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Wednesday / August 15.
  • Anderson Headlines Battle of the Boroughs

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    New York-area fans looking to watch Kyle Anderson in person can check him out Sunday in the Battle of the Boroughs.

    The 6-foot-8 Anderson will suit up for the Harlem team against Brooklyn at 12:30 at the Gauchos Gym in The Bronx. The event features five games beginning at 11 a.m., with Queens against The Bronx.

    Anderson played Saturday night in the inaugural Franchise Classic in The Bronx and scored 28 points as Team NYC beat Team USA.

    Next weekend he heads to Venice Beach, Calif., to participate in the Boost Mobile Elite 24 game.

    Anderson is considering Seton Hall, St. John’s, Florida, Georgetown and UCLA and will announce Sept. 20.

    Others expected to participate in the Battle of the Boroughs are Jevon Thomas (Queens), Malik Nichols (Queens), Jermaine Lawrence (Queens), Daniel Dingle (Bronx), Kerwin Okoro (Bronx), Amadou Sidibe (Bronx), Melvin Johnson (Harlem), Jordan Dickerson (Brooklyn), Jimmy Hall (Brooklyn), Terrence Samuel (Brooklyn) and Isaiah Whitehead (Brooklyn).

    The schedule for Sunday is as follows:
    11am Queens  vs  Bronx
    12:30pm Harlem  vs  Brooklyn
    2pm Strick Memorial Game
    4pm BOB Finals
    6pm Team Nike  vs  X-Men
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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.