Fantasy Basketball (Season): Tips to Winning Your League
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Fantasy Basketball (Season): Tips to Winning Your League

The intent of this course is to help anyone understand how to play Fantasy Basketball with a winning mentality.
5.0 (3 ratings)
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253 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Yoo
Last updated 3/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • learn how to play fantasy basketball
  • learn some tips that can put you in a position to win
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Requirements
  • you will just need an account to a fantasy sports website like Yahoo or ESPN
Description

Do you want to start playing fantasy basketball with friends, co-workers, and online competitors?

Do you want to learn how to play fantasy basketball?

Do you want to learn strategies to help you win?

If so, then you should definitely enroll in this course.

Welcome to the Fantasy Basketball (Season) Course!

This course is for anyone that wants to learn to how to play fantasy basketball for the whole NBA basketball season. When you take this course, you will gain a better understanding of how to play fantasy basketball and how you can give yourself a better chance to win.

Expectations from this course.

You can expect to learn the basic rules of how to play fantasy basketball which will be helpful for those that are just starting off. In addition, you will also learn some strategies that can put you in a position where you can win on a consistent basis.

Why take this course?!

You should definitely take this course because you will learn a tremendous amount about the game of fantasy basketball. If you want to be a winner in your league, then you will be provided with strategies that will definitely give you a better chance of winning.

DISCLAIMER: THIS FANTASY BASKETBALL COURSE IS FOR THOSE THAT WANT TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY SEASON LONG FANTASY BASKETBALL, NOT DAILY SPORTS FANTASY. IF YOU JUST WANT TO LEARN DAILY FANTASY SPORTS, THEN THIS IS NOT THE COURSE FOR YOU.


Who is the target audience?
  • anyone that wants to learn how to fantasy basketball
  • someone who wants to win their fantasy basketball league
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:23

This is an introduction of what this course is about and what you are going to get out of it.

Preview 01:23
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Getting Started with Your League and Team
6 Lectures 38:48

I will go over some of the basic rules that are set for major fantasy basketball sites. These rules will help you understand how exactly the game of fantasy basketball is played. You will also learn the different types of league formats that are available to play.

Preview 11:16

You will learn how the scoring system works and what kind of categories are available for you to play with.

Scoring System and Categories
00:24

You will learn how to prepare yourself for the draft of your league. Preparation for the draft is important as it will help you choose the players best suited for your team.

Draft Preparation
01:27

You will learn how to draft accordingly during the whole draft process. I will teach you some tips that can useful for you to apply in the draft.

Drafting
02:20

I will go over the importance of finding the core identity of your team. You will be able to find out how your team identity will look like during and after the draft.

Team Makeup and Identity of Your Team
11:35

I will show my team as an example to show how I personally reveal the identity of my team. I will also show my players and what categories they do well in.

Team Makeup and Identity of Your Team (Part 2)
11:46

This quiz will test you on the material that you learned in this section.

Getting Started Quiz
5 questions
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Team and Player Adjustments
9 Lectures 01:04:20

You will need to learn the importance of player positioning and how it can maximize the games for your roster. You will be able to understand the value of player positioning and how it will affect the players you obtain.

Player Positioning
08:04

I will show you the player positioning for the players in my team and how flexible my lineup is.

Player Positioning (Part 2)
05:26

You will learn how the waiver wire system works. Once you understand the waiver wire, then you can add and drop players accordingly.

Waiver Wire
05:39

Once again, I will show you how the waiver wire is utilized in fantasy basketball through the example of my team.

Waiver Wire (Part 2)
06:00

There are definitely strategies that you can implement when it comes to player transactions. I will share some tips and strategies that can help you get the players that you want.

Adding and Dropping Players
11:54

I will show you how to add and drop players through my team. You will get see how a player transaction is done correctly.

Adding and Dropping Players (Part 2)
06:46

Trades are definitely a big part of fantasy basketball. You will learn how to make the proper trades that are fair and potentially beneficial for you.

Trades
05:26

You will learn how to analyze the scorecard on a daily basis. Once you analyze the scoreboard, you can be able to make the proper adjustments to improve your team's performance.

