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.
Sixteen Initial Players Named to Jordan Brand Classic
Three Kentucky signees and two Duke signees highlight the list of 16 players initially named for the Jordan Brand Classic set for April 15 at Barclays Center, according to USA Today.
More players will be added going forward. The event holds a National Game, a Regional Game and an International Game.
Here is the initial list of 16:
Harry Giles, Oak Hill Academy (VA) – DUKE
Jayson Tatum, Chaminade College Prep (MO) – DUKE
Josh Jackson, Prolific Prep (CA) – UNCOMMITTED
Malik Monk, Bentonville (AR) – KENTUCKY
Edrice “Bam Adebayo, High Point Christian Academy (N.C.) – KENTUCKY
De’Aaron Fox, Cypress Lakes (TX) – KENTUCKY
Miles Bridges, Huntington Prep (W.V.) – MICHIGAN STATE
Jonathan Isaac, IMG Academy (FL) – FLORIDA STATE
Markelle Fultz, DeMatha Catholic (MD) – WASHINGTON
Omari Spellman, St. Thomas More (CT) – VILLANOVA
Marques Bolden, DeSoto (TX) – UNCOMMITTED
Udoka Azubuike, Potter’s House Christian Academy (FL) – UNCOMMITTED
Tony Bradley, Bartow (FL) – NORTH CAROLINA
V.J. King, Paul VI (VA) – LOUISVILLE
Alterique Gilbert, Miller Grove (GA) – UCONN
Andrew Jones, MacArthur (TX) – TEXAS
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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.