Sports And Athletics

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average, the Shooting guard is the most athletic member of the team. They are very quick
on their feet and can jump very, very high. They are the most common type of players to
become “media-rized”. In other words, the ones you’ll see on billboards, milk cartons,
and television commercials. The ones you would imagine to be hanging from a 10 foot
high rim. Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, Tracy McGrady, and Michael Jordan are all prime
examples of Shooting guards. Often, Shooting guards have a tendency to become the
most cocky and arrogant ones on the team too. Due to a few massive dunks and a couple
of cross overs they become posterized and idolized to the point where they actually
believe (consciously or unconsciously) that they are about the best in the world. Some
Shooting guards in the NBA won’t even sign autographs.
The third type of position is the Small forward position. A Small forward is the
most open position to play because you can have a variety strategy’s to follow through
with during the game. Some players, such as Tayshaun Prince from the Detriot Pistons,
are more of a offensive threat and can score easily when the time is right. Tayshaun
Prince is a long, lanky player who is considered to be the most well rounded offensive
Small forward in the league. He’s great for offensive rebounds, is always ready for the
open look, and can bust a three pointer when in a last second clutch situation. Other
players, such as Caron Butler from the Washington Wizards, are more on the defensive
end of the spectrum. Butler can use his muscle to block out for defensive rebounds and is
tall enough to easily stuff down an opponents shot attempts. Sometimes coaches will
rotate other players in and out of Small forward position due to the other team’s Small
forwards. Most small forwards will often look for a mid to low key shot. The Small
forwards are usually larger than the guards. They use their size to thei View More »

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