With the March Madness approaching and the Conference games in full effect, it is time to make an update on the Europeans playing currently in the NCAA. Additionally, we give a little update on some of the most interesting news in terms of European Recruiting.
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February 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments
June 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Nemanja Bjelica was the third European player that got called in the Madison Square Garden on Thursday. The Serbian forward was some kind of late developer as he was not considered as a major talent a few years ago. But over the last two seasons, he played himself into the Serbian Senior National Team and [...]
June 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments
The NBA Draft 2010 is in the books and the number of European players picked by the Franchises has not been as low for years. With one player in the first round and only four in the second round, Europe was under-represented compared to the last years but it will probably be a different story [...]
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.
May 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments
With the signing of Kim Tillie this Tuesday, the French team of ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne has brought the next high-quality prospect to their team after having confirmed the arrival of Leo Westermann a few days ago. With the already under contract Bangaly Fofana, Paul Lacombe, Thomas Heurtel and Edwin Jackson and some interesting young players [...]
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 [...]
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·Alexey Shved·Antoine Diot·Boban Marjanovic·Carl Ona Embo·Dairis Bertans·David Jelinek·Deividas Gailius·Dimitry Khvostv·Donatas Motiejunas·Elmedin Kikanovic·eurocup·Janis Strelnieks·Karsten Tadda·Kevin Seraphin·Lauri Blaus·Marko Keselj·Milan Macvan·Mindaugas Kuzminskas·Nemanja Bjelica·Pere Tomas·Pietro Aradori·Stefan Markovic·Tibor Pleiss·Tim Ohlbrecht
November 23rd, 2009 · No Comments
Nicolas de Virieu is a French Documentary movie maker that has produced a lot of highly interesting movies about Basketball. Among them, you can find different portraits or coverage of the famous Slam Nation dunkers in their worldwide tours. For fans of young European basketball players, two films are highly recommended.
November 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments
This weekend, I visited some friends in the German Land of Hesse and I used this opportunity to see a bit of basketball action. With no major European prospect present in these games, I wanted however to mention the players I could observe. You will not find a detailed scouting report but more a general [...]
Tags: Falko Theilig·Hertener Löwen·Johannes Lischka·Joleik Schaffrath·Licher Basketbaeren·LTi Giessen 46ers·Mathias Perl·Nicolai Simon·Paderborn Baskets·Robert Oehle·Stevan Tapuskovic·Victor Jakovic·Vincent Kittmann
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.
Tags: Ben Daniels·Canarias Basketball Academy·Czech Republic·Daniel Thompson·Fahro Alihodzic·Fordham·Houston Baptist University·Jason Beharie·Living in America·Marist College·Menelik Watson·Morehead State·Tomas Bruha·United Kingdom·USF
October 10th, 2009 · No Comments
The website of the French Espoirs League has published recently an article about the 5 former Espoirs players to follow this season. I took the freedom to translate the article into English and tell you about the 5 players that want to confirm their potential this year.
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.
Tags: Antoine Diot·Banvit·Baris Hersek·Brose Baskets Bamberg·Crvena Zvezda·Elias Harris·FMP Belgrade·France·Germany·Gonzaga·Hemofarm Vrsac·Iowa State·Le Mans·Lucca Staiger·Milan Macvan·Miroslav Raduljica·Nemanja Bjelica·Philipp Neumann·ratiopharm Ulm·Robin Benzing·Serbia·Stefan Markovic·Telekom Baskets Bonn·Tim Ohlbrecht·Turkey
June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments
With the NBA Draft being held at the Madison Square Garden this Thursday, I go for a quick check of the most interesting European Draft candidates for the year 2009.
Tags: Christian Eyenga·Emir Preldzic·Gasper Vidmar·Henk Norel·Jonas Jerebko·Milenko Tepic·Nando de Colo·Omri Casspi·Ricky Rubio·Rodrigue Beaubois·Rudy Mbemba·Sergi Llull·Sergiy Gladyr·Slava Kravtsov·Victor Claver
June 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments
In our first part of the review on the recent Reebok Eurocamp in Treviso, I took a look at those players being automatically eligible or early entrance candidates and that have a correct chance of being drafted. The review contains only information on the European players, so Patrick Mills or Patrick Beverley have not been [...]
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.
May 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments
The upcoming European and World Championships are coming closer so that the first preliminary rosters get published. Additionally, some interesting news around the 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?
Tags: Donatas Motiejunas·Fernando Raposo·Giorgi Shermadini·Henk Norel·Jonas Jerebko·Ludo Vaty·Milenko Tepic·Nando de Colo·Omri Casspi·Ricky Rubio·Rodrigue Beaubois·Roger Zaki·Sergi Llull·Tim Ohlbrecht·Victor Claver·Vladimir Dasic
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.
March 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment
Over the past few weeks, I checked out the performances of some of the Europeans currently playing NCAA College basketball. The selection I made is not putting them in any order and is far from being complete but it covers those guys that I had the opportunity to see. So any additional comments by readers [...]
December 15th, 2008 · No Comments
Here we go for some short notes before the Christmas break.
Tags: Abdoulaye M'Baye·Danilo Gallinari·Donatas Motiejunas·Enes Kanter·Kosta Koufos·Lucca Staiger·Mario Delas·Milan Macvan·Miroslav Raduljica·Nando de Colo·Nikos Pappas·Omri Casspi·Ricky Rubio·Rihards Kuksiks·Tim Ohlbrecht·Tomas Satoransky·Vladimir Dasic
December 13th, 2008 · No Comments
After a part 1 discussing the future of the Finnish PG positions, today I will check who is available for the future on the wings. A third part about the Centers is unfortunately not coming as there are currently no real inside players with interesting potential available in Finland.