It’s Iron Viz season again, and for round two of the 2018 season, we are working with a health and wellness theme. This topic could be taken a variety of directions, and I for one am excited to see what the community does with it!
Health and wellness can mean different things to different people, to me it meant how do I keep myself healthy?
I’ve played basketball since I was probably 7 years old, and the gym near my house just recently remodeled their building to offer a basketball court.. I was ecstatic. I’d much rather run up and down the court to get my cardio, rather than running in place on a treadmill! Since I’ve played since such a young age, I’ve obviously had thoughts about being a pro, although I’ve always realized that would never happen.
Well guess what NBA, I know how to own your shiz… you have data on stats.nba.com, it’s mine. So while I may not be a very good basketball player, I am damn sure good at getting basketball data. Here is my entry for the health and wellness feeder competition: The 2017-18 NBA Finals* | If I were Kevin Durant. Also, I’ve recorded and uploaded a video about how the data was collected in Alteryx below the image, as well as some outtakes and supplementary videos.
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Free throw full sequence
Field goal full sequence