West Coast 2011 Rankings: Point Guards

The top point guards in the west include Josiah Turner, Jahii Carson and Spencer Dinwiddie, among others...

The 2011 point guards in the west are a solid group, although there are only a few high major prospects. Turner gets the nod for the top spot due to his combination of size, athleticism and skill level. He's the best passer in the west by a wide margin and he's improved his shooting in the last year. Carson is a quick, talented prospect with the ability to get his own or create for teammates. His decision-making has improved in the last year, but there is still room for growth in that department. Dinwiddie has gotten better every year and his best basketball is ahead of him as he's still not yet mature physically. He has an oustanding feel for the game and he rarely makes a bad decision. Daniels is, pound for pound, the most talented guard in the class. Unfortunately, he is very slight and there isn't much of him. But he can score in a variety of ways and he's a true point. Caffey is another true point with the ability to create his own shot and he's grown a couple inches in the last year.

1) Josiah Turner, 6-2, Sacramento (Calif.) High
2) Jahii Carson, 5-11, Phoenix (Ariz.) Mt. Point
3) Spencer Dinwiddie, 6-4, Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft
4) Jordan Daniels, 5-9, Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Etiwanda
5) Michael Caffey, 5-11, Corona (Calif.) Centennial Long Beach State
6) Andrew Andrews, 6-1, Portland (Ore.) Benson
7) T.J. Taylor, 5-9, Oakland (Calif.) High
8) Dylan Gerrity, 6-0, Huntington Beach (Calif.) Edison
9) Jordan Baker, 6-3, Tempe (Ariz.) High
10) Hameed Ali, 6-2, San Leandro (Calif.) High

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