Play-In Tournament, Round 1 Previews + Fantasy Parting Thoughts
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Nick Whalen and Alex Barutha put a bow on the 2023-24 fantasy basketball season before digging in on the Play-In Tournament, as well as the four Round 1 series that are already locked in. The guys discuss: Bucks-Pacers and how much danger Milwaukee is in; Cleveland maneuvering its way to a 4-5 matchup against Orlando; Boston's path through the East; Mavs-Clippers; Timberwolves as an underdog against the Suns; the Lakers' potential matchup with Denver; End of the road for Golden State?; East Play-In scenarios. 0:00: Intro 2:00: Is this the first satisfying NBA season since COVID? 4:00: What to do with veterans with injury histories next season 7:30: Drafting LaMelo Ball next season? 9:35: Bucks-Pacers preview 16:30: Cleveland-Orlando + Any issue with Cleveland throwing Sunday's game? 19:35: If Bucks advance, who should they want to face in Round 2? 25:20: Clippers-Mavericks preview 32:15: Timberwolves-Suns preview 38:15: Game 1 opening lines (Cavs -4.5; Wolves -1.5; Bucks -2.0; Clippers -2.0) 39:40: West Play-In Preview 42:10: Is there an argument for the Lakers aiming to get the 8 seed? 48:20: East Play-In Preview 51:20: Potential matchups in the East; who should Boston prefer to face? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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