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point guard

noun
1.
Basketball. the guard who directs the team's offense from the point.
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  • He has demonstrated the skills of a traditional point guard who can drive the lane and find teammates in the right spots.
  • They gather the rebound, get the ball to the point guard and try to charge ahead for a layup or an open jumper.
  • Not good for an aging point guard rehabbing from a herniated disc.
  • She is regarded as consistently the best point guard in the league.
British Dictionary definitions for point guard

point guard

noun
1.
(basketball)
  1. the position of the player responsible for directing the team's attacking play
  2. a player in this position
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