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Adidas Eurocamp 2013: auto-eligible prospects

June 21st, 2013 · No Comments

With the NBA Draft approaching, it is about time to analyze the auto-eligible prospects that participated to the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso. So here we go for a list of players that I think are worth to take a look at either for the NBA Draft or a professional future in Europe.

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NBA Draft 2012: Euro Press Review

June 29th, 2012 · No Comments

With the NBA Draft 2012 being over, we wanted to see how the different European Draft picks have been received by the respective press outlets of their new destinations. But I also checked some of the comments written in their home country.

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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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Adidas Eurocamp 2012: auto-eligible players

June 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We start our in detail analysis of the Adidas Eurocamp 2012 with those players that are automatically eligible for the NBA Draft 2012. Even if the number of high level prospects is limited, there might be one or two players that will see their name come up in the second round as a pick and […]

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How high can go Ilkan Karaman?

June 4th, 2012 · 2 Comments

One of the 1990 born and therefore automatically eligible players for the NBA Draft 2012 who do not see a lot of hype is the Turkish Power Forward Ilkan Karaman. Karaman is 2m05 tall and listed at 115kg and presents an interesting physical and athletic combination to play in the paint. The left-handed prospect finished […]

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Kostas Papanikolaou–a major winning factor

May 12th, 2012 · No Comments

After describing the new youth movement of Olympiacos this season yesterday, the semi-final of the Euroleague Final Four underlined the emergence and importance of the 1990 born Small Forward Kostas Papanikolaou. We checked his game through a quick video analysis.

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The new Youth impact at Olympiacos

May 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment

12 games started this Euroleague season, 13 games started this Euroleague season, 56.3% 3pt shooting percentage, 4 games started this Euroleague season. These are the characteristics of 4 players in the Olympiacos roster this season that you might not think of immediately. With lighting up their roster and integrate more local talent, the Greek Final […]

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KK Baltai: Zalgiris reserve struggles in BBL

February 12th, 2012 · No Comments

During the trip to Kaunas for the Nike International Junior Tournament, I had also the opportunity to follow a game of KK Baltai playing University of Tartu in the Baltic League. KK Baltai is in fact the reserve team of Zalgiris Kaunas and one of the several places where the Lithuanian Euroleague team can stack […]

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5 prospects to follow in the LNB 2011/2012

September 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

After having discussed five prospects to follow in the German Bundesliga, we will check today who are the players to follow in the French LNB League this season.

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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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The “other” Early-Entrants for the NBA Draft 2011

June 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments

Every year, the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso is the place to go for NBA Teams in order to scout the European Draft prospects. But the camp does not always invite all the Early-Entrants or Automatically eligible players that are out there. This year, 6 Early Entrants are not on the list as of today so […]

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NBA Draft 2011–Early Entrants Analysis

April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The NBA has published yesterday the list of Early Entrants for the NBA Draft 2011. It features 20 players based in Europe and two Europeans playing in the NCAA. We will go over the 20 Internationals, give a short scouting report with Video (where available) and make a prediction on their Draft Stock.

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Interview with Olek Czyz (Nevada)

April 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment

After the Nike Hoop Summit has ended and the Jordan Brand Classic is just ahead, we go for a quick interview that has been done by our Polish friend Rafal Juc from PolskiKosz.pl with Aleksander “Olek” Czyz.  The athletic wing from the Nevada Wolf Pack is another promising player for a country that is on […]

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Alessandro Gentile stars against Göttingen

March 27th, 2011 · No Comments

On last Wednesday, the first game of the Eurocup Quarterfinals has been played in the Lokhalle of Göttingen between BG74 Göttingen and Benetton Treviso. The low-budget hosts matched up with one of the most traditional names in European basketball. But Göttingen, who was a last season Euro-Challenge champion did not want to give up easy […]

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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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Nikola Vucevic – a great father & son story

March 9th, 2011 · No Comments

With the Pac-10 Conference tournament starting tonight in Staples Center, Los Angeles, it is time to take a look at the history of Nikola Vucevic and his family that was highly successful in sports. The games of the Pac-10 tournament might be his last ones in College Basketball as the Montenegrin forward is still not […]

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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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Vesely and Nedovic shine in Serbian derby

February 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

After the NIJT, I had the possibility to attend the Serbian derby between Crvena Zvezda and Partizan Belgrade in the legendary Hala Pionir. Zvezda is currently (once again) in big trouble and last in the standings of the Adriatic League. So everybody expected a blow out victory for Partizan but the game was closer than […]

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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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