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159 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Good stuff

By bopefas - Feb 21 2020
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Good Info and entertaining.5 stars

Great pod

By Deeeeeeeetroit - Jan 21 2020
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The drummer guy is nice but he’s really not helping much here.

iTunes Ratings

159 Ratings
Average Ratings
120
14
7
6
12

Good stuff

By bopefas - Feb 21 2020
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Good Info and entertaining.5 stars

Great pod

By Deeeeeeeetroit - Jan 21 2020
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The drummer guy is nice but he’s really not helping much here.
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Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball Podcast

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Rank #1: Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups - Week 8

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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander run down the top waiver wire pickups in fantasy hoops, putting emphasis on a pair of young upside options on the tanking Phoenix Suns — Elie Okobo and Josh Jackson. Plus, why Emmanuel Mudiay may be worth a look (seriously) during a four-game week for the Knicks, and what to expect from fringe point guard options from Cory Joseph to Tim Frazier. (Check our Steve’s waiver wire column on Rotoworld right here.)

Dec 03 2018

22mins

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Rank #2: Friday Recap and Fantasy Playoffs Pod

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Matt Stroup and Mike Gallagher have a big matchup, so we talk about that for a bit.


We'll also focus on all the Warriors injuries and just how thin the Cavs are today.


Only six games yesterday, but a lot going on for bad team. Well, good teams if you count the Warriors.


Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Mar 17 2018

36mins

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Rank #3: Changing Rotations: Wolves, Bulls, Rockets and More

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Matt Stroup and Mike Gallagher dive into some recent big changes affecting minutes, rotations and production. In Minnesota, no more Tom Thibodeau could mean a lot more chances for young guys from Tyus Jones to Josh Okogie to Dario Saric. Meanwhile, we ask whether anyone can step into Justin Holiday’s vacated high volume role in Chicago, and examine the fallout of injuries to Devin Booker, Gary Harris, Eric Gordon and Chris Paul.

Jan 09 2019

25mins

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Rank #4: NBA Injury Report and Thursday Recap Podcast

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Well, if your team is healthy, you may not need to listen to this pod, and you should consider going to the casino or play the lottery.


Kevin Durant is out tonight, so we talked about that possibility.


Gary Harris, Kris Dunn and Myles Turner all went down, so we go over all of that. Lots of DFS takeaways.


And of course, so many other injuries and we hit on the busy Thursday.

Mar 16 2018

44mins

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Rank #5: 30 Teams Summer League Analysis

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Pretty simple description here. I talk about all 30 teams in summer league. Who is getting the shots? Who looks great? Who has room for improvement? Who do you target for DFS or season-long leagues? A lot going on here.


I love Wendell Carter Jr. and Jaren Jackson Jr. continues to just wow everyone.


Also, some guys that are under-the-radar studs like Elie Okobo.

Jul 08 2018

49mins

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Rank #6: Tuesday Recap, Kings and Bulls Podcast

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We’re back!

Tommy and I go over some news on the Kings and the Bulls getting Zach LaVine back.

We also go over the Tuesday action and talk some DSJ.

After that, Ryan Knaus and I play an oldie but goodie in Who Would You Rather Own?

Plus, some other info along the way.

Jan 17 2018

49mins

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Rank #7: NBA PRESEASON DFS PODCAST

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NBA BACK!!!!!!!!!!!! Mike Gallagher and guest Eddie Fear talk Wolves, Lakers, Nuggets and Warriors in a jam-packed edition.
If you're playing DFS tonight, you need to ,listen to this.
Even if you're not, you definitely should check this out.

Sep 30 2017

44mins

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Rank #8: NBA Draft Review Podcast

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We finally know where the rookies are going. What teams got better? Who is going to lose minutes or get traded? What rookies are in big spots to produce early?


Maybe we have more questions than answers, but we still learned a whole lot.


Plus, Jarrett Allen is free again!

