Play Daily Fantasy NBA Basketball on Draft Kings
Starting on October 30th, Draft Kings will offer the finest NBA Fantasy games available for Daily Fantasy Play.
Daily Contests will start with Free Games, $2, $5, $10, $20, $55 ,$109, $215 and $530 buy-ins.
League sizes start at 2 players and range from 3, 5, 10, 20 players and up to Tournament size (50 or more) games that offer Huge prizes to the top finishers.
Most players stick to the basic 10 team daily leagues, however tournaments can prove to be very profitable for the Expert NBA Fantasy players out there!
No deposit is necessary to try any of the free games on Draft Kings, sign up Now to see if you like it!
There will also be Step Tournaments available for you NBA Pro’s, a $2 buy-in, and you can walk the 6 step series and win yourself a cool $1000!
Step 1 The steps journey start at a $2 buy-in, with 10 players paying spots 1st to 4th–step 2, step 2, step 1 and step 1 entries. ($18 total)
Step 2 is a $7 buy-in, 10 player contest that pays 1st to 4th–step 3, step 3, step 2 and step 2 entries. ($36 total)
Step 3 is a $25 buy-in, 10 player contest that pays 1st to 4th–step 4, 4, 3 and 3 entries. ($226 total)
Step 4 is a $88 buy-in, 6 player contest that pays 1st to 3rd–step 5, 5 and 4 entries. ($488 total)
Step 5 is a $200 buy-in, 5 player contest that pays 1st to 3rd– step 6, 5 and 5 entries. ($930 total)
Step 6 is a $530 buy-in, 5 player contest that pays 1st to 5th–$1000, $600, $400, $300 and $200.
That’s right, every one in Step 6 shares a $2500 prize pool
You can join the steps at any point, just buy-in with cash and you don’t have to wait, but just imagine turning $2 into a cool $1000 in just a few days, and you don’t have to beat 100′s of players to do it—a 10 team contest is easy to finish in the top 3 or 4 and if you know anything about the players and match-ups–you’ll have the edge in the final steps that only have 5 players to compete with!
NBA Scoring and Rules on Draft Kings
In each contest, participants will be assigned a fixed salary cap of $50,000 that they can use to draft their entire 8 player roster.
The Player Pool will consist of all NBA players expected to be playing on a given game day. Any missing players will not be added to the pool once DraftKings starts offering contests for that day.
Player salaries will also not change once DraftKings starts offering contests for that week. They will however, be updated each week, as the season continues
Contest results and winners will be based on the total points scored across each entrant’s 8 player roster
Rosters will consist of 8 players and must include players from at least 2 different NBA teams, and representing at least 2 different real-life NBA games.
The 8 roster positions are: PG, SG, SF, PF, C, G, F, and UTIL.
Players will accumulate points as follows:
Point = +1 PT
Made 3pt. shot = +0.5 PTs
Rebound = +1.25 PTs
Assist = +1.5 PTs
Steal = +2 PTs
Block = +2 PTs
Turnover = -0.5 PTs
Double-Double = +1.5PTs (MAX 1 PER PLAYER: Points, Rebounds, Assists, Blocks, Steals)
Triple-Double = +3PTs (MAX 1 PER PLAYER: Points, Rebounds, Assists, Blocks, Steals)
Draft Kings NBA Roster Selection and Top Player Values Week One
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