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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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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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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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Europeans in the Conference Tournaments 2012

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

This weekend were the last finals of the different Conference Tournaments in NCAA Division 1 Basketball. We take a quick look at what we could learn of the performances of some European players that were active in the different games.

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David Jelinek does the Scoring Machine

January 13th, 2012 · No Comments

David Jelinek, the Czech Shooting Guard is already in his fifth season with the Spanish team Joventut Badalona. After having arrived in 2007 to play with the Junior Team, the Brno native spent several seasons with the Joventut farm team at Prat where he gained experience on the professional level. In 2010, he started his […]

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Edwin Jackson and the ASVEL prospects

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments

This weekend, ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne got eliminated from the French playoffs in a semi-final Game 3 against SLUC Nancy. Despite a deplorable team effort and several imports clearly having other problems than a functioning team, the young players who have been recruited specifically by the former coach Vincent Collet to build a team on the long […]

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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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Joffrey Lauvergne, a nice future for France on PF

April 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Tonight, in front of an half empty arena in Nancy, the locals of SLUC Nancy faced Chalon in the semi-final of the French Cup. The guests managed to beat the former Korac Cup winner in a game that was not one a great level, especially in the second half. However, this gave me the opportunity […]

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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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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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What’s the plan for Rubio?

February 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

With the Copa del Rey 2011 done, it is about time to take a look at some of the most regarded prospects of the last years. The same plaudits that were delivered to 20-year-old point guard Ricky Rubio today are the same ones that he was showered with at the 2009 NBA Draft: his ball-handling […]

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The main ACB prospects in Video

January 4th, 2011 · No Comments

This post features some of the main prospects playing currently in the Spanish ACB in different Video Clips.

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Marko Pajić and Jaka Blažič – important pieces of Geoplin Slovan (Pt. 2)

December 18th, 2010 · No Comments

After having introduced Marko Pajić on Thursday, Luka Bassin gives today his scouting report on another Geoplin Slovan prospect: Jaka Blažič.

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Nihad Dedovic–the underestimated scorer

November 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Nihad Dedovic plays already his 2nd season on the highest level after having spent several seasons in lower  Spanish divisons before coming to Roma to compete for the first time in the Euroleague. The 1m96 tall Bosnian is growing step by step and looks like a veteran despite being only 20 years old at the […]

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group C

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments

The Group C of the Euroleague 2010/2011 features some of the most interesting young big men in Europe and several potential NBA Draft candidates. Additionally, Ricky Rubio is also active with his FC Barcelona in this group and the games of these 6 teams will certainly attract a large number of NBA scouts over the […]

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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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5 players to follow this season in the French ProA

October 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments

This weekend, the French ProA will start into the new season. After having checked already which German prospects may be the ones to watch, we take a look today at the French players that are probably ready for the next step. And the least that one could say is that the future looks Golden for […]

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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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U20 European Championship Division B 2010

September 27th, 2010 · No Comments

This summer, the Austrian U20 National Team won the Gold Medal at home by dominating the U20 European Championship in Oberwart. In this first article on Division B events, we will cover this tournament by taking a look at the teams qualified for the semi-finals: Austria, Sweden, Bulgaria and Poland.

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Euroleague Qualification Phase Preview

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Today starts the Euroleague Qualification Phase with the first games of the 2010-2011 season. 15 teams compete in two-games elimination match-ups for the remaining two spots in the Regular Season of the Euroleague. We took a quick look at the players to follow during these 3 elimination rounds that determine the two last competitors.

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