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The most in-depth and sophisticated NBA analysis from the Establish The Run team. Led by Drew Dinkmeyer, one of the most successful NBA DFS players of all-time.

Establish The Run


    • Dec 3, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    133: The No Lose November Suns!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 33:12

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to discuss the Phoenix Suns taking down the Golden State Warriors, Evan Mobley looking like a superstar and analysing how much the Heat will miss Bam Adebayo   Timestamps Suns complete No Loss November (1:50) | Bam out for 4-8 weeks (10:00) | Howard shines without LeBron (14:18) | Dame still missing time (19:37) | Mobley becoming a star (22:14) | Giannis the Final Boss in the East? (29:26) |

    NBA 3 Ball: December 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 10:14

    The OKC Thunder got destroyed while we saw some other blowouts on Thursday. Mike Gallagher breaks it all down.

    NBA 3 Ball: December 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 15:04

    Well, we got off to a rough start in December. Mike Gallagher breaks down the injury-filled Wednesday with some notes on Damian Lillard.

    NBA 3 Ball: December 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 9:45

    Mike Gallagher breaks down the Tuesday action with the Suns beating the Warriors as the headline.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 30

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 17:39

    It was a huge night in deep fantasy leagues for adds. Mike Gallagher tackles that and all the other action from Monday in this edition.

    Episode 132: Michael Porter Jr. needs surgery, Kemba gets dropped!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 40:22

    ETR's Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving as they look at all the injuries across the league, whether LeBron has taken a step back and who can really challenge Steph Curry for MVP. Michael Porter Jr. out indefinitely (1:30) | Ja Morant to miss multiple weeks (6:50) | Kemba Walker removed from Knicks rotation (9:42) | Hawks hammered with injuries (13:54) | Suns can't lose (17:27) | Steph vs. The Field for MVP? (21:39) | Age Model catching up with LeBron? (29:24) | Timberwolves reach .500 (32:50) | Title Contenders (36:25)

    NBA 3 Ball: November 29

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 14:11

    The Grizzlies are without Ja Morant and the Hawks have some injuries again. Plus, Mike Gallagher breaks down all the Sunday action in this edition.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 26

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 13:14

    We have a big slate on Friday! Mike Gallagher previewed it from a matchups perspective to set the table for him after Thanksgiving.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 25

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 14:01

    Mega slate! Mike Gallagher breaks down some key rotation changes on bad teams as the headlines along with all the other takeaways.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 11:52

    Mike Gallagher sets you up for the big 13-game slate along with plenty of recap from the Tuesday action. Sadly, we had some injuries.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 23

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 11:59

    LeBron and Beef Stew got their suspensions, and we had a ton of noteworthy stuff from Monday. Mike Gallagher breaks it down.

    Episode 131: The fallout of LeBron vs. Stewart

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 36:09

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to break down the weekend news and notes from the NBA.   They discuss everything to do with the brawl in Detroit, Klay Thompson's return date and Mike and Drew still can't agree on how good the Bulls are.   Timestamps LeBron & Stewart scuffle fallout (1:25) | Cade Cunningham showing improvements (7:20) | MPJ to have surgery? (11:45) | Kings fire Luke Walton (18:13) | Klay practices in full for Warriors (22:28) | Exactly just how good are the Bulls? (28:25)

    NBA 3 Ball: November 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 12:17

    Luke Walton is gone, LeBron James got ejected as Isaiah Stewart lost his mind and the Warriors won again on Sunday. Mike Gallagher breaks all that down and more in this edition.

    Episode 130: Is it time to worry about Luka's injury?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 37:05

    ETR's Mike Gallagher is joined once again by Drew Dinkmeyer to breakdown and discuss Luka Doncic's injury and how it impacts the Dallas Mavericks going forward among other topics across the league.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 9:27

    LeBron James could be back today and we have some other injury notes to go over in the Lakers vs. Celtics game. Plus, Mike Gallagher recaps the Thursday action.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 18

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 18:20

    A massive 11-game slate on Wednesday with a ton of rotation changes from coaching decisions and injuries. Mike Gallagher breaks it all down.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 10:12

    Blowouts were the story on Tuesday, but we have plenty to talk about for the Wednesday slate.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 14:36

    Oh no! Injuries! Mike Gallagher goes over a ton of injuries from Monday night, including a couple rookies and some fantasy studs who could miss time.

