2006-07 Star Times boys basketball
Star Times all-area teams are selected by Seattle Times reporters, freelancers and editors covering high-school sports. Players are picked from schools in King and Snohomish counties or from WesCo, Metro or SPSL 3A leagues.
Guard, 6-1, Sr.
Defending Class 4A state champs are poised to make another run behind Overton, a left-hander who averaged 21.7 points, 5.7 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 steals during the regular season. Scored 30 or more four times. Top-ranked Quakers from Seattle went 14-0 in KingCo regular season, and their two losses were to out-of-state teams. Committed to UW.
Guard, 6-5, Sr.
Smith was spectacular as a junior, averaging 22.1 points, and this season he stepped up his game even more in leading the Eagles to the Class 4A state tournament. His 26.0 regular-season scoring average included a 44-point outburst. But Smith also is versatile, with 5.1 assists and 7.8 rebounds per game. Signed with University of Pacific.
Guard, 6-2, Sr.
Arizona State-bound senior has played in the past three Class 3A state-championship games and started the past two. He averaged 11.6 points, six assists, six rebounds and three steals during the regular season, and is a lockdown defender. Son of Trail Blazers coach Nate McMillan, longtime Sonics player and coach.
Forward, 6-7, Sr.
KingCo 3A MVP posted great all-around numbers in regular season: 14.9 points, 12.3 rebounds and nearly three blocks and three assists per game. Wolverines won league tournament behind Sikma, whose postseason numbers are all up. Son of ex-Sonic Jack Sikma has signed with University of Portland.
Guard, 6-4, Sr.
Gray is MVP of the Metro League and the only unanimous selection to the All-Metro team. Gonzaga recruit averaged 21.3 points, eight rebounds, five assists and two steals in one of Bainbridge's best seasons ever. Made 16 of 18 field-goal attempts in a 35-point performance in win at O'Dea.
Jamison, in his seventh year as head coach, guided the Chargers to their first South Puget Sound League North title since 1999 as they finished 13-1 in a division that includes two other top-10 teams. Kentridge is 23-3 and earned a trip to Class 4A state tournament.
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