Posted On: 09/17/20 8:58 AM

Point guard play is essential in basketball as they control the flow of the game. The 2021 class is filled with strong point guards with Blair Academy’s Jaylen BlakesJaylenBlakes6'1" | PGBlair Academy | 2021State#127NationNJ leading the way. The newly ranked point guards are skilled players who should make an impact at the next level. Here are the top newly ranked floor generals in the 2021 rankings.

Isaiah ThompsonIsaiahThompson6'0" | PGPeddie | 2021StateNJ, 6’0 Peddie

Thompson led the Falcons’ attack last season and should do the same this season. The Lafayette commit is lightning quick in the open floor and excels in transition. Thompson has a good handle and knows how to finish around the basket. He has a nice release on his jumper and shoots the ball with confidence. Thompson’s ability to score the ball at all three levels should lead him to a strong senior season for Peddie.

Lorenzo WashingtonLorenzoWashington5'10" | PGThe Patrick School | 2021StateNJ, 5’10 Patrick School

The Celtics need to replace East Carolina signee Noah FarrakhanNoahFarrakhan6'1" | PGThe Patrick School | 2020#159NationNJ and Washington looks to help junior Dionte JohnsonDionteJohnson6'0" | PGPatrick School | 2022StateNJ run the show. The 5’10 guard is electric with the ball in his hands and is a blur in the open floor. Washington is a good passer and is also capable

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