Jun 22 2018

40mins

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Rank #9: NBA DFS Podcast for Nov. 23

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It's a mega slate, so Mike Gallagher tries to fly through it as fast as he can.

Nov 23 2018

35mins

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Rank #10: Stats Correlation, Reggie Jackson and Bad Teams Pod

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Ryan Knaus is writing a cool column about stat correlation, so Tommy Beer and Mike Gallagher dig in on that.


Plus, Reggie Jackson is down for a long time, so we'll talk about Ish Smith as a pickup.


We'll talk about the Mavs, Grizzlies and Suns these days.


Plus, Tommy hits on DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Kuzma.

Dec 27 2017

36mins

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Rank #11: Consistency, Trade Rumors and Recap Pod

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Mike Gallagher and Tommy Beer talk about some news and most of Tuesday’s action. We’ll hit some trade rumors and talk about the struggling Cavs and Celtics.


Ryan Knaus stops in to break down his wile consistency column.


We’ll talk about who is the most inconsistent and talk some rock-solid studs.

Jan 24 2018

34mins

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Rank #12: Stashes and Thursday Recap Pod

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We only had four games, but some bad teams made some key changes to their lineups.


We also go over the Nuggets and their newest rotation tweak, the incredible Warriors and the struggling Wizards.


We'll also talk about some of the fantasy stashes for leagues at all depth.


Enjoy your Friday!

Jan 26 2018

36mins

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Rank #13: Wednesday Night Preview: Mikal Bridges Rising

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Tommy Beer and Mike Gallagher join Matt Stroup to preview a 13-game slate of NBA games on the eve of Thanksgiving. We hit at least one story line from every game, including the rising values of Mikal Bridges and John Collins, the insane scoring binge for Kemba Walker and how Jimmy Butler fits in with the Sixers. Plus, is Gordon Hayward a good buy low? And is Collin Sexton potentially overrated in fantasy leagues? We hit all these topics and much more.

Nov 21 2018

28mins

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Rank #14: Kemba, Gobert and Russell Podcast

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It's a big day for a lot of fantasy owners with D'Angelo Russell and Rudy Gobert back in action. We'll talk about expectations and how it affects others.

Kemba Walker is on the trade block, so what does that mean for the rest of the Hornets?

We’ll also tie in some of the Thursday stories from last night.

Jan 19 2018

35mins

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Rank #15: Regular Season Finale Podcast

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Well, the season is coming to a close tonight.


We're doing some talk of tonight's action and recapping Tuesday a bit.


Most of the pod will be all about the season overall. Winners, losers improved players and some of our favorite storylines.

Apr 11 2018

42mins

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Rank #16: NBA Draft and Mock Draft Pod

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There's no offseason in the NBA and we have a lot to talk about with the NBA Draft, a June fantasy mock draft and a lot more.

Jonas Nader and I talk about the potential landing spots for the upcoming draft. The Hawks could use their guy early, but what about the Grizzlies?

We also touch on our June mock and our picks.

Jun 14 2018

30mins

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Rank #17: NBA DFS Podcast for Apr. 25

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It's probably our last four-game day, so a lot of reasons to get some money in there!


Mike Gallagher and Ryan Knaus break down all the action with plenty of punts and fades.


You probably want to use LeBron James.

Apr 25 2018

43mins

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Rank #18: NBA Weekend Recap Podcast

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Hey, so it's been a while since I did a weekend recap pod, but there is just too much going on! We're getting close to the stretch run, so lots of schedule input, takes galore, all the injuries and a lot more.



Starting off with talk on DeMarcus Cousins and how it will affect the other Warriors. Plus, the Clippers are short on scoring with Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams banged up.

Lonzo Ball also went down, and a lot of teams could starting tanking hard.

Hope you guys enjoy and share! Thanks!

