Whether you are dipping your toes into fantasy hoops for the first time or are a grizzled veteran, the 2019-20 ESPN Fantasy Basketball draft kit has everything you need to crush your drafts.

From player rankings and outlooks to draft strategies and more, we’ve got you covered from every angle, all in one convenient place.


The latest

Fantasy basketball sleepers, breakouts, busts for 2019-20
Which fantasy NBA players are going to exceed expectations the most? Who will flop the hardest? Who is ready to take things to an elite level? Our experts make their picks.

Top faces in new places – Whose fantasy value changed the most this summer?
Eight 2019 NBA All-Stars and a slew of under-the-radar players changed teams this offseason. Whose value rose or fell the most?

Second-year fantasy basketball breakout candidates
From potential fantasy superstars like Trae Young and Luka Doncic to under-the-radar players like JJJ and SGA, here are the ceilings you can expect from the NBA’s sophomore class.

Playing fantasy football but not fantasy hoops? Here’s why you’re missing out
Are you a fantasy football player? Then why aren’t you playing fantasy basketball too? André Snellings explains why you’ll have just as much fun scratching that fantasy itch with hoops.

Fantasy hoops: Catching up on the wildest offseason in memory
The NBA offseason was so crazy that John Cregan ended up in marriage counseling with the current Mrs. Cregan to discuss the fantasy basketball fallout. Here is his entertaining recap of all of the wild moves.

ESPN Fantasy Basketball 101: How to play
Thinking about trying fantasy basketball this season? Here is everything you need to know, so you can join the fun.


Mock drafts

10-team head-to-head points mock draft
Who went first overall in our first mock draft of the season? Where did Zion go? How about Joel Embiid, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook? Our experts break it down.


Rankings

Top 150 H2H points rankings
André Snellings ranks his top 200 players for fantasy basketball leagues that use head-to-head points scoring systems.

Top 150 rotisserie rankings
Joe Kaiser ranks his top 200 players for fantasy basketball leagues that use eight-category (points, 3-pointers, assists, rebounds, steals, blocks, field goal percentage and free throw percentage) roto scoring systems.

Top 150 H2H categories rankings
Eric Karabell ranks his top 200 players for fantasy basketball leagues that use head-to-head categories scoring systems.


Player projections and profiles

Sortable player projections
Every point, rebound, steal, 3-pointer, block, turnover, steal, shot and free throw taken makes a difference in fantasy. We have them all projected for you right here.

2019-20 fantasy basketball player profiles
Wondering how offseason player movement, coaching changes and career arcs are impacting the fantasy value of NBA players? Here are our expert outlooks.

Average draft position/live draft results
Get a leg up on your opponents by knowing where each player is being selected in ESPN drafts, so you can get the best value possible.


Strategy

Draft strategy

General pre-draft strategy
Winning your league actually begins well before your draft tips off. Tom Carpenter has a game plan to get you as prepared as possible to construct a championship squad on draft day.

Roto league strategy
Are you preparing for a rotisserie-style draft this season? Then read Jim McCormick’s game plan, so you have every angle covered before the clock starts ticking down to your first pick.

Points league strategy
Drafting successfully in your points leagues requires some different thinking and preparation than what you do in roto formats. Tom Carpenter breaks it down.

Auction league strategy
Want to win your auction league draft? John Cregan has every angle covered, from breaking down your budget to valuing players to why AC/DC and a Manhattan could make all the difference.

In-season strategy

General in-season strategy
Whether this is your first season playing fantasy hoops or you are a grizzled veteran, Jim McCormick has something that will give you an edge on your opponents during the season.

Managing games played in roto
Draft strategy is important, but so is knowing how to handle your roster in-season. Here is how to best manage your games played to maximize your roster’s potential.

Head-to-head playoff strategy
Before the fantasy basketball playoffs arrive, you can do a lot to give yourself the best shot at beating your opponents and walking away with the trophy.


Tools

ESPN Fantasy Basketball 101: How to play
Thinking about trying fantasy basketball this season? Here is everything you need to know, so you can join the fun.

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Mock draft lobby
Take part in some mock drafts to work out the kinks before your real ones — practice makes perfect.

Average draft position/live draft results
Get a leg up on your opponents by knowing where each player is being selected in ESPN drafts, so you can get the best value possible.

Schedule grid
Plan ahead for your head-to-head playoffs, so you draft players who have quality schedules and avoid those who play fewer games down the stretch.

Analytics glossary
Wondering what things such as eFG%, pace, usage rate and CARMELO mean? Seth Walder explains each notable NBA advanced analytics term so you can make the most of them in fantasy.