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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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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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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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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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French U20 coach comments on his roster

July 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

With the U20 European Championship starting this Thursday in Croatia, the French magazine Basketnews spoke with Head coach Jean-Aimé Toupane who commented on every player of his roster. As France has not decided already who are the 12 players that will be present, there may be some changes to definitive list for the Championship.

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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010: U20 National Teams

June 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Currently on holidays in the lovely Austrian Alps to recharge my batteries for the summer, I took some time to share my thoughts on the Croatian and French U20 National teams that compete in the Adidas Eurocamp 2010 in Treviso. Both teams prepare the upcoming U20 European Championships that will be played in Croatia.

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ASVEL builds a French future

May 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

With the signing of Kim Tillie this Tuesday, the French team of ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne has brought the next high-quality prospect to their team after having confirmed the arrival of Leo Westermann a few days ago. With the already under contract Bangaly Fofana, Paul Lacombe, Thomas Heurtel and Edwin Jackson and some interesting young players […]

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FIBA U19 World Championships: France

July 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

France finished at a correct 8th place at the recent U19 World Championships in New Zealand and are therefore classified as the “third European nation”. Basketnews spoke to NT coach Richard Billant who gave them his individual report on any of his players. I translated his comments in English, the original can be found in […]

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Douai 2009: France Review

June 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

To start the in-depth reports about the Douai World Tournament, I will take a closer look to the third placed French team. Being only one point short of the Final victory, the team looks a bit undersized compared to the different other teams in the competition and also the typical hyper athletic inside player is […]

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