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A "shooting guard" is generally just what you think it means: Someone whose primary job is to shoot the ball, either as a spot up shooter, catching and releasing, or coming off screens; someone who can spot up from either in close or three-point range, and someone who defends the other team´s off-guard. A good shooting gaurd is also very comfortable scoring and operating from the Triple Threat Position. Master the Triple Threat and you will be a force to be reckoned with.