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Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Oladipo Hurt, Drummond Back, OKC FA's
Yesterday
Alex Barutha, Shannon McKeown and K-Train Crites address Victor Oladipo's knee injury, Andre Drummond's return for the Lakers and all those OKC free agent options. Plus Waiver Wire & DFS.
Handicapping the NBA: Friday Picks
Yesterday
Will Tobias Harris hit the over on his 19.5 points prop?
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
2 days ago
If Alex Barutha's and Joe Bartel's wagers pan out, the Trail Blazers are going to have a rough night.
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
3 days ago
Is Karl-Anthony Towns in store for a big game against the injured Pacers?
Draft Review: Biggest Booms, Busts of First Five Rounds
3 days ago
Chris Paul is on pace to finish with first-round value for a second straight season.
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
4 days ago
Michael Porter's points prop is 18.5 (+105) while going up against the struggling Pistons.
Handicapping the NBA: Monday Picks
5 days ago
The Spurs have put up at least 120 points in four of their last five games.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: ESPN's Andre Snellings talks Gordon, LMA, Oladipo and more!
8 days ago
Special Guest Andre Snellings from ESPN joins Alex Barutha and Ken Crites to discuss Aaron Gordon in Denver, LaMarcus Aldridge in Brooklyn and Victor Oladipo in Miami.
Handicapping the NBA: Friday Picks
8 days ago
With Steph Curry sidelined, Alex Barutha likes Andrew Wiggins to score at least 25 points (+194).
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
9 days ago
Nick Whalen likes a parlay of the Nuggets to win and Nikola Jokic to post a double-double (+145).
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
10 days ago
With Donovan Mitchell sidelined, is Jordan Clarkson in line for a big game?
Post-Trade Deadline Check-In
10 days ago
Should fantasy managers be concerned about Nikola Vucevic's lack of shot volume?
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
11 days ago
Is Nikola Jokic in line for a big game against the 76ers?
Handicapping the NBA: Monday Picks
12 days ago
Is Rudy Gobert in store for a big game against the Cavaliers, who are without Jarrett Allen?
Handicapping the NBA: Friday Picks
15 days ago
The Suns are -167 to beat the Raptors, who have just one win this month.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Trade Deadline Recap!
15 days ago
Vucevic to Chicago! Gordon to Denver! Oladipo to Miami! Oh my! Trades, trades and more trades. Alex Barutha, Shannon McKeown and Ken Crites decipher all the fantasy implications.
NBA Podcast: Trade Deadline Special
16 days ago
Shortly after the passing of the 2021 NBA trade deadline, Alex Barutha joins Nick Whalen to break down all of the relevant deals, including Victor Oladipo to Miami and Orlando's fire sale.
NBA Trade Deadline: Fantasy Analysis on Every Deal
16 days ago
The Orlando Magic were among the most active teams at the deadline Thursday, trading away Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon and Evan Fournier.
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
17 days ago
Fred VanVleet has gone over tonight's 29.5 Points + Rebounds + Assists prop in six of his past eight games.
Trade Deadline Primer: Lowry, Oladipo Expected to be Dealt
18 days ago
A staple of the Raptors for nearly a decade, Kyle Lowry will likely be traded before Thursday's deadline.
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
18 days ago
Will Zion Williamson hit the over on 38.5 points, rebounds and assists against the shorthanded Lakers?
Handicapping the NBA: Monday Picks
19 days ago
Can Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves make easy work of the Thunder?
Handicapping the NBA: Friday Picks
22 days ago
Can Jonas Valanciunas dominate the glass against the short-handed Warriors?
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Anthony Edwards & Julius Randle Explode! Waiver Wire and News
22 days ago
Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns are blowing up for the T-Wolves. Plus Julius Randle's triple-doubles, Westbrook's free throw woes and waiver wire picks.
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
23 days ago
Montrezl Harrell to score 18+ points and a Lakers win pays out +130.
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
24 days ago
Alex Barutha, Jeff Edgerton and Joe Bartel are in on Richaun Holmes having a strong performance against the Wizards.
Post-All-Star Break Standouts: Lillard Leads the Way
24 days ago
Since the break, Lillard has averaged 35.8 points, 8.0 assists and 6.3 rebounds.
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
25 days ago
With the Lakers down Anthony Davis and Marc Gasol, can Karl-Anthony Towns have a great performance?
Handicapping the NBA: Monday Picks
26 days ago
The Warriors are home underdogs (+120) to the Lakers, who are without Anthony Davis and Marc Gasol.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Waiver Wire Wk 12, Fan Questions, Friday DFS
29 days ago
Alex Barutha, Shannon McKeown and Ken Crites discuss waiver wire options for week 12, answer fan questions, and make Friday DFS suggestions. What's James Wiseman's outlook for the second half?
NBA Roundtable: Second-Half Breakouts, Blake in Brooklyn, Finals Predictions and More
30 days ago
As play resumes following the All-Star break, the RotoWire NBA staff weighs in on six questions dealing with the second half of the season.
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
30 days ago
Can the Magic and Heat reach their 211.0 over/under?
Fantasy Predictions for the Second Half of the 2020-21 Season
31 days ago
With the second-half schedule tipping off Wednesday night, Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha lay out their fantasy predictions for LaMelo Ball, Draymond Green, Jarrett Allen and more.
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
31 days ago
Will Dejounte Murray dish at least five assists to help Joe Bartel win his parlay?
NBA Podcast: Bad-Team Fantasy Potential, KAT Trades, HoF Candidates
31 days ago
The guys recap All-Star Weekend before discussing hypothetical Karl-Anthony Towns trades, as well as players on bad teams who could pick up some fantasy value over the second half of the season.
Handicapping the NBA: Second Half Futures
36 days ago
With the All-Star Break upon us, Alex Barutha looks ahead to his favorite futures bets for the second half of the NBA season, where Julius Randle's Most Improved Player odds keep looking better and better.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: 2nd Half Targets, Waiver Wire, News
36 days ago
The Three Amigos discuss second half player targets, waiver wire options and the latest news. What should Zion Williamson managers do in the second half of the season?
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
37 days ago
Can Kemba Walker's great passing continue against a short-handed Raptors squad?
NBA Podcast: All-Star Weekend Betting Preview
37 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha are joined by Ben Zweiman of DK Nation to break down All-Star Weekend from a betting perspective.
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
38 days ago
Both Alex Barutha and Joe Bartel think Wendell Carter will struggle against the Pelicans.
Players Set to Return After the All-Star Break
38 days ago
Is Jaren Jackson Jr. on your waiver wire?
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
39 days ago
Do the Lakers deserve to be favorites over the Suns?
Handicapping the NBA: Monday Picks
40 days ago
Can Zach LaVine hit the over on his points and assists prop (34.5) against the Nuggets?
Handicapping the NBA: Friday Picks
43 days ago
Can Clint Capela abuse the Thunder's lack of size with Al Horford sidelined?
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Beasley Out, Harris & Adebayo Injured, Waiver Wire, Friday DFS
43 days ago
The Three Amigos return for Week 11 Waiver Wire options, Friday Night DFS thoughts and all the Latest News.
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
44 days ago
After scoring 41 points against Portland, can Nikola Jokic hit the over on 28.5 points against Washington?
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
45 days ago
Can Utah stop LeBron James from hitting his points, rebounds and assists prop of 47.5?
Stock Report: Who's Trending Up and Who's Trending Down?
45 days ago
Michael Porter hasn't been making much of an impact lately.
NBA Podcast: All-Star Reserves Live Reaction
45 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha react to Tuesday night's announcement of the seven All-Star reserves in each conference.
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
46 days ago
Is a matchup against Portland the perfect get-right spot for Nikola Jokic?