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.
NEW YORK − After sitting out the first part of the high school basketball season, Kyrie Irving is ready to make his debut Thursday with St. Patrick of Elizabeth, N.J., which is ranked No. 6 in the RivalsHigh 100.
“I want to fit in with the chemistry at St. Patrick’s,” Irving said last week at Madison Square Garden, where he watched No. 4 UConn beat St. John’s 67-55. “That’s the most important thing. Just come in and make a contribution right away.”
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.