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Posted On: 02/24/21 8:00 AM

Many wings in Eastern Massachusetts have shown the ability to impact multiple facets of the game. Their versatility on both sides of the ball has been imperative to their team's success. 

 

Jordan-Phillip Long - Dracut High/ Mass Rivals - 6'2'' - SG/SF - 2021 (pictured above)

Long is a forward who can get to the rim with ease using his wingspan and long strides when attacking. His athleticism is elite, and he is unstoppable going coast-to-coast. Long's 6'2'' frame allows him to see the floor, and he can shift gears and burst right past defenders and get easy buckets. When he runs downhill, attacking backpedaling defenders in transition, his body control and shiftiness are on full display as he glides to the basket. A terrific spot-up shooter who effortlessly hits threes over shot-contests but has the awareness to show a fake, blow by the defense, and get into the paint where he can show off his court vision when the help defense collapses on him. A reliable ball-handler, Long always has the ball on a string and does an excellent job taking care of the ball. Long is an athlete who plays at the perimeter

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