In this video, you will learn about the five different basketball positions and each player's role within the team.Now that you understand the rules, scoring...
Learn Basketball’s Positions: A Simple Guide for Average Fans. Basketball players come in all shapes and sizes. Some specialize in scoring, some in rebounding, and some in dribbling. That being said, there are five basketball positions that traditionally accommodate certain skills.
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The point guard and shooting guard positions are explained in greater detail on another page. Click on their links to find out more. #1 Player - Point Guard (PG) #2 Player - Shooting Guard (SG, Off-Guard, Wing) #3 Player - Small Forward (SF, Wing) #4 Player - Power Forward (PF, Post) #5 Player - Center (C, Post) Find each of the players positions on the basketball court diagram to the right.
Diagram showing location for traditional positions. Using unsupervised machine learning methods, I’ve quantified a set of five entirely new positions, not defined by arbitrary titles, but by the statistical contributions a player makes on the court.
All basketball players must learn how to defend an opponent one-on-one. The key goal of an on-ball defender: Stay between your opponent and the basket at all times. Players must learn the most effective way to defend a quick guard on the perimeter, and they must learn how to defend an opponent in the post.
The Rules. Basketball is a team sport. Two teams of five players each try to score by shooting a ball through a hoop elevated 10 feet above the ground. The game is played on a rectangular floor called the court, and there is a hoop at each end. The court is divided into two main sections by the mid-court line.
Footwork - Teach them triple threat positioning, pivoting on their left and right foot without traveling, jump stops, and to square to the basket as soon as they catch the ball in a triple threat position. You should spend a lot of time on footwork!