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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.
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Saturday / August 18.
  • Thank God for the New York Giants

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    As a native New Yorker, I can only say, “God Bless Eli Manning, David Tyree and Plaxico Burress.”

    If not for them, Boston would be the world champs in Major League Baseball, the NFL and the NBA.

    I’d never hear the end of it from my friends in Boston, who tormented me — a lifelong Yankees fan — throughout last year’s postseason. And now they can talk about the Celtics winning their 17th NBA title. At least the Yankees still have the most titles in any sport overall (26).

    Paul Pierce will host the Nike Skills Academy for wing players in L.A. this year instead of Kobe Bryant. Think the Swoosh knew something the rest of us didn’t?

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    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.