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.
Tony Parker will not sign in the early signing period, as first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com.
The 6-foot-9, 280-pound Georgia big man is “waiting until December” to decide, his AAU coach, Norm Parker of the Georgia Stars, confirmed to SNY.tv.
The Rivals No. 5 center in the Class of 2012, Parker is considering Duke, Ohio State, UCLA and Memphis and has taken officials to all four schools.
“I’m looking forward to getting it over with,” Tony told SNY.tv recently in New York. “Really focusing in on my season. We got a big year this year.
“This is my last season so I want to focus in and have fun.”
Parker joins Shabazz Muhammad and Anthony Bennett among elite players in the Class of 2012 who will sign in April.
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.