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Points in the Paint NBA Podcast

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The numberFire Podcast Network provides analytical insights to help you better understand the world of sports and fantasy sports.

The numberFire Podcast Network provides analytical insights to help you better understand the world of sports and fantasy sports.
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FanDuel

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The numberFire Podcast Network provides analytical insights to help you better understand the world of sports and fantasy sports.

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English


Episodes

24: The Adventures of Bam & Kelly

12/5/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew discusses the upward trajectory of guys like Eric Bledsoe, Will Barton, and Robert Covington, how overrated Harrison Barnes is in fantasy hoops, what you should do about Danilo Gallinari's impending return, which hot free agents you should be looking to add this week, and why you should drop Dion Waiters (much to Sam's chagrin). The boys then get nerdy about some rookies and finish it all off with a discussion about the Cleveland Cavaliers and their...

Duration: 00:52:36


23: A Poor Man's Courtney Lee

11/28/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew examines the buy-low potential on players like Myles Turner, Elfrid Payton, and Jusuf Nurkic, some reasons why you should abandon ship on guys like Brook Lopez and Serge Ibaka, and which hot free agents you should be looking to add this week. The boys then get nerdy about some MVP candidates and finish it all off with a discussion about how horrible we all are as humans for enjoying the fantasy benefits that come from player injuries.

Duration: 00:48:17


22: For the Love of Gary Harris

11/21/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew examines Ricky Rubio's slump, John Wall's slow start, and the mind-baffling under-appreciation of Gary Harris in most fantasy leagues. The boys then get nerdy about some of the league's worst teams and finish it all off with a story about why Alan's thankful this holiday season.

Duration: 00:41:23


21: Bailing on Ball

11/14/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew examines slow starts by Russell Westbrook and Mike Conley, a sell-high moment for Lonzo Ball, and why you shouldn't give up too early on Marquese Chriss.

Duration: 00:46:11


20: Fantasy Fallout From the Eric Bledsoe Trade

11/8/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew breaks down the fantasy fallout from the Eric Bledsoe for Greg Monroe trade, while looking at who else to buy, sell, add, and drop from around the league.

Duration: 00:45:13


19: Do You Believe in Magic?

11/1/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew continues with the new episode format, giving listeners advice on players to buy, sell, add, and drop in fantasy hoops, a breakdown of some advanced stats of interest, and other interesting discussions about trending topics from around the Association. What are the fantasy takeaways from the Orlando Magic's hot start? Who are the best buy-low candidates early in the season? Which players are due for regression? What the heck is going on with the...

Duration: 00:46:04


18: Geeking Out Over the Greek Freak

10/25/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew introduces a new episode format. Going forward, tune in every week for advice on players to buy, sell, add, and drop in fantasy hoops, a breakdown of some advanced stats of interest, and other interesting discussions about trending topics from around the Association.

Duration: 00:36:54


17: 15 Bold Predictions for the 2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Season

10/18/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew drops 15 bold predictions regarding the 2017-18 fantasy basketball season.

Duration: 00:37:25


16: 15-Player Fantasy Basketball Mock Draft

10/11/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint trio conducts a fantasy hoops mock draft, selecting five players each and discussing in what order they believe the top 15 should shake out this year.

Duration: 00:38:01


15: Fantasy Basketball Sleepers, Breakouts, and Busts

10/5/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew takes a look at some fantasy basketball sleepers, breakouts, and busts for the 2017-18 season, based on numberFire's projections.

Duration: 00:45:07


14: Western Conference Preview

9/27/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew uses numberFire's projections to count down and preview all 15 Western Conference teams from worst to best, while tossing in a season-long fantasy sleeper, bust, or breakout candidate for each team along the way.

Duration: 00:45:07


13: Eastern Conference Preview

9/21/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew uses numberFire's projections to count down and preview all 15 Eastern Conference teams from worst to best, while tossing in a season-long fantasy sleeper, bust, or breakout candidate for each team along the way.

Duration: 00:38:35


12: The 10 Best Teams of the 21st Century

9/7/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew discusses the 10 best team seasons in the numberFire database (since 2000), touching on the Golden State Warriors' last three years of sheer dominance, the "Big Three" eras of both the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat, and much more.

Duration: 00:34:01


11: Dissecting the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas Blockbuster Trade

8/30/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew tackles the blockbuster deal that sends Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, and Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and Brooklyn's unprotected first round pick in 2018 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Duration: 00:30:08


10: The 10 Best Individual Seasons of the 21st Century

8/16/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew discusses the 10 best individual seasons in the numberFire database (since 2000), focusing on monster years from the likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Dirk Nowitzki, Shaquille O'Neal, and Chris Paul.

Duration: 00:33:21


9: Mailbag

8/9/2017
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This week, our heroes bounce around some excellent and thought-provoking listener questions regarding the best backcourts and big threes in the NBA, the sinking cutoff for the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, how many games Joel Embiid has to play for the Philadelphia 76ers for them to make the cut, new lineup combinations to look forward to next season, and Dion Waiters' way-too-early MVP case (as well as cases for some actual candidates).

Duration: 00:33:15


7: Offseason Trade Ideas

7/18/2017
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This week, as the dog days of the NBA offseason set in, the Points in the Paint crew make up a bunch of trade ideas and discuss their feasibility. Pretend deals include ways to get Carmelo Anthony to either the Portland Trail Blazers or the Houston Rockets, an idea about building an all-time starting five by shipping LaMarcus Aldridge to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a daydream about pairing DeAndre Jordan with John Wall on the Washington Wizards, and finally an attempt to please a...

Duration: 00:31:52


6: More Free Agency and Up-and-Coming Teams

7/12/2017
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This week, the boys of the Points in the Paint NBA Podcast take a look into the latest developments of NBA free agency, with a focus on up-and-coming squads. Are the Philadelphia 76ers now in the playoff conversation in the Eastern Conference after adding solid veterans J.J. Redick and Amir Johnson to their young and exciting core? Will the big offseason acquisition of Paul Millsap have the same effect on the Denver Nuggets out West? Are the Sacramento Kings poised to stop being an NBA...

Duration: 00:32:01


5: Free Agency and the Super Team Arms Race

7/7/2017
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This week, the Points in the Paint crew takes a look at NBA free agency through the lens of constructing "Super Teams". First, they look at Gordon Hayward switching squads and conferences, the state in which his departure leaves the Utah Jazz, and whether or not the Boston Celtics have caught up with the Cleveland Cavaliers by acquiring him. Then, the boys whip around the Western Conference, looking at how the Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Minnesota Timberwolves have all...

Duration: 00:34:43


4: NBA Draft Winners and Losers

6/28/2017
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This week, the boys ruminate on the Jimmy Butler trade (much to Alan's chagrin), pick some winners and losers of the draft, and look at which teams need what in free agency. Come for the analytics, stay for the Lauri Markkanen puns.

Duration: 00:36:21

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