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shooting guard


Kobe Bryant is a great shooting guard.
  basketball position also called the off-guard or two-guard; relative to the point guard, handles the basketball less, shoots more — especially from 3-point range
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shooting guard 2 position
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Also called the 2 position.
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  • Kobe Bryant is a great shooting guard.
  • Carver got the pill, busted it down-court, and Carver’s shooting guard threw it up for Ice.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Slam!
  • How he’d been one of the best basketball players in the state of Tennessee, and held his own on the court with high school All-Americans, and still secretly believed his natural position was shooting guard.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
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Associated words [difficulty]:   shooting guard [9] , point guard [7] , power forward (basketball) [9] , small forward [9]
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