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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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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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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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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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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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Douai 2009: Lithuania Review

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 […]

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Nike Hoop Summit 2009 review

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 […]

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A first look at the upcoming 2009 NBA Draft

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?

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Heavy weekend picks

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.

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Nike Hoop Summit 2009: International team announced

March 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The International team of the 2009 edition of the Nike Hoops Summit has been published.

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Today’s picks

February 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Here we go for a round of interesting infos and articles from around the net.

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Prospect of the month: October 2008

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, […]

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Prospects on the move

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.

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U20 European Championships (Division A): the Big guys

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.

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Today’s picks (live from Riga)

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.

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Today’s picks

August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are my thoughts about the ending U18 and starting U20 European Championships.

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U18 European Championship Division A – Preview

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.

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Douai Tournament 2008: the Centers

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.

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Douai Tournament 2008: Sunday’s picks

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.

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