Five 2020 Guards You Should Know

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Posted On: 11/1/18 3:27 PM

The class of 2020 has a lot of talent on the perimeter. We will take a look at 5 guards in the class that have the talent to play at the next level. Each of these players are primed and ready for big junior seasons.

Darian Henderson (G, Wyandotte Roosevelt)

Henderson is a smooth yet physical guard. He uses and positions his body in order to create looks at the basket. Henderson is an outstanding passer who throws the ball crisply from the chest. He swings the ball quckly from the top of the arc to the wing.

Zach Maynard (Guard, Brother Rice)

Maynard may be considered one of the most improved players in the state. Funny thing is…..he’s always been this good. Maynard is a force from behind the arc. He’s developed handles and moves to the basket as well.

Freddie McIntosh (Point Guard, Saginaw High School)

McIntosh is a grinding floor leader. He has nice handles and a quick first step that he uses to create space between him and his defender. McIntosh is a good passer, especially in traffic. He has the ability to hunt and create buckets as well. 

Martell Turner (Point Guard, Roseville)

Turner is one of the most well rounded point guards in the junior class. He is incredibly efficient when running the offense. Turner recognizes good shots and shoots at a high percentage because of it. He’s an excellent floor leader who puts his teammates in position to be successful.

Griffin Yaklich (Point Guard, Saline)

Yaklich is one of the top 10 players in the junior class. He’s a smooth ball handler and has good size. Yaklich puts the ball on the floor and gets in the lane at will. Once in the lane, he has a deadly pull up jumper or he can continue to the rim and draw a foul. Yaklich is efficient from deep and is a solid rebounding guard.