Definition of swingman
: a player capable of playing effectively in two different positions and especially of playing both guard and forward on a basketball team
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Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press Turns out the Detroit Pistons’ decision to bring back unrestricted swingman Reggie Bullock on a two-year contract probably wasn’t as difficult or uncertain as anyone might have thought.
After going undrafted in two-round selection process June 22, the 6-foot-7, 220-pound swingman from Baltimore is hoping to show enough to make a team’s roster for the 2017-18 season.
Bacon, a 6-foot-7 swingman, made six of his 12 shot attempts.
Former Lakers swingman (and unabashed chucker) Nick Young, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Heat announced before the game that former Nebraska swingman Shavon Shields, who had been scheduled to join the team for their games at the Las Vegas summer league no longer would be on that roster.
Haslem was one of Heat five players – two who are unsigned free agents (James Johnson being the other) – who met with Jazz All-Star swingman Gordon Hayward on Saturday.
After the Chicago Bulls sent Jimmy Butler, their All-Star swingman, to the Timberwolves in a seismic move, the Pacers dealt George to the Thunder — and received little in return.
One mock NBA Draft for 2018 has Wiley and sophomore swingman Mustapha Heron as top-25 picks next year.
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