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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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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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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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“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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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010 Review (Part 1)

June 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso is done for 2010 and I must admit that the overall level was lower than during the previous editions. There was only a limited number of direct 2010 NBA Draft prospects and no overwhelming new additions. Today, we go over a first part of those players that stood out in […]

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Robin Benzing prepares the Adidas Eurocamp

May 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The German Early-Entry Candidate Robin Benzing is currently preparing for the Adidas Eurocamp with European coaching legend Svetislav Pesic in Berlin. The 2m08 tall Small Forward has been scouted regularly throughout the season by NBA franchises when he played with his club team ratiopharm Ulm.  Benzing will be one of the players followed particularly during […]

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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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Robin Benzing ready for the next step?

February 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, ratiopharm Ulm, the team of Robin Benzing played on the road in Frankfurt in front of the cameras of DSF so that I had the chance to see the progress of the German prospect since my last report.

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German All-Star Day 2010: the NBBL steals the show

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 […]

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Robin Benzing grows step by step

November 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

After an interesting Eurobasket this summer, Robin Benzing had to get back to business quickly as he signed his first Bundesliga contract this summer and needed to adapt to play for ratiopharm Ulm without doing the preparation with his new team. But his adaption phase was very short as Benzing is currently the third best […]

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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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Today’s picks

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

The different European Youth National Teams are in their preparation phase for the European Youth championships that will be played this summer. Here are some of the notes on the different teams as they have done so far. The Greek U20 team will get the support from Florida Gator Nick Calathes this summer in the […]

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Today’s picks (live from Frankfurt/Langen/NBBL Top4)

May 31st, 2008 · 5 Comments

Here are the first impressions from the semi-finals day of the NBBL Top4 in Langen. ALBA Berlin defeated Breitengüssbach in a relatively poor semi-final behind the nice scoring effort of Thomas Schoeps The second semi-final has been won like last year by Team Urspring. The guys from Southern Germany started with an incredible 16-2 run […]

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Robin Benzing signs with Michigan

May 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

The rumors have been around for a few days now, today it is official. Robin Benzing will play for Michigan in the NCAA. The 2m10 tall German forward from TV Langen will continue his basketball education in Ann Arbor.

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NBBL Top 4: the semis are known

May 20th, 2008 · No Comments

In 10 days, the NBBL Top4 tournament will be played in Langen. On the 31st of May and the 1st of June, the German U19 champion will be decided. And the first thing to remember is that three of the four semi-finalist have already been at this stage of the competition last season. But let’s […]

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German prospects on the move

May 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The NCAA is still a very popular destination for some of Germany’s best prospects. And despite some problems with the NCAA regularization last year (you surely remember the case of Lucca Staiger and Fabian Böke who got suspended for one season), there is still a number of players that want to join the College league.

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Today’s picks

April 26th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The Euroleague has announced the winner of its Rising Star Trophy: it is Danilo Gallinari. I thought it would be Nikola Pekovic though but the selection committee took the Italian. Today starts the Victor Rho tournament for U18 and U14 teams. All infos can be found on the official website. A few names from the […]

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NBBL: Play-off Update (South)

March 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Here is also a recap of the four series of the South teams in the NBBL. Here also, some surprises arrived and we also had some impressive individual performances.

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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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NBBL All-Star Game: Scouting Report

January 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Last weekend was the NBBL All-Star game during the German All-Star Day. Here is a recap of the main prospects of that game.

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