Basketball is played with 5 men on each side. Usually there are 2 guards, 2 forwards, and one center. The two guards are called the point guard (called the 1) and the shooting guard (called the 2). The two forwards are called the small forward (called the 3) and the power forward (called the 4). The center is known as the 5.
Point Guard. 2 Shooting guards. Post. Foward.
Usually a tall and aggressive player.
Womens basketball has the same positions and rules as mens basketball. Guard, forward, center etc..
Silverio - forward
Three common basketball positions are guard forward and center.
Positions are not based solely on height, but generally the tallest player is used as a guard.
The 5 positions in basketball are, Point Guard, Shooting Guard, Center, Small Forward, and Power Forward.
A point guard, like other player positions in basketball, specializes in certain skills. A point guard's job is to create scoring opportunities for his team.
Point guard, shooting guard, center, small forward, power forward One of the forward positions can switch to a "wing" player as well (typically the small forward).