The NBA 2013-2014 Regular Season Schedule is set to get released on August 6, 2013 at 6 pm.
Once it's been released, as usual, NBAstuffer will get the schedule analyzed in terms of various rest days and make all schedules available for downloading in excel format.
NBA 2012-2013 Schedule has been released on July 26, 2012.
UPDATE (12/06) | SCHEDULE HAS BEEN RELEASED
The shortened schedule is finally up. You can download the NBA schedule with each of the 30 team schedules in excel or play with the rest days breakdown.
UPDATE (12/01) | SCHEDULE OUT TUESDAY
2011-2012 regular season schedule should finally be available by Tuesday night at 7 p.m. according to Associated Press. NBA will host a schedule release TV program on Dec 6th.
Once it's been out, you can download the NBA 2011-12 schedule in excel format or take a look at team-by-team analysis by the types of rest-days including "back-to-back-to-back" games.
UPDATE (11/29) | 2 MORE CHRISTMAS DAY GAMES
According to New York Times, NBA will open the 2011-12 season on Christmas with a five-game setup with one on TNT, two on ABC and two on ESPN. Earlier, David Stern said that, there will be triple header during the end-of-the-lockout press conference.
UPDATE (11/27) | SCHEDULE DETAILS OF 66 GAME SCHEDULE
*: The last day of 2011-12 NBA regular season will be April 26, 2012.
*: Teams to play "at least one" and "maximum three" "back-to-back-to-back" sets in case games start on Christmas Day.
*: Teams will play 48 conference and 18 nonconference games. This means not every NBA city will be visited.
*: This comes as a surprise for me: Due to the squeezed schedule, back-to-backs games might be played during the second round of the playoffs.
UPDATE (11/25) | TENTATIVE AGREEMENT
*: NBA 2011-2012 regular season is supposed to start with 3 games on Christmas Day, that were already on the schedule.
*: The rest of the 66 game schedule will be rescheduled and released in the coming days. Check back in later to keep updated!
UPDATE (07/19) | FIRST RELEASE OF 82 GAME SCHEDULE
Assuming that the league will start on November 1, 2011, our annual schedule analysis is up. Hopefully this lockout thing comes to an end!
MIL, IND, HOU, NYK, MIN, LAC playing most back-to-backs (22 times). Fewest back-to-backs: SAC, PHO (16)
*: 20 of 22 games are on the road for New York Knicks. Lakers playing all 18 back to backs games on the road. Fewest back to backs on the road: MIL (8), ATL (9), DET (10)
*: Most opponent B2Bs: Atlanta (28), Fewest opponent B2Bs: MIA (9)
*: Most 4 games in 5 days: DEN, LAC, MIN, CHI, IND (4 times). Fewest 4IN5s: DET, NJN, PHO, HOU, BOS, LAL, POR will play only 1 game.
*: LAC, MIL, UTA (9) are tied for playing with 3 or more days rest. DET, TOR, MEM have 4 games with 3+ days.
*: Houston's opponents will play 12 games with having more than 3 or more days rest. League low, Washington's oppositions only play 1 game in this situation.
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Good news is NBA is getting 2011-12 schedule ready on July 19, 2011. Despite the fact that lockout continues, NBA gives away us some of our toys to play with! The rest days analysis of the "draft" schedule will be ready here at NBAstuffer once the NBA schedule has been released.
UPDATE: The schedule has been released today (7/19). The downloadable files from the 2011-12 regular season will be available once the lockout ends and the schedule gets cleared.
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HISTORICAL NBA BOX SCORE TEAM DATA SETS IN EXCEL
Team data sets for the previous 8 full seasons are available.
Features of the Box Score Team Data Sets:
* Scores: Quarter-by-quarter and final game scores.
* Basic stats: Team totals for field goal attempts, total assists, total rebounds, etc.
* Advanced stats: Game-by-game possession, pace, offensive,defensive efficiency.
* NBA odds: Opening and closing point spreads and O/U lines, line movements, moneyline and halftime odds
: All data sets have complete opening spreads and point totals. Closing odds, line movements and moneyline of some games between 2006-07/2009-10 are missing due to the unavailability of source. All missing odds constitutes around 2.5% of all data.
:Halftime odds are available starting from 2010-2011 season.
* Rest days: Team's own and opponent's days of rest.
* Starting lineups: Position-by-position player match-ups included.
* Box score links: Link to the official box score page at NBA.com for each game.
* Odds links: Link to the odds sheet page at scoresandodds.com for all games played that day.
HISTORICAL NBA BOX SCORE PLAYER DATA SETS IN EXCEL
Player data sets for previous 6 full seasons are available.
Features of the Box Score Team Data Sets:
It includes, game date, venue of game (road/home), player's full name, own team and opponent team along with all box score metrics assigned for the player.
PLAY BY PLAY DATA SETS
Play-by-play data sets for the previous 8 seasons are available in CSV format. Data sets include a separate CSV file for each game.
Link to the data source for the sample play by play file.
Features of the Play By Play Data Sets:
* Separate CSV Files For Every Game
* Active Players On The Court
* Activity Type (substitution, shot, free throw, turnover, offensive fouls committed & drawn, rebound, assist, jump ball etc.)
* Shot Distance
* Shot Location in X-Y Coordinates
:Data sets for every season are grouped in ZIP files which include each game as a separate CSV extension file. e.g. "2009-03-07-WAS@DAL"
:Since the active players on the court are not provided by any play-by-play data source, quarter starters are predicted with our algorithm which might not always be 100% accurate. For time segments that is determined to have incorrect active players, we manually update our play by play data to keep it in the best possible correctness.