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NBA Draft 2012: Euro Analysis (incl. VIDEO)

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments

The picks are made so the time for the analysis and the judgments has come. I have put together a quick paragraph an every European player picked last night so here we go.

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Europeans in the Conference Tournaments 2012

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

This weekend were the last finals of the different Conference Tournaments in NCAA Division 1 Basketball. We take a quick look at what we could learn of the performances of some European players that were active in the different games.

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NBA Draft 2011: the Euro-Review

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

The NBA Draft 2011 is in the books and before we move on to other things, we go first for a quick overview of the different European picks with a short analysis of their situation.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2011: NBA Draft eligible players

June 19th, 2011 · No Comments

With the NBA Draft coming closer and closer, we go through the eligible players that were present in Treviso for the annual Adidas Eurocamp. Check below for an analysis of the most possible European Draft picks that have been present in Italy for the only European based pre-draft event.

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Edwin Jackson and the ASVEL prospects

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments

This weekend, ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne got eliminated from the French playoffs in a semi-final Game 3 against SLUC Nancy. Despite a deplorable team effort and several imports clearly having other problems than a functioning team, the young players who have been recruited specifically by the former coach Vincent Collet to build a team on the long […]

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Is Robin Benzing still an NBA prospect?

April 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Robin Benzing was an NBA Draft Early Entry Candidate last year and was projected throughout the process in the second round. After he opted out before the deadline, he has played with the German National Team a relatively poor World Championship finishing at a 17th place and averaging less than 5 points per game. Since […]

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Simon Schmitz keeps the hope alive for Bayreuth

March 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This weekend, it was again time for a quick Scouting weekend in Germany. The plan was to check out the Crailsheim Merlins at home in the decisive game for FC Bayern München to move up to the BEKO-BBL followed by a matchup between two mid- to low-level Bundesliga teams BBC Bayreuth and TBB Trier. All […]

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Young guns from Finland (2010/2011)

March 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Our Finnish friend Hippo came up with his already traditional annual review on the Top Finnish prospects. After Kilian Cato committed this week to the University of Maine, the Finnish League has once again confirmed its status of interesting talent reservoir both for the NCAA and the European Leagues. Check out his report for the […]

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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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A “big” Euroleague night

January 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

With the start of the Top16, it is about time to get an update on some of the most promising players in relation with the upcoming NBA Draft. The schedule allowed me to follow three “big” guys in the same evening, even if they are all three very different players. I speak of Jonas Valanciunas, […]

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The main ACB prospects in Video

January 4th, 2011 · No Comments

This post features some of the main prospects playing currently in the Spanish ACB in different Video Clips.

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Cibona’s youth starting strong into the season

November 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Cibona Zagreb is certainly the team to watch this season in the Euroleague in terms of young potential. It is not uncommon that the Croatian team plays with four 1989 or earlier born players at the same time. And all of them have a very important role in their specific strengths. We took a closer […]

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group D

October 21st, 2010 · No Comments

The last group of this year’s Euroleague competition is a bit more limited in terms of interesting prospects by the number. However, there are some quality young men playing with the Group D teams. Here we go to present the most interesting of them.

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group C

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments

The Group C of the Euroleague 2010/2011 features some of the most interesting young big men in Europe and several potential NBA Draft candidates. Additionally, Ricky Rubio is also active with his FC Barcelona in this group and the games of these 6 teams will certainly attract a large number of NBA scouts over the […]

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group A

October 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Group A of the Euroleague 2010/2011 features on the one hand several teams without any notable prospect but also some of the most talented players of the whole competition. So let’s check who are the guys to follow in this group.

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group B

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Today started the Euroleague season 2010/2011 with the opening game in the Group B between Olympiacos and Real Madrid. So it is about time to check who are the players to follow in the different groups of this season. We will go through the different groups and point out who are the players that we […]

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5 players to follow this season in the Beko-BBL

October 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today starts the German BEKO-Basketball Bundesliga with the game between Eisbären Bremerhaven and the Gloria Giants Düsseldorf. We took a quick look at five players that we think are worth following during the upcoming months and weeks in the third-youngest league of the continent.

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Euroleague Qualification Phase Preview

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Today starts the Euroleague Qualification Phase with the first games of the 2010-2011 season. 15 teams compete in two-games elimination match-ups for the remaining two spots in the Regular Season of the Euroleague. We took a quick look at the players to follow during these 3 elimination rounds that determine the two last competitors.

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Zoran Dragić – not just a brother of Goran!

September 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Slovenia is a country with great basketball tradition (not long as independent country even; since 1991) that has produced many good players. Many of them played even in NBA. But today’s reality is a little bit different. If we look for Slovenian prospects born between 1988 and 1991, so players who are 19, 20, 21 […]

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Adam Hanga: the future of Hungary

August 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Hungary is currently playing the Qualifiers for the Eurobasket 2011 in Lithuania. Even if their chances to reach the tournament next summer have evaporated, the performances of Adam Hanga are worth to take a closer look at. Before the last two games (tonight versus Bosnia-Herzegovina and Thursday against Ukraine), the athletic forward/guard is leading his […]

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