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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June 24th, 2011 · No Comments
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.
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.
Tags: Abdel Kader Sylla·Abdoulaye Loum·Andrew Albicy·Bismack Biyombo·Davis Bertans·Donatas Motiejunas·Emmanouil Koukoulas·Femi Oladipo·Furkan Aldemir·Jan Vesely·Joffrey Lauvergne·Jonas Valanciunas·Jonas Wohlfarth-Bottermann·Leon Radosevic·Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira·NBA Draft 2011·Negueba Samake·Nihad Dedovic·Nikola Mirotic·Tomislav Zubcic·Tornike Shengelia
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 [...]
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.
Tags: Andrew Albicy·Antoine Diot·Bojan Bogdanovic·Donatas Motiejunas·Edwin Jackson·Kevin Seraphin·Mindaugas Kuzminskas·NBA Draft 2010·Robin Benzing·Ryan Richards·Thomas Heurtel·Tibor Pleiss·Tomasz Nowakowski
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
June 17th, 2009 · No Comments
Today, I will talk about the second European team to have played in this year’s edition of the Douai World Tournament: Lithuania. A team that was composed of 1990 and 1992 born players missing all their talented 91 guard players. This came up to a situation having a team dominated by inside players and totally [...]
April 18th, 2009 · 5 Comments
The Nike Hoop Summit 2009 has seen the first victory of the World Select team since Dirk Nowitzki in 1998. The team of coach Rob Beveridge took over the lead in the final minutes of the game despite being athletically far behind the more spectacular US kids. Being more limited in that are was not [...]
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 10th, 2009 · 13 Comments
This Easter weekend is once again packed with interesting tournaments and events around European Youth basketball. I try to give a short preview about all the stuff that you can follow throughout the net over the upcoming days.
Tags: Bellegarde Tournament·Cholet Mondial Basket·Donatas Motiejunas·Edwin Jackson·Maik Zirbes·Mamadou Samb·Maurice Stuckey·Memorial Barila·Milan Macvan·NBBL·Nike Hoop Summit·Nikola Mirotic·Nikos Pappas·Olimpija Ljubljana·Sabonis Basketball School·Urspring
March 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments
The International team of the 2009 edition of the Nike Hoops Summit has been published.
February 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments
Here we go for a round of interesting infos and articles from around the net.
November 2nd, 2008 · 3 Comments
With the new seasons that have started, we also go again for the vote of Prospect of the month. This year, we consider the generations from 1987 to 1991. As it is always very tough to find the right first choice for every year, I had some choices that may look strange in the beginning, [...]
August 30th, 2008 · 7 Comments
The season of the Youth Championships is over and several young players used these games to promote themselves. We give an overview of the most interesting moves that happened so far this summer.
August 18th, 2008 · No Comments
After the wings and the guards, I finally come to the big men. And despite having them in just smaller number here in my report, the talent level is extremely high for these young men.
August 8th, 2008 · No Comments
I have arrived in Riga to cover the last two days of the U20 European Championship. I use this post to give you a few updates of both U20 tournaments as well as some other stories about European prospects. But let’s start with the U20s.
August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Here are my thoughts about the ending U18 and starting U20 European Championships.
Tags: Division A European Championship·Division A European Championship·Division B European Championship·Donatas Motiejunas·Enes Kanter·Jakub Wojciechowski·Jan Vesely·Kostas Sloukas·Mario Delas·Marko Vranjkovic·Tomas Satoransky·Vladimir Jankovic
July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments
This Friday will start the FIBA Europe U18 European Championship of Division A in Amaliada and Pyrgos in Greece. I took a closer look at the different teams and collected some expert opinions on the upcoming tournament.
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Alejandro Hernandez·Andrew Albicy·Andrija Milutinovic·Bojan Subotic·Bozhidar Avramov·Carmel Bouchman·David Garcia·Deniz Kiliçli·Division A European Championship·Donatas Motiejunas·Enes Kanter·Femi Oladipo·Gilvydas Biruta·Lazar Radosavljevic·Leon Radosevic·Mario Delas·Maurice Stuckey·Nicolo Melli·Niels Giffey·Nikos Pappas·Simon Schmitz·Tomislav Zubci·Toni Prostran
July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments
Finally, we come to the big guys present in Douai. And here, the quality was rather high with some top European talent but also good prospects from Africa and the United States.
June 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Back in the Salle Corot for the Finals day of the tournament and the most important games of the week.