Posted On: 06/10/20 4:40 PM

Basketball has always been a game where size matters, but with the way the game is trending with small ball the smaller guards are starting to make a comeback. There’s always been guys that can get it done despite not being the biggest, but it seems to me and many others that the small guards are making a comeback. With that being said, here’s a look at 7 small guards in the 2021 class to keep an eye on.

Jason NelsonJasonNelson5'8" | PGJohn Marshall | 2021StateVA | 5’10” | John Marshall

Nelson recently narrowed his schools he’s considering down to Richmond and Vanderbilt, and despite his size he’s solidified himself as the best point guard in the Richmond area and one of the best in the state as well. The two time state champion is a true floor general that runs the show and makes everyone better, but this year he showed more of a killer instinct and an improved ability to score the ball off the bounce from multiple levels. He’s extremely crafty and a tough leader that maybe isn’t a “rah-rah” guy as I like to say but he leads by example and is easy for others to follow

Virginia All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops Virginia to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!