Jan 20 2019

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Rank #19: Surprising Trends and Big Name Trade Targets

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Tommy Beer and Matt Stroup sit down to analyze some trends from the last month. Among the topics and questions:

  • Should we be treating Rudy Gobert as a borderline first-round player going forward?
  • What do we do with an absurdly hot D'Angelo Russell?
  • Is the dominant version of Jusuf Nurkic here to stay?
  • How Brook Lopez is making a massive (and potentially historic) impact in 3s and blocks
  • Why Jerami Grant might be an ideal trade target
  • What to make of Luka Doncic's ongoing erratic shooting
  • And the perplexing case of Victor Oladipo

Jan 23 2019

25mins

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Rank #20: Jordan Bell, Heat, Dwight and Friday Recap Pod

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Jordan Bell is quickly becoming a fantasy darling, especially when Draymond Green plays. What do we do?


Dwight Howard and Dion Waiters went down, so we'll break down those injuries. Although, they don't look too bad.


We'll also go over some Roundball Stew and talk Giannis Antetokounmpo at the five.

Dec 23 2017

32mins

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Ben Simmons Injury Fallout, Weekend DFS Preview

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Ben Simmons is dealing with a knee injury, which means we could be headed for peak Shake Milton and peak Al Horford in the NBA bubble in the days ahead. Matt Stroup and Ryan Knaus look at just how good Milton and Horford were the last time Simmons was sidelined, and analyze some monster recent performances from T.J. Warren, Jusuf Nurkic, Michael Porter Jr. and Thomas Bryant.

Aug 07 2020

29mins

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Porter Jr. Breaks Out, Nurkic Still On a Heater

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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander discuss some of the most eye-catching recent performances from the NBA restart in Orlando, including Michael Porter Jr.'s monster 37-point effort on Monday, more fireworks from Jusuf Nurkic as his remarkable comeback continues, and T.J. Warren's 53-point explosion over the weekend. Also on this episode: The fallout from Jonathan Isaac's torn ACL, Thomas Bryant, Troy Brown, Dejounte Murray and Derrick White are thriving, and an update on the Luka Doncic free throw bet.

Aug 04 2020

23mins

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NBA Is Back: Rapid Reaction to Pelicans-Jazz + Fri. DFS Preview

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The NBA is back at long last, and Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander give their immediate thoughts on the Pelicans-Jazz game — where Mike Conley, Jordan Clarkson, Donovan Mitchell and Brandon Ingram all posted strong stat lines — and Zion Williamson was on a minutes limit (scoring 13 points). Plus, a DFS preview for an intriguing slate of games on Friday, including what to expect from Richaun Holmes, Jonathan Isaac, Troy Brown Jr., Lonnie Walker and more.

Jul 31 2020

25mins

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LeVert, Oladipo Rising; Jonathan Isaac Returns

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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander break down some strong recent performances in Orlando from Caris LeVert, and an encouraging stat line from Victor Oladipo. Plus, Jonathan Isaac went off in just seven minutes on Monday (and may put a dent in Aaron Gordon's value in the process), Zion Williamson looks like he'll be ready for the restart opener, and Jusuf Nurkic continues his impressive surge.

Jul 28 2020

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Nurkic Looks Sharp, Bol Bol Can Ball

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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander look at some of the latest NBA action from Orlando, where exhibition/scrimmages are underway with the restart just six days away. We discuss a formidable performance from Bol Bol on Wednesday (16 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks), some strong work in limited minutes from Jusuf Nurkic on Thursday, and the latest on Zion Williamson, Russell Westbrook, Buddy Hield and De'Aaron Fox as the season draws close.

Jul 24 2020

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Will Simmons and Ayton Finally Shoot 3s?

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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander look at some of the latest news coming out the NBA bubble, including Ben Simmons and Deandre Ayton — stop us if you've heard this before — potentially shooting more 3s in the near future. We also discuss some positive recent news for Russell Westbrook and Eric Bledsoe, plus what to expect from the Kings frontcourt after another injury to Marvin Bagley.

