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Saturday / August 18.
  • Mass Exodus of NYC Prep Talent

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    NEWARK, N.J. — On his first day at school last week, Sidiki Johnson walked the halls wearing a maroon sweater, button-down shirt, slacks and a backpack slung over his shoulders.
     
    Johnson, a 6-foot-9 junior from the Bronx who has verbally committed to Arizona, was familiarizing himself with his new surroundings.
    At St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark.
    “It was a great opportunity for me,” Johnson said Friday. “I just wanted to better myself as a player and academic-wise. Just to be here and get better as a player and a person.”
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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.