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.
Knicks Take Hill, Deal for Darko; Big East Shines With 9 Players Taken in Draft
NEW YORK – It only took Jordan Hill a few seconds Thursday night to learn how vocal New York fans can be.
But Hill could be traded from the Knicks before he gets accustomed to his new surroundings.
“That type of crowd, if they don’t get who they want, they will give a couple of boos,” said the 6-foot-10, 232-pound Hill, who averaged 18.3 points and 11 rebounds and set the single-season record for blocks last year at Arizona. “But there was some that wanted me to go there, wanted me to come to the Knicks. I feel appreciated. But it’s just how you feel. I’m just going out and trying to play basketball. I’m just happy I’m on the team.
Read the full story here.And read here about how the Knicks dealt for Darko Milicic.
The Big East had 9 players taken last night. Read the story here.
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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.