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The big day of Joffrey Lauvergne

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments

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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A first look at Partizan in the Euroleague 2012/13

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 […]

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Fournier–Westermann: two different destinations

July 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Both are born in 1992, both are from France, both made major career choices in the last days, but these choices could not be more different. These decisions will probably have a major impact on their future careers but both prospects will take a certain risk. While Evan Fournier got drafted on the 20th position […]

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Adidas Eurocamp 2012: National Team players

June 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

In the last part of our review of the Adidas Eurocamp 2012, we will take a look at those players that competed in the different national selections that were present in Treviso. Unfortunately, Dmitry Kulagin got injured so that he could not fully play during all the games. Therefore, he is not in our reports. […]

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Leo Westermann, an option for France in London?

October 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Leo Westermann, who was featured in our players to watch list for the LNB season 2011-2012, started extremely well from an individual point of view into the season. Before the arrival of Tony Parker at ASVEL which means probably less responsibilities for the young guard, we had the chance to take a quick luck at […]

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5 prospects to follow in the LNB 2011/2012

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.

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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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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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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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2009 U18 European Championship: French coach comments

August 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

After the comments of the German coach Kay Blümel on his players, we have today what the French coach Philippe Ory told Basketnews about his own players. With the permission of the French magazine, here is the English translation of his words.

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2009 U18 European Championship Division A: the Guards

August 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

We start our in-deep player analysis of the 2009 FIBA Europe European Championship of Division A with a scouting of the most interesting guards. While the tournament was heavily Center-loaded, there have been some guards that I wanted to take a closer look at.

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Bellegarde U16 Tournament

April 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Last week, I got some information from reader Guillaume Althoffer about the U16 Tournament in Bellegarde. With the participation of the National Teams from Greece, Czech Republic, France and Serbia, the competition level was correct and it was a good possibility to see some future greats.

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