Daily fantasy playoff basketball is here with available throughout the NBA playoffs at both DraftKings and Fanduel this April and May. While real money contests will be available for most contest types through other DFS site, FanDuel is offering DFS players a special chance to get a piece of $50,000 in prizes including a chance to earn a trip for 2 to an NBA finals game.
How to participate
Each night during the NBA playoffs, FanDuel will offer users a nightly contest that players can enter for free. The contest will focus on a single NBA playoff game with contests starting on April 13th.
To participate in any of the free nightly contests. You can take part in many free contests as you like. When drafting a lineup, users will be required to select an MVP, Star, Pro and two utility positions. Select carefully because some positions will earn extra points. For example, the MVP player will earn 2x times the normal rate of points, whereas Star will earn 1.5x points and Pro 1.2x.
The winner of each nighly event will receive a free entry into the NBA Fantasy Finals. A large selection of additional prizes are awarded to the top 1,820 finishers. The top 10 players in the nightly contests will receive NBA Store credit ranging from $25 to $150. Users finishing 11th to 1,820th will receive free entry tickets ranging from $0.25 to $2.
NBA Fantasy Finals
A total of 30 players will qualify for the NBA Fantasy Finals through the daily $1,000 nightly contests.
If you qualify for the NBA Fantasy Finals, you will be guaranteed a piece of $20,000 with a trip for 2 to the NBA Finals going to the winner.
|$20,000 Fantasy Finals Prizes|
|1st||Trip for 2 to the NBA Finals|
|2nd-3rd||VIP NBA Draft Experience|
|4th-10th||2 tickets to a 2019 NBA game in local market|
|11th-30th||$300 NBA Store Credit|