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Nikola Jokic leads the Mega Vizura talent squad

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Mega Vizura is more than ever the place to watch some of the most promising players in Europe. The club is originally based in Zemun but is playing now in Sremska Mitrovica because of ABA regulations. After Vasilije Micic and Nemanja Dangubic have been drafted last summer and left the club, it is about time to check the progress made by their third draftee from 2014, big guy Nikola Jokic. Additionally, we took a look at some of their other prospects.

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U18 European Championship 2014: Serbia/Greece

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Here are some notes I still had as a Draft from the U18 European Championships 2014 that I wanted to share. They cover the teams from Serbia and Greece but can not be considered as full scouting reports as it is just the notes I put down which normally are supports for the profile I have in my head.

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Players to follow in the Euroleague 2014/15 (Pt. 2)

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

In our second part of the Euroleague preview, we will take a look at some wildcard players that can have an impact this season in the Euroleague. It will be interesting to see if Kenan Sipahi has fully recovered from his injury while everybody is hoping Mario Hezonja to have a break out season soon.

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Players to follow in the Euroleague 2014/15 (Pt.1)

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

The Euroleague starts this week so it is time to take a look at who are the players to follow this season. We start today with our list of players that are still undrafted in no particular order.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Bigs

October 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The final part of my reports on the U16 European Championship covers the big guys. The talent level in this area was highly interesting with players like Killian Tillie, Borisa Simanic, Omer Yurtseven or Isaiah Hartenstein.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Wings

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

After the analysis of the best guards of the 2014 U16 European Championship, here are some short scouting reports on the best wings of the event that include Bathiste Tchouaffé, Dzenan Musa or Rodions Kurucs.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Guards

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

We start our review of the U16 European Championship with a focus on the guards. As always, we do not go that much into details as these players are still very young and a lot of their development is still difficult to foresee. Additionally, it has to be noted that I did not see all the teams play so that there some prospects missing in the reports.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Finals

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

The last day in Riga was also the last day of the summer youth events for 2014. The Final was played between the hosts from Latvia and the super-deep French team. Here is the report on the main action from the day.

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U16 European Championship 2014: 1/2 Finals

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

This report features information on the the 2 semi-finals of the U16 European Championship of Division A in Riga next to other comments on the games between Germany and Serbia as well as Denmark and Finland.

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U18 European Championship 2014: Turkey

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

After analyzing the Croatian team, the topic of today’s article is about the Gold Medal winners from Turkey. We took already a look at the most interesting players from this country during the Albert Schweitzer Tournament this spring but here are some additional comments on prospects like Berk Ugurlu, Tolga Gecim, Furkan Korkmaz or Egemen Güven.

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U16 European Championship 2014: 1/4 Finals

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

After a late arrival to Riga, it was time to follow the quarter finals of the U16 European Championship of Division A. I missed the game between Turkey and Italy so that this report only features comments on the other three games.

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U18 European Championship 2014: Croatia

August 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here are some notes on the 4 teams that played the semi-finals at the U18 European Championship this summer in Turkey. We start with Croatia so that this reports features scouting reports on the top level prospects Dragan Bender, Marko Arapovic, Lovro Mazalin and Ante Zizic.

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Who shined next to Nurkic in the U20B Final?

August 6th, 2014 · No Comments

We followed the Final of the U20 European Championship of Division B between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Belgium recently. Here are a few notes on the main prospects of both teams including Adin Vrabac, Manu Lecomte and others.

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Notes from the U20 European Championship 2014

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

The U20 European Championship in Crete is over. Thanks to the availability of Live Streams, it was possible to follow several games from the event. However, I could only sneak in some moments so that I can not come up with full scouting reports. So here are a few notes that I put down while watching games.

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NBA Draft 2014: Viktor Gaddefors

June 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

In our last NBA Draft 2014 profile, we take a look at the Swedish swingman Viktor Gaddefors. Does he  have a chance to follow his country mates Jonas Jerebko and Jeff Taylor.

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NBA Draft 2014: Axel Toupane

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Another French prospect who is a borderline NBA Draft 2014 candidate is Axel Toupane. The defensive guard from Strasbourg can have a future as role player on the highest level is he develops his weaknesses.

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NBA Draft 2014: Louis Labeyrie

June 24th, 2014 · No Comments

In our series of borderline Draft prospects, we take a look today at Louis Labeyrie from France. The French inside player has been on the radar for several years but his development has stacked a bit recently.

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NBA Draft 2014: Niels Giffey

June 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

We continue our Draft Preview with another 2nd round candidate, the German forward Niels Giffey out of UConn. Giffey did the classical pre-draft tour with several workouts, the Portsmouth Invitational and the Adidas Eurocamp. See below for his chances to get drafted.

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NBA Draft 2014: Ioannis Papapetrou

June 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today, we cover the situation of the Greek forward Ioannis Papaetrou. He is one of the younger automatically eligible players because he left the NCAA after only one season. See below to learn if he is a potential NBA Draft pick in 2014.

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NBA Draft 2014: Philipp Neumann

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The NBA Draft 2014 is coming closer and we take a look at the German big guy Philipp Neumann. The former player of Brose Baskets comes off an interesting season in Germany and was awarded best Power Forward of the recent Adidas Eurocamp. [Read more →]

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