May 5, 2007

The Weekly Spin: Point of the future

Like former Cal point guard Ayinde Ubaka, who is now hoping to take his game to the NBA next season, playing at Haas Pavilion for the Bears and competing in the Pac-10 was once a dream. It is a vision a number of Bay Area prospects share, including former Sacramento area standout Nate Garth. One of "The Weekly Spin's" favorite prep prospects in the 2008 class, Garth not only shares Ubaka's prep dream, he's got a lot of the same skills.

Garth played his junior season at Woodrow Wilson high school in Dallas (Tex.). Prior to that, he played at Capital Christian in Sacramento (Calif.), helping the Cougars tally an impressive 44-21 record, losing to current state Div. 5 prep power Branson in the CIF playoffs both seasons.

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