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A package that fetches, processes and visualizes fantasy basketball statistics

Project description


This package will fetch NBA stas from, parse the statistics into pandas dataframes, then visualize the statistics.


This package can be installed with either pip,:

$ pip install Fantasy_Basketball

Or with directly from the source code:

$ git checkout
$ cd fantasy_basketball
$ python install


  • Click
  • numpy
  • matplotlib
  • pandas
  • jinja2
  • pycurl’,
  • beautifulsoup4
  • lxml


A library and a user application are provided, you can use the user application like this:

$ FB_Manager download --year 2013 --teams --draft
$ FB_Manager process --year 2013 --teams
$ FB_Manager plot --year 2013

Data Storage

The fantasy_basketball library creates several directories:


Each directory contains directories that are either the data type or the year for the data, e.g.:


The raw data is all HTML files, the processed data is pickle files that contain pandas dataframes, the plots directory contains either eps images or png images.

You can import the dataframes yourself for your own analysis with ipython:

In [1]: import pandas as pd

In [2]: import os

In [3]: data_dir = os.path.expanduser('~/.fantasy_basketball/processed_data/2013/team_data.pkl')

In [4]: df = pd.read_pickle(data_dir)

In [5]: df.shape
Out[5]: (347, 55)


  • Config file.
  • Generate HTML from data.
  • Download and process more statistics.
  • Deal with infer_types warning for pandas > 0.14

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