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.
McDaniels has drawn comparisons to a young Kevin Durant, and is projected as the No. 3 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Anthony was the No. 3 pick in the 2003 Draft.
Anthony, who was seated with his son, did get to see some of N.C. State signee Jalen Lecque and Brewster Academy. Lecque is eligible for the 2019 NBA Draft, but has said he’ll wait until after his season to decide his future.
Kentucky coach John Calipari, who was on hand recruiting McDaniels, chatted briefly with Anthony courtside, which led to some humorous offerings on Twitter, including speculation about Calipari coaching the Lakers next season.
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.