Offense is another important aspect in Basketball. Without offense,
it will be very hard to score and scoring is another important
aspect in Basketball. Below are the positions on offense.
- Point Guard: usually the
fastest player on the team organizes the team's offense by
controlling the ball and making sure that it gets to the right
player at the right time.
- Shooting Guard: creates a
high volume of shots on offense; guards the opponent's best
perimeter player on defense.
- Small Forward: often
primarily responsible for scoring points via cuts to the basket
and dribble penetration; on defense seeks rebounds and steals, but
sometimes plays more actively.
- Power Forward: plays
offensively often with his back to the basket; on defense, plays
under the basket (in a zone defense) or against the opposing power
forward (in man-to-man defense).
- Center: uses size to score
(on offense), to protect the basket closely (on defense), or to
Most plays are made up but the pick and role is used by almost all
teams in the NBA to 4-8 grade teams. The number 2 player blocks
number 1ís opponent.No.1 has ball.