During the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade, I also had the possibility to follow the Adriatic League game between Partizan Belgrade and Union Olimpija Ljubljana. Over the last two years, Nemanja Nedovic used this moment where lots of NBA Scouts are present to showcase his skills. This time, the French big guy Joffrey Lauvergne [...]
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February 28th, 2013 · No Comments
November 6th, 2012 · No Comments
After four games into the season and just before the clash at home with Brose Baskets Bamberg, it is about time to make an analysis of the main young prospects in the Serbian roster. Four players are clearly stepping up their game this season so let’s check how they did so far in the toughest [...]
September 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment
After having discussed already 5 players to follow for the NBA Draft 2012, we will take a look today at 5 players (and a Wildcard) in the Beko BBL. These players should be able to significantly improve their presence this season. We do not mention in this preview Maxi Kleber who was already talked about [...]
June 17th, 2012 · No Comments
After having talked about the automatically eligible players and the vitals and measurements of all participants, the article of today discusses the camp of the NBA Draft 2012 early entrants. At the moment, it is not sure who will really stay in the Draft but we will talk about all the players that were present [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
January 19th, 2011 · No Comments
In our series about European Freshmen in the NCAA, we talk today to the German big guy Justin Raffington who came to the University of San Francisco after his years at Urspring.
October 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Group A of the Euroleague 2010/2011 features on the one hand several teams without any notable prospect but also some of the most talented players of the whole competition. So let’s check who are the guys to follow in this group.
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.
July 14th, 2010 · No Comments
Our Finnish friend Hippo is always happy to share his thoughts on the prospects coming from the North. With the U20 European Championship of Division B starting today, Hippo has sent us his opinion on the Finnish team for the tournament in Austria.
June 26th, 2010 · No Comments
The British with Jamaican background Ryan Richards was the youngest of all the Europeans drafted in 2010. After an odyssey through different teams and countries, the Kent raised has now made his first step into the direction of his dream: playing in the NBA. The next step in his trip should now be to earn [...]
June 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments
The NBA Draft 2010 is in the books and the number of European players picked by the Franchises has not been as low for years. With one player in the first round and only four in the second round, Europe was under-represented compared to the last years but it will probably be a different story [...]
June 17th, 2010 · 5 Comments
The number of Europeans that stay in the NBA Draft 2010 as Early-Entry players has dropped to only 5. A multitude of big talents have opted out or did not even declare this spring so that the 2011 edition looks to be highly promising for European players. I will talk about that in a later [...]
June 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments
Today we continue our review of the players from the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso with a few additional names that we are thinking are worth to be mentioned.
May 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Today, we are going through the most interesting players of the weekend in Bamberg where played 8 of the best German Youth teams in U19 and U16 category.
Tags: Daniel Stawowski·Dennis Ogbe·Dominik Malinowski·Felix Engel·JBBL Top4·Joey Ney·Justin Raffington·Kevin Bright·Lars Wendt·Lennard Boekstegers·Malik Müller·Malte Ziegenhagen·Mario Blessing·Marley Jean-Louis·Mauricio Marin·NBBL Top4·Niels Giffey·Oben Ebof-Etchi·Philipp Winter·Robin Jorch·Terry Thomas
May 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment
Today we check out the second part of the NBA Draft Early entrants from Europe. This list contains mainly those players where the presence for the NBA Draft 2010 has only been announced a few days before the early entry deadline.
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
April 19th, 2010 · 5 Comments
Last weekend has been played the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. The annual event did not feature that many Europeans this year because some major prospects had to decline their invitation for different reasons. We took a quick look at the most interesting players in the World Team.
March 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments
After having presented the reasons for the recent upswing of Swedish Basketball in the first part of our article, I will focus today on those prospects that represent the future of Swedish Basketball. The players mentioned are only those being born in 1991 or younger though.
September 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments
A new initiative established by FIBA Europe and sponsored by Champion was the U18 All-Stars camp for young European players held these days in Poland. 32 players got selected according to their performances at the U18 European Championships and went to work in several sessions with established coaches like Svetislav Pesic .21 players got an [...]