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Fantasy Basketball Podcast: At long last, Zion has arrived

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In this week’s Starting Five, Andy and Dalton run down the five biggest storylines of the fantasy week:

1) New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson finally returned and while his minutes were limited, he showed off the limitless potential that led to a 3rd round ADP during fantasy drafts. Should you consider cashing in on the hype and selling high? (05:39)

2) With Blake Griffin shutting it down for the year in Detroit, rumors of a Derrick Rose trade are starting to pick up. Andy and Dalton discuss how a potential move to the Los Angeles Lakers or Philadelphia 76ers would impact the former MVP. (12:19)

3) Trade SZN is slowly picking up in the NBA, Trevor Ariza and Kent Bazemore swapped teams while Portland cut about $12 million from their payroll with the move. (16:13)

4) Portland center and last season breakout Jusuf Nurkic recently returned to practice. A few episodes ago, we said Hassan Whiteside’s fantasy managers didn’t need to worry about a Nurkic return. Dalton explains why he still feels that way. (18:04)

5) Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. was taking advantage of minutes in Denver with Jamal Murray (ankle), Gary Harris (groin) and Paul Millsap (knee) all out, but now, the former touted prospect is dealing with an injury of his own. (21:37)

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Next up, Dalton and Andy talk about some of the most added and most cut players in Yahoo fantasy leagues. (24:53)

And we wrap up the show with In Case You Missed It. ICYMI this week: Poppin Off with Zion, and Kemba Walker FINALLY got a W over LeBron! (30:10)

Zion Williamson makes his regular season debut for the New Orleans Pelicans.

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