power forward

noun Basketball.
a forward valued chiefly for aggressive rebounding capability, rather than scoring, and thus a big, physically strong player.
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power forward
 a.  the position of one of the two players responsible for blocking shots and catching rebounds
 b.  a player in this position

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She carries a mast with some sail power forward, the mast being lowered when needful.
So does their rookie small forward, their rookie power forward and their rookie center.
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