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Pod: Stretch Run Predictions

by Matt Stroup
Updated On: February 20, 2019, 10:44 am ET

“Really it’s one of the more interesting cases I think I’ve ever seen. I think I’ve been doing this for like 18 years, and I don’t recall a situation where there was this much drama and injury intrigue and anger and betrayal and just weirdness in a situation like this — with basically the league’s best player. It’s crazy.”

That's Steve Alexander talking about the Anthony Davis saga on the latest Rotoworld Fantasy Basketball Podcast, in which we sit down (along with Tommy Beer) to go through a wide range of fantasy hoops predictions from the Rotoworld hoops crew (with contributions from Ryan Knaus, Raphielle Johnson, David Leggieri and Jonas Nader). Among the topics we hit:

*A surprisingly optimistic outlook for AD in New Orleans;

*And a far more pessimistic one (plus, what to aim for if you're thinking about trading him right now);

*Also: the outlook for LeBron James as the Lakers try to make a charge toward a playoff spot;

*And what to expect from Jonathan Isaac, Jonas Valanciunas, Mitchell Robinson and yes — Marquese Chriss — down the stretch.

You can check out the full episode wherever you get your podcasts — or right here:

Matt Stroup

Matt Stroup covers basketball, football and sometimes baseball for NBC Sports Edge — and has covered eight Olympics as a TV writer for NBC. An avid fantasy player and rabid Atlanta sports fan since the 1990s, he would golf, bowl and play pickup basketball 365 days a year if it was acceptable. You can follow him on Twitter @MattStroup