Looking for Somewhere to Play Daily Fantasy Basketball in the New Year? Why Not Try FantasyScore? is a great place to play daily fantasy hoops.

The new year is fast approaching, which means football will soon be over. While the end of fantasy football season may bring a tear to your eye, the good news is fantasy basketball season is just starting to heat up.

Now that we are more than a quarter of the way through the NBA season, we are starting to get a good sense of player roles and every team's main rotations. That means now is the perfect time to take advantage of all of that information and start playing daily fantasy hoops at

On FantasyScore, you have a choice of building a roster of eight players within a $50,000 salary cap or of joining a serpentine head-to-head draft. FantasyScore features both freeroll tournaments and guaranteed prize pool games and will match 50% of any deposit immediately -- no slow drip deposit bonus like on some of the other major daily fantasy sports sites. It is free to register on the site, and you can pay for free or in cash games.

And when you win, you the payouts are lightning-fast, so you don't have to wait to receive your winnings.

For those of you who are new to daily fantasy basketball there may be a lot of information to process, but don't fret -- we have all of the knowledge you need right at your fingertips. If you're ready to start playing today but aren't quite sure which players to roster, you can check out our optimal lineup for FantasyScore here, but make sure to always check our up-to-date optimal lineups as they change throughout the day based on injury news and player updates.

Here is today's optimal lineup to help get you started.

PlayerPositionProjected FPCost
Kenneth FariedF38$5,100.00
Eric BledsoeG36.05$5,600.00
Stephen CurryG43.5$9,000.00
Jrue HolidayG35.35$5,600.00
LeBron JamesF44.6$9,100.00
Anthony DavisF44.58$9,400.00
Shabazz MuhammadF30.4$2,200.00
Mason PlumleeC25.53$3,800.00