Posted On: 09/21/20 8:37 AM

To continue prepping for the 2021 High School season, let’s take a look at some of the best forwards in the Buffalo area that you should keep your eye on.


Max Dowling | 6’6" SR | Canisius High School

Dowling is a talented inside-outside forward that would be most accurately categorized as a flexible stretch-four. Offensively, he’ll do most of his damage on the interior, but can step out use his funky, silky-smooth stroke to knock down spot-up jumpers. He has some solid, throw-back post spins in his bag of tricks that he will regularly go to when he's looking to score inside. These post moves, combined with his really nice touch on turn-around floaters, make him a lethal scorer close to the hoop. On defense, he makes the biggest impact inside getting blocks. He’s able to use his size and length to regularly send shots away and intimidate opposing attackers. 


Joe Harrington | 6’4" JR | Lancaster High School

Harrington will be one of the most exciting bigs to watch this season, as he heads into just his Junior year. In contrast to Dowling, he has more of a new-school interior presence on offense. With less of

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