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What's New for Fantasy Basketball '17

  • Pro Leagues are back!
    • Play Yahoo Fantasy Basketball for Cash Prizes.
    • Join one of our $20, $50, $100, $250 or $500 leagues.
    • Win up to $3000.
  • New Simplified Scoring Format
    • Brand new scoring format for newly created Private Leagues.
    • Set your lineup once a week in head-to-head matchups.
    • Perfect for NBA fans who love fantasy football.
  • Voted #1 Fantasy app
    • Improved Draft Experience on the mobile apps.
    • Updated, easy-to-navigate mobile commish tools.
    • The only fantasy platform where commissioners can manage their league from their phone!
Find out about more new features here!

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  • Rude welcome: Irving set for return to 'rowdy' Cleveland

    Kyrie Irving is back where his NBA journey began six years ago. Traded to Boston this summer after he demanded the Cavaliers deal him so he could escape LeBron James' shadow, Irving will make his regular-season debut Tuesday night with the Celtics…

  • Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

    Minutes after LeBron James lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors four months ago, he vowed to return to the gym right away with plans to get back to the big stage. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant heard it yet already knew it - and…

  • LeBron questionable to face Irving, Celtics in Cavs' opener

    LeBron James has never missed a season opener in the NBA - or at any level. James remains questionable for Tuesday night's game against the Boston Celtics and former teammate Kyrie Irving because of a sprained left ankle that has bothered him for…

  • AP source: Richard Jefferson, Nuggets agree to 1-year deal

    The Denver Nuggets are tinkering with their lineup on the eve of the season opener by bringing in veteran forward Richard Jefferson. A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed the one-year agreement to The Associated Press on condition…

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Important Game Dates

  • Season Start: 10/17
  • Live Drafts End: 3/4
  • Full Season Registration Ends: 3/11
  • All Drafts End: 3/12
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