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Posted On: 04/22/20 1:46 PM

Newark is one of the top basketball hot spots in New Jersey with powerhouses like Newark East Side and St. Benedict’s. Shooting guards E.J. EvansE.J.Evans6'4" | SGSt. Benedict's | 2020StateNJ and Mikah Johnson Jr.MikahJohnson Jr.6'4" | SGNewark East Side | 2020StateNJ were big time play-makers this season, but they are the only big-time guards from New Jersey’s most populated city. Here are the top shooting guards from Newark.

Bakir ClevelandBakirCleveland6'4" | SGUniversity High School of Humanities | 2021StateNJ, 6’4 University 2021

Cleveland may play more on the wing for his high school team, but he will definitely play shooting guard at the college level. The 6’4 guard is one of the top shooting guards in the 2021 class due to his ability to play both ways. Cleveland is hard to keep out of the lane and knows how to finish around the basket. He has a solid mid-range game and is capable of knocking down shots from behind the arc. Cleveland is one of the more underrated prospects in the 2021 class and is ready for a big senior season for University.

Tasheem AndersonTasheemAnderson6'2" | CGNewark Central | 2021StateNJ, 6’2 Newark Central 2021

Anderson is more of a combo guard, but his ability to play off the ball makes him eligible for this list. The University transfer did a little bit

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