FanDuel NBA Snake Draft Rankings for 8/25/20

Two games are on tap for today's snake draft format. Who should go first overall?

Fantasy sports have come a long way since their inception.

Gathering with friends and drafting the perfect team was -- and still is -- a big part of fantasy sports. But FanDuel’s daily offering did its part in changing how we play and think about a particular slate of sports games.

And guess what? They’re going back to the classics and bringing snake drafts to the forefront of the daily fantasy scene.

Each day, you can hop into a live draft and pick your six-player team against the rest of your league. No salary cap involved. Just draft.

You can read more about the strategy behind daily fantasy NBA snake drafts, but here’s a jumpstart for the upcoming slate.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Snake Draft Rankings

Here’s how numberFire’s projections rank the field in a head-to-head, three-entry, and four-entry draft.

These rankings compare each player’s projection to the replacement level of his position. In a head-to-head, no more than six guards can be drafted. So, each guard is measured against the sixth-projected guard in the head-to-head rankings.

Luka Doncic59.5211
Kawhi Leonard55.3122
Nikola Jokic49.9333
Paul George42.6544
Donovan Mitchell40.2656
Rudy Gobert39.4465
Jamal Murray36.9777
Mike Conley32.6888
Lou Williams30.11399
Tim Hardaway26.791010
Maxi Kleber26.0101111
Joe Ingles25.7111212
Jerami Grant25.1121313
Jordan Clarkson25.0221419
Marcus Morris24.4131514
Paul Millsap24.2151615
Michael Porter23.7161716
Monte Morris23.6231821
Ivica Zubac23.4171917
Seth Curry22.6242023
Royce O'Neale22.6182018
Dorian Finney-Smith22.2192220
Montrezl Harrell21.0202322
Trey Burke19.8252425
Reggie Jackson19.8262526
Boban Marjanovic19.7212624
Gary Harris16.0322727
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist13.4272827

For more strategy behind daily fantasy NBA snake drafts, check out our introductory guide.