Posted On: 11/21/20 10:19 PM

Lockdown defenders are at a premium. A player with the versatility and desire to shut down the opposing team’s top scorer is a valuable commodity. In this article, we look at the state’s top 20 defenders. 

  1. Donte TurnerDonteTurner6'2" | SFCimarron | 2022StateNV 6’3 SF Cimmaron 2022 (#29PHN 2022) (featured image) - Versatile wing player that can guard multiple positions. 
  2. Aaron PriceAaronPrice6'7" | PFLiberty | 2022StateNV 6’7 PF Liberty 2022 (#8PHN 2022) - Athletic wing defender that can guard backcourt and frontcourt positions.  
  3. Tylen RileyTylenRiley6'0" | CGDurango | 2023StateNV 6’0 CG Durango 2023 (#15PHN 2023) - Willing defender with good frame and lateral quickness. 
  4. Cameron KimbleCameronKimble6'4" | SGClark | 2021StateNV 6’4 SG Clark 2021 (#9PHN 2021)- High IQ player that is one of the top help defenders in the state.
  5. Nakalya FabelloNakalyaFabello5'10" | PGValley | 2023StateNV 6’0 PG Valley 2023 (#10PHN 2023) - Gritty PG, that uses high IQ to beat ballhandlers to the spot and jump passing lanes.  
  6. Frank BartleyFrankBartley6'0" | PGSpring Valley | 2021StateNV 6’0 PG Spring Valley 2021 (#18PHN 2021) - Tough competition that locks up on ball. 
  7. Jamir StephensJamirStephens6'1" | PGDesert Pines | 2022StateNV 6’1 CG Desert Pines 2022 (#14PHN 2022) - Guards the 1 and 2 effectively
  8. Jacques Williams JrJacquesWilliams Jr5'10" | PGArbor View | 2022StateNV 5’10 PG Arbor View 2022 (#37PHN 2022) - Pitbull

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