power forward

: a basketball forward whose size and strength are used primarily in controlling play near the basket

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noun, pl ⋯ -wards [count]
basketball : a forward whose size and strength are used mainly to control play near the basket

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • power forward — noun Date: 1973 a basketball forward whose size and strength are used primarily in controlling play near the basket …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Power Forward (Eishockey) — Power Forward Jarome Iginla gehört zu den bekanntesten Power Forwards Eishockeypositionen Torwart Verteidiger Linker Flügel – Center – Rechter Flügel Sonstige Enforcer – Man …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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