Ep. 341: First Day Free Agency Frenzy

nba free agency

In episode 341 of the Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast, Chris Towers from CBS Sports joins me as we break down the first day of NBA free agency and the draft. Check out the music by Heavy Chevy to end the show, a song called Stepping Out. We talk about the first signings, DeMarre Carroll, Al-Farouq Aminu, Tyson Chandler, Brandan Wright Continue Reading →

Ep. 339: 2015 NBA Draft Recap Red Rock/RotoWire Mashup

In episode 339 of the Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast,myself, Kyle McKeown and Nick Brazzoni, took a long look at the 2015 NBA Draft, which we also streamed on YouTube. Check out the music by Heavy Chevy to end the show, a song called Stepping Out. It was a strange draft, with some odd picks, but overall, the depth of Continue Reading →

Ep. 338: 2014 NBA Draft — Rookie Recap

In episode 338 of the Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast,it’s time to look back at the 2014 NBA Draft and recap the rookies and their fantasy value. Make sure you take a look at Fasketball, a new fantasy basketball site, chock full of analysis tools, Twitter feeds, punting rankings, the whole works — and it’s all free! Check out the Continue Reading →

Ep. 336: Red Rock 2015 NBA Mock Draft

In episode 336 of the Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast, myself, Matt Smith and Marc Roberts did a live 2015 NBA Mock Draft, broadcast on YouTube, and now available in glorious podcast form. Check out the music by Heavy Chevy to end the show, a song called Stepping Out. We mocked the entire first round, talked about fantasy and real life Continue Reading →

Ep. 333: 2015 NBA Draft Preview with Ed Isaacson

NBA Draft Kristaps Porzingis

In episode 333 of the Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast, I’m joined by Ed Isaacson, of NBA Draft Blog, to preview the 2015 NBA Draft. Check out the music by Heavy Chevy to end the show, a song called Stepping Out. Ed and I talk about the hype train of Kristaps Porzingis, point guards like D’Angelo Russell, Emmanuel Mudiay and Tyus Continue Reading →

NBA Draft Pick Fantasy Profiles — #10 Elfrid Payton

elfrid payton

The first pick in the draft to be traded was the last pick in the top 10, with Philadelphia dealing Elfrid Payton to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Dario Saric and a future first round pick. Lucky, because when Philadelphia took Payton, it made little sense unless Michael Carter-Williams was on his way out of the City of Brotherly Continue Reading →

Ranking The Top 10’s — Fantasy Value Of Rookies Throughout The Years

lebron james

As I close in on fleshing out the top 10 of my fantasy rookie profiles and after looking at the rookie seasons of last season’s top fantasy stars, I thought another interesting exercise would be to see how the top 10 of each draft panned out in terms of fantasy value over the years. What I’ll do is present the final, per-game Continue Reading →

NBA Draft Pick Fantasy Profiles — #9 Noah Vonleh

Noah Vonleh

Once projected as a top five pick, Noah Vonleh represented the biggest slide at the top of the draft, until he was eventually rescued by the rebranded Charlotte Hornets. Vonleh played his only year of college ball at Indiana, but didn’t really set the world on fire, failing to take the Hoosiers into the tournament. What he did show, however, Continue Reading →

NBA Draft Pick Fantasy Profiles — #8 Nik Stauskas

Nik Stauskas

If you thought Aaron Gordon to the Magic at four was baffling, I now present to you the Sacramento Kings’ eighth overall pick, Nik Stauskas. Just 12 months after selecting Ben McLemore with the seventh overall pick, the Kings went ahead and picked another shooting guard in the sophomore from Michigan. Are they Kings done with McLemore after one season? Continue Reading →

NBA Draft Pick Fantasy Profiles — #7 Julius Randle

Julius Randle

Yet another prospect who is a little difficult to evaluate at the moment, due entirely to the fact that the Los Angeles Lakers remain the only NBA team without a coach. Julius Randle was drafted into a great fantasy situation regardless of who ends up taking the reins, as the Lakers have about as threadbare a roster as exists in Continue Reading →