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.
Arizona State’s Marcus Bagley declares for NBA Draft, says he’s keeping options open
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Arizona State freshman forward Marcus Bagley announced Tuesday he is declaring for the NBA Draft, but is also keeping “all his options” open.
The 6-foot-8 freshman averaged 10.8 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Sun Devils, and is listed as the No. 27 “Best Available” draft prospect per ESPN.com. He is the younger brother of Sacramento Kings big man Marvin Bagley III.
Arizona State also lost Taeshon Cherry (Grand Canyon) and Jaelen House to transfer.
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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.