Reading Time: 2 minutes The 76ers are one of the most historical teams in the NBA. Here are three shot charts with the leading shooters by zone in the past 25 regular seasons.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 5 rings in the past 25 years for the San Antonio Spurs. We know that Gregg Popovich is a genius. These 7 shot charts show which players to thank! Check out the leading and most efficient scorers by zone in the 25 years, as well as the leading scorers in each of the 5 championship seasons: 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014. San Antonio, you’re lucky to have witnessed such a fine set of players play for your home team!
Reading Time: < 1 minute I couldn’t resist doing a Knicks chart. As an orange & blue fan I know I’ve signed up for insanity. In the past 25 years, there have been a few exciting seasons and many, many disappointments. We’ve only made the playoffs 5 times in the last 20 seasons.
But, being a Knicks fan hurts so good.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Here are some more @kirkgoldsberry -inspired shot charts with the leading scorers by zone of the 2008 NBA Champions as well as the most efficient Celtics players from the 1996-97 season to 2020-21.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Inspired by the NBA visualization master @kirkgoldsberry, here’s a look at the leading scorers by zone of the 2011 NBA Champions, the Dallas Mavericks.
Reading Time: 18 minutes It’s time for basketball analytics, folks, with a focus on the NBA! This tutorial is for beginners and intermediate sports analytics enthusiasts. I will show you how to extract and prepare NBA data, create basic plots, and run two clustering algorithms.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Dana White is offering Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane an interim belt. The winner of Saturday’s main fight will get the chance to fight for the Heavyweight championship at some time in the future. Before the headliner, the co-main event between Jose Aldo and Pedro Munhoz is crucial for former’s chances to keep his bantamweight title shots alive. Michael Chiesa faces Vicente Luque right before in a much expected bout. What I want to add is a view of stats and fight strategy for these three fights.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Throughout the article below, I go through my approach of how to become great in the four pillars of a sports analytics expert: Communication, Statistics, Programming, and Sports Knowledge.
Reading Time: 8 minutes I looked at the shot distribution per quarter for the top 3 players of each team to paint a picture. Moreover, I did some clustering of each team’s shots.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In a hard fought final against Brazil, Argentina won their 1st Copa América title since 1993. Messi gave it all he had and won his first ever international title. He really wanted to lift the trophy and the stats we gather prove that!
Reading Time: 3 minutes I looked at the shot distribution of each player per quarter to paint a picture. The two graphs below show the total percentage of shots each player took in each quarter. A short description of the key points we noticed, as well as how to read the graphs, follows.
Reading Time: 7 minutes What a EURO it has been! It’s had it all: emotions, tension, goals, own goals, records broken, controversial decisions. The EURO 2020 will definitely be remembered for years to come! The final will be played at the Wembley Stadium in London. Can England lift their first EURO trophy in their home ground? Is “football coming home” or is “football coming to Rome”?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Diamond vs The Notorious: The Trilogy UFC 264 has an impressive card and a fight the whole world is waiting. After evening the score
Reading Time: 7 minutes This EURO’s semi-finals contain a very impressive group of players. There are so many players that stand out from each team, each for their own