This folder contains all of the data used in The Pudding essay The NBA Has a Defensive Three Seconds Problem published in May 2019.
The data will never be updated.
Below you'll find the metadata for each file.
- What is this?: Data of every defensive three seconds call in the NBA between 2015-2018 (including playoffs).
- Source(s) & Methodology: NBA.com play-by-play data.
- Last Modified: May 2019
- Contact Information: Owen Phillips
- Spatial Applicability: United States
- Temporal Applicability: NBA Seasons of 2015-16 through 2018-19 (not including playoffs for the last season)
- Observations (Rows): Each row represents one foul call.
- Variables (Columns):
||unique game identifier|
||quarter in which foul occured|
||time on clock|
||years of season|
||regular or playoff|
||notes about the foul including players involved|