Posted On: 10/13/20 9:17 AM

Blair Academy has been one of the top teams in New Jersey over the past few seasons and they should be again in 2020-21. The Buccaneers are used to dealing with losing key players as 2019 Gatorade Player of the Year Jabri Abdur-RahimJabriAbdur-Rahim6'6" | SFBlair Academy | 2020#41NationNJ skipped most of the 2019-20 season. They will be without big man Akoldah GakAkoldahGak6'11" | CBlair Academy | 2021StateNJ who signed to play with the Illowara Hawks in Australia. It’s a big loss, but Blair Academy has the talent to overcome the loss.

Point guard Jaylen BlakesJaylenBlakes6'1" | PGBlair Academy | 2021State#127NationNJ returns to lead the show and should have a big senior season. The 6’1 guard has a good handle and is tough to contain off the bounce. Blakes is more than just a slasher as he can knock down jumpers from behind the arc. He is a good passer and is a leader on the floor. Blakes’ leadership will be vital for Blair Academy as the Buccaneers look to be one of the top teams in the Garden State.

Lual ManyangLualManyang6'10" | CBlair Academy | 2022StateNJ will be tasked with more responsibility down low as he will be the guy to replace Gak. The 6’10 forward has a nice touch around the basket and runs the

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