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 day after David Cox was named Associate Head Coach at Rutgers last week, one of the first calls he made was to junior college shooting guard Tyree Graham.
The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Graham had known Cox, the former Georgetown assistant, since he was 15 years old and played with the DC Assault AAU program.
Now thatCox had gone to work for Rutgers head coach Mike Rice, he wasted no time looking for players for his new boss.
“He called me and I even asked, ‘Is there any chance of me coming there [to Rutgers]?'” Graham, 21, said Thursday by phone from Durham, N.C.
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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.