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Added Language Translations

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
06/11/2024All feeds with teams, players,
and play-by-play descriptions.
We added language translations for all feeds with teams, players, and play-by-play descriptions.

The following languages are now available:

- Brazilian Portuguese
- English
- French
- Russian
- Simplified Chinese
- Spanish

TBD vs. TBD Support

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
04/11/2024Daily Schedule

Schedule

Series Schedule
We are introducing support for Team TBD as a placeholder team.

This means you will now be able to obtain scheduled future games with known dates, even when one or both participants are yet to be determined.

See below for sample data.
<league xmlns="http://feed.elasticstats.com/schema/basketball/schedule-v5.0.xsd" id="4353138d-4c22-4396-95d8-5f587d2df25c" name="NBA" alias="NBA">
    <season-schedule id="851f97e4-c830-4590-88e9-e1286383148c" year="2023" type="PIT">
        <series id="4d8021ed-288b-4585-ad97-f82e6bc1ddf5" title="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9" round="1" start_date="2024-04-17" status="scheduled">
            <games>
                <game id="adafa13c-68d5-4127-bad0-48f46dc3485d" status="time-tbd" coverage="full" scheduled="2024-04-17T17:00:00+00:00" neutral_site="false" track_on_court="true" home_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6" away_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
                    <time_zones/>
                    <home name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          </home>
                    <away name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          </away>
                </game>
            </games>
        </series>
        <series id="6171e123-afe8-4c67-b198-a33a29e7a572" title="Western Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7" round="1" start_date="2024-04-16" status="scheduled">
            <games>
                <game id="34fbb07b-8985-45e8-b0e0-00a717230b90" status="time-tbd" coverage="full" scheduled="2024-04-16T17:00:00+00:00" neutral_site="false" track_on_court="true" home_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6" away_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
                    <time_zones/>
                    <home name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</home>
                    <away name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</away>
                </game>
            </games>
        </series>
        <series id="6f9c0c8d-0cc2-4c14-bc8c-5b0de7942b1a" title="Western Conference - Play-in Round - TBD vs TBD" round="1" start_date="2024-04-19" status="scheduled">
            <participant name="Western Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7" record="0">
                <source id="6171e123-afe8-4c67-b198-a33a29e7a572" title="Western Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7" round="1" outcome="loss"/>
            </participant>
            <participant name="Western Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9" record="0">
                <source id="bf5f0c02-ba3e-4cbc-94e4-c3c1d5864ad8" title="Western Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9" round="1" outcome="win"/>
            </participant>
            <games>
                <game id="75da7f44-61fd-4590-b97a-074d863b20a7" status="time-tbd" coverage="full" scheduled="2024-04-19T17:00:00+00:00" neutral_site="false" track_on_court="true" home_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6" away_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
                    <time_zones/>
                    <home name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</home>
                    <away name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</away>
                </game>
            </games>
        </series>
        <series id="bf5f0c02-ba3e-4cbc-94e4-c3c1d5864ad8" title="Western Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9" round="1" start_date="2024-04-17" status="scheduled">
            <games>
                <game id="658de491-08be-4279-a8a7-6f98f1637e70" status="time-tbd" coverage="full" scheduled="2024-04-17T17:00:00+00:00" neutral_site="false" track_on_court="true" home_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6" away_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
                    <time_zones/>
                    <home name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</home>
                    <away name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</away>
                </game>
            </games>
        </series>
        <series id="ca09ddfd-fe0c-4914-8847-da15e23d251b" title="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7" round="1" start_date="2024-04-16" status="scheduled">
            <games>
                <game id="bd80d85f-28e4-4ae9-8dea-97b14951e8c2" status="time-tbd" coverage="full" scheduled="2024-04-16T17:00:00+00:00" neutral_site="false" track_on_court="true" home_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6" away_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
                    <time_zones/>
                    <home name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</home>
                    <away name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</away>
                </game>
            </games>
        </series>
        <series id="ec633fa3-3c1c-4560-98ac-5f75850d70e1" title="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - TBD vs TBD" round="1" start_date="2024-04-19" status="scheduled">
            <participant name="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7" record="0">
                <source id="ca09ddfd-fe0c-4914-8847-da15e23d251b" title="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7" round="1" outcome="loss"/>
            </participant>
            <participant name="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9" record="0">
                <source id="4d8021ed-288b-4585-ad97-f82e6bc1ddf5" title="Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9" round="1" outcome="win"/>
            </participant>
            <games>
                <game id="b1c9bbbe-feb8-43e8-8226-4df5f013c0ff" status="time-tbd" coverage="full" scheduled="2024-04-19T17:00:00+00:00" neutral_site="false" track_on_court="true" home_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6" away_team="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
                    <time_zones/>
                    <home name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</home>
                    <away name="Team TBD" alias="TBD" id="907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6">
          					</away>
                </game>
            </games>
        </series>
    </season-schedule>
</league>


