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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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“This guy called Wall, I have never heard of him”

August 15th, 2010 · No Comments

This weekend, the BEKO Super-Cup is being held in Bamberg. Germany, Lithuania, Turkey and Croatia prepare the upcoming World Championship. Similar to last summer, the German National Team features a large number of interesting prospects like Tibor Pleiss, Elias Harris or Robin Benzing. The German website spox.com talked to the Oklahoma Thunder draftee and also […]

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Tibor Pleiss: from the Circus-Tent to the NBA

June 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The German big guy Tibor Pleiss was the 2nd European player drafted in the 2010 NBA. He was picked by the New Jersey Nets who traded him to the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks then sold his rights to the Oklahoma City Thunder for close to 3,000,000 USD. Sam Presti and his team got what they […]

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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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Only 5 Europeans remain Early-Entries for the NBA Draft 2010

June 17th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The number of Europeans that stay in the NBA Draft 2010 as Early-Entry players has dropped to only 5. A multitude of big talents have opted out or did not even declare this spring so that the 2011 edition looks to be highly promising for European players. I will talk about that in a later […]

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NBA Draft 2010 European Early Entries Analysis (Pt. 1)

April 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today, the NBA released the official Early Entry Candidates List for the NBA Draft 2010. You can find the list of all the European players here. We will go through all of them and check where they will probably end up.

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Tibor Pleiss: the NBA-Interest sounds strange to me

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments

The German Center Tibor Pleiss gave recently an Interview to spox.com where he spoke about very interesting details on his past but also showed some surprise about the interest NBA Teams are having for him. You can read the full Interview in German here, I summed up the main parts in English.

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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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Two German Bigs on the rise (Pt1: Tibor Pleiss)

December 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Tim Ohlbrecht and Tibor Pleiss played with the German National Team this summer during the Eurobasket 2009 in Poland. Both changed their Club teams this summer too so that it was time to take a closer look at them how they have adapted to their new environment in a year that can already decisive in […]

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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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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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Today’s picks

October 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Toronto Raptors are currently scouting throughout Europe. GM Bryan Colangelo will be in Cologne next Friday to scout the German seven-footer Tibor Pleiss The German U19 NBBL has started last weekend. I will come back to the top performers a little later in the season Victor Claver looks very promising in this beginning of […]

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An afternoon with German prospects

September 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Today, I had the possibility to follow two games of the German Bundesliga that featured some of the most promising prospects that see the floor on a regular basis. Here is my report about these three young men.

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NBBL Regular Season Review

February 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The last day of the regular season of the German U19 NBBL has been played last weekend. So it is time to check who were the best performers of the last weeks and see where is the top talent of the 1989 and younger German generation.

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Today’s picks

January 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

An interesting update in Spanish about Giorgi Shermadini including some interesting videos of the Georgian seven footer. NBA Draft.net has translated an article about another European giant: Boban Marjanovic The Douai Tournament organisation confirmed the following participants for this year’s edition: France, USA, Croatia, Turkey, Israel, Germany and Lithuania. There is one spot to be […]

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