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European Auto-Eligible players for the 2010 Draft

June 21st, 2010 · No Comments

With the NBA Draft 2010 being held this week, it is about time to check the current situation of the automatically eligible Europeans.

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Nicolas de Jong: the surprise of the Semaine des As

February 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Today, we will talk about a young player that was one of the surprise of the French Semaine des As played one week ago. Nicolas de Jong, a 1988 born and 2m09 tall center from Vichy, was recently featured in a nice article and interview on the new French website Catch-and-shoot. Europeanprospects.com will translate in […]

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Quick review on the ongoing EuroCup season

December 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

With the year 2009 coming to an end, it is time to look back at what happened during the last months. The EuroCup season is quite shorter than the Euroleague but the teams playing here are stuffed with interesting talent. So it is time to take a quick look at those players that are emerging […]

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Two German Bigs on the rise (Pt2: Tim Ohlbrecht)

December 26th, 2009 · No Comments

After having talked about the current rise of Tibor Pleiss, today’s article will focus on Tim Ohlbrecht, the 1988 born German player who is already on the radar of many scouts for several years. In the year of his automatic NBA Draft eligibility, Ohlbrecht is playing the best season of his career.

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Living in America: Canarias BA alumni

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments

The Canarias Basketball Academy is probably the team that brought the most players to a Division 1 Scholarship this summer; there were 6. Here we go for a short video review on 5 of them and also present what the Canarias Basketball Academy is about.

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Eurobasket 2009: the NBA Draft candidates

September 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments

The Eurobasket 2009 is history now and I take a look at the players that can be considered as the most interesting prospects of the tournament. The players featured in the article are those that are still potentially NBA Draft candidates, so all the players born in 1988 or earlier but not drafted yet.

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Reebok Eurocamp: the best of the rest

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments

After having discussed the NBA prospects in Treviso, I take a closer look at the other players present in Treviso that may be NBA candidates in the next years or stay in Europe.

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Today’s picks (live from Treviso)

June 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Here we go for quick recap of the action I was able to catch from the Reebok Eurocamp in Treviso so far. A camp that has representatives from all the 30 NBA teams in attendance in addition to a long list of Agents and representatives from European teams as well.

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Playoff picks

May 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Today, I give you a few thoughts on the different European playoff games I saw these last days.

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A first look at the upcoming 2009 NBA Draft

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Today, I took a first look at the upcoming NBA Draft from a European perspective. I will check who are the players that have already declared to enter the draft and who is supposed to do so in the next days. Who are the players that are automatically eligible?

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German Bundesliga roundup

April 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

I took a deeper look into the most interesting prospects coming of the German Bundesliga this week. The number of domestic players is really limited due to the particular regulations (9 US players allowed per team) but some youngsters emerged this season and in particular over the last weeks.

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Today’s picks

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Here we go for some short notes before the Christmas break.

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An afternoon with German prospects

September 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Today, I had the possibility to follow two games of the German Bundesliga that featured some of the most promising prospects that see the floor on a regular basis. Here is my report about these three young men.

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U20 European Championships (Division A): the Big guys

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

After the wings and the guards, I finally come to the big men. And despite having them in just smaller number here in my report, the talent level is extremely high for these young men.

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Today’s picks (from U20 Tournament)

July 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Some more notes from the U20 Tournament that has been played in Luxembourg this week. France continued their run to finish the tournament unbeaten. And it was also Kim Tillie that continued his impressive play during this tournament. After the performances here, France U20 can seriously be considered as a Medal candidate in Riga for […]

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Today’s picks (from U20 tournament)

July 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

These days is played a U20 tournament with European top teams in the tiny Luxembourg. France, Lithuania, Russia, Turkey, Spain and a U23 selection of the host play against each until Sunday. After two days, here are my first thoughts on the games. In the first game of the tournament, Turkey lost against Lithuania where […]

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Reebok Eurocamp Treviso 2008: the Bigs

June 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

In the last part of my review of the Reebok Eurocamp 2008 in Treviso, I will tell who were the big guys that impressed the most during the camp.

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Today’s picks (back from Reebok Eurocamp Treviso)

June 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

After a last day in Treviso yesterday, here are some more notes before the detailed reports will be published in the upcoming days.

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Tim Ohlbrecht update

May 28th, 2008 · No Comments

With the Reebok Eurocamp starting off in just 10 days, I will give an update on those players that did not get invited or won’t be present in Treviso for several reasons. I will start with the German PF Tim Ohlbrecht.

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German prospects on the move

May 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The NCAA is still a very popular destination for some of Germany’s best prospects. And despite some problems with the NCAA regularization last year (you surely remember the case of Lucca Staiger and Fabian Böke who got suspended for one season), there is still a number of players that want to join the College league.

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