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.
NEW YORK – One team with a boatload of young talent is Thomas Jefferson High in Brooklyn.
In senior guard Keith Spellman (pictured), junior forward Joel “Air Jamaica” Wright and sophomore point guard Davontay Grace, the Orange Wave have three players college scouts are keeping an eye on.
The 6-foot-2 Spellman is a natural scorer who recently had 19 points against Lance Stephenson and Lincoln before fouling out. He is averaging 21 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists on the season.
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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.