NBA Podcast: Player Rankings + Projections Dilemmas with Alex Barutha

NBA Podcast: Player Rankings + Projections Dilemmas with Alex Barutha

This article is part of our Fantasy Basketball Podcast series.

Alex Barutha joins Nick Whalen to break down RotoWire's initial 2021-22 NBA player projections and rankings. The guys discuss the top five fantasy players, the most difficult players to project, and which teams could be the most fantasy-friendly. Finally, they dig into the rookie rankings – headlined by Cade Cunningham and Evan Mobley – before highlighting some dark horse rookies to consider grabbing at the end of drafts.

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Alex Barutha
Alex is RotoWire's NBA Assistant Editor. He writes articles about daily fantasy, year-long fantasy and sports betting. You can hear him on the RotoWire NBA Podcast, Sirius XM, DraftKings Live and other platforms. Vince Carter and Alex both first dunked during their respective sophomore years of high school.
Nick Whalen
RotoWire's NBA Editor and host of the RotoWire NBA Podcast. Nick was awarded the FSWA Best Podcast -- All Sports award in 2017 and 2018. Many years ago, Stromile Swift gave Nick his unbelievably sweaty headband after a preseason game. Despite its failure to match his school colors, Nick went on to wear that headband for the entirety of his sixth grade basketball season. Catch Nick on Twitter @wha1en.
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