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Marc Balaban

Marc Balaban is a Sales Engineer at MapD, he originally came from the Frontend Engineering team helping build Immerse.

Sep 20, 2017

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!