Posted On: 06/19/20 4:32 PM

EDITOR's NOTE: Alden Applewhite is no longer a member of Tennessee's Class of 2021.  He is moving to Arizona.

Ah, the wing position.  The evolution of the wing from slasher or shooter to, better be able to shoot and defend the perimeter reflected the change in the game of basketball.  Blame the Golden State Warriors and the proliferation of spread-out offenses.  This grouping of wings can and will shoot exceptionally, and yet most of them are elite in another facet (rebounding, defense, slashing, effort, etc.) 

Today, we feature the 15 best wing prospects in the entire state (Class of 2021 only). Are you a wing deserving of our attention?  DM your stats, highlight, and name to @PrepHoopsTN.

 

 

Johnathan LawsonJohnathanLawson6'8" | SFWooddale | 2021State#116NationTN, Wooddale
Overall Ranking: 1
Wing Ranking: 1

D1 offers. Averaged nearly 30 ppg and earned his first Mr. Basketball award. Had a great chance to capture a third state title (’18 Memphis East, ’19 Wooddale) if the tournamelnt occurred.  Lawson benefits from two axioms.  Always bet on the younger brother.  Get good genetics.  Players who grow up younger and hungrier eventually become great as their older brothers push them and give them

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