    Episode 129: Hot and Cold Starts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 21:17

    Mike Gallagher goes through the players off to hot starts this year, and if he's buying it. Plus, some buy-low players among the guys who haven't lived up to their draft-day prices.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 15

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 12:52

    Bones Day... again. Besides Bones going off again, Mike Gallagher breaks down the Sunday action in this edition.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 11:27

    Big news in Detroit with Kelly Olynyk out for at least six weeks, so Mike Gallagher breaks that down along with other notes for Friday. Plus, a recap of the three-game Thursday.

    Episode 128: Early Rookie Takeaways

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 18:47

    Mike Gallagher breaks down the starts for the rookies this season with plenty of fantasy analysis and possible buy-low or sell-high guys.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 19:44

    A 13-game night! Mike Gallagher flies through his favorite takeaways in this edition.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 11:06

    We only had three games, so most of this edition sets you up for the mega Wednesday slate.

    Episode 127: Early trends across the league

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 28:32

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to discuss trends they've noticed across the league during the opening weeks.  They analyse why scoring is down, whether they think the impact will persist throughout the season and then discuss the Joel Embiid situation in Philadelphia to finish off the show. Timestamps How league changes have impacted the game (3:24) | Will the changes permanently impact projections? (9:56) | The Speed of the Games (11:57) | Bad teams aren't that bad? (15:30) | Embiid Health and Safety Protocol (21:14)

    NBA 3 Ball: November 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 12:53

    Steph is ridiculous. Plus, we had some wild games with some injuries and a likely suspension coming for the MVP. Mike Gallagher breaks it all down in this edition.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 13:43

    We had a couple injuries to guards today in a busy Sunday slate. Plus, Mike Gallagher previews some injuries headlining the Monday action.

    Episode 126: The West's Best and Worst Teams

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 32:32

    The Dynamic Duo of Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to have a broad look at the Western Conference's best and worst teams.  They discuss Dame's slump, whether the Thunder are stunting Shai's development and if the Lakers are burning LeBron too soon. Timestamps Utah continues to roll the regular season (1:03) | Warriors come out to play (7:04) | Lakers - schedule wins or coming into form? (10:33) | Pelicans disaster start (13:27) | Thunder wasting Shai's development? (15:34) | Rockers are fun but bad (19:00) | Nuggets not gritty enough? (20:57) | Grizzlies depth shining through (23:04) | Timberwolves offense slacking (25:28) | Explaining Dame's slump (29:03) |

    NBA 3 Ball: November 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 12:46

    We had some stars suffer injuries with Kyle Lowry spraining his ankle and Jaylen Brown hurting his hammy. Plus, oh boy, Lakers. 

    NBA 3 Ball: November 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 13:16

    We had a big Wednesday. Mike Gallagher recaps the action in this edition with takeaways and fantasy adds.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 12:52

    We had the most ridiculous run out on props, so Mike Gallagher had to talk about that. Plus, news for Wednesday and a recap of some fun Tuesday action.

    NBA 3 Ball: November 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 13:26

    We had a wild Monday with a lot of young guns stepping up. Mike Gallagher breaks down some Tuesday injury notes and recaps the Monday slate in this edition.

    Episode 125: The East's Best and Worst Teams

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 28:23

    The Dynamic Duo of Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to have a broad look at the Eastern Conference's best and worst teams.  They discuss why they never doubted James Harden would find a way to keep getting fouled, whether Jimmy Butler is an MVP candidate and whether the Pistons should start tanking already. Timestamps Miami Heat win streak continues (4:43) | Bing Bong! The Knicks are back (9:22) | How did Washington become good? (14:21) | Raptors aren't dead yet (17:31) | James Harden will always find fouls (20:07) | Pacers are a bad Basketball team. (21:52) | Pistons are also a bad Basketball team (25:14) 

    NBA 3 Ball: November 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 9:58

    Mike Gallagher goes over the light Sunday action with news for Monday and fantasy adds from the weekend.

    Episode 124: What's going on with the Lakers and Nets?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 29:19

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to touch on the hottest talking points across the NBA. They discuss the Nets and Lakers early struggles and find the reason for both, Dame's early struggles and how Evan Mobley changes the Cavaliers approach. Head over to Establish The Run today to view our in-season content and all our subscriber packages - www.establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba  Timestamps Nets struggles continue (1:52) | Cavaliers turn it on (9:12) | Lakers blow a 26-point lead (13:32) | Dame looks off (16:28) |  The Kings are a thing! (19:10) | Bam Beasts Boards in Miami (22:59) | Pacers banged up, Brogdon can't carry burden (25:20)

    NBA 3 Ball: October 29

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 12:03

    We have more injuries from Thursday and plenty to talk about for Friday. Mike Gallagher breaks it all down.

