West Coast 2010 Rankings: Power Forwards

The power forward spot in the West Coast class of 2010 is a bit short on elite talent. Steven Adams, Terrence Jones and Kevin Panzer are among the top guys...

The West Coast 2010 power forwards are just decent at this point in time. There isn't a lot of elite talent, but there are several intriguing guys outside of the top five who will end up at some level of D1 ball. Adams gets the nod for the top spot right now, but he could end up playing the five down the road. A big bodied post who is surprisngly nimble, and bouncier than you'd think, Adams can step out and shoot it pretty well from 18-20 feet. He's got very good feet and he's going to eventually be a solid low-post threat. Jones is a face-up four who likes to shoot it from three. He's got good ball skills for a big man, but does need to work on his shot selection. Panzer has a live body and very good stroke from deep. He needs to learn to play inside, but there is a considerable upside with him. Atanga is a transplant from Cameroon who plays with very good energy and toughness. Simon is another face-up four man with a nice stroke to the stripe.

1) Steven Adams, 6-7, Pasadena (Calif.) High
2) Terrance Jones, 6-7, Portland (Ore.) Jefferson
3) Kevin Panzer, 6-8, Mission Viejo (Calif.) Capistrano Valley
4) Yannick Atanga, 6-6, Ojai (Calif.) Besant Hill
5) Patrick Simon, 6-7, Ephrata (Wash.) High  Washington State


John Bailey, 6-7, Mesa (Ariz.) Dobson
DeAndre Daniels, 6-7, Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft
Jordan Didier, 6-7, Phoenix (Ariz.) St. Mary's
Derek Kaster, 6-5, Moreno Valley (Calif.) Canyon Springs
Steve McClellan, 6-6, Fresno (Calif.) Edison
Kevin Mulloy, 6-6, Oxnard (Calif.) High
J.J. O'Brien, 6-6, Alta Loma (Calif.) High
Dwayne Polee, Jr., 6-7, Los Angeles (Calif.) Westchester  USC
Jordan Salley, 6-6, La Verne (Calif.) Lutheran

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