Safety

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A Safety most often refers to a player who protects the basket when in full court man or zone defensive pressure. It is this player's job to make sure the opposing team does not score particularly if the opposing team breaks the press and has a player advantage coming down the court.

The player you would want to choose as a safety is one that can read the floor well, knows when to prioritize protecting the basket, and can communicate to their teammates in front of them.