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.
By JACK LeGWINDURHAM, N.C.- The Cameron Crazies did their best on Friday night to convince Harry Giles to be the next great Blue Devil.
With Emmitt Smith, Quinn Cook, Nolan Smith, and many others in the crowd to watch the Blue Devils in their exhibition opener against Florida Southern, the Crazies Chanted “Harry Giles, come to Duke,” as well as “Harry Giles, sit with us,” to which, he eventually did.
Ranked No. 1 in the nation by 247 Sports, Giles is projected to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft in 2017 by DraftExpress.com.
Duke has already received commitments from Giles’ good friend Jayson Tatum, Frank Jackson and Javin DeLaurier.
He is also considering Kentucky, Kansas and Wake Forest and is expected to announce during the early signing period.
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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.