Fantasy baseball was the source of inspiration behind fantasy basketball.It was in the 1990s that fantasy basketball was presented with internet exposure as a result of its immense popularity. Players participating in this game compute the basketball statistics of the actual NBA players. This game became so well received that NBA has launched a global competition known as the Premier Fantasy Championships through the NBA.com fantasy. Considered to be among the worlds most exclusive fantasy competition, this championship mirrors the real NBA games from 30 selected participants selected from the 9000 applications which come from across the world. The NBA has additionally launched a very popular show known as the NBA Fantasy Hoops which supplies information and news on the world of fantasy basketball.