{
    "league": {
        "id": "4353138d-4c22-4396-95d8-5f587d2df25c",
        "name": "NBA",
        "alias": "NBA"
    },
    "season": {
        "id": "851f97e4-c830-4590-88e9-e1286383148c",
        "year": 2023,
        "type": "PIT"
    },
    "series": [
        {
            "id": "4d8021ed-288b-4585-ad97-f82e6bc1ddf5",
            "title": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9",
            "round": 1,
            "start_date": "2024-04-17",
            "status": "scheduled",
            "participants": [],
            "games": [
                {
                    "id": "adafa13c-68d5-4127-bad0-48f46dc3485d",
                    "status": "time-tbd",
                    "coverage": "full",
                    "scheduled": "2024-04-17T17:00:00+00:00",
                    "neutral_site": false,
                    "track_on_court": true,
                    "home": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    },
                    "away": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    }
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "id": "6171e123-afe8-4c67-b198-a33a29e7a572",
            "title": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7",
            "round": 1,
            "start_date": "2024-04-16",
            "status": "scheduled",
            "participants": [],
            "games": [
                {
                    "id": "34fbb07b-8985-45e8-b0e0-00a717230b90",
                    "status": "time-tbd",
                    "coverage": "full",
                    "scheduled": "2024-04-16T17:00:00+00:00",
                    "neutral_site": false,
                    "track_on_court": true,
                    "home": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    },
                    "away": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    }
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "id": "6f9c0c8d-0cc2-4c14-bc8c-5b0de7942b1a",
            "title": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - TBD vs TBD",
            "round": 1,
            "start_date": "2024-04-19",
            "status": "scheduled",
            "participants": [
                {
                    "name": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7",
                    "record": 0,
                    "source": {
                        "id": "6171e123-afe8-4c67-b198-a33a29e7a572",
                        "title": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7",
                        "round": 1,
                        "outcome": "loss"
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9",
                    "record": 0,
                    "source": {
                        "id": "bf5f0c02-ba3e-4cbc-94e4-c3c1d5864ad8",
                        "title": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9",
                        "round": 1,
                        "outcome": "win"
                    }
                }
            ],
            "games": [
                {
                    "id": "75da7f44-61fd-4590-b97a-074d863b20a7",
                    "status": "time-tbd",
                    "coverage": "full",
                    "scheduled": "2024-04-19T17:00:00+00:00",
                    "neutral_site": false,
                    "track_on_court": true,
                    "home": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    },
                    "away": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    }
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "id": "bf5f0c02-ba3e-4cbc-94e4-c3c1d5864ad8",
            "title": "Western Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9",
            "round": 1,
            "start_date": "2024-04-17",
            "status": "scheduled",
            "participants": [],
            "games": [
                {
                    "id": "658de491-08be-4279-a8a7-6f98f1637e70",
                    "status": "time-tbd",
                    "coverage": "full",
                    "scheduled": "2024-04-17T17:00:00+00:00",
                    "neutral_site": false,
                    "track_on_court": true,
                    "home": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    },
                    "away": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    }
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "id": "ca09ddfd-fe0c-4914-8847-da15e23d251b",
            "title": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7",
            "round": 1,
            "start_date": "2024-04-16",
            "status": "scheduled",
            "participants": [],
            "games": [
                {
                    "id": "bd80d85f-28e4-4ae9-8dea-97b14951e8c2",
                    "status": "time-tbd",
                    "coverage": "full",
                    "scheduled": "2024-04-16T17:00:00+00:00",
                    "neutral_site": false,
                    "track_on_court": true,
                    "home": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    },
                    "away": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    }
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            "id": "ec633fa3-3c1c-4560-98ac-5f75850d70e1",
            "title": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - TBD vs TBD",
            "round": 1,
            "start_date": "2024-04-19",
            "status": "scheduled",
            "participants": [
                {
                    "name": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7",
                    "record": 0,
                    "source": {
                        "id": "ca09ddfd-fe0c-4914-8847-da15e23d251b",
                        "title": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #8 vs #7",
                        "round": 1,
                        "outcome": "loss"
                    }
                },
                {
                    "name": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9",
                    "record": 0,
                    "source": {
                        "id": "4d8021ed-288b-4585-ad97-f82e6bc1ddf5",
                        "title": "Eastern Conference - Play-in Round - #10 vs #9",
                        "round": 1,
                        "outcome": "win"
                    }
                }
            ],
            "games": [
                {
                    "id": "b1c9bbbe-feb8-43e8-8226-4df5f013c0ff",
                    "status": "time-tbd",
                    "coverage": "full",
                    "scheduled": "2024-04-19T17:00:00+00:00",
                    "neutral_site": false,
                    "track_on_court": true,
                    "home": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    },
                    "away": {
                        "name": "Team TBD",
                        "alias": "TBD",
                        "id": "907dc4e5-6957-4d19-b7d4-b1b7003b91e6"
                    }
                }
            ]
        }
    ]
}


