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.
Amir Garrett completed a blockbuster eight-man recruiting class for St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin.
The 6-foot-7 Findlay Prep wing decided late Tuesday that he couldn’t wait until the spring signing period and will sign a Letter of Intent today with the Johnnies.
“I will be attending st johns next year,” he wrote on his Twitter.
Garrett had been down to Oregon and St. John’s, but apparently isn’t deterred at all by the fact that Lavin has already landed talented wings Maurice Harkless of Queens and Sir’Dominic Pointer of Detroit.
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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, 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.