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.
ESPN thinks Grayson Allen plays for North Carolina
Maybe ESPN needs to get Andy Katz back in the fold, ASAP.
Or maybe The Worldwide Leader was just messing with Duke fans.
Either way, it wasn’t a good look on Saturday when the network listed Grayson Allen as playing for North Carolina on their Franchise team that also included Devonte Graham’ from Kansas, Jacque Landale from Saint Mary’s, Bonzie Colson from Notre Dame and Joel Berry of North Carolina.
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.