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.
Tariq Owens signing Two-Way Contract with Phoenix Suns
By ADAM ZAGORIATariq Owens, the former St. John’s and Texas Tech big man, will sign a Two-Way Contract with the Phoenix Suns, a source confirmed.
The news was previously reported by The Athletic.
The 6-foot-10 Owens averaged 9.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.5 blocks this season for the Northern Arizona Suns of the G League after going undrafted out of Texas Tech.
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.