point guard

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of point guard

: a guard in basketball who is chiefly responsible for running the offense

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First Known Use of point guard

1969


POINT GUARD Defined for English Language Learners

point guard

noun

Definition of point guard for English Language Learners

  • basketball : a player who is one of the two guards on a team and is the one most responsible for leading the team when it has the ball and is trying to score


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