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Posted On: 04/11/21 9:19 AM

As the game of basketball continues to evolve over time, post players are no longer solely used to play with their back to the basket and a lot of great big men are extremely agile and can play any position on the floor. Though you do not have to be the tallest player on the court to become a great rim protector, height is definitely an advantage in this realm and the best rim protectors make opposing players rethink their decision to drive into the paint to attempt and score. This list looks at the players that had the most blocks in the past season. Continue reading for a look at the top rim protectors in the 5A SIC.

Jack Payne Jack Payne 6'5" | SF Boise | 2022 State ID , Boise: Payne is not the biggest player on this list, but he led the 5A SIC in blocks last season while averaging just shy of 3 blocks per game. Payne makes great reads on the defensive end and has impressive timing when he jumps to block shots. Jack can time shot fakes and determine when a player is actually going to shoot before he leaves his feet. Additionally, a lot of Boise’s game plan funneled offensive players

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