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An update on Europeans in the NCAA

February 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments

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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Nemanja Bjelica: the Swiss Army Knife from Serbia

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 […]

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NBA Draft 2010: Quick Euro Analysis

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 […]

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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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ASVEL builds a French future

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 […]

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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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Great Documentaries about French Prospects

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.

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Scouting trip to Hesse

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 […]

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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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5 French Espoirs to follow this year

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.

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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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NBA Draft 2009: the European candidates

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.

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Reebok Eurocamp: the NBA Draft prospects

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 […]

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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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Today’s picks

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.

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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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Euro NCAA report

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 […]

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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 introduction to Finnish Prospects (Part 2)

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.

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