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Thursday / May 19.
  • Wake Forest lands former Maryland, Colorado commit Bobi Klintman

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Four-star forward Bobi Klintman is headed to Wake Forest, he announced Friday.

    He visited the ACC school Friday and chose them over Seton Hall.

    The 6-foot-9, 200-pound small forward from Sunrise (KS) Christian Academy initially chose Maryland over Rutgers, Kansas, Texas A&M, Loyola-Chicago and Virginia in October, but re-opened his recruitment after the coaching change that saw Mark Turgeon step down and eventually get replaced by Kevin Willard.

    He then committed to Colorado last month but recently announced he would no longer be going to Colorado due to “some problems with the admission.”

    “Bobi has an outstanding skill set at 6-foot-9 with the ability to shoot from deep and make plays for others,” Sunrise Christian head coach Luke Barnwell said when he committed to Maryland.

    Originally from Kinna, Sweden, Klintman moved to the United States in April to join a Sunrise Christian team that features class of 2022 five-star Duke-bound forward Mark Mitchell, four-star Kansas commit Gradey Dick and four-star Florida State commit Cameron Corhen, as well as class of 2023 four-star guard Layden Blocker and three-star forward Scotty Middleton.

    This post was updated at 8 p.m. on May 13.

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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.