starting point


: a place to start
The tire tracks at the scene of the crime were a starting point for investigators.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Chris Paul is the veteran starting point guard who leads, runs the show and closes the games. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2023 So that was sort of starting point of playing with that. Jeffery Delviscio, Scientific American, 14 Mar. 2023 And if Kyle Lowry is your best option as starting point guard, then that’s how he should be utilized. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 13 Mar. 2023 Midway through the second quarter, leading scorer and starting point guard T’Johnn Brown was subbed out after he was charged with his third foul in an 18-18 tie game. Lia Assimakopoulos, Dallas News, 11 Mar. 2023 The Volunteers lost starting point guard Zakai Zeigler to a torn ACL last week in a win over Arkansas. Mark Heim |, al, 8 Mar. 2023 The Gamecocks played without starting point guard in Kierra Fletcher. Pete Iacobelli, ajc, 6 Mar. 2023 Against Atlanta, the 6-foot-8 Reddish started at small forward but also saw time at point forward when starting point guard Damian Lillard rested. oregonlive, 4 Mar. 2023 The Lakers also didn’t have starting point guard D’Angelo Russell, who missed his fourth straight game with a right ankle sprain. Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Starting point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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