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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June 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments
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September 3rd, 2013 · No Comments
The Eurobasket 2013 starts tomorrow in Slovenia and we took a quick look at some prospects that will most likely use this stage to make a name for themselves on the International scene for the first time.
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·Dario Saric·Devon van Oostrum·Eurobasket 2013·Janis Berzins·Ludvig Hakanson·Mateusz Ponitka·Niels Giffey·Nikola Ivanovic·Ondrej Balvin·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Sergey Karasev·Viktor Gaddefors
June 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment
The NBA Draft 2013 is in the books and the number of European players drafted has been very impressive. While some of the names in the lottery would have been unexpected 12 months ago, others that were considered NBA picks for a long time have not even been called. So here we go for our […]
Tags: Alex Abrines·Alex Len·Bojan Dublejvic·Dennis Schröder·Giannis Antetokounmpo·Janis Timma·Joffrey Lauvergne·Livio Jean-Charles·Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira·Marko Todorovic·Nemanja Nedovic·Raul Neto·Rudy Gobert·Sergey Karasev
June 21st, 2013 · No Comments
With the NBA Draft approaching, it is about time to analyze the auto-eligible prospects that participated to the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso. So here we go for a list of players that I think are worth to take a look at either for the NBA Draft or a professional future in Europe.
March 29th, 2013 · No Comments
Mouhammadou “Mam” Jaiteh is currently one of the hottest names in the European prospects scene. The French big guy made the not so usual choice to sign with a ProB team coming out of INSEP while the most interesting prospects generally decide themselves in favor of a ProA team after their years with the French […]
February 28th, 2013 · No Comments
During the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade, I also had the possibility to follow the Adriatic League game between Partizan Belgrade and Union Olimpija Ljubljana. Over the last two years, Nemanja Nedovic used this moment where lots of NBA Scouts are present to showcase his skills. This time, the French big guy Joffrey Lauvergne […]
November 6th, 2012 · No Comments
After four games into the season and just before the clash at home with Brose Baskets Bamberg, it is about time to make an analysis of the main young prospects in the Serbian roster. Four players are clearly stepping up their game this season so let’s check how they did so far in the toughest […]
October 18th, 2012 · 4 Comments
(Luís Cristóvão) When you talk about Basketball, Portugal isn’t the place you go looking for young talent. Mostly, because the Portuguese don’t usually are in the big competitions. With almost no teams playing in European Cups (Benfica was the exception in the 2010/11 Eurochallenge) and a weak National Team (after making it to Eurobasket 2011, […]
October 9th, 2012 · No Comments
This week, the Euroleague season 2012/13 will start but the excitement for talent scouts remains a bit limited as the number of interesting prospects has gone down. The most talented players are not yet ready for being a major factor in the Euroleague so that the number of NBA Draft picks coming from the Euroleague […]
October 5th, 2012 · No Comments
In the next part of our season preview, we take a look at the players to follow in the French ProA. This preview does not feature Rudy Gobert who has already been presented in a previous article and I will not speak either of Mam Jaiteh who will play in the Pro B this season. […]
September 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment
After having discussed already 5 players to follow for the NBA Draft 2012, we will take a look today at 5 players (and a Wildcard) in the Beko BBL. These players should be able to significantly improve their presence this season. We do not mention in this preview Maxi Kleber who was already talked about […]
September 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment
The new season in Europe is about to start and there are several players that are already emerging in the different pre-season tournaments as potential NBA Draft picks 2013. We selected five players and a Wildcard that we suggest you should follow particularly well as they might end up as some of the most intriguing […]
June 29th, 2012 · No Comments
With the NBA Draft 2012 being over, we wanted to see how the different European Draft picks have been received by the respective press outlets of their new destinations. But I also checked some of the comments written in their home country.
June 29th, 2012 · No Comments
The picks are made so the time for the analysis and the judgments has come. I have put together a quick paragraph an every European player picked last night so here we go.
June 24th, 2012 · No Comments
In the third part of our player analysis of the Adidas Eurocamp 2012, we will look at some players that might develop into to prospects in the next years. You can do some Sportsbook Review in order to see how to bet on their future but here is a first analysis on their potential. The […]
June 17th, 2012 · No Comments
After having talked about the automatically eligible players and the vitals and measurements of all participants, the article of today discusses the camp of the NBA Draft 2012 early entrants. At the moment, it is not sure who will really stay in the Draft but we will talk about all the players that were present […]
June 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment
We start our in detail analysis of the Adidas Eurocamp 2012 with those players that are automatically eligible for the NBA Draft 2012. Even if the number of high level prospects is limited, there might be one or two players that will see their name come up in the second round as a pick and […]
June 4th, 2012 · 2 Comments
One of the 1990 born and therefore automatically eligible players for the NBA Draft 2012 who do not see a lot of hype is the Turkish Power Forward Ilkan Karaman. Karaman is 2m05 tall and listed at 115kg and presents an interesting physical and athletic combination to play in the paint. The left-handed prospect finished […]
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May 12th, 2012 · No Comments
After describing the new youth movement of Olympiacos this season yesterday, the semi-final of the Euroleague Final Four underlined the emergence and importance of the 1990 born Small Forward Kostas Papanikolaou. We checked his game through a quick video analysis.
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May 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment
12 games started this Euroleague season, 13 games started this Euroleague season, 56.3% 3pt shooting percentage, 4 games started this Euroleague season. These are the characteristics of 4 players in the Olympiacos roster this season that you might not think of immediately. With lighting up their roster and integrate more local talent, the Greek Final […]