- ☆ Basketball
- the half of the court with the basket a team is defending
- the players on a team who play guard
- Tennis the area at either end of the court between the service line and the base line
See backcourt in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. The part of a court between the service line and the base line in tennis and other net games.
b. The part of the playing area farthest from the goal or target wall in certain court games, such as handball.
a. The half of the court that a team defends.
b. The portion of the frontcourt farthest from the basket.
c. The guards on a team.
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