Point Guard- Usually the top of the key, the best ball handler and passer
Shooting Guard- Like a point guard on defense, good ball handler and best shooter
Small Forward- Like a Shooting Guard on offense and a Power Forward on defense
Power Forward- Big guy, gets rebounds underneath, pretty effective scorer
Center- Biggest guy, best rebounder
Womens basketball has the same positions and rules as mens basketball. Guard, forward, center etc..
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.
There are 3 positions for basketball. There are 2 guards (Point Guard and Shooting Guard), 2 forwards( Small Forward and Power Forward), and 1 center. There is 5 people on each team on the court at a time.
There are five total positions that can be played:Point GuardShooting GuardSmall ForwardPower ForwardCenter
There are three main positions on a basketball team. There is the guard, the forward, and the center. However, modern basketball breaks this down further to the point guard, the shooting guard, the power forward, the small forward, and the center.
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). The rules of basketball do not mandate them, and in informal games they are sometimes not used.