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Backcourt

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What Is The Definition Of Backcourt?

1. The backcourt is the half of a basketball court that a team defends. Separated by the half-court line, the backcourt contains their opponent’s basket.

2. The term backcourt is also used to describe a team’s collection of guards. When describing a team’s backcourt statistic, they are describing the combined stats of their guards.

Examples Of How Backcourt Is Used In Commentary

1. The Bulls inbound the ball in the backcourt, but must get the ball into the frontcourt (past the half-court line) in under eight seconds.

2. The Warriors have one of the best backcourts in the league in Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Basketball

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