2018-19 CBSSports.com Fantasy Basketball Mock Drafts
Game Play and Terms of Use

August 21, 2018

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Game Play
Mock Drafts
Joining a Mock Draft
To join a mock draft, click on the "Join Now" button next to the corresponding draft you would like to enter in the Standard or Auction Draft Lobby. You must be logged in and registered in order to participate in a Mock Draft. If you are not a registered user, you will be lead to the registration page. Mock Drafts will be available every five (5) minutes. A Mock Draft will begin at the time listed in the League Details area. If a Mock Draft is not full by the time listed in the League Details area, the remaining empty spots will be drafted by a CBSSports.com Draft Robot according to our experts' projections.

Types of Mock Drafts
You can select to join any of these available draft types:
10-team league, Rotisserie scoring, Standard positions (4 G, 4 F, 1 C, 1 Flex, 3 Bench)
10-team league, Rotisserie scoring, Individual positions (PG, SG, G, SF, PF, F, C, 3 Flex, 3 Bench)
12-team league, Rotisserie scoring, Standard positions (4 G, 4 F, 1 C, 1 Flex, 3 Bench)
12-team league, Rotisserie scoring, Individual positions (PG, SG, G, SF, PF, F, C, 3 Flex, 3 Bench)
10-team league, Head-to-Head scoring, Standard positions (4 G, 4 F, 1 C, 1 Flex, 3 Bench)
10-team league, Head-to-Head scoring, Individual positions (PG, SG, G, SF, PF, F, C, 3 Flex, 3 Bench)
12-team league, Head-to-Head scoring, Standard positions (4 G, 4 F, 1 C, 1 Flex, 3 Bench)
12-team league, Head-to-Head scoring, Individual positions (PG, SG, G, SF, PF, F, C, 3 Flex, 3 Bench)

Selecting a Draft Position
On the Mock Draft Details page, you will have the opportunity to select your position within the draft. For instance, if you'd like to see what it would be like to draft from the 6th position, you can select "Join at this Position" on position #6. If a draft position is not available, it will say "Position Taken" and will not let you join at that specific position. Once you have joined a draft, you may enter the draft room at any time. The clock in the upper left-hand corner of the draft room will tell you the remaining time until the draft begins.

Standard Mock Draft Instructions
During the Mock Draft, each team will have 60 seconds to select an NBA player. The order of the draft will be determined by which draft position each participant in the draft selected when joining the Mock Draft. Standard drafts will go through a "snake" order, meaning that the team with the last pick in the current round will have the first pick in the next round. The draft will continue for 13 rounds.

In the draft room, you will be able to place NBA players into a Draft Queue — which is simply a list in order of priority of players you are interested in picking with your next draft pick. When it is your turn to pick, you will have 60 seconds to draft a player. If the 60 seconds pass and you have not manually selected a player, the player ranked highest in your Draft Queue will be automatically drafted and your team will be placed on Autopilot. If the Draft Queue is empty, a pick will then be made from the Rank List. The Rank List will be provided by CBSI. You will not have the ability to make changes to the Rank List.

Once the draft has been completed, you will receive an email showing all the team rosters from your Mock Draft. You can also view all draft results by clicking on the Results link in the Mock Draft navigation bar from either of the Draft Lobbies.

Auction Mock Draft Instructions
Each team will begin the draft with a salary of $100 USD. During the Mock Draft, each team will have 20 seconds to select an NBA player to be nominated to the auction block. The order of the draft will be determined by which draft position each participant in the draft selected when joining the Mock Draft. Auction drafts will go through a continuous order, and the current team that is on the clock to nominate a player will be seen to the far left of the Nomination Order area of the draft room. The nominated player will be on the auction block for 15 seconds, at which time the player will go to the team with the highest bid. The draft will continue with this auction format for 13 rounds.

In the draft room, you will be able to place NBA players into a Draft Queue — which is simply a list in order of priority of players you are interested in nominating to the auction block. When it is your turn to pick, you will have 10 seconds to nominate a player. If the 10 seconds pass and you have not manually selected a player, the player ranked highest in your Draft Queue will be automatically drafted and your team will be placed on Autopilot. If the Draft Queue is empty, a pick will then be made from the Rank List. The Rank List will be provided by CBSI. You will not have the ability to make changes to the Rank List.

Once the draft has been completed, you will receive an email showing all the team rosters from your Mock Draft. You can also view all draft results by clicking on the Results link in the Mock Draft navigation bar from either of the Draft Lobbies.

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