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 ADAM ZAGORIAAndrew Nembhard will return to Gonzaga next season, a source with direct knowledge told ZAGSBLOG.
The 6-foot-5 Ontario native averaged 9.2 points and 4.4 assists for the Bulldogs as they went 31-1 and lost to Baylor in the national championship game. He received a waiver to play alongside Jalen Suggs last season after transferring from Florida.
Gonzaga is losing Suggs, Joel Ayayi and Corey Kispert to the NBA Draft, but adds Chet Holmgren,the projected No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, and five-star guard Hunter Sallis.
Sophomore forward Drew Timme is expected to at least test the NBA Draft waters but the source said he is expected back on campus.
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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.