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Alex Olah plays himself into the spotlights

January 25th, 2014 · No Comments

We rarely talk about current NCAA players in this blog but we make an exception today as the following post discusses the Romanian big man Alex Olah. The 2m13 tall inside player moved to the United State in 2010 and is currently in his Sophomore year with Northwestern in the relevant Big 10 Conference.

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12 players to follow during Eurobasket 2013

September 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Eurobasket 2013 starts tomorrow in Slovenia and we took a quick look at some prospects that will most likely use this stage to make a name for themselves on the International scene for the first time.

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NBA Draft 2013: the Euro-Analysis

June 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The NBA Draft 2013 is in the books and the number of European players drafted has been very impressive. While some of the names in the lottery would have been unexpected 12 months ago, others that were considered NBA picks for a long time have not even been called. So here we go for our […]

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Alex Len playing himself into the lottery

January 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Having seen Alex Len during the summer 2010 in the U18 European Championship at the age of 17, you could already see what kind of talent he is. After having moved to the United States and played a short freshman season with Maryland, it is about time to make an update on his situation as […]

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Ponitka and Karnowski progressing in PLK

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

The Polish 1993 generation is one of the better ones in Europe. The team around Mateusz Ponitka and Przemyslaw Karnowski had quite some success in the different continental championships that they participated over the last years. Both players have now major roles in the Polish first league so that it was time to make an […]

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U18 European Championship 2011: the Bigs

October 6th, 2011 · 7 Comments

In the last part of our series of reports on the U18 European Championship, we will talk about the big guys today.

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5 prospects to follow in the Bundesliga 2011/2012

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.

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Bigs

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

The tournament is over for quite some time but I managed to finish my report on the Big guys only today. So here we go for a review of the most interesting inside players including an updated on the Toronto Raptors drafted Lithuanian Center Jonas Valanciunas.

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Finland U18 Preview

July 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Tomorrow starts the U18 European Championship of Division A in Wroclaw. When Serbia, Spain or the hosts are generally considered as favorites, the Finnish team wants to be more than just an underdog and save their spot in Division A during the next 10 days. Hippo presents the U18 Team from his home country.

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The INSEP Signing season has started

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments

With the announcement of Hugo Invernizzi’s future destination today, