Adrian Wojnarowski is a basketball reporter who is famous for his breaking news stories and myriad connections within teams’ front offices. Woj seems to always know what is going to happen before anybody else, and his “Woj Bombs” are famous, especially around the draft and free agency. Woj had worked for Yahoo Sports for the past few years on their basketball site, “The Vertical.” Woj is now making his way to ESPN where he will be an NBA insider beginning on July 1st.
Thank you to @TheVertical crew, the Yahoo guys, Johnny Ludden for ride of a lifetime the past decade. That place changed my life. Thank you.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 28, 2017
Adrian Wojnarowski Net Worth As of 2019: $6 Million
After Wojnarowski graduated from college in 1991 and began work at small time publications such as The Fresno Bee (CA) and The Waterbury Republican-American (CT). Another one of his first jobs included sports clerk for the Hartford Courant and intern for the Olean Times Herald (NY).
Wojnarowski was hired in 1997 for The Record in New Jersey and worked for 10 years there. He won various awards there as he covered sports and other topics. He also published a New York Times best-seller “The Miracle of St. Anthony: A Season with Coach Bob Hurley and Basketball’s Most Improbable Dynasty.” His work and success began to receive significant recognition.
Woj began at Yahoo in 2007 and quickly transformed the way they covered basketball. He built up his sources and became the go to for breaking basketball news. His created an offshoot website called TheVertical which would compete with ESPN for NBA breaking news despite being much smaller. As NBA rumors continue to swirl, it is ofter Woj dropping the biggest bomb. In 2015 Woj signed a four-year $6 million dollar contract.
— Jeff D Lowe (Not Tiger King Guy) (@JeffDLowe) June 28, 2017
Woj will begin work for ESPN at the beginning of free-agency on July 1. He will make on-air appearances during Sportscenter and NBA free agency specials. and other programs, according to a press release. He should be a great contributor despite criticizing his new employer in the past.
ESPN will look to leverage the reporting prowess of Adrian Wojnarowski this year with a show similar to the Yahoo Vericals.
Adrian Wojnarowski said Fultz is now going to work at the Sixer’s facility to try to ramp up for an eventual return to the season.