NBA premium

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Tournaments

In daily fantasy basketball, seeking high scores is obvious. But how do you do it?

While transitioning to daily fantasy basketball -- or sports in general -- from the traditional, season-long variation, you'll notice a lot of changes.

The principles of fantasy football remain fairly constant regardless of where you play, but daily fantasy hoops are quite a different ball game than the eight- or nine-category setups to which you're likely accustomed if you're a seasoned fantasy veteran.

Now, cash games are kind of similar -- you have to beat your opponent (or half of your opponents) -- to win.

Tournaments? Not so much.

To read all premium content, upgrade to a Premium account with numberFire

If you're not a Premium subscriber, it takes just a few seconds to sign up. You'll get access to all of our insider information, game projections, handicapping advice, DFS tools, advanced statistics, and more.

Log In Go Premium