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NBA and Dream11 to bring fantasy basketball to India

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MUMBAI: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Dream11 today announced a partnership making Dream11 an official fantasy partner of the NBA in India.

Beginning this season, the NBA and Dream11 will introduce an official NBA daily fantasy game, which allows fans to simulate the role of an NBA general manager. In daily fantasy, fans create virtual teams of NBA players and accumulate points based on their selected players’ statistics in real life.

The free-to-play game will offer a variety of prizes as rewards, including NBAStore.in gift cards, NBA merchandise, Dream11 game bonuses, and the opportunity to win a trip to the U.S. to attend the 2018 NBA Finals.

“We are excited to partner with the NBA to add basketball to our growing set of fantasy sports offerings,” said Dream11 CEO & Co-Founder Harsh Jain. “Fans of the official NBA fantasy game will enjoy a fast and responsive platform which delivers a rich user experience. We believe that avid and casual fans alike will enjoy this simple and easy to understand way of engaging with the NBA.”

“The official NBA fantasy game with Dream11 will be a great platform for fans to engage with the league alongside millions of NBA fans,” said NBA India Managing Director Yannick Colaco. “Fantasy basketball provides an engaging fan experience and can help drive tune in to our NBA game broadcasts on Sony SIX and Sony Ten 3.”

The official NBA fantasy game will reside on NBA.com, the NBA’s official digital destination in India.

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