Yahoo Fantasy Basketball draft kit: Rankings, sleepers and more

Get ready to draft so you can be holding a trophy at the end of the fantasy season. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Whether you’re new to Fantasy Basketball or a long-time player looking to add another title to your trophy case, Yahoo Sports is here to help you get ready for the 2017 NBA season with our draft kit.

Looking for a quick way to prep before making your picks, check out our rankings or try a mock draft because practice makes perfect. Want to dive deeper, we’ve rounded up all our tips below so you can study and come out ahead of the competition.

The only way you’ll miss out is if you don’t play. There are two options for getting started: Joining a league or creating your own, either of which can be done on our award-winning mobile app for iOS or Android as well as on desktop. So sign up now and let the fun begin.

Note: This page will be updated as we continue to preview the upcoming season.

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Where to start your draft prep

Position-by-Position Rankings
-Mock Draft now: Get ready for the real thing
How-to guides: Draft strategy dos and don’tsAuction tips
Head-to-head strategy

Position Tiers

Point Guard: Big names in new places
Shooting Guard: Battle for top spot
Small Forward: Where to go after Durant?
Power Forward: Talent show on display
Center: Breaking down the big men 

Expert Analysis

Highlights of Yahoo-NBA Playmakers draft
Seven overlooked players for drafts
End of camp storylines with fantasy impact
Watch: When to take Lonzo Ball
Stock watch: Gordon among draft risers
Pick these players cautiously
Sleepers: Guys set to surprise
Bounce-back candidates
Players ready to breakout
Top rookies to consider | Part 2
2017 crop of international players to watch

Situational factors that matter
Offseason injury roundup
Offseason review: Look back at all the moves

Video tips for first-round picks

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9th pick | 10th pick | 11th pick | 12th pick