Get set for the opening week of the 2016-17 fantasy basketball campaign with matchup ratings, analysis of the latest fantasy-relevant trends and DFS advice.
If Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are on the board when it's your pick in a fantasy draft, who should you take? We debate every angle.
Insider's fantasy basketball draft cheat sheet has all of the information you'll need to win your league, with rankings from Joe Kaiser, Jim McCormick and more.
James Harden, set to thrive under new Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, has overtaken Russell Westbrook as our No. 1 fantasy player. Here's why, plus our full top 200.
Playing daily fantasy basketball this season? Here are the top strategies to help you win on a nightly basis.
Jim McCormick takes a closer look at players competing for jobs that can impact fantasy hoops, including battles on the Nuggets and the Heat.
Kevin Pelton, Joe Kaiser and JIm McCormick preview the upcoming season in NBA fantasy. #1 picks, sleepers, breakout players and more,
Get your totally free fantasy basketball league started (or back together) right now!
ESPN analysts completed their third mock draft of 2016-17, a 10-team head-to-head points setup. Here are their picks and some analysis on the selections.
Joe Kaiser provides round-by-round analysis of the optimal player he'd take at that point in fantasy basketball drafts.
Russell Westbrook is the consensus top player in fantasy basketball entering the 2016-17 NBA season. Joe Kaiser says that shouldn't be, and he makes the case for selecting James Harden at No. 1.
There's a lot to consider in any auction draft, and here's a full list of items to help in your fantasy basketball leagues this season.
Tom Carpenter and Greg Rosenstein debate whether LeBron James or Giannis Antetokounmpo is a better fantasy pick this season.
Jim McCormick reveals which deep sleepers are worth going after late in your fantasy basketball drafts this season.
John Cregan projects the NBA players who are set to take the next step and thus help fantasy basketball lineups. He likes the potential of Hassan Whiteside and Andrew Wiggins.
Joe Kaiser breaks down each position by tiers to reveal how talent and depth vary at PG, SG, SF, PF and C in fantasy.
ESPN analysts completed their second mock draft of 2016-17, a 10-team standard setup. Here are their picks and some analysis on the selections.
John Cregan looks at the top rookies to watch in fantasy basketball in 2016-17.
Russell Westbrook -- no longer sharing the ball with Kevin Durant -- is set to take the NBA by storm this season. And it's why he is ESPN's top-rated fantasy player.
John Cregan takes a closer look at ESPN's initial top 200 fantasy basketball rankings and cites which players are overrated and underrated this season, including Clippers PG Chris Paul.
Tom Carpenter breaks down the biggest sleepers to target in fantasy basketball drafts this season, including Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin.
To win at fantasy basketball, you have to be bold. Jim McCormick makes courageous calls to help you win your drafts.
Joe Kaiser unveils his list of the top 200 players in fantasy basketball, led by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook.
Which players should you stay away from altogether this season in fantasy basketball? Our group of experts got together to break down their selections.
Joe Kaiser explains why you must select point guards early in fantasy basketball drafts this season.
Kevin Durant's decision to join the Warriors obviously impacts both Golden State and Oklahoma City. But Joe Kaiser points out the ways in which the entire fantasy landscape has changed.
How will Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Clippers do in 2016-17? Check out our player scouting reports and projections.
Fresh off Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for Golden State, Jim McCormick breaks down the best and worst free agency moves for fantasy.
Where do we want Kevin Durant to sign? Is Anthony Davis or Karl-Anthony Towns better in a keeper league? Our roundtable of experts answers those and other big questions heading into the summer.
Joe Kaiser breaks down whether Derrick Rose can produce for the Knicks and how he'll affect Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. Plus, what kind of boost does Jimmy Butler get with Rose gone?
Joe Kaiser outlines the top-10 takeaways from the 2015-16 fantasy NBA season, leading off with how Stephen Curry has made the top pick in next year's draft a no-brainer decision.
Can Mike D'Antoni's offense help James Harden surpass Steph Curry as the No. 1 pick in fantasy drafts? Bradford Doolittle breaks down the numbers for next season.
Whether it's researching minutes per game, usage rate or pace, building a winning lineup in NBA DFS comes down 10 easy steps to take into consideration when constructing your roster.
How do the Showtime Lakers compare to the modern Warriors as fantasy teams? Bradford Doolittle ranks the 10 greatest NBA fantasy teams.
Renee Miller discusses the strategy behind constructing winning rosters in NBA DFS, in terms of having the right combination of value, upside and safety.
Will Karl-Anthony Towns or Anthony Davis have the better long-term fantasy future? Bradford Doolittle breaks both sides down and writes why the Minnesota big man is worthy of a higher pick.
Could Russell Westbrook's solo act lead to an MVP in OKC? Could Steph Curry complete a three-peat? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projection for Most Valuable Player.
Will the Warriors' superteam roll to another 70-plus wins? How will the Spurs fare after Tim Duncan's retirement? Summer Forecast rolls on as our panel makes its West projections.
Summer Forecast is back! How will the East standings shake out in 2016-17? Will anyone threaten to dethrone the champion Cavs? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.
Will the Knicks and Bulls regret their offseason point guard additions? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projection for worst newcomer.
Our ESPN Forecast panel believes fans in the Bay Area and Boston will have reason to cheer their big offseason additions.
Will top overall pick Ben Simmons coast to NBA Rookie of the Year honors, or will another star emerge in 2016-17? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projection.
The Rockets struggled to a .500 finish last season, but with star guard James Harden signing an extension, the team should remain relevant for years.
In an unusual move, Houston decided to give James Harden more money. Was it a good deal or bad deal for Harden and the Rockets?
Larry Bird says he could never make a move like Kevin Durant did in joining the Warriors.
All Kevin Durant's life, he's done the unselfish thing. For his free-agency decision, Durant's father told him to think about himself.
How much is a win worth? FiveThirtyEight's projection system puts a dollar amount on every player, including rookies, in the NBA. How much do you think LeBron James is worth?
How is NBA free agency shaking out? We're tracking every deal across the association.
From the draft to free agency and trades, plenty of players are calling new cities home in 2016-17. We've got all 30 teams covered.
ESPN's Player Rater ranks every player based on their statistical impact across scoring categories.
Find out which players are joining and leaving the most rosters with our live Add/Drop leaderboards.
What should you look for when building a DFS NBA lineup?