Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
The National Basketball Association Top 100 Camp tips off June 17 on the campus of the University of Virginia and numerous players from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have been invited. Here’s a list:
Tevin Baskin (Trinity Catholic, Uncommitted); Paris Bennett (St. Patrick/Uncommitted); Dominic Cheek (St. Anthony/Uncommitted); Michael Gilchrist (St. Patrick/Uncommitted); Myck Kabongo (St. Benedict’s/Uncommitted); Tamir Jackson (St. Benedict’s/UA; Omari Lawrence (St. Raymond’s/Uncommitted); Lamar Patterson (St. Benedict’s/Pitt); Durand Scott (Rice/Uncommitted); and Tristan Thompson (St. Benedict’s/Texas).
Among the top national players invited are Xavier Henry, Jeremy Tyler, David and Travis Wear (North Carolina), Stephan Van Treese and Brandon Knight.
St. Benedict’s coach Dan Hurley will also coach at the event.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.