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Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
Today
Will Anthony Davis and the Lakers step up in a big game against the Bucks?
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
Yesterday
Nikola Vucevic and the Magic should thrive against the short-handed Timberwolves.
Booms and Busts: Chris Boucher Headlines Draft Steals
Yesterday
Boucher is returning third-round value in just 24 minutes per game.
NBA Podcast: Blazers Injuries, Bucks-Nets, Surprise Top-50 Players
2 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk injuries in Portland, what's next for the Nuggets, surprise top-50 fantasy players and more.
Handicapping the NBA: Tuesday Picks
2 days ago
How will the Jazz perform against the Pelicans' rim-protecting defensive scheme?
Handicapping the NBA: Monday Picks
3 days ago
Will the Lakers be able to slow down Steph Curry?
Handicapping the NBA: Friday Picks
6 days ago
Can Rudy Gobert and the Jazz slow down the Hawks' offense?
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: News, Waiver Wire & DFS Info
6 days ago
The Two Amigos cover the news, waiver wire suggestions for Week 5, and DFS advice for Friday night in today's fantasy basketball podcast episode.
Handicapping the NBA: Thursday Picks
7 days ago
Is there value to be had on the Heat against the 76ers?
Handicapping the NBA: Futures Check-In
7 days ago
Is Nikola Jokic doing enough to win Most Valuable Player?
Emergency James Harden Traded to the Nets Podcast
8 days ago
Nick Whalen, Alex Barutha and James Anderson assemble to break down all angles of Wednesday's mega-trade, which sent James Harden to Brooklyn.
Instant Reaction: Harden Traded to Nets in Mega-Deal
8 days ago
The Nets pulled the trigger Wednesday on a multi-team deal to acquire James Harden. What are the fantasy implications?
Handicapping the NBA: Wednesday Picks
8 days ago
Can Trail Blazers at Kings hit the massive 237.5 total?
In-Season Strategy: Buy Low and Sell High
8 days ago
Even with LaMelo Ball playing great, is there reason to invest in Devonte' Graham?
DraftKings NBA: Saturday Cheat Sheet
12 days ago
Trail Blazers at Kings figures to be a popular game stack.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: News, Waiver Wire, DFS for Friday & Week 4
13 days ago
The Three Amigos discuss the latest news, waiver wire picks for Week 4 and moves for daily fantasy tonight.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: What's Real and What's Not
15 days ago
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk about the return of peak Steph Curry, parental drama in Sacramento, Julius Randle 2.0, and teams underperforming over the first two weeks of the regular season.
Rookie Check-In: LaMelo Ball and Tyrese Haliburton Lead the Way
15 days ago
James Wiseman leads the Rookie of the Year odds, but he hasn't been the best fantasy rookie.
NBA Podcast: More Waiver Wire Chatter, Plus Latest News, DFS
21 days ago
The Three Amigos discuss waiver wire pick-up options and the latest news. Is it time to replace Brook Lopez?
Early-Season Check-In: What's Real and What's Not?
22 days ago
Alex Barutha looks at players overperforming and underperforming their Average Draft Position.
NBA Podcast: First Week Observations
22 days ago
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to recap the top storylines around the NBA, including injuries to Ja Morant and Karl-Anthony Towns, the Warriors' concerning start, Giannis' free throw struggles and more.
DraftKings NBA: Saturday Cheat Sheet
26 days ago
James Harden and Christian Wood appear in store for huge performances.
NBA Podcast: A Christmas Eve Recap
28 days ago
Nick and Alex sit down to recap all 14 games from the last two nights, including Bucks-Celtics, Wizards-Sixers, Cavs-Hornets, a wild finish between the Kings and Nuggets and Ja Morant's big night.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Post-Draft Free Agents, Opening Night News
29 days ago
The Three Amigos publish a special Wednesday podcast. They cover learnings from Tuesday's two games, make Wednesday DFS suggestions, and dive into post-draft free agent options.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Underrated Players
34 days ago
The Three Amigos offer their underrated players for 2020-21. Plus, they dive into the latest news.
Odds Check: Best Bets for Scoring Title, Assists Leader, and More
35 days ago
Nick Whalen, James Anderson and Alex Barutha give their predictions and best bets for 2020-21 stat leaders and make-the-playoffs odds.
