helper that loads multiple seasons from the data repo either into memory or writes it into a db using some forwarded arguments in the dots

load_nba_player_box(
  seasons = most_recent_nba_season(),
  ...,
  dbConnection = NULL,
  tablename = NULL
)

Arguments

seasons

A vector of 4-digit years associated with given NBA seasons. (Min: 2002)

...

Additional arguments passed to an underlying function that writes the season data into a database (used by update_nba_db()).

dbConnection

A DBIConnection object, as returned by

tablename

The name of the play by play data table within the database

Value

Returns a tibble

Examples

# \donttest{
load_nba_player_box(2021)
#> # A tibble: 26,436 × 35
#>    athlete_display_… team_short_displ… min   fg    fg3   ft    oreb  dreb  reb  
#>    <chr>             <chr>             <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr>
#>  1 Aaron Gordon      Magic             16    4-7   1-2   3-3   1     2     3    
#>  2 Nikola Vucevic    Magic             25    8-14  2-7   0-1   1     10    11   
#>  3 Markelle Fultz    Magic             25    4-7   1-3   1-2   0     3     3    
#>  4 Evan Fournier     Magic             25    5-9   2-5   1-1   0     1     1    
#>  5 Dwayne Bacon      Magic             22    6-9   1-3   1-1   0     2     2    
#>  6 Chuma Okeke       Magic             14    3-8   2-5   1-2   1     2     3    
#>  7 Robert Franks     Magic             8     0-2   0-2   5-8   0     0     0    
#>  8 Gary Clark        Magic             18    0-2   0-2   2-2   0     3     3    
#>  9 Khem Birch        Magic             18    3-4   0-0   2-3   3     5     8    
#> 10 Jon Teske         Magic             5     0-0   0-0   0-0   2     2     4    
#> # … with 26,426 more rows, and 26 more variables: ast <chr>, stl <chr>,
#> #   blk <chr>, to <chr>, pf <chr>, plus_minus <chr>, pts <chr>, starter <lgl>,
#> #   ejected <lgl>, did_not_play <lgl>, active <lgl>, athlete_jersey <chr>,
#> #   athlete_id <chr>, athlete_short_name <chr>, athlete_headshot_href <chr>,
#> #   athlete_position_name <chr>, athlete_position_abbreviation <chr>,
#> #   team_name <chr>, team_logo <chr>, team_id <chr>, team_abbreviation <chr>,
#> #   team_color <chr>, game_id <int>, season <int>, season_type <int>, …
# }