The NBA and fantasy basketball seasons tip off in less than a week, so we gathered our experts for one final mock draft -- this one for leagues that play head-to-head categories.
This system is unique in that, unlike points leagues, categories matter -- and unlike season-long roto formats, you can punt a category or two and still win. That means Giannis Antetokounmpo's shoddy high-volume free throws won't necessarily kill you, and it also means category specialists like a 3-point shooting Duncan Robinson carry some extra value compared to points leagues. For more on how H2H categories leagues work click here.
The participants in our 10-team H2H categories mock, in order of draft position, were: Ryan Smith, Kyle Soppe, Matt Williams, André Snellings, Tom Carpenter, Joe Kaiser, Jim McCormick, Eric Karabell, Andrew Lopez and John Cregan.
Kyle Soppe: I want to leave the first three rounds with