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.
2015 Small Forward Matt Ryan Could Miss Season With Torn Labrum
Iona Prep small forward Matt Ryan has a possible torn labrum in his hip and could miss the remainder of the season, his father told SNY.tv Friday.
He is due to get an MRI on Wednesday.
“If it’s torn and they have to repair it, he’s out for the season,” Rich Ryan told SNY.tv.
“The doctor who examined him [Thursday] believes it’s a torn labrum but he doesn’t have definitive proof yet.”
His father said the injury has “been bothering him for a couple weeks” and he doesn’t believe it was “any single incident.”
The 6-foot-5 Ryan, who runs with the New Heights AAU program, is being recruited by Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina, Vanderbilt, Stanford and others.
Iona Prep will compete Saturday in the Big Apple Basketball Invitational at Baruch College.
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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 whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
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.