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Listen to Nick Whalen, James Anderson, Shannon McKeown, Ken Crites, Alex Barutha and NBA team beat writers from around the league talk fantasy basketball throughout the season.

Listen to Nick Whalen, James Anderson, Shannon McKeown, Ken Crites, Alex Barutha and NBA team beat writers from around the league talk fantasy basketball throughout the season.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Listen to Nick Whalen, James Anderson, Shannon McKeown, Ken Crites, Alex Barutha and NBA team beat writers from around the league talk fantasy basketball throughout the season.

Language:

English

Contact:

RotoWire 740 Regent St. Suite 200 Madison, WI 53715 (608) 310-4278


Episodes

Five-Year NBA Mock Draft

4/3/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to draft their 12-player rosters with the goal of constructing the best team for the next five NBA seasons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:58

What To Expect If the NBA Returns

4/2/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to discuss the latest report from SI's Chris Mannix on what a 2020 NBA Playoffs might look like if the league is able to resume play this summer. Then, the guys discuss the current first-round and championship odds before discussing the NBA All-Time draft, which aired on the RotoWire XM show on Thursday morning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:29

Run It Back: 2009 Nuggets-Mavericks, Game 3

3/31/2020
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and James Anderson re-watch Game 3 of the 2009 Western Conference Semifinals between the Nuggets and Mavericks. The guys look back on the state of the league in 2009, the events and transactions leading up to the matchup, and the key players involved. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:32:56

WAY Too Early Top-150 for Next Season

3/25/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to break down the Way Too Early Top-150 Rankings, which were released Wednesday afternoon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:01

News of the Week + Top 15 NBA Players

3/20/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk about the NBA shutdown's effect on fantasy leagues, as well as the salary cap and the rest of the offseason calendar. Then, the guys discuss the possibility of a charity game and the Big 3's creative idea before debating the top 15 (or, like, 35) players in the NBA today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:49

How Should the NBA Finish the Season?

3/18/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to discuss the NBA shutdown and the league's options if it eventually chooses to finish the season. Then, the guys look ahead to potential playoff matchups and storylines based on the current standings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:35

NBA Suspends Play

3/12/2020
Alex quickly touches on what information is available regarding the NBA suspending the 2019-20 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:45

Fantasy Awards + Too High or Too Low?

3/12/2020
In Part 2 of Wednesday's podcast, Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha make their picks for the NBA's official Fantasy Awards before analyzing team futures bets and the races for Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:45

Coronavirus Implications + LeBron vs. Giannis

3/11/2020
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha react to the NBA's drastic measures to deal with the spread of the Coronavirus, as well as recap the implications of a big weekend for LeBron James and the Lakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:30

Post-Break Barometer

3/6/2020
Ken and Alex discuss some risers and fallers in fantasy since the All-Star break. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:55

The Sacramento Kings Might Make the Playoffs

3/6/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to look back on Nick's predictions for this season's fantasy breakouts and busts. The guys also discuss the race for the eighth seed out West, Giannis vs. LeBron, Zion vs. Morant, Bucks-Lakers, Lakers-Clippers, title odds, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:47

Final Awards + All-NBA Teams

3/5/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to run through their final awards ballots and All-NBA teams (Recorded Wednesday evening). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:26

Rest of Season Free Agent Options

2/28/2020
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss news, who to pick up in fantasy for the rest of the season and, as always, Friday DFS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:55

Playoff Matchups + Best Bets

2/27/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to discuss the struggling Utah Jazz and banged-up Philadelphia 76ers. Then, the guys assess the playoff picture in both conferences before analyzing futures bets and gambling angles for Thursday night's NBA slate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:59

New-Look Teams

2/21/2020
Ken and Alex discuss recent injuries and what to expect from new-look teams, plus some options for Friday's DFS slate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:35

Second Half Predictions + Expectations

2/20/2020
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha recap All-Star Weekend before discussing their latest features on RotoWire.com, which break down what to watch for over the final two months of the NBA season, both from a fantasy and a betting perspective. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:24

Zion, Tatum, and RotoWire Leagues Discussion

2/14/2020
Ken, Shannon and Alex discuss Zion in rare company, Tatum fulfilling his potential, Lillard's and Towns' injuries, plus a couple of RotoWire fantasy leagues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:15

Mid-Season Over/Unders + All-NBA

2/13/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by James Anderson to check in on their preseason over/under win total picks. The guys also make their mid-season All-NBA team selections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:24

All-Star Preview + Mid-Season Awards

2/12/2020
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk Bucks without Giannis, the up-and-down Sixers, and the streaking Raptors before a full preview of All-Star Weekend. The guys also hand out mid-season awards, including MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:18

Trade Deadline Fantasy Implications

2/7/2020
Ken and Alex go over the fantasy implications of the trades made before the deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:21