Five players per team are on the court; they all play both offense and defense.
Position that assists the point guard; an excellent shooter, this player usually guards the opponent’s most dangerous player.
Position that covers the left side of the court; this player has offensive (shooting, passing) and defensive abilities.
Position that defends the basket from close in and collects rebounds; this player is often the tallest on the team.
Position that covers the right side of the court; this player has offensive (shooting, passing) and defensive abilities.
Position that directs the attack; this player is highly skilled at controlling and passing the ball.