SimLeague Basketball "Rookies" Guide

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Draft Tips
  • Don't spend a lot of cash on bench players unless you plan on playing them for a significant number of minutes
  • To avoid fatigue/injury issues, make sure you draft guys with enough total minutes to get you through the season (4,000 per position is a good estimate)
  • Make sure you draft at least a few decent bench players to allow starters to rest or recover from injury
  • Keep in mind that a player who did not play many games or many minutes will experience fatigue and be very prone to injury if overused
  • We do NOT recommend joining a theme league if you're just beginning
Gameplay Tips
  • Full-season leagues have many more options/features and are MUCH more competitive than exhibition leagues
  • Make sure to set your depth chart and target minutes (located on the advanced settings page) to ensure that playing time is given to the right players
  • Since all the teams have the same payroll, winning is not easy, especially for beginners. It's very rare for beginners to win a League Championship. Don't get discouraged!
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