From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Basketball positions with the numbers as they are known: 1–Point guard. 2–Shooting guard. 3– Small forward. 4–Power forward. 5–Center. Basketball is a sport generally played by five players per team.
Shooting guard. Slasher (basketball) Small forward. Stretch five. Stretch four. Swingman. Retrieved from " https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Basketball_positions&oldid=544569870 ". Categories: Basketball personnel.
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Triple threat position and related moves. Triple threat is the position when a player facing a defender receives a pass but has not dribbled yet. The offensive player's feet are slightly wider than shoulder width and slightly on the balls of their feet, their knees flexed, with both hands on the basketball in front of them or almost resting on ...
Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball (approximately 9.4 inches (24 cm) in diameter) through the defender's hoop (a basket 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter mounted 10 feet (3.048 m) high to a backboard at each end of the court) while preventing the ...
Other positions, more usual in professional basketball teams, are used in basketball. Swingman - a basketball player who can play both small forward and shooting guard positions. Stretch four (also cornerman) - a basketball player who can play both power forward and small forward positions. The term "stretch four" comes from the concept of a power forward ("four") capable of "stretching" a defense with outside shooting ability.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Basketball players by position. This category is for basketball positions' subcategories. Note that a player's nationality does not affect the role of the position, since basketball positions are played the same way across the globe.
Well, my personal opinion is that this template shouldn't exist at all (even though I created it), because all basketball positions should be merged into one article. But anyway, that aside, I reckon the template's small enough to be a top-of-article floating-right template.
The small forward (SF), also known as the three, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game. Small forwards are typically shorter, quicker, and leaner than power forwards and centers but taller, larger, and stronger than either of the guard positions.