Basketball Formations

In this chapter, we will learn about basic formations in the sport of basketball. Get ready to learn about some of these offensive and defensive team formations in a basketball game.

Team Formations

A formation in basketball describes the way players on a basketball team position themselves on the court. There are many types of formations that a team can employ.

What We'll Be Learning

In this chapter we will explore the basic team defensive formations for a basketball team that you should know such as:

By the end of this chapter, you'll know the basic formations a basketball team can use and how to identify them during a game.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our basketball glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to team formations:

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