Definition of frontcourt
1 : a basketball team's offensive half of the court
2 : the positions of the forwards and center on a basketball team; also : the forwards and center themselves
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Patterson is leaving Toronto to join All-Star Paul George in a new-look Thunder frontcourt, the person told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Flanking him in the frontcourt is a 23-year old center that just became the first qualifying rookie big man since Shaquille O’Neal to average at least 15 points and 13 rebounds per-36 minutes.
Latest NBA coverage: The fit in Denver is intriguing because of the rising frontcourt star the Nuggets already have in Nikola Jokic.
Meanwhile, Atlanta is likely to lose its best frontcourt player, Paul Millsap, an unrestricted free agent.
In the Finals, a James-Love-Thompson frontcourt gave up 248 points in 80 minutes.
Those decisions might mean thinning out the frontcourt via the trade market.
Mason Plumlee (restricted) Plumlee has a lot of the big-picture skills (finishing, shot-blocking, frontcourt playmaking) that teams crave but is missing some of the connective tissue that would elevate his game.
There's more to it than shooting percentages, surely, but Lyles now has to try to get his career back on track amid a crowded Denver Nuggets frontcourt.
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