Exploring 13 Seasons (7,588,492 plays) of The NBA in Real Time
I recently came across Big Data Ball, an NBA stats distributor. They offered a dataset called: “NBA Play-By-Play Stats – 2004 to 2017”. It includes all events that occur in a game including: active lineups, shot distances, shot locations in X, Y coordinates, assists, time remaining, and tons of other interesting data points. Game on!