Reading Time: 13 minutes It’s time for another basketball analytics tutorial! This is for beginners and intermediate sports analytics enthusiasts. I will show you how to extract and prepare NBA data from basketball-reference.com and create a graph with a player’s career stats.
Tag: player analysis
NBA Analytics Tutorial – Part 1: Using R to Analyze the Chicago Bulls’ Last Dance
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.
EURO 2020 Semi-Finals analysis and a breakdown of the final
Reading Time: 7 minutes Italy went for a different approach, struggled against the ball-dominant Spain but Donnarumma saved the day. England was the better team, missed plenty of chances but needed some extra help to qualify to the Final.
Soccer Analytics for Beginners: An R Tutorial on EURO 2020 Data – Web Scraping & Radar Plots
Reading Time: 12 minutes Bill K from SweepSportsAnalytics.com presents Soccer Analytics for Beginners: An R Tutorial with EURO 2020 Data – Web Scraping & Radar Plots.
Step 1: Download R Studio
Step 2: Install packages
Step 3: Load libraries
Step 4: Read fbref.com URLs
Step 5: Read a single pair of tables for a single game
Step 6: Read all tables for all games
Step 7: Create summary data frame
Step 8: Select players
Step 9: Create the radar plots
Step 10: Make the graph presentable
Step 11: Interpret the graph