Win big cash prizes in public tournaments

Don’t need to finish first to win

1-day games mean no commitment

Play against people of your skill level

Play private contests against your friends

Take your shot at big cash prizes.

It's time to make every single play have the same excitement level as a buzzer beater with DraftKings daily fantasy basketball. It’s as easy as drafting a lineup of eight hoops stars while staying within the salary cap. When they make plays on the court — things like points, assists, rebounds, and more — you rack up fantasy points. Score enough and you’ll bring home the bacon — even if you don’t finish in first. When tomorrow comes, you can draft a whole new team from a whole new set of games. So, get on the hardwood and play DraftKings daily fantasy basketball for free.

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It's easy to play DraftKings daily fantasy basketball.


Create an account online or download the DraftKings app.


Pick a daily fantasy basketball contest and draft from the game’s biggest stars.


Drop huge points to win cash.

DraftKings vs. Season-Long Fantasy Basketball


Draft a new lineup every single day.

Pick from your favorite hoops players.

Quickly enter a contest any time before the lineup lock.

Win cash prizes daily — paid out as soon as the contest ends.


Draft one team that you’re stuck with for the entire season.

Pick from leftover players and deal with injuries and draft day busts.

Leagues lock once the season starts.

Wait until the end of the season for a cash prize.

Reasons you should play daily fantasy basketball.


An Industry Leader

DraftKings is the leading provider of daily fantasy sports.



Draft a new squad whenever you want.



Choose from free or paid contests and win cash.



Available on desktop, tablet, & mobile with Apps for Android & iOS.



Makes every play — from the opening jump to the final buzzer — more exciting.



DraftKings has paid out over $6 billion.

Play daily fantasy basketball contests for as little or as much as you want.

There’s a daily fantasy basketball contest for everyone — you can even play free.

“Won big, got paid, good service, fun events. Looking forward to a lot more time together.”

Wade S.

“Love my DraftKings. This week alone I’ve won $5,000. Great site, I’d give it 10 stars if I could.”

Brandon G

“DraftKings has changed the world of sports for me.”

Joshua G.

“I absolutely love having a chance to win big without actually paying out of pocket.”

Demarcus C.


How long does it take to play?

It only takes a matter of minutes to draft your lineup. Contests are run daily, and you’ll get paid as soon as the contest ends.

How does scoring work?

Scoring is based on how your players do on the court. Learn more about fantasy basketball scoring.