NBA positions dataset clustered using k-means with a range of values of k

nba_clusts

Format

nba_clusts is a data.frame containing the NBA positions dataset with additional columns holding k-means clusterings at different values of k and the first two principal components

  • Position - Player position

  • TurnoverPct - Turnover percentage

  • ReboundPct - Rebound percentage

  • AssistPct - Assist percentage

  • FieldGoalPct - Field goal percentage

  • K1 - K5 - Results of k-means clustering

  • PC1 - First principal component

  • PC2 - Second principal component

Source

NBA positions downloaded from https://github.com/lazappi/nba_positions.

The source dataset is available from Kaggle at https://www.kaggle.com/drgilermo/nba-players-stats/data?select=Seasons_Stats.csv and was originally scraped from Basketball Reference.

See https://github.com/lazappi/clustree/blob/master/data-raw/nba_clusts.R for details of how clustering was performed.