Player Profile: New Jersey Forward Prospect

A look at the individual game of Chris Gaston who played this past weekend in New Jersey ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Chris Gaston

HEIGHT: 6-foot-7

WEIGHT: 210 Pounds

CLASS: 2008

POSITION: Power Forward

PREVIOUS HIGH SCHOOL: St. Anthony's High School in Jersey City, New Jersey

HIGH SCHOOL FOR THIS FALL: St. Benedict's Prep

AAU PROGRAM: Playaz Basketball Club

AAU PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Jimmy Salmon

STRENGTHS: Post moves, athletic, can run floor, good rebounder and athletic shot blocker

RECRUITING INTEREST: Virginia, St. Peters, Xavier, Providence and Temple

CONCLUSION: Chris has good footwork and post moves in post area. He is a big man who can run floor. Chris is not an intimidating shot blocker but his long frame enables him to block shots that guys his size don't get to. A lot of upside. Needs to play hard on every possession in every game.


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