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The small forward (SF), also known as the three, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game. [1]

14 relations: Basketball, Basketball positions, Center (basketball), Free throw, Jump shot (basketball), Layup, National Basketball Association, Personal foul (basketball), Point (basketball), Power forward (basketball), Rebound (basketball), Slam dunk, Slasher (basketball), Women's National Basketball Association.

Basketball

Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Basketball positions

The five basketball positions normally employed by organized basketball teams are the point guard (PG), the shooting guard (SG), the small forward (SF), the power forward (PF), and the center (C).

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Center (basketball)

The center (C), also known as the five, or the big man, is one of the five positions in a regular basketball game.

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Free throw

In basketball, free throws or foul shots are unopposed attempts to score points by shooting from behind the free throw line (informally known as the foul line or the charity stripe), a line situated at the end of the restricted area.

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Jump shot (basketball)

In basketball (and derivatives like netball), a regular jump shot or jumper is an attempt to score a basket by jumping, usually straight up, and in mid-jump, propelling the ball in an arc into the basket.

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Layup

A layup in basketball is a two-point shot attempt made by leaping from below, laying the ball up near the basket, and using one hand to bounce it off the backboard and into the basket.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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Personal foul (basketball)

In basketball, a personal foul is a breach of the rules that concerns illegal personal contact with an opponent.

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Point (basketball)

Points in basketball are used to keep track of the score in a game.

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Power forward (basketball)

The power forward (PF), also known as the four, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game.

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Rebound (basketball)

In basketball, a rebound, colloquially referred to as a board, is a statistic awarded to a player who retrieves the ball after a missed field goal or free throw.

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Slam dunk

A slam dunk, also simply dunk, is a type of basketball shot that is performed when a player jumps in the air, controls the ball(s) above the horizontal plane of the rim, and scores by putting the ball directly through the basket with one or both hands.

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Slasher (basketball)

A slasher is a basketball player (typically a guard, but also possibly a forward) who primarily drives (slashes) to the basket when on offense.

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Women's National Basketball Association

The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a women's professional basketball league in the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_forward

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