Starting to analyse NBA play-by-play shot location data by distances to reveal insights into teams' offensive tendencies and edges.
A little bit about my Python setup, including hardware, IDE, package and python version management, as well as preferred deployment destinations.
How to get and parse the NBA API play by play data, and add player on/off data
Producing visualisations of NBA team performances. How to grab box score data from the NBA API, analysing & visualising them to capture their overall performances & recent form.
A look at a distributions of players' minutes, and thinking about metrics for consistency. We find some interesting outliers in that data too!
Getting the data analysis project going - how to find the NBA data source, get to the right API endpoint, and start to pull in the data for analysis.