Defender (basketball)


October 28, 2021

Defender is the name for the position of a player in basketball. This position is reserved for players of good shot and high speed. In basketball terminology, the defender is often called "two".


The main role of this player is to score points from a distance, so this call is often said to be a shooter. However, due to his speed, the defender often runs counters. His standard position in attack is on the three-point line. However, very often, due to his characteristics, the player moves in the depth of the racket, looking for a lighter position for the shot.

Famous defenders

The most famous player in this position is Michael Jordan, while the most famous Serbian players are Dragan Kićanović and Predrag Danilović.

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