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.
Kentucky’s James Young became the latest athlete to sign with Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports.
“Roc Nation is proud to welcome James Young to the Roc Nation Sports family!” the agency wrote on its Webpage.
Jay-Z also reps Kevin Durant, C.C. Sabathia, Robinson Cano, Geno Smith and Hakeem Nicks, among others.
A 6-foot-7 small forward, Young is projected as the No. 15 pick in the NBA Draft by DraftExpress.com.
He and fellow Kentucky frosh Julius Randle are both expected to go in the first round in the June 26 Draft.
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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.