European Prospects

News about Young European Basketball Prospects

Adidas Next Generation Kaunas: Day 2

January 17th, 2015 · No Comments

The second day of the Adidas Next Generation Tournament looked to be a bit more exciting than Day 1 where all games ended with at least a 20 point difference. Let’s see what happened this Saturday in Kaunas.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Adidas Next Generation Kaunas: Day 1

January 16th, 2015 · No Comments

The third tournament of the newly names Adidas Next Generation tournament series is held in Kaunas these days. Let’s see what happened on the first day of the event.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Xmas Tournament Kortrijk 2014: the Bigs

January 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments

The level of inside prospects was not that great in the Xmas Tournament 2014 in Kortrijk. However, here are a few shorter scouting reports on the players that stood out one way or another.

[Read more →]

→ 2 Comments

Xmas Tournament Kortrijk 2014: the Wings

January 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

In the second part of our Scouting Reports on the Xmas Tournament in Kortrijk, we take a look at the most talented forwards of the event. Check it out if you want to know more about Aaron Falzon, Ervins Meznieks or others.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Xmas Tournament Kortrijk 2014: the Guards

January 1st, 2015 · 4 Comments

As usual, we start with the report on the main backcourt players of the Xmas Tournament 2014 in Kortrijk. In the absence of a large number of top-level prospects in the paint, it was a tournament dominated by guard play so that it was not a surprise that the MVP of the event was a guard as well. Check out the report if you want to know more about Thomas Akyazili, Ordane Kanda or Slobodan Jovanovic among others.

[Read more →]

→ 4 Comments

Xmas Tournament Kortrijk 2014: Day 3

December 30th, 2014 · No Comments

After following the U19 Tournament during two days, I decided to use my last day in Kortrijk not only to fill up my home cellar with some local Omer and have a nice lunch but also to check out the semi-finals of the U16 tournament that has been played in a different gym. And the least I can say is that it was worth doing the short trip to Deerlijk.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Xmas Tournament Kortrijk 2014: Day 2

December 29th, 2014 · No Comments

The 2nd day of the Xmas Tournament was marked by the direct elimination games in the Coca Cola U19 Invitational. The quarter finals were held in the morning while the evening session were based around the semi-finals of the event.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Xmas Tournament Kortrijk 2014: Day 1

December 27th, 2014 · No Comments

After staying overnight in Oostende, I took the short drive to Kortrijk for my first ever Xmas Tournament. This tournament is growing to one of the biggest events in Europe with about 100 teams involved in different youth categories. The main competition is the U19 Coca-Cola Invitational with 12 teams. The “Lange Munte” is a great location with two large courts and good crowd to support the young players. Let’s see what happened during the first day of the tournament.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Ponitka and Akyazili playing against each other in Oostende

December 27th, 2014 · No Comments

My trip to Belgium started with a Scooore League game in Oostende where the locals played against Antwerp. The main goal of this first part of the trip was to see the Polish prospect Mateusz Ponitka but in the end, he was not the guy who impressed me the most of the youngsters on the court.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments

Adin Vrabac growing into a new role in Trier

December 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

It was a quite surprising move when it has been announced that one of the best prospects from Bosnia would move to Germany. In fact, the 1994 born Adin Vrabac decided to leave OKK Spars to play for TBB Trier last summer and signed a four years contract with the German Bundesliga team. Let’s see how the U20 European Championship winner of Division B managed his first months in Germany.

[Read more →]

→ No Comments