Playing the Scorecard
05:28

I will show you how exactly how I am able to play the scorecard with my team. I will also analyze my team and the scorecard and make adjustments off of that.

Playing the Scorecard (Part 2)
09:37

This quiz will test you on the material that you learned in this section.

Adjustments Quiz
5 questions
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Fantasy Basketball Knowledge, Updates, and News
7 Lectures 31:38

It is important to be aware of the updates of all the players in the NBA. You will be able to understand the value to keeping up with player updates.

Player Updates
04:17

Player injuries are just the name of the game when it comes to fantasy basketball. You will learn how to make the proper adjustments when an injury occurs to a specific player.

Dealing with Player Injuries
06:47

I will show you how I would personally deal with player injuries and make the best adjustments possible.

Dealing with Player Injuries (Part 2)
04:14

There are so much useful information for one to know about the teams, coaches, and players. You will be able to understand the value of knowing these kinds of information.

Knowing Background Information of NBA Teams, Players, and Coaches
07:31

It always helps to watch the NBA games and see the players for yourself. You will learn the value in watching the players in these games.

Watching NBA Games
00:28

It is very important to understand how you match up with your competitors. I will help you how exactly you can find out how your match up with your opponents.

Knowing Your Match Ups and Opponents
03:10

In this lecture, I will show you how to look into your match ups and opponents. You will be able to see how to match up against your competitors.

Knowing Your Match Ups and Opponents (Part 2)
05:11

This quiz will test you on the material that you learned in this section.

Fantasy Basketball Knowledge Quiz
4 questions
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Playoff Fantasy Basketball
4 Lectures 14:11

Playoffs are the times when it really matters the most because it is win or lose at this point. You will learn the importance of the playoffs and what it is all about.

What the Playoffs are About
02:06

Knowing your match ups in the playoffs is even more important than the regular season. You will understand the value of playoff match ups.

Knowing Your Match Ups and Opponents During Playoffs
04:01

In this lecture, I will show you how to get a better read on your match ups and opponents when it is close to playoff time. I will also show you how to arrange yourself in the playoff seedings, so you can match up against a favorable opponent.

Knowing Your Match Ups and Opponents During Playoffs (Part 2)
05:32

Every adjustments or moves in the playoffs matter a considerable amount. You will learn the types of adjustments that can potentially make or break your team. In addition, adding and dropping players is also more important in the playoffs. You will also learn some tips in helping you add and drop players to potentially help you advance in the playoffs.

Crucial Adjustments and Player Transactions
02:32

This quiz will test you on the material in this section.

Playoff Fantasy Basketball Quiz
3 questions
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:58

This is just a summary of everything that was taught in this course. I will also show some final tips to help you on your quest to being a league champion.

Final Points to Playing Fantasy Basketball
02:58
About the Instructor
Daniel Yoo
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Basketball and Fantasy Sports Guru

My name is Daniel Yoo and I am a basketball player, coach, and fantasy basketball aficionado.

I have been playing basketball since I was very young. I started playing organized basketball in high school for all four years, two of the years were at a varsity level. After high school, I started volunteering as both boys and girls basketball coach for middle school students at a local church. As the coach, I participated and won in many tournaments against other competitors. In addition, I also coached high school boys basketball for one year as an assistant freshmen/sophomore coach at St. John Bosco. St. John Bosco is one of the top-notch high school basketball programs in Southern California, and I learned a considerable amount from my experience as a coach there. I am currently an assistant coach for the women's basketball team at Saddleback College located in Mission Viejo, California. I am also a private basketball trainer where I train individuals with their basketball skills. Even to this day, I continue learn more about the game of basketball and have a willingness to teach others of what I have learned.

I also have a considerable amount of experience playing fantasy basketball. Since 2010, I have played numerous fantasy basketball leagues. I have placed and won many leagues in custom leagues and Yahoo Pro leagues. As a result, I have won many money prizes.


My intention is to share the learning experiences with the students that enroll in my courses, so they can be able learn many things from these specific fields that I have an expertise in.