2008 West Coast Rankings: Point Guards

The 2008 West Coast class of point guards has a few elite prospects at the top of the class and good overall depth throughout the group. UCLA-committed Malcolm Lee and Jerime Anderson, as well as Larry Drew and Garrett Sim, are among the top prospects...

After a very weak 2007 class of West Coast point guards, the 2008 class delivers a very solid group of prospects. Lee gets a slight edge for the top spot due to his upside. His size, quickness and shooting ability make him one of the top prospects in the country. Lee is versatile enough that he will probably be able to play multiple spots in college. Anderson is a pure point who grades out at above average in most aspects of the game. Anderson has a solid frame and he's an underrated athlete. Among the players on this list, Anderson has the best feel for the game. Drew has good overall ball skills and he too understands the position of point guard. Drew has good vision and he's adept at setting up teammates. Sim isn't well known outside of the west, but he is a very intriguing prospect. He has an excellent feel and a good-looking stroke with three-point range. Norris has good quickness and a solid handle. His shot is just fair at
this time, but he can run a team and he's a good defender.

1) Malcolm Lee, 6-4, Riverside (Calif.) North
2) Jerime Anderson, 6-1, Anaheim (Calif.) Canyon
3) Larry Drew, 6-0, Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft
4) Garrett Sim, 6-0, Portland (Ore.) Sunset
5) Darian Norris, 5-11, Las Vegas (Nev.) Mojave
6) Oliver McNally, 6-3, Ross (Calif.) Branson
7) Paul McCoy, 5-11, Portland (Ore.) Grant
8) Reggie Moore, 6-1, Seattle (Wash.) O'Dea
9) Jason Pruitt, 6-1, Los Angeles (Calif.) View Park
10) Ameer Shamsud-din, 6-2, Portland (Ore.) Benson Tech
 

OTHER POINT GUARDS OF NOTE:

Duane Bagsby, 5-8, Berkeley (Calif.) High
Kyron Brown, 6-2, Elk Grove (Calif.) High
Bryce Cartwright, 6-1, Compton (Calif.) Dominguez
Reggie Chambers, 5-8, Salt Lake City (Utah) West
Marques Coleman, 6-3, Glendale (Ariz.) Cactus
Glen Dean, 5-8, Seattle (Wash.) Roosevelt
Deremy Geiger, 5-11, Las Vegas (Nev.) Canyon Springs
Holton Hunsaker, 5-11, Woods Cross (Utah) High
Kelly Kaigler, 6-1, San Jose (Calif.) Oak Grove
Gabe Kindred, 5-11, Oakland (Calif.) Fremont
Kevin Loyd, 5-9, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman
Devon Manning, 6-1, Pueblo (Col.) Pueblo Central
Terance Reaves, 6-1, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly
Josh Thomas, 5-11, La Canada (Calif.) Renaissance Academy
Casper Ware,5-10, Cerritos (Calif.) Gahr
Terrell Wallace,5-11, Beaverton (Ore.) Westview
Jelany White, 5-9, Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw
Evan Wiley, 5-11, Dublin (Calif.) High


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