Important dates and deadlines for Fantasy Basketball
The Fantasy Basketball season follows the 2019-20 National Basketball Association regular season schedule. The season runs from October 22, 2019 through April 08, 2020.
Team and league registration is open from August 15, 2019 until March 9, 2020.
- First day for live draft - August 21, 2019
- Last day for live draft - March 02, 2020
For your league to score for the entire NBA season schedule, your live draft must be complete before 11:59 p.m. PT on October 21, 2019. Head-to-head leagues that draft after the deadline begin their season the following week.
If your league is using an offline draft with weekly Monday roster changes, your draft must be complete before 11:59 p.m. PT on October 20, 2019.
If your league is using an offline draft that uses Daily today or Daily tomorrow roster changes, your draft must be complete before 11:59 p.m. PT on October 21, 2019.
- Rotisserie and Points Leagues can end as early as Week 16 (February 9, 2020).
- Head-to-Head League's playoffs can start as early as Week 19.
All Head-to-Head Leagues use a multi-week playoff at the end of the season. Review our Playoff overview for more info.
- The trade deadline for all 2018 Pro and Public Leagues is February 26, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
- Private Leagues may have a different deadline based on league configuration.