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Posted On: 12/14/20 5:21 PM

The Winter Showcase is taking place December 12th, and 13th at the Phhacility in Phoenix, AZ, hosted by recruiting legend Gerry Freitas, the two-day event featured some of the top programs on the West Coast. It also featured several guys that could straight up lock up. In this article, we take a look at the top defenders from the event. 

Isaiah Carr Isaiah Carr 7'0" | PF Las Cruces | 2022 State NM 6’11 C Team Swoosh Nike 2022 (featured image) - Even when Carr isn’t playing well he provides rim protection. Blocked and altered countless shots throughout the week. Carr is a rangy shot blocker with the ability to get to shots he shouldn’t. 

Hayden Gray Hayden Gray 6'2" | PG Santa Fe Christian | 2021 State 6’3 SG Gamepoint 2021 - Gray was a willing defender, who sat down in a stance and challenged every dribble. Has a good combination of upper body strength and lateral quickness. Was surprisingly good at protecting the rim from his position, getting several blocks throughout the week. 

Lewis Singleterry 5’11 PG Gamepoint 2021 - A true dawg with a pit bull mentality. Singleterry refused to get beat off the bounce, defending at a high level throughout the event. He’s quick and pesky and did a good job of staying in

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