Player Preseason Stats

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
02/08/2024Player ProfileAdded preseason and postseason statistics to player profiles.


Player Status

Release DateFeeds
Affected
Benefit
01/03/2024Player Profile

Team Profile
Added DUP (Duplicate) as a valid player status.

Players marked as status="DUP" can be ignored in the data.

Technical Foul Update

Release DateFeeds
Affected
Benefit
12/19/2023Game Boxscore

Game Summary

League
Leaders

Play-by-Play

Player Profile

Push Events

Push Statistics

Seasonal
Statistics

Series Statistics

Splits
Added support for non-unsportsmanlike technical fouls to accurately reflect the number of technicals that lead to a player ejection.

This update includes:

- A new event_type of technicalfoulnonunsportsmanlike in the Play-by-Play endpoint.- A tech_fouls_non_unsportsmanlike player attribute at the game and season level. This attribute will account for non-unsportsmanlike technical fouls and will be handled in the same manner as the existing tech_fouls attribute within the API.

New Shot Type Descriptions

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
11/10/2022Play-by-PlayAdded several new shot type descriptions (shot_type_desc) for all games in the Play-by-Play endpoint. For a complete list of the new descriptions please see our FAQs.

New Season Types

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
12/17/2021League Leaders
Rankings
Schedule
Seasonal Statistics
Splits
Standings
Added Exhibition (EX) and Showcase Cup (SC) as valid season types.

Jump Ball Update

Release DateFeeds AffectedUpdate
10/31/2019Play-by-PlayAdded jumpballviolation to the list of event types in the FAQ

API Release

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
07/19/2018AllInitial release for NBA G League v5.
Added support for non-unsportsmanlike technical fouls to accurately reflect the number of technicals that lead to a player ejection.

This update includes:

- A new event_type of technicalfoulnonunsportsmanlike in the Play-by-Play endpoint.- A tech_fouls_non_unsportsmanlike player attribute at the game and season level. This attribute will account for non-unsportsmanlike technical fouls and will be handled in the same manner as the existing tech_fouls attribute within the API.

New Shot Type Descriptions

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
11/10/2022Play-by-PlayAdded several new shot type descriptions (shot_type_desc) for all games in the Play-by-Play endpoint. For a complete list of the new descriptions please see our FAQs.

New Season Types

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
12/17/2021League Leaders
Rankings
Schedule
Seasonal Statistics
Splits
Standings
Added Exhibition (EX) and Showcase Cup (SC) as valid season types.

Jump Ball Update

Release DateFeeds AffectedUpdate
10/31/2019Play-by-PlayAdded jumpballviolation to the list of event types in the FAQ

'Seasons' Endpoint

Release DateFeeds AffectedUpdate
08/19/2019SeasonsAdded data points to support the new Seasons feed.

Calculated Rank for Standings

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
08/19/2019StandingsAdded calc_rank data points to the Standings feed.

Clock Decimal in Play-by-Play

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
08/19/2019Play-by-PlayAdded clock_decimal to Play by Play feed.

Transaction Codes and Types

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
08/19/2019Daily TransfersAdded transaction_code and transaction_type to the Daily Transfers feed.

API Release

Release DateFeeds AffectedBenefit
07/19/2018AllInitial release for NBA G League v5.