Charlie Zegers

Charlie Zegers was a promising power forward... in seventh grade. But he never grew beyond six-foot-one or developed that left hand, and his dreams of playing for Louie Carnesecca's Redmen withered on the vine. As so often happens, he turned his attention to writing about hoops.

Experience

Charlie is a freelance sportswriter who has covered the Knicks for MSG.com, fantasy basketball at RotoWire, and basketball in general here at About.com. His work has been featured at NBA.com and Yahoo! Fantasy Sports, and he is a regular guest on the RotoWire Fantasy Sports Hour on Sirius XM Radio. Get Charlie's updates on Twitter @charliezegers.

Charlie Zegers

My cousin was a student at St. John's University during the glory days of Louie Carnesecca, Chris Mullin, Mark Jackson and Walter Berry. Those Johnnies -- and their hated rivals, Patrick Ewing and John Thompson and the Georgetown Hoyas -- were my introduction to college hoops. When Ewing landed with my home town Knicks, my biggest enemy became my greatest friend. I love the game, I love the atmosphere. I love the pick and roll, the no-layup rule and Oakley's Car Wash. I love the passion of the fans, and the fact that the Internet allows fans to connect with each other. And I love the tournament, which is easily the best, most compelling championship in the entire world of sports. I'm no Walter Berry, but I hope this site will serve as your introduction.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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