take an early look at NBA free agency, including our expectations for Miles Bridges, Jalen Brunson, Zach LaVine, and Chris Boucher. We also look at the landscape for restricted free agents Mo Bamba, Deandre Ayton, Collin Sexton, and more. (2:16) Joel Embiid's injury (6:23) An interesting Nets' off-season (15:17) The Chicago Bulls and Zach Lavine (17:17) A pay day for Miles Bridges? (24:56) The...

Duration:00:51:02

4x5: Morant’s Soaring ADP + Fading The Thunder

5/4/2022
Matt Stroup, Steve Alexander, Jonas Nader, Zak Hanshew and Brad Stonebraker break down some recent performances from the NBA Playoffs, including Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr., and Tyler Herro. Also on this episode: the landscape for D’Angelo Russell after a disappointing postseason with the Timberwolves, and concerns about drafting Oklahoma City Thunder players with the team already hinting at tanking next season. (00:58) Fast paced game between Memphis and Golden State (06:45) Ja Morant a...

Duration:00:25:05

Playoff Weekend Breakdown + Fantasy 4th Round In Review

5/2/2022
Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander discuss some takeaways from the weekend in the NBA Playoffs, including strong openers for Giannis Antetokounmpo and Ja Morant in the conference semifinals, plus a review of the players who provided fourth-round fantasy value this year. Among the names we cover during that part of the show: Darius Garland, Jaren Jackson Jr., Domantas Sabonis, and Bam Adebayo. (02:05) Review of Sunday's playoff games (08:29) Preview of Monday's games (14:03) Review players...

Duration:00:39:05

Fantasy Season In Review: Raptors, Pelicans, Jazz

4/29/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup), Raphielle Johnson (@RaphielleJ) and Ryan Knaus (@RyanKnaus) discuss the latest takeaways from the NBA Playoffs — including an encouraging performance from James Harden — and our expectations for the recently-eliminated Raptors, Pelicans, and Jazz moving forward. That conversation includes: why we’re so high on Raptors rookie Scottie Barnes, our concerns with Zion Williamson’s fantasy outlook, and the uncertainty in Utah (and how it could affect Rudy Gobert and...

Duration:00:26:15

Reacting to Slow Starts with Chris Towers of CBS Sports

4/28/2022
Chris Crawford (@crawford_milb) is joined by Chris Towers of CBS Sports (@CTowersCBS) to look at players who have gotten off to slow starts to begin the 2022 season. They discuss Randy Arozarena, Marcus Semien, Zack Wheeler and more. (5:28) Marcus Semien (10:00) Randy Arozarena (15:35) Concern for Kyle Tucker (21:19) Zack Wheeler (25:36) Tyler Mahle inconsistencies (28:45) Marcus Stroman

Duration:00:37:40

The Best Fantasy Players In The Playoffs So Far

4/27/2022
Matt Stroup is joined by Raphielle Johnson, Steve Alexander, Aaron Robinson and Jared Johnson to break down some of the best and most surprising fantasy performers in the playoffs, including Jordan Poole, Desmond Bane, Deandre Ayton and Jalen Brunson. Also on this episode: We break down what we’ve seen from Ja Morant, Brandon Clarke and the Grizzlies, and our expectations for Jonas Valanciunas in New Orleans moving forward. (01:30) Raphielle's playoff observations (09:39) Ja Morant is...

Duration:00:33:22

Weekend Playoff Takeaways + Fantasy Third Round In Review

4/25/2022
Matt Stroup and Dr. A discuss the latest from the NBA Playoffs over the weekend, with the Hawks and Nets in trouble, and the Suns-Pelicans and Grizzlies-Timberwolves series all even at 2-2. Also on this episode: We review the some of the names who produced third-round fantasy value this season, including DeMar DeRozan, Luka Doncic, Jrue Holiday and Pascal Siakam. (03:27) Takeaways from weekend playoff action (13:40) Reviewing 3rd Round Fantasy values

Duration:00:31:53

Key Playoff Injuries + Third-Year Breakout Candidates

4/22/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Steve Alexander (@Docktora) discuss some key storylines from this week in the NBA Playoffs, including Jalen Brunson and Jordan Poole putting up huge box scores, and the impact of injuries to Khris Middleton and Devin Booker. Also on this episode: some third-year breakout players to watch moving forward, with Devin Vassell, Isaiah Stewart, Immanuel Quickley and Killian Hayes on our radar. (2:10) Charlotte fires James Borrego (4:05) The Grizzlies comeback...

