NBA Standings

NBA Standings adds the ability to display the standings for a conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on your blog via a sidebar widget or template tag. This is ideal for team fan blogs who want to show how their team is doing in the standings. You can also highlight your team in the standings.

Standings are derived from an XML file published daily at The XML is saved to your WordPress settings and parsed from there to display on your blog.

Version 1.0 is derived from the same codebase as MLB Standings 2.0.3.

This plugin has been tested on WordPress 3.8 but should work on previous WordPress versions as well.

Installation Instructions

  1. Download the .zip archive (link below) and extract.
  2. Upload the ‘nba-standings’ folder to your plugin directory. You should now have a ‘/wp-content/plugins/nba-standings/’ directory holding the contents of the .zip file.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ page in WordPress.
  4. Go to ‘Settings->MLB Standings’ in your admin interface to select the conference you’d like to display.

There are two options available for this plugin: Conference and Team. Conference can be one of the following:

After selecting a conference the Team dropdown will display the teams within the selected conference.

Display Options
There are two ways to display the standings on your blog:

Download Current Version
NBA Standings 1.0

* v1.0 – Initial public release.

If you have any questions, comment or suggestions please leave them in a comment or email them to me.

If you find this plugin useful please feel free to donate a little money to help me offset the costs of this website. Thanks.