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.
TRENTON, N.J. – A year ago, Doron Lamb and Shaquille Thomas attended school and played basketball in the heart of Northeast urban life, Lamb at Brooklyn (N.Y.) Bishop Loughlin and Thomas at Paterson (N.J.) Catholic.
Now the two young players are about as far out in the sticks as you can get.
The 6-foot-4 Lamb is playing for Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy, No. 2 in the RivalsHigh 100. The 6-6 Thomas competes for No. 99 Beckley (W.Va.) Mountain State Academy.
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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.