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.
Twenty-four hours after the Boost Mobile Elite 24 event at Rucker Park, Nike will host a High Elite Youth All-Star Game at Goat Park.
The day will feature several games, and some of the top prep players in the area are slated to attend: North Carolina commit Dexter STrickland of St. Patrick (pictured) and Villanova-bound Maalik Wayns, both of whom are in the Boost Mobile event; Shaquille Stokes of St. Patrick; JayVaughn Pinkston of Bishop Loughlin; Lamont “Momo” Jones; Fuquan Edwin and Shaq Thomas of Paterson Catholic; and Kevin Parrom of South Kent (Conn.).
Location: Goat Park 99th Street & Amsterdam AvenueTime: 10am to 8pmDate: Saturday August 23, 2008Schedule:11AM- West 4th (Women’s Champs) vs. Uptown Challenge(All Stars)12:15pm- Money Train (Tri State Champs) vs. Queensbridge (Pro City Champs)2:00pm- X-Men(West 4th Champs) vs. Bingo’s All Stars (Dyckman Champs)4:15pm- High Elite Youth All Star Game6:00pm – Tournament of Champions Championship Game
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.