How soon do you know when an NBA game is done?

Looking at play-by-play data of every game of every season between 2004-05 to 2015-16, I was able to determine at every second whether the team that is currently winning will win the game. I averaged every second of every game (regular and post-season) to come up with the following visualization:

I then averaged each minute to come up with this visualization:

The data can be download here.

Height vs Weight of NFL Pro Players Scatterplot

The following visualization was created using data from pro-football-reference.com. This chart includes information from every NFL player that has passed away. You can easily see the correlation between a large weight to height ratio and an early death. Of course, correlation does not imply causation and we’ll be exploring other possible causes in later posts.