combo guard

noun

basketball : a basketball player who has the skills to play as a point guard or shooting guard
He said … he would convert me to a combo guard—that I would play shooting guard and some point guard.George Dohrmann, Play Their Hearts Out, 2010

Word History

First Known Use

1989, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of combo guard was in 1989

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“Combo guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/combo%20guard. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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