Posted On: 07/2/20 3:27 PM

For this series of ’10 Best’ articles, we’ll be taking a look at the 10 best players in the class of 2021 from different areas of the game. We’ll focus on prospects who either play their high school or AAU ball for a Baltimore based team and run down the list in alphabetical order.

This list will be comprised of the best playmakers. Playmakers not only can make things happen for themselves, but also free up shots and opportunities for those around them.

Jared BillupsJaredBillups6'5" | SFMcDonogh | 2021StateMD | 6’6 | McDonogh

Billups can impact the box score in many ways. At 6-foot-6, he presents good size and handles the ball decently enough to break down his defender, get into the paint and analyze how the defense is guarding weak side rotations on the fly. His athleticism makes him a threat to finish above the rim. As a result, usually defenses are keyed in on quick help rotations and Billups has improved anticipating which teammate will be free for an open look.

Jalen BryantJalenBryant5'11" | PGJohn Carroll | 2021StateMD | 5’11 | John Carroll

Bryant’s name has appeared on many of the lists and for good reason. His outside shot

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