Jul 21 2020

15mins

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Trending Names: Zion, Oladipo, Westbrook, LeVert

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Matt Stroup and Steve Alexander look at some of the recent NBA names trending on Rotoworld, including Victor Oladipo (who now says he might play in Orlando), Zion Williamson — who recently left the Pelicans — and James Harden, who has finally joined Houston. We also discuss how Caris LeVert is positioned for massive numbers, and get ready for plenty of excitement with the Pelicans — thanks in part to some outstanding play from Lonzo Ball prior to the season shutting down in March.

Jul 17 2020

24mins

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Gallagher's Final Rotoworld Basketball Podcast

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It's Mike Gallagher's last day on the Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball Podcast. The podcast has really grown over the five years, and a lot has changed in how we analyze and get info for fantasy hoops.

With that, it was a blast for Mike, Steve Alexander and Ryan Knaus go over their stories on how they started at Rotoworld. We'll talk about how things have changed over the years, and some of our memories.

Anyone who has every wondered what it's like to get into the fantasy business, you'll certainly want to check this one out.

Jul 14 2020

57mins

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July 8 NBA Restart News Podcast

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Spencer Dinwiddie and Taurean Prince are both out for the Orlando restart, so the Nets are going to be extremely thin. We'll break down their rotation and go over who will have to step up.

Bradley Beal is also not going to play in the NBA restart, so that creates a massive hole on one of the best DFS matchups. Who is going to score for this team?

Carmelo Anthony is sliding over to the three and Dwight Howard is officially in, so we'll break down what that means from a fantasy standpoint.

Jul 08 2020

37mins

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NBA Restart Rotation Notes Podcast

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The NBA restart is later this month, and we already have plenty of news to break down.

The Nets are going to be shorthanded, especially in the frontcourt. We'll break down what they'll have to do and who will step up.

Shake Milton was rolling prior to the NBA pause, so what happens with him and Ben Simmons?

There are several other things we'll want to keep an eye on, so we'll set up other potential fantasy storylines.

Jul 01 2020

27mins

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Lakers Wings, Trevor Ariza, Rockets and Davis Bertans Podcast

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We have some NBA news! Avery Bradley is not going to Orlando, so the Lakers have some rotation questions. We'll go over who would help fill in and some possible starting options.

The Rockets added David Nwaba and cut Isaiah Hartenstein, so what does this mean for the playoffs?

Trevor Ariza was logging huge minutes for the Blazers and there will be big changes without him. Can other Blazers join him outside of the bubble?

Davis Bertans is also sitting out as he's set for a big payday. The fantasy-friendly Wizards could have some low-key guys step up.

Jun 24 2020

28mins

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NBA Bubble Preview Podcast

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We are starting to get an idea of what the NBA bubble might look like, so Mike Gallagher and Ryan Knaus go over some of the timeline for late July.

There are some concerns on how this could fall apart, so we'll go over some things everyone in the bubble will need to do to help its chances.

Plus, there could be some attractive DFS plays, and maybe some teams get a boost given the circumstances.

Jun 17 2020

38mins

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Sneaker and NBA Returning Soon Podcast

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We did a hybrid in this edition with friend of the pod Ewell Collins talking about some of his picks in the NBA Shoe Draft. We went through why some of those shoes meant so much to him and talk a little more about some of the other picks.

We also have the NBA coming back next month! We'll talk about the LaMarcus Aldridge injury, Caris LeVert muscle watch, the tighter NBA rotations, and of course Nikola Jokic being in shape.

We'll go over some initial thoughts on DFS returning, as well.

Jun 10 2020

59mins

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NBA Shoe Draft Podcast

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We've been talking about it for weeks, but we finally were able to complete the NBA Shoe Draft.


It's basically like a fantasy draft where you have to draft certain positions, but in this one it's about the shoes and what position that player played (Jordans SG, LeBrons SF, Moses Malone AF1 C, Iversons PG, etc).


It was 10 rounds and we had a lot of wild picks. Some people mixed it up, some people went mostly old kicks, some went all 95-2005 Nikes, and some went for newer stuff.


There will be a column out soon, but you can follow along off this Twitter thread.


This was a blast!

Jun 04 2020

50mins

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Early PG Rankings Podcast

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It's imperative that fantasy owners draft enough point guards, so Ryan Knaus and Mike Gallagher go over how PG ranks might shake out for the 2020-21 season.

We'll go over the guys at the top with the top three guys firmly in place, but after that it's all about preference. Some guys are high ceiling, and some have great floors.

We'll go through all the tiers and which PGs may fit better with others or on FT% builds or other builds.

May 27 2020

50mins

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Rookie-Sophomore Trends and Underrated Players Pod

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We're trying something new in this edition as Mike Gallagher looks at some rookie and sophomore trends as players get older. It's clear that rookie bigs start off their careers as better fantasy options, and that trend continues as time goes on, too.

Also, some interesting trends on how so many fast-starting rookies turned into mega studs in their careers. Trae Young also goes from bad to amazing like nobody else over the last eight seasons.

We'll also talk some underrated players who could help you more in next season.

May 22 2020

23mins

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The Last Dance Finale Podcast

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The Last Dance is over and it's easily one of the best documentaries of all time. In this edition, we'll talk some Pacers and Jazz with a look at how ridiculously durable John Stockton and Karl Malone were. Plus, Reggie Miller being ahead of his time.

The pizza story cancels "The Flu Game" nickname, and we'll go over some of the aspects of the 1998 NBA Finals. We may have found out why Jordan switched to the 14s in Game 6, and we'll mix in plenty of shoe talk along the way.

Plus, some Rodman, Scott Burrell, Leo, the MJ tablet memes, MJ punking Larry Bird, the world learns about Kenny Lattimore, and a whole lot of tangents.

We'll wrap it up with a little Luka Doncic and Trae Young talk, too.

May 18 2020

49mins

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Atlanta Hawks Fantasy Podcast

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The Hawks figure to be one of the most fantasy-friendly teams in the league. It starts with Trae Young, and we'll try to figure out how high he should go in the first round. Over Stephen Curry and Giannis Antetokounmpo?

John Collins was a monster last year, but Clint Capela should affect his output. How far down does he drop? What about the oft-injured Capela?

Cam Reddish, De'Andre Hunter and Kevin Huerter all look to be promising picks, so we'll go over preferences on those guys and a lot more.

If you missed it, check out the Deep Dives on John Collins. Lots of stats in there! Trae is coming out on Monday!

May 15 2020

42mins

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The Last Dance Episodes 7-8 Podcast

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Episodes 7-8 had some emotional moments with MJ's dad passing away and Jordan's emotions in the following years. Jordan's jump to AA baseball was wild and he actually wasn't bad despite all the time off. Scott Burrell has also been a fun part of the series and Jordan was being tough on his teammates throughout the series.

Scottie Pippen has gone through some tough moments in this series, and sitting out on the last play was certainly a mistake he'd like to take back.

There was also some Space Jam, shoe and music talk, and a LaBradford Smith story to pump up MJ. We'll go on some tangents on some of the others mid-90s teams like the Nets, Magic, Hornets, Sonics and others, too.

May 11 2020

36mins

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Western Conference Veterans Podcast

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A lot of valuable players in the Western Conference are going to be over 30 for next season. Jonas Nader and Mike Gallagher go over the early round options of James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Damian Lillard, Paul George and Jrue Holiday.

We'll also take a look at Hassan Whiteside's huge season, Robert Covington's defensive stats in Houston, Ricky Rubio's hot finish, Mike Conley's letdown in 2019-20, Chris Paul's valuable season, and the Spurs vets.

We'll also touch on Kevin Durant, John Wall, Kyrie Irving, Jonathan Isaac and a few other tangents in this edition.

May 08 2020

47mins

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iTunes Ratings

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Good stuff

By bopefas - Feb 21 2020
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Good Info and entertaining.5 stars

Great pod

By Deeeeeeeetroit - Jan 21 2020
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The drummer guy is nice but he’s really not helping much here.