Fantasy Basketball Nerd

Fantasy Basketball API

Most of the data found on Fantasy Basketball Nerd can be retrieved via XML through our open fantasy basketball API.

You can use our data in both personal and commercial projects. We simply ask that you provide a link to FantasyBasketballNerd.com.

NBA Players

Retrieve a list of NBA players.

Nodes:

  • playerId: The unique FBN player ID
  • name: The player name
  • team: Team code for the player's team. Associated to the Teams API call.
  • position: The player's primary position
  • height: The player's official height
  • weight: The player's official weight
  • dob: The player's date of birth (if known)
  • school: The player's college (if known)
NBA Teams

Retrieve a list of NBA teams.

Nodes:

  • code: The unique NBA team code
  • name: The team name
  • conference: The conference that this team belongs to
  • division: The division that this team belongs to
NBA Schedule

Retrieve the current season's NBA schedule. Pass along a team code to retrieve the schedule for just that team.

URL:

Notes

* Leave the team code empty to retrieve the complete NBA schedule

* To retrieve the schedule for the Boston Celtics, the URL would be https://www.fantasybasketballnerd.com/service/schedule/BOS

Nodes:

  • gameId: The unique FBN game ID
  • gameDate: The game date (Eastern Time Zone)
  • away: The away team
  • home: The home team
  • winner: The winner
NBA Injury Report

Retrieve the current injury reports for all NBA teams.

Nodes:

  • playerId: The unique FBN player ID
  • name: The player name
  • injury: The general area of the player's injury.
  • notes: Notes about this player's injury
  • updated: The last date the injury was updated (YYYY-MM-DD)
NBA Depth Charts

Retrieve the current depth chart for a particular team.

URL:

Notes

* Leave the team code empty to retrieve the depth charts for all NBA teams.

* To retrieve the depth chart for the Chicago Bulls, the URL would be https://www.fantasybasketballnerd.com/service/depth/CHI

Nodes:

  • playerId: The unique FBN player ID
  • name: The player name
  • team: Team code for the player's team. Associated to the Teams API call.
  • position: The player's primary position
  • rank: The player's depth on the depth chart
Fantasy Basketball Draft Rankings

Retrieve the weighted consensus draft rankings.

Nodes:

  • playerId: The unique FBN player ID
  • name: The player name
  • team: Team code for the player's team. Associated to the Teams API call.
  • position: The player's primary position
  • rankOverall: The player's rank within all positions
  • rankPos: The player's rank within his particular position
  • standDev: The standard deviation for the player's overall rank
Fantasy Basketball Draft Projections

Retrieve the weighted consensus draft projections.

Nodes:

  • playerId: The unique FBN player ID
  • name: The player name
  • team: Team code for the player's team. Associated to the Teams API call.
  • position: The player's primary position
  • Games: Number of games player is expected to play this year
  • PTS: Number of points player is expected to score this year
  • FG: Field goal percentage player is expected to produce this year
  • FT: Freethrow percentage player is expected to produce this year
  • REB: Rebounds player is expected to produce this year
  • AST: Assists player is expected to produce this year
  • BLK: Blocks player is expected to produce this year
  • STL: Steals player is expected to produce this year
  • THREES: 3-pointers player is expected to produce this year
  • Minutes: Number of minutes player is expected to play this year
  • TO: Number of turnovers player is expected to have this year