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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March 13th, 2012 · No Comments
December 15th, 2011 · No Comments
Like any other Connecticut resident, Aaron Torres grew up living and breathing University of Connecticut athletics. After attending UConn and beginning a career as a young sportswriter, Torres has continued his passion for UConn basketball and explores the 2011 NCAA National Men’s Basketball Champions is his book, “The Unlikeliest Champion.”
January 12th, 2011 · No Comments
One of the most interesting German prospects has made the step to play College Basketball this summer. After Elias Harris in 2009, the summer of 2010 saw Niels Giffey move from ALBA Berlin to UConn and have some interesting impact right from the start. We spoke with Giffey about his current situation and what his [...]
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
January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments
The German All-Star Day 2010 was on the schedule this Saturday in Bonn. With the move from Mannheim to the Telekom Dome, the BEKO BBL has made an excellent decision as the arena was sold out and a great atmosphere throughout the event confirmed the popularity of the sport in Bonn. Even Euroleague CEO Jordi [...]
May 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments
This weekend, the German U19 NBBL League had its third edition of the Top4 played in Berlin. For the first time, the home team qualified for the event which made the Finals day particularly loud and enthusiastic. However, the overall level of the tournament, except for the final was not very high, which may be [...]
May 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment
After discussing the guards of the tournament, here is my review on the forwards that stood out in my eyes during the Nike International Junior Tournament. Once again, this is not a ranking but just a selection of the players that I liked personally.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Augusto Cesar Lima·Hemofarm Vrsac·Lietuvos Rytas·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Knezevic·Niels Giffey·Nike International Junior Tournament·Osvaldas Matulionis·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
May 1st, 2009 · No Comments
The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is in the books. Everything looks like it is going to be a Final between FMP Belgrade and Lietuvos Rytas. But both teams need another win to be for sure in the O2 World on Sunday.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·FMP Belgrade·Friedrich Lotze·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Kalise Gran Canaria·Lietuvos Rytas·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Knezevic·Nenad Miljenovic·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Petar Lambic·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
April 30th, 2009 · No Comments
The first day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is history and the day ended nearly with a massive upset as the 2008 champ FMP Belgrade won against the hosts of ALBA Berlin by only 1 point.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Augusto Cesar Lima·Branislav Dekic·Dejan Musli·FMP Belgrade·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Lietuvos Rytas·Malick Fall·Malte Ziegenhagen·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Osvaldas Matulionis·Unicaja Malaga
April 26th, 2009 · 8 Comments
This Thursday starts the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin and features some of the best U18 Club Teams in Europe. Three qualification tournaments and two Wildcards later, 8 teams will fight in 2 groups to get the trophy. I took a quick look at the teams and tell you who are the prospects to [...]
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Alejandro Lopez·Andriy Lebedintsev·Augustas Peciukevicius·Augusto Cesar Lima·Bakary Konate·Branislav Dekic·Brian Wenzel·Dejan Musli·Djordje Micic·FMP Belgrade·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Justin Raffington·Kalise Gran Canaria·Kevin Bright·Lietuvos Rytas·Mantas Kadzevicius·Matic Sirnik·Milan Jaros·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nike International Junior Tournament·Nikola Vukasovic·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Osvaldas Matulionis·Ovidijus Varanauskas·Petar Lambic·Samuel Dominguez·Simone Centanni·Strahinja Mladenovic·Tautvydas Sabonis·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
March 9th, 2009 · No Comments
The German U19 NBBL playoffs started this weekend with some interesting match-ups. Europeanprospects was present in Trier to cover the game between TBB Junior Team around Maik Zirbes and Basket College Rhein Neckar. Additionally, two Top4 participants of last year challenged each other already in the first round.
January 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment
While the 30th edition of the Hospitalet Tournament starts today and we will know who will be the two next teams to qualify for Berlin, I continue my analysis of the Città di Roma tournament organized by the Stella Azzurra Basketball team in Rome. After the guards yesterday, it is the turn of the forwards [...]
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Benetton Fribourg·Cibona Zagreb·Jonathan Kazadi·Matic Sirnik·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Olimpija Ljubljana·Riccardo Moraschini·Tauras Jogela·Tommaso Ingrosso·Toni Brnas·Virtus Bologna·Zalgiris Kaunas
December 26th, 2008 · No Comments
During the German All-Star Day, the U19 NBBL All-Star game is the main event for checking out which are the current top prospects in the NBBL. So here are the rosters of both teams that will play each other on the 17th January in the Mannheim SAP Arena.
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.
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Alejandro Hernandez·Andrew Albicy·Andrija Milutinovic·Bojan Subotic·Bozhidar Avramov·Carmel Bouchman·David Garcia·Deniz Kiliçli·Division A European Championship·Donatas Motiejunas·Enes Kanter·Femi Oladipo·Gilvydas Biruta·Lazar Radosavljevic·Leon Radosevic·Mario Delas·Maurice Stuckey·Nicolo Melli·Niels Giffey·Nikos Pappas·Simon Schmitz·Tomislav Zubci·Toni Prostran
July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments
In general, not a lot of good forward material was present in Douai. The most talented one would have been Tomislav Zubcic but he was not present with the Croatian National team. So I included some PF into this category in order to have some guys to talk about.
June 4th, 2008 · No Comments
Here is the part two of the NBBL Top4 Review.