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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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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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Today’s (Draft) picks

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Here are the latest rumors concerning the NBA Draft that will start tonight at 1h30 CET. After the period of Nicolas Batum‘s heart problems, the medical bulletin has not been released by his agents. The only teams that have it right now are the San Antonio Spurs (26th) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (19th). After the […]

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NBA Draft 2008: Alexis Ajinca

June 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

A few days before the NBA Draft, I will give you recaps of my former reports on the European Early Entrants so that you can see a bit their development. I will also add the current status.

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The European Prospects Mock Draft Review

June 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

A few days before the NBA Draft on Thursday, I will take a look at the latest editions of the Mock Draft and calculate the positions for the different Europeans that are still in the process.

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Euro-workouts continue (Ajinca, Batum, Claver)

June 15th, 2008 · No Comments

More and more European Prospects are moving around the United States for workouts with the different NBA teams. Today, we have a focus on Alexis Ajinca and Victor Claver but also some footage of Nicolas Batum with the Phoenix Suns.

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The European Prospects Mock Draft Review

May 28th, 2008 · No Comments

With 30 days left until the 2008 NBA Draft, the sprint around the Globe for GM’s, scouts and other executives has begun. And europeanprospects.com comes up with its latest Mock Draft Review to check what are the trends in the most popular Mocks on the Web.

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Two prospects for MVP in France

May 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Today, the French press announced the MVP trophies of the last season for the ProA and ProB league. And the least one could say is that these votings have been dominated by young prospects.

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European Early-entrants for the 2008 NBA Draft

May 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The list of the European early-entrants has been published a few days ago, so I took the time to go over it and give you my opinion, who will get drafted, who will take his name out again and other thoughts on the list.

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The European Prospects Mock Draft Review

April 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

A little bit later than usual, but here it is again: the European Prospects Mock Draft Review. After adapting the formula to calculate a bit in order to take into account the update dates of the different mocks, here we are with the results as of today.

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Nike Hoops Summit: a look at the Euro bigs

April 15th, 2008 · No Comments

While not having seen the game (if anyone wants to send me a copy would be nice ), I had to take a look at what the other websites are saying about the Europeans present in Portland. I found a nice article from SI.com taking a look particularly at Serge Ibaka and Alexis Ajinca.

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Nike Hoops Summit Video Preview

April 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This Saturday will be played the already traditional Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. I have selected a couple of Internet clips of the European based players that will participate in this year’s edition.

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Nike Hoop Summit: International Roster announced

March 20th, 2008 · No Comments

We just got the news that the International Roster for the Nike Hoop Summit has been announced. You can find it here. From the European side, there will be Zygimantas Janavicius, Alexander Kolchenko, Tim Ohlbrecht, Alexis Ajinca and Boban Marjanovic while European based Internationals Diego Gerbaudo and Serge Ibaka while also join the International team. […]

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The European Prospects Mock Draft Review

March 16th, 2008 · No Comments

One month ago, I started this review and now today it is time to go for an update of the process. I changed some of the Mocks that I will use and will now stay with a total of 6 different Mocks that are used for this article. So here are the results.

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The European Prospects Mock Draft Review

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

I will start today, about 4 and a half month before the NBA Draft 2008 a regular review of the different Mock Drafts and their respective places for the European Prospects. I have established a small formula that will give me an average position of the respective players.

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Semaine des As: talent meeting

February 9th, 2008 · No Comments

When the Copa del Rey in Spain is getting heavily covered these days, but except the well-known prospects like Ricky Rubio and Victor Claver, the scouting interest for draft eligible players is more developed in Toulon where the French version is taking place.

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Alexis Ajinca video update

February 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

I have talked already about the interesting game of Alexis Ajinca last week. Now, the French league published the clip with the best plays of that game on their website.

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Today’s picks

January 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Ricky Rubio is still amazing (13pts 5rebs 5asts 2stls), even if his team lost this weekend against local rivals Barcelona. However, he had a very special move to score against the whole Barcelona defense. Predrag Samardziski came up with a huge statistical effort this week in the Adriatic League. He destroyed Geoplin Slovan with 19pts […]

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