    NBA 3 Ball: October 28

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 14:28

    In this edition, Mike Gallagher talks Zach LaVine has a hurt thumb and Doug McDermott is set to miss some time. Plus, another busy night with some wild finishes.

    NBA 3 Ball: October 27

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 10:19

    Injuries! Mike Gallagher covers the injuries to LeBron, Jokic, Porzingis, McDermott, AD and others, breaks down the wild Spurs-Lakers game, fantasy adds, and much more.

    NBA 3 Ball: October 26

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 15:58

    Mike Gallaghers goes over Dame getting off to a terrible start, the Nuggets possibly making a rotation change, plenty of pickups, and more.

    Episode 123: Slow Starters and Fast Risers across the NBA

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 30:51

    ETR's Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer breakdown the team starting slowly and those surging ahead through the first week of NBA action. They discuss what to make of the Lakers, how the Hornets have looked so good and whether the Bulls are actually back Head over to Establish The Run today to view our in-season content and all our subscriber packages - www.establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba Timestamps Why are the Lakers starting slow? (1:42) | Celtics struggle with consistency (5:08) | Pelicans are a bad basketball team. (8:05) | Suns facing a Finals hangover? (12:04) | Hornets are a good basketball team. (14:55) | Bulls are back, baby? (18:33) | Wolves making the leap (19:58) | Warriors, Curry starting hot (22:26)

    NBA 3 Ball: October 25

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 12:24

    Mike Gallagher talks Monday's injury report headlined by Brad Beal, Jordan Poole getting it going, fantasy adds, and much more in this edition.

    NBA 3 Ball: October 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 11:11

    Mike Gallagher goes over some injury news for Friday, hits his favorite quotes from his Matchups column, recaps Thursday's action and talks fantasy adds.

    Episode 122: The First 2021-22 Regular Season Podcast!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 19:42

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer give their big picture thoughts on everything that has happened in an eventful first two days of the NBA season.  They discuss how bad the Raptors could be, how great the Kings could be and which team has Mike predicting them as a sneaky playoff contender. Head over to Establish The Run today to view our in-season content and all our subscriber packages - www.establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba Timestamps Big Men getting Big Minutes (1:33) | Brogdon & Ja look impressive (4:20) | All the bad teams are really bad (7:52) | How good are the Timberwolves? (9:45) | How bad are the Raptors? (12:00) | The Kings might be a thing! (15:06) | Final thoughts (18:00)  

    NBA 3 Ball: October 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 24:23

    Big slate! In this edition, Mike Gallagher spends the whole pod recapping Wednesday's slate with rotation notes, early matchup spots, and a ton of fantasy adds.

    October 20 NBA 3 Ball

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 12:19

    We're back! Mike Gallagher previews some of the news for Wednesday's slate, breaks down the opening night, and hits on the fantasy adds.

    Episode 121: Last Minute Draft Advice, Strategy and Sleepers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 34:19

    ETR's Mike Gallagher and a returning Andrew Wiggins give the ultimate last-minute Fantasy NBA draft advice.   In this episode, they discuss the latest with Kyrie Irving, the biggest sleepers and how to approach Zion in your fantasy drafts.    Be sure to head over to the website to sign up for the Establish The Run NBA Draft Kit. Containing Mike's Top 150, Draft Rankings for every format, Exploiting Default Rankings for each website, Sleepers, Busts, Best Ball and much more can all be found in ETR's biggest NBA Draft Kit yet!   Sign up at establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba/ to gain your advantage in fantasy today.   Timestamps Kyrie Irving's vaccine & contract status (2:18) | Keys to winning your Fantasy Draft (8:17) | Early Round drafting strategy (12:06) | Difference between the 150 and the projections (15:05) | Kevin Porter Jr. (17:34) | San Antonio's Guards (19:20) | Jaren Jackson Jr. (21:03) | Gallagher's favourite sleepers (22:43) | How to approach Zion (24:41) | Gallagher's last-minute draft advice (27:04) | Risers to take note of (29:39) | Closing thoughts (32:25)

    Episode 120: Team Win Total Bets with Justin Phan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 60:38

