There’s More Ways to Win on FanDuel
Draft a new fantasy team every day and win cash prizes. With our new fantasy basketball roster format, there’s no need to worry about last-minute injuries or late scratches. Just pick 9 players and drop your lowest score. Plus, FanDuel is the official fantasy basketball scoring provider of the NBA.Play Now
FANTASY BASKETBALL FOR CASH PRIZES
Draft your fantasy team in just a few simple steps
Choose a contest
There’s something for every fan. Play against your friends or against everyone, with no season-long commitment.
Pick your players
Build a new team for every contest. Every player has a price, just choose the players you want while staying under the salary cap.
Watch and win
Score fantasy points for your players’ real-world performances. Some contests have thousands of winners.
See how FanDuel stacks up against your traditional fantasy league
|Play against your friends|
|Customize your league settings|
|Pick a new team every week|
|Choose any player you want|
|Win cash prizes|
|Coordinate a draft time|
|Get stuck with injured players|
Play in a season-long league with your friends
Friends Mode is our take on traditional fantasy basketball. Play with your friends on your schedule for cash prizes. And since you pick a new team every week, there’s no coordinating a draft time, no season-killing injuries, and no draft busts.
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Find a Contest That's Right for You
Play fantasy basketball against other FanDuel rookies — no experienced players allowed.
Smaller, 5-man rosters make it easy to pick your team and compete for cash on the fly.
FanDuel is more than fantasy basketball. We also have NFL, MLB, NHL, EPL, WNBA, and PGA contests.
I love sports. FanDuel takes it to the next level and makes the games we love even more exciting.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I pick my players?
It’s easy! Every player has a specific salary that’s based on their expected performance. The players projected to get more points have higher salaries. Your job is to fill all 9 positions on our fantasy basketball roster — PG, PG, SG, SG, SF, SF, PF, PF, C — while staying under the total salary cap for your team. And this season, the lowest score on your roster gets automatically dropped, so if one of your players has an off night, you’re still in the game. To learn more about picking your players, visit our Fantasy Basketball Training Camp.
How does scoring work?
FanDuel created the official daily fantasy basketball scoring system of the NBA. It’s a lot like the traditional fantasy basketball you’re used to, and accurately rewards players for their in-game performances. To learn all the basics of playing fantasy basketball on FanDuel, visit our Fantasy Basketball Training Camp. And for a full breakdown of every fantasy sport’s scoring, see our Rules Page.
Can I play FanDuel in my state?
You can play paid and free contests in every state except AL, AZ, ID, HI, IA, LA, MT, NV, TX, and WA. In those states with restrictions, you can still play in any free-to-enter fantasy basketball contest. To help bring fantasy basketball regulation to your state, visit FantasyForAll.com.
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