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.
Knicks Earn First Win of the Season; Paul Says He’s Unaware of NBA Review on Rondo
NEW YORK (NBA.com Exclusive) — Al Harrington elevated to block Chris Paul’s driving layup attempt late in the fourth quarter and then ran downcourt wagging his finger a la Dikembe Mutombo as the Madison Square Garden crowd roared in approval.
Harrington finished with 24 points off the bench, David Lee scored a season-high 28 and Larry Hughes had a season-best 20 in his first start as the Knicks earned their first victory of the season, 117-111, over Paul and the visiting New Orleans Hornets.
“We played unselfishly on offense and we played hard on defense. And when we can do those two things, we’ll have a chance to win,” said Lee, who scored on a variety of pick-and-rolls and added eight rebounds.
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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.