Boys basketball players to watch 2012
10 boys basketball players on Long Island to keep an eye on this season, listed in alphabetical order.
Kellenberg, Forward, Senior
Athletic 6-5 swingman averaging 22 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists.
Uniondale, Guard, Senior
Six-footer has quick feet, quick hands and runs the show for Knights.
Long Island Lutheran, Center, Senior
A 6-9 shot-blocker with improved shooting touch committed to UConn.
Mt. Sinai, Center, Senior
This 6-7 inside force already has two 30-point games this season and is a double-double machine.
Smithtown West, Guard, Senior
A 5-11 shooter with range who scored 41 points in an upset of Brentwood.
Jericho, Guard, Senior
This 6-0 sharpshooter averaged 20.6 last season; already has games of 37 and 36.
Central Islip, Forward, Senior
Athletic and versatile at 6-4; scores, rebounds and is disruptive on defense.
Farmingdale, Guard, Senior
The versatile 6-2 guard also is skilled scorer. He has three eight-assist games already this season.
Harborfields, Forward, Senior
At 6-3, he averaged 16 points, 10 rebounds for state Class A champions.
St. John the Baptist, Center, Junior
The 6-8 post man had 34 points, 32 rebounds in CHSAA title-game win last season.