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.
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Coach K Says Tatum, Bolden, Giles Won’t Play vs. Kansas
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said his trio of star freshmen forwards – Jayson Tatum, Marques Bolden and Harry Giles – won’t play on Tuesday against No. 3 Kansas in the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden.
All three are battling injuries.
“I don’t anticipate these guys playing on Tuesday, and they might not play all week,” Krzyzewski said of his freshman trio after the No. 1 Blue Devils routed Grand Canyon 96-61, per the Duke Chronicle.
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.