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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RT @Mike_Vorkunov: A bunch of little kids run to LaVar Ball after playing on the court pregame at MSG. LaVar all smiles and high fives.
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The Jordan Brand Classic will take place April 18 at Madison Square Garden and while the selections for the National Game have already come out, those for the Regional Game won’t be officially released until March 18. However, I’ve verified several players through a variety of sources and below are the players I know have been invited. Whether they choose to play is another matter. If anyone knows of additional players who were chosen, please let me know.
G Karon Abraham, Paterson (N.J.) Eastside (Robert Morris)
F Tevin Baskin, Stamford (CT) Trinity Catholic (Undecided)
F Lance Brown, Paterson (N.J.) Catholic (Fordham)
F Chris Gaston, New Hampton (N.H) (Fordham)
G Omari Lawrence, South (Conn.) Kent (St. John’s)
F Dane Miller, Rush-Henrietta (Rutgers)
G Kevin Parrom, South (Conn.) Kent (Xavier)
G Keith Spellman, Thomas Jefferson (Undecided)
G Brandon Triche, Jamesville-DeWitt (Syracuse)
G Chaz Williams, Bishop Ford (Hofstra)
G Sherrod Wright, Mount Vernon (Undecided)
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.