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a player in a team sport who leads attacks or maneuvers in such a way that a teammate can score

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After speaking with Latoya Bond for just a few minutes, Marynell Meadors sparked something in her she had lost for a while," said Tamika Milburn, CEO of Playmakers Basketball Royalties and Team Owner of the Atlanta Monarchs, on signing Marynell Meadors.
Asked if Eriksen was up there with the finest playmakers in the world, Vertonghen said: "I believe so, yeah.
The former San Miguel playmaker will take the position left by his brother Nash, who has been appointed as head coach for TNT in the PBA.
FUN: The Playmakers by Japanese artists KOSUGE1-16 is an interactive exhibition currently being enjoyed by families at the MAC.
Also spearheading Al Najma, coached by former team skipper Hisham Dawood, were Hassan Marhoon and Khalid Abdulqader, who returned to the club recently from injuries, besides Mohammed Abbas, playmaker Hussain Habib and libero Ali Thamer.
The playmaker who helped his club stay in the top flight was the top scorer in the first season, before the continuous change of coaches made the club go down last season.
Rolfe at least marked his debut with a third-minute try as he raced on to fellow playmaker Kevin Till's grubber kick.
Fullback Greg Smith leads the team with 10 touchdowns, and receiver/running back Taveon Burke (883 all-purpose yards, nine touchdowns) is among the area's most dynamic playmakers.
Joseph Haj, 42, a graduate of UNC's master of fine arts professional actor training program, has taken on the expanded responsibilities that led David Hammond, artistic director for 14 of his 21 years with PlayMakers, to exit after protracted negotiations.
It is just another way to get the ball to our playmakers.
In 1905 he began teaching at the University of North Dakota, forming the Dakota Playmakers in 1910.
The groups will continue to collaborate in the future on new products with the ultimate goal of spreading the power of optimism, all while helping kids in need through the Life is good Playmakers.
APOEL NICOSIA v SPURS JAN VERTONGHEN believes Tottenham team-mate Christian Eriksen is now among the best playmakers in the world.
Seeing how the 23-year-old playmaker has fared in the amateurs, Elasto Painters coach Caloy Garcia believes Tolomia has what it takes to lead the team and be among the league's elite playmakers.
Other players who represented Al Najma, under ex-club player Fuad Abdulwahed, were Mohammed Abbas, Khalid Abdulqader, Mahdi Saleh, playmakers Mahmood Jassim, Hussain Habib and libero Jaffer Abdulnabi.