Duration:00:43:59

Early Playoff Takeaways: Maxey And Poole Rising

4/20/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup), Zak Hanshew (@ZakTheMonster), Raphielle Johnson (@Raphiellej), Steve Alexander (@Docktora), and Brad Stonebraker (@BradBaker97) discuss the playoff performances of Tyrese Maxey, Jordan Poole, Trae Young, and Jimmy Butler — and how, if at all, these playoff performances impact their fantasy draft outlook heading into next season. Also on this episode: the outlook for Herb Jones and Davion Mitchell at/near the end of the first year of their NBA careers, and the...

Duration:00:37:27

Opening Weekend Playoff Breakdown + Fantasy 2nd Round In Review

4/18/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Steve Alexander (@Docktora) break down the opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs, including the Nets-Celtics / Kyrie Irving-Jayson Tatum showdown, and discuss the players who posted second-round fantasy value this season — and where we'll be drafting them next year. Among the players we highlight in that conversation: Robert Williams, Chris Paul, Devin Booker, LaMelo Ball and Donovan Mitchell. (1:46) Celtics win Game 1 in Dramatic Fashion (7:08) Hawks fall to...

Duration:00:43:10

2022 NBA Playoff Preview

4/15/2022
April 15: Corey Parson (@TheFantasyExec) is joined by members of NBC Sports EDGE’s Betting Team and Roundball Stew Crew to preview the 2022 NBA Playoffs. Vaughn Dalzell (@VmoneySports), Matt Stroup (@MattStroup) and Steve Alexander (@docktora) set their sights on the Eastern Conference, while Drew Dinsick (@whale_capper), Raphielle Johnson (@raphiellej) and Jared Johnson (@Jae_Tha_Truth) break down the Western Conference. PointsBet Head Trader Jay Croucher (@croucherJD) also details how...

Duration:01:07:26

4x5: Haliburton’s Future In Indy, Ant Man’s Upside & More

4/13/2022
(00:58) OKC situation (08:13) De'Aaron Fox's season (14:26) Hawks/Hornets tonight (20:05) Anthony Edwards big night to open Postseason

Duration:00:28:36

Fantasy First Round In Review

4/11/2022
With the regular season over, and the NBA Playoffs just ahead, Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander break down the top 12 fantasy players from this past season, and consider where we’d draft them next year, including Nikola Jokic, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid and LeBron James. Also on this episode: How high should we be taking Dejounte Murray, Trae Young, Steph Curry and a possibly declining James Harden heading into next year? And, our latest installment of Dr. A's Tales From The Attic, featuring...

Duration:00:38:48

2022 Waiver Wire Awards

4/8/2022
Matt Stroup (@MattStroup), Jonas Nader (@JonasNader), and Steve Alexander (@Docktora) hand out the year-end fantasy basketball Waiver Wire Awards, including Pickup of the Year, Silly Season Hero and, of course, the Cedi Pills Award. (3:05) Silly Season Hero of the Year (6:35) Cedi Pills Award (10:49) Waiver Wire Letdown (15:11) Stash of the Year (18:17) 10th time the Charm Award (20:24) Ye of Little Faith Award (24:16) Shallow League Pickup of the year

Duration:00:36:02

5x5: Jalen Green’s Late-Season Surge, Playoff Teams To Fade

4/6/2022
Matt Stroup, Ryan Knaus, Zak Hanshew, Vaughn Dalzell, Brad Stonebraker and Jared Johnson discuss Jalen Green’s streak of 30-plus point games, the outlook for Donte DiVincenzo in Sacramento, plus reasons to fade the Bulls, Cavs and Jazz in the postseason. Also on this episode: a few notable late-season waiver wire options for fantasy leagues that run to the end of the line. (01:47) Toronto clinch at top 6 seed (08:45) Knicks to look out for this week (13:22) Teams Vaughn is thinking about...

Duration:00:32:30