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer are joined by former Fantasy Labs NBA's Justin Phan to break down which Team Win Total Over/Under bets they want to take this year. They discuss what to make of the new-look Chicago Bulls, whether the Lakers are destined to fail and which team is a must-bet Over. Be sure to head over to the website to sign up for the Establish The Run NBA Draft Kit. Containing Mike's Top 150, Draft Rankings for every format, Exploiting Default Rankings for each website, Sleepers, Busts, Best Ball and much more can all be found in ETR's biggest NBA Draft Kit yet! Sign up at establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba/ to gain your advantage in fantasy today. Timestamps Atlanta Hawks (4:30) | Los Angeles Lakers (8:22) | New York Knicks (13:39) | Charlotte Hornets (17:58) | Golden State Warriors (22:56) | Cleveland Cavaliers (29:30) | Milwaukee Bucks (36:57) | Chicago Bulls (40:26) | Brooklyn Nets (45:44) | Oklahoma City Thunder (47:41) | New Orleans Pelicans (51:33) | Rookie of the year and most exciting duos (53:21)

    Episode 119: Preseason notes, injuries and usage

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 54:33

    Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer return to discuss the key talking points from the NBA preseason so far. They talk about how the Lakers will adjust to Trevor Ariza's injury, who has been the preseason MVP so far and which player might be dropping out of the ETR NBA top 150.  (Editor's note: This show was recorded on October 7th) Be sure to head over to the website to sign up for the Establish The Run NBA Draft Kit. Containing Mike's Top 150, Draft Rankings for every format, Exploiting Default Rankings for each website, Sleepers, Busts, Best Ball and much more can all be found in ETR's biggest NBA Draft Kit yet! Sign up at establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba/ to gain your advantage in fantasy today. Timestamps Trevor Ariza to miss 8 weeks (2:33) | Bulls impressive pace (10:03) | Grizzlies going small? (15:32) | Kevin Porter Jr. progressing into an Alpha (22:56) | Jae'sean Tate dropping out of ETR's Top 150? (27:18) | Jordan Poole might be Preseason MVP (30:56) | Nickeil Alexander-Walker might also be Preseason MVP (34:21) | Wendell Carter Jr. moving to the 4 (40:38) | Nikola Jokic is still very good at Basketball (45:13) |  Rest of the league notes (50:46)  

    Episode 118: Preseason Openers Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 35:41

    Mike Gallagher breaks down some of the big takeaways from Monday's big preseason night There were a lot of young players with some impressive performances.

    Episode 117: Training Camp news, Minutes Projections and more NBA COVID updates

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 51:39

    Drew Dinkmeyer and Mike Gallagher are back, discussing the Warriors injury woes heading into the year, whether KAT deserves a bump in the ETR NBA Top 150 and more updates on the NBA and the players resisting the COVID vaccine. Be sure to head over to the website to sign up for the Establish The Run NBA Draft Kit. Containing Mike's Top 150, Draft Rankings for every format, Exploiting Default Rankings for each website, Sleepers, Busts, Best Ball and much more can all be found in ETR's biggest NBA Draft Kit yet! Sign up at establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba/ to gain your advantage in fantasy today. Timestamps 2:04 - NBA's attempts to vaccinate all players 8:48 - Warriors injury woes 13:56 - KAT to rise in the Top 150? 18:26 - Jayson Tatum breakout year incoming? 22:58 - Gordon Haywood minutes cap, Washington-Bridges in a battle 26:00 - Olynyk and Killian Hays sleepers in Motown? 31:26 - Lonzo wants to be more of a "traditional guard", for some reason 35:49 - Clippers starting rotation news 41:08 - Caris LeVert's back injury 43:01 - Nobody knows who will start at the 1 for New Orleans 45:15 - Wendell Carter Jr. moving to PF in Orlando 47:59 - Poku adds strength, who will start in OKC?

    Episode 116: ETR's NBA Fantasy Draft Kit is Live!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 23:26

    The 2021-22 NBA Draft Kit from Establish The Run has landed, and Mike Gallagher and Drew Dinkmeyer are here to breakdown everything it contains. Containing Mike's Top 150, Draft Rankings for every format, Exploiting Default Rankings for each website, Sleepers, Busts, Best Ball and much more can all be found in ETR's biggest NBA Draft Kit yet! Head over to establishtherun.com/subscribe-nba/ to sign up today to gain your advantage in your fantasy leagues.

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