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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June 29th, 2012 · No Comments
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.
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 [...]
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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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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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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
December 29th, 2011 · 3 Comments
This week, the game between TBB Trier and Brose Baskets Bamberg was a good opportunity to see some of the most promising Centers of German Basketball face-to-face. The already drafted Tibor Pleiß together with the top prospect Philipp Neumann had to play against one of the best big men of the Bundesliga season so far: [...]
December 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment
SLUC Nancy was one of the main attractions in the Euroleague this season because of the presence of the French National Team player Nicolas Batum. However, since his departure, the team struggles in the main competition but they find some time to integrate one of their most interesting prospects into the regular rotation.
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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.
September 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment
The seasons in the different European Leagues are about to start next weekend so that we check who are the prospects to follow in some of the main leagues. We will start today with the German Bundesliga that becomes more and more interesting also for young players to get some minutes on a good level.
Tags: Anthony Canty·Besnik Bekteshi·Bogdan Radosavljevic·Daniel Theis·Danilo Barthel·Femi Oladipo·Jonas Wohlfarth-Bottermann·Maik Zirbes·Maurice Stuckey·Maxi Kleber·Michael Wenzl·Nico Adamczak·Philipp Neumann·Simon Schmitz
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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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