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.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks made their biggest offseason splash by signing Amar’e Stoudemire to a five-year, $100 million deal.
But the addition of free agent point guard Raymond Felton is perhaps equally important to the future of the franchise because he will be in charge of running head coach Mike D’Antoni’s up-tempo offense.
“The time that I’m here I’m going to play my basketball, I’m going to play hard and I’m going to bring it each and every night,” Felton, 26, said Friday at Knicks’ media day.
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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.