Basketball Small Forwards
IMPORTANT: The small forward is known as SF and the number three in our diagrams.
Basketball Wing Players
In basketball, a small forward can easily become a shooting guard and vice versa. As a result, you make see players play both positions.
Small Forward Roles
Small forwards can adapt easier than shooting guards because they have more weapons in their arsenal. As a small forward, you should have a strong overall game and be able to make three-pointers from downtown and buckets while in the paint. Like other players on the team, small forwards should be great at playing offense and defense.
Small Forward Offense
Small Forward Defense
Small Forward Statistics
Small forwards should have strong numbers in the following statistics:
Top NBA Small Forwards Of All Time
- Larry Bird
- Julius Erving
- Kevin Durant
- Scottie Pippen
- Rick Barry
Top NBA Small Forwards in 2018
- LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
- Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
- Paul George, Oklahoma City Thunder
- Khris Middleton, Milwaukee Bucks