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The center, colloquially known as the five or the pivot, is one of the standard positions in a regulation basketball game. The center is normally the tallest player on the team, and often has a great deal of strength and body mass as well. A typical NBA center is between 6’10” (2.08 m) and 7’3″ (2.21 m).
In many cases, the center’s primary role is to use his or her size to score and defend from a position close to the basket. A center who possesses size along with athleticism and skill constitutes an unparalleled asset for a team. The centers are also generally the players who are chosen to take jump balls.
There has been occasional controversy over what constitutes a “true center”. For example, some would say that Tim Duncan, although listed throughout his career as a power forward, is actually a center, because of his size and style of play. Nonetheless, the judgement of whether a given player is a center or power forward is often highly subjective. Because there are currently so…

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Skateboarding is a pastime activity, an art form, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found there were 18.5 million skateboarders in the world. 85 percent of skaters…

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Discover Skateboarding in a Week-Long Class

Skateboarding is a recreational activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been designed and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data uncovered that there were 18.5 million skate boarders in the world. 85 percent of…