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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Lance Stephenson, Dominic Cheek and Dexter Strickland are on the road again.
The three junior stars are headed this weekend to Portland, Ore. for the second camp in the adidas Nations program, and thus will miss the GBOA East Region in Dix Hills, N.Y.
The first adidas Nations camp was held in March at Seton Hall University and the third will take place in Los Angeles June 13-15. The American teams will then go to Dakar, Senegal June 18-23 for an international competition.
The program will culminate with the adidas Nations Basketball Experience in Dallas Aug 7-12.
Stephenson and Strickland will also try out for the FIBA Americas U18 Championship team at Georgetown July 1-4. If either of both makes that team, they will head to Formosa, Argentina later that month.
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.