Players in a basketball game have assigned basketball positions: center, power forward, small forward, point guard, and shooting guard. Center. The center is the tallest player on each team,...
“The three basketball positions normally employed by organized basketball teams are the guards, forwards, and the center. More specifically, they can be classified into the five positions: point guard (PG), shooting guard (SG), small forward (SF), power forward (PF), and center (C).
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Traditionally, basketball has 5 specific positions on the court. Two guards, two forwards, and a center. 1. Point guard 2. Shooting guard 3. Small forward 4. Power forward 5. Center. Each of these basketball positions has their own roles and responsibilities.
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.
Frontcourt: The half court area where the offense accumulates points. Backcourt: The half court area where a team defends its basket. Baseline: Line that defines out-of-bounds at either end of the court under each basket. Sideline: The boundary marking out-of-bounds on each side of the court.
The guards are positioned in the back of the court, while the forwards occupy the front court. Conceptually, back court and forward court positions are known as the defensive and offensive, respectively. 1 – Point Guard. 2 – Shooting Guard.
Offensive players are represented by circles containing numbers corresponding to the basic five player positions. 1 = Point Guard 2 = Shooting or Off Guard 3 = Small Forward 4 = Power Forward 5 = Post or Center Player with Ball. The symbol of a basketball indicates the player who starts out with ball possession. Defensive Players
Please enjoy this booklet of basketball court diagrams courtesy of HoopsU.com! Use these blank basketball courts to draw up plays, scout opponents, or any other need. You can easily print off just the ones you need! The halfcourt diagrams contain 4 halfcourts per page with some space for notes. The fullcourt diagrams contain 1 fullcourt per page.