Posted On: 02/4/21 9:00 AM

The region has many athletes who can control the pace, initiate their team's offense, and play off the ball. A guard who shows that versatility is extremely valuable and makes them the ultimate threat to a defense. Here are some combo guards from the class of 2022 who should have our undivided attention. 

Taejan Silva - Virginia Prep Sports Academy/Brockton - 6'5'' - SG/SF/PG - 2022

Silva is a mismatch nightmare at the guard spot. He has the unique combination of height, speed, strength, and ball-handling ability to play multiple positions on the court. A proficient perimeter shooter, Silva can be a huge threat off the ball spotting up. VA Prep has many players who can create offense in the halfcourt; therefore, having a player like Silva capable of knocking down catch and shoot jumpers is vital to the team's success. Silva is a trustworthy ball-handler who will not turn it over and is excellent at starting the fast break with his pinpoint outlet passes. I believe his most underrated attribute is his passing. The zip he puts on his chest passes in the open court, and being able to lead his teammates to the basket

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