shooting guard

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of shooting guard

:a guard in basketball whose chief role is as an outside shooter

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First Known Use of shooting guard

1914


SHOOTING GUARD Defined for English Language Learners

shooting guard

noun

Definition of shooting guard for English Language Learners

  • basketball : a player who is one of the two guards on a team and whose main role is to score points


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