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.
Nick King, a 6-foot-6 wing from Memphis (Tenn.) East High, verbally committed to the hometown Tigers Monday morning.
The Rivals No. 6 small forward in the Class of 2013, King chose Memphis over Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Texas.
He is Memphis’ second commit in the Class of 2013, following Markel Crawford, a combo guard from Memphis Melrose.
This is a big day for head coach Josh Pastner’s program, as 6-foot-10 2014 New York forward Chris McCullough is also slated to visit campus unofficially.
McCullough, who has been tabbed a one-and-done by some college coaches, will visit Syracuse later this week. He discussed those visits in this video interview.
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.