This post is sponsored by DraftKings.com.
Happy May, all.
With the first round of the NBA playoff winding down, DraftKings is offering a fantasy NBA contest this weekend. It kicks off tonight at 8:00 EST with a $40,000 prize pool and first place winning $3,000. The top 3,236 participants are paid.
The game to choose a roster from tonight is at Game 6 matchup featuring Atlanta at Brooklyn. Tomorrow night pits the Spurs in Los Angeles against the Clippers in a Game 7 showdown.
Draft Kings NBA rosters are made of eight players from at least two different teams representing at least two different games. The eight roster positions are as follows: 1 PG, 1 SG, 1 SF, 1 PF, 1 C, 1 G, 1 F and 1 UTIL. It’s a salary cap draft with $50,000 to work with.
First time depositors at DraftKings receive a 100% bonus up to $600.
Here’s the scoring system:
Point = +1 PT
Made 3pt. shot = +0.5 PTs
Rebound = +1.25 PTs
Assist = +1.5 PTs
Double-Double = +1.5PTs (MAX 1 PER ROSTER SPOT: Points, Rebounds, Assists only)
Triple-Double = +3PTs (MAX 1 PER ROSTER SPOT: Points, Rebounds, Assists only)
Here’s how you can enter:
1. Draft your eight-man NBA roster here
2. Pay your $3 entry fee or receive a FREE entry with your first deposit
3. Finish in the top 3,236 and get paid Saturday night