NBA Podcast: Rookie Reviews + Picking Futures
36 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha run through the rookies who've stood out thus far in the preseason and make their picks for team and player futures. Could Luka Doncic win the scoring title in 2020-21?
NBA Draft Strategy: Best Ball Draft Recap II
37 days ago
With the No. 1 pick, Alex Barutha selected Giannis Antetokounmpo.
NBA Draft Strategy: Best Ball Draft Recap
41 days ago
With the 10th overall pick, Alex Barutha selected Jayson Tatum. Here's how the rest of the draft played out.
Tips For Playing Yahoo DFS Basketball Contests
41 days ago
New to playing DFS on Yahoo's platform? Here's what you need to know to hold your own.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Overrated Fantasy Players for 2020-21
41 days ago
The Three Amigos return to offer their overrated players for 2020-21, plus discuss the latest news. We see you, Zion Williamson.
NBA Draft Kit: SGA Leads Top Fantasy Breakout Candidates
43 days ago
The Thunder might be shifting into a rebuild, but Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the clear No. 1 option.
NBA Podcast: Every Possible James Harden Trade Destination
44 days ago
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to discuss the NBA's updated rest guidelines before taking a team-by-team look at which teams could conceivably put together a package to land James Harden.
NBA Futures: Best Bets for NBA Title, MVP, Rookie of the Year, and More
46 days ago
The RotoWire NBA staff weighs in on the best preseason futures bets for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player, 2021 NBA champion, and more.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Off-Season Winners & Losers
48 days ago
The Three Amigos are back! Alex, Shannon and K-Train discuss the Westbrook Wall trade, the latest news and pick off-season fantasy winners and losers.
NBA Draft Kit: 2020-21 Center Tiers
48 days ago
Can Karl-Anthony Towns return to elite status after an injury-marred 2019-20 season?
NBA Draft Kit: 2020-21 Power Forward Tiers
48 days ago
Reigning two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo joins Anthony Davis in Tier 1 of our power forward rankings.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Breaking Down the Fallout from the Westbrook-Wall Trade
49 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss the fantasy implications of Wednesday night's blockbuster deal between the Rockets and Wizards.
NBA Draft Kit: 2020-21 Small Forward Tiers
49 days ago
Jayson Tatum makes the leap into Tier 1 after his breakout 2019-20 campaign.
NBA Draft Kit: 2020-21 Shooting Guard Tiers
49 days ago
How much will swapping John Wall for Russell Westbrook impact Bradley Beal's fantasy value in 2020-21?
NBA Draft Kit: 2020-21 Point Guard Tiers
50 days ago
Coming off of the best season of his career, can Damian Lillard make the jump into Tier 1?
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: Bench Carmelo? Training Camp Updates & Projection Dilemmas
50 days ago
Nick and Alex Barutha discuss the top news from the start of training camps, including Kemba Walker's knee injury, Victor Oladipo's status, and Carmelo Anthony coming off of.... the bench?!?
NBA Draft Kit: Depth Chart Changes and Analysis
51 days ago
It was a busy offseason, and much of the league has undergone a significant change.
NBA Podcast: Recapping a Whirlwind Free Agency + Trade Season
57 days ago
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to recap and analyze all of the major trades and free agency moves from the last few days.
What Milwaukee Acquiring Bogdanovic, Holiday Means for Fantasy
64 days ago
Alex Barutha analyzes how the biggest trades of the week will impact fantasy basketball in 2020-21.
NBA Podcast: Winners and Losers of the NBA's 2020-21 Schedule
72 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha discuss which teams and players will be most affected by the NBA's brief offseason and condensed 2020-21 schedule.
NBA Podcast: Play-In Tournament + Fake Trades
78 days ago
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to recap the latest news regarding the NBA's proposed Dec. 22 start date and the likelihood of a play-in tournament in 2021.
NBA Podcast: A Quick Turnaround
85 days ago
Nick Whalen is joined by Alex Barutha to talk about the NBA's proposed 2020-21 schedule, which could potentially begin the season as early as December 22.
Fantasy Basketball Podcast: What's Next for the Non-Playoff Teams?
92 days ago
Nick and Alex go through the latest news, then dive into what each of the 14 non-playoff teams should do this off-season. What do the Warriors do with Draymond Green?
NBA Podcast: Looking Ahead to 2021
99 days ago
Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha talk coaching searches, next season's playoff picture, top five players right now, and much more.