NBA Starting 5, the Official One-Day Fantasy Game of the NBA, Now Available on FanDuel

FanDuel and the NBA are teaming up just in time for the holiday season. Ahead of NBA on Christmas Day, FanDuel is launching an exciting array of NBA-specific additions, offering fans new ways to keep up with their favorite NBA games just in time for the holidays:

  • NBA Starting 5: The official one-day fantasy game of the NBA, FanDuel’s newest NBA offering will answer the ultimate question this season: which current players would you select to build the ultimate five man NBA roster? Just head to the FanDuel app or and enter a “NBA Starting 5” contest, a new, free-to-play NBA fantasy game. You’ll select two guards, two forwards and one center and all scoring is standard for FanDuel’s NBA product. FanDuel is also kicking off the holiday season with the “NBA Starting 5 Christmas Jam” contest on Christmas Day. Users can enter for free to win NBA prizes like tickets for you and your starting five to attend an NBA game or items signed by top NBA players. To enter the NBA Starting 5 Christmas Jam, head to
  • NBA InPlay: Are you tuning into ABC to watch the Cavs take on the Warriors on Christmas Day? Whether you’re watching a nationally broadcast game or a local matchup, you can get involved with NBA action live from home with NBA InPlay. NBA InPlay is a real-time mobile fantasy game that syncs directly to any NBA game on cable or satellite. Simply download the app, pick your players, and play alongside the live broadcast to maximize your score. You can compete against your friends or other NBA fans to win official NBA prizes. NBA InPlay is available for download on Apple and Android.
  • NBA Content On-the-Go: Traveling for the holidays? Keep up with live NBA games right from your mobile device with FanDuel and NBA League Pass. As fans demand more content in more places, FanDuel is integrating NBA League Pass onto its mobile app. Available now in the “Live Scoring” section on FanDuel, fans can click the “Watch Now” button, and be directed to watch hundreds of live and on-demand games on NBA League Pass while rooting for their FanDuel lineups.

The NBA on Christmas Day television schedule begins with the Philadelphia 76ers traveling to New York to take on the Knicks on ESPN at noon ET, followed by a tripleheader on ABC featuring Cavaliers vs. Warriors, Wizards vs. Celtics, and Rockets vs. Thunder. The final showdown features the Timberwolves vs. Lakers on TNT at 10:30 pm ET.