Definition of small forward in English:

small forward

Syllabification: small for·ward

noun

Basketball
  • A forward who is typically smaller than a power forward, and is often more agile and a better shot.
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    • He still is not big enough to hold off bulky power forwards, but he is athletic and smart enough to guard versatile power forwards and even small forwards.
    • Self envisions Wright at point guard, small forward or even power forward.
    • He also frustrates pick-setters because he is smart enough and quick enough to defend shooting guards, small forwards and power forwards.

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