Posted On: 09/26/20 10:40 AM

As we continued on our goal to expand rankings, not just from Lower New York but making our way through the bounty of players upstate, we noticed a common theme. Players would play beyond their level upstate, and even while some of this took place in big cities such as Rochester and Buffalo, they still would not get as much attention as City players. Here, we move through some of the best from the West, who finally should get a taste of the attention they deserve.

324. Maeron BuchananMaeronBuchanan6'1" | SFGlobal Concepts | 2021StateNY | Global Concepts

This season, Maeron BuchananMaeronBuchanan6'1" | SFGlobal Concepts | 2021StateNY showed up for Global Concepts, but it wasn’t necessarily from his scoring. Sure, Buchanan showed that when he had the ball and he was in the right place, he can convert from his team. But as a versitile small forward, his value came on defense, where he can constantly switch on and off and seemingly find a way to guard two players at once.

310. Sam WaltersSamWalters6'3" | SFStarpoint | 2021StateNY | Starpoint

When looking at modern basketball at the professional level, one can very easily see how Sam WaltersSamWalters6'3" | SFStarpoint | 2021StateNY out of Starpoint culled his inspiration from. Walters clearly models

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