point guard


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point guard

n. Basketball
A guard who runs the team's offense, usually from the point.

point guard

n
(Basketball) basketball
a. the position of the player responsible for directing the team's attacking play
b. a player in this position

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n.
Basketball. the guard who directs the team's offense from the point.
[1965–70]
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An MRI exam Tuesday on Clippers' point guard Shaun Livingston's dislocated left knee revealed tears to the anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament and lateral meniscus.
We have our X2 man identify the opposing point guard (1) and pick him up immediately - stopping the ball or denying the pass, even if it is the outlet pass from the rebounder.
Sophomore point guard Sidney Dobner scored a team-high 14 points, including nine in the fourth quarter, and Doris Park-Sherman had 11 points and 12 rebounds for Newbury Park (11-5, 4-0), which won despite giving up a 14-point second half lead to the Musketeers (14-2, 3-1).
Post-men 4 and 5 set up on the elbows of the foul line, wingmen 2 and 3 align on opposite wings, approximately 15 feet from the postmen, and the point guard sets up in the middle of the floor about 10 to 15 feet above the foul line.
The Cal State Northridge men's basketball team picked up a key commitment Thursday as 5-foot-11 Fairfax senior point guard Rod Singleton verbally committed to the Matadors.
1, with our 5 man in the high post, facing our point guard, 1; wing 3 and forward 4 setting a double-pick low on the lane line, and our shooting guard (2) on the other side of the lane.