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.
LaQuinton Ross, the No. 9 small small forward in the Class of 2011, has transferred to Burlington (N.J.) Life Center from Jackson (Miss.) Murrah High School.
Ross enrolled in classes Monday and will be eligible to play alongside Syracuse commit Dion Waiters Friday.
“We’re going to confirm that he does go to Burlington Life Center. We’re not giving any comments right now,” said Mark Rowe of the NBA Hoops AAU program.
Rowe said they wanted to give Ross a few weeks to acclimate to life in New Jersey before he did any interviews.
The 6-foot-9 Ross lists a slew of major D-1 offers on his Rivals.com page, including Baylor, Kentucky, Memphis, Mississippi State, Syracuse, Florida, N.C. State, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Life Center will be at Baruch College Monday in Jason Curry’sBig Apple Basketball Invitational.
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.