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 ZAGORIA
Five-star Arizona Compass Prep wing Mookie Cook has decommitted from Oregon, he told On3.com.
The No. 2 small forward in the Class of 2023,he initially chose the Ducks, where his sister Chaquinn was a track star, over Kentucky and Gonzaga.
“I would first like to say thank you to Coach Altman and the entire basketball coaching staff at the University of Oregon for believing in me,” he told the site.
“I am grateful for their support as well as the fan’s. However,after much consideration and talks with my family, I have decided to reopen my recruitment. During this time I will weigh other options in addition to The University of Oregon.
“I look forward to the continued support as I embark on this journey.“
The 6-7 Cook is also starring as a young LeBron James in the upcoming film Shooting Stars.
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.