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.
Leslie, Jones Visit UK for Blue-White Scrimmage; Payne to Announce Thursday
Senior forwards C.J. Leslie of Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God Academy and Terrence Jones Portland (Ore.) Jefferson both attended Kentucky’s Blue-White scrimmage Wednesday night, according to various reports.
Leslie, the No. 4 power forward in the Class of 2010, was supposed to attend Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness last week but didn’t attend. Seton Hall is hoping to get a visit from Leslie as well, but his camp has been very quiet about his plans.
Word of God coach Erasto Hatchett told me earlier this month the 6-foot-8, 205-pound Leslie is c
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.