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 annual Metro Classic High School All-Star Game takes place Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Island Garden in West Hempstead and will feature the top senior boys and girls from New York against their counterparts from Westchester and Long Island. The girls game starts at noon and the boys begin at 3:30.
The New York boys roster includes Lance Stephenson and Maryland-bound James Padgett of Lincoln; Durand Scott of Rice; and Jayvaughn Pinkston of Bishop Loughlin. Click here for the entire roster.
The Suburban team is still holding tryouts and hasn’t finalized its roster.
Ruth Lovelace of Boys & Girls HS is the New York coach, and Rob Pavinelli of St. Dominic is the Suburban Coach.
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.