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Posted On: 11/10/19 9:39 PM

Everybody loves the offensive side of the game, but I personally value the defensive side of the ball way more than the offensive. Today we highlight some of the best defenders in the 2020 class. Prospects could specialize in perimeter or post defense, we will be covering both styles of defense.

Osasere Ighodaro 6'9 2020 F Desert Vista

Ighodaro has the size and speed to be a lockdown defender. He has the foot speed and wing span to disrupt perimeter players, while having the height and length to turn away shots down low. When Osasere is on the floor, there is always a chance for a big time highlight block. 

Evan Nelson 6'3 2020 G Salpointe Catholic

Nelson is what I think about as the prototypical perimeter defender. He is more than capable of getting steals and blocks but doesn't really need to. He is really good at keeping his man in front of him and beating them with his feet. Nelson easily goes over screens and can stay with his man due to his elusiveness and lateral speed. 

Jabari Walker 6'7 2020 F AZ Compass Prep

Walker is another one of those freak athletes that make for an amazing

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