pivot man


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Noun1.pivot man - the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
parader, marcher - walks with regular or stately step
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The duel between Fajardo and Sangalang, who has slowly become one of the league's best pivot man, is a mismatch in first appreciation but will be among the anticipated matchups in the series, while Lassiter could be one of Magnolia's main focus on defense.
The 6-foot-11 pivot man, who averaged 15.2 points and 9.3 rebounds in 82 games started for the Pistons, can stop hoping and praying as squads like the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets, Atlanta Hawks and even, the new champions San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in Monroe.
"Coach (Jeff) Bajema has been telling me to take the ball to the hoop, and I took that advice to heart, especially in the fourth quarter," said the 6-foot-3 junior, who also showed a variety of slippery low-post moves, including one that he finished with a hook shot that would have made a 1950s pivot man proud.
George, the 7-foot-7, 360 pound pivot man for UNC-Asheville, would much rather be a shrinking violet than deal with the fanfare that comes with being not only the largest player in college basketball today, but perhaps of all-time.