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.
Memphis sophomore forward Kuran Iverson will transfer after this semester.
The 6-foot-9 cousin of Allen Iverson has been suspended from the team twice, including for the last three games, according to Grant Milner, who first reported the transfer news.
“Kuran and I visited and he will be transferring at the end of the spring semester,” coach Josh Pastner said in a statement. “We thank Kuran for his contributions to the program and wish him well in his future academic and athletic endeavors.”
The Hartford native is averaging 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds.
He initially considered UConn and Florida before choosing Memphis.
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.