When the name of Pape Sy got called during the NBA Draft ceremony, there was a bit of confusion as nearly anybody had the French guard on its radar. Nobody except the Atlanta Hawks which was also the only Franchise that worked him out before the Draft. Who is this guy that got even “big [...]
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June 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments
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.
June 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments
Today we continue our review of the players from the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso with a few additional names that we are thinking are worth to be mentioned.
January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments
The German All-Star Day 2010 was on the schedule this Saturday in Bonn. With the move from Mannheim to the Telekom Dome, the BEKO BBL has made an excellent decision as the arena was sold out and a great atmosphere throughout the event confirmed the popularity of the sport in Bonn. Even Euroleague CEO Jordi [...]
January 18th, 2010 · No Comments
The German Bundesliga is still a US-dominated League but more and more young players are earning their minutes and showing good progress. Today, I discuss two young Shooting Guards that come from very different backgrounds. Both are having their first real impact season on the highest professional level and both are set for improving in [...]
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
December 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Back in 2006, at the beginning of this website, Pietro Aradori was one of the first players that I covered as he was a major factor for the Italian team at the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament. I scouted him later on again in 2007 at the U20 European Championship in Gorizia and now, at the edge of [...]
November 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Approximately one year ago, EuropeanProspects.com made an introduction to several Finnish prospects together with our friend Hippo from Finland. Today, we will check who are the players that emerge in the season 2009/2010 up North.
November 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments
The Lithuanian guard is on fire during the beginning of this season so it was time to take a closer look at the Lietuvos Rytas player. Martynas Gecevicius, who I follow for quite a few years now is finally getting the playing minutes with Rytas to show what he is able to do on the [...]
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 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.
Tags: Adam Hanga·Alexey Shved·Anton Ponomarev·Artem Zabelin·BC Siauliai·Cajasol Sevilla·Carl Ona Embo·CB Granada·CSKA Moscow·Hyères-Toulon·Mindaugas Kuzminskas·Nikos Pappas·Pablo Aguilar·Reebok Eurocamp·Tomas Satoransky
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.
May 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Today, I give you a few thoughts on the different European playoff games I saw these last days.
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 8th, 2009 · No Comments
Personally, I must admit that I did not follow Rodrigue Beaubois that much this season. But the recent cover story on him in the French Basketnews magazine made me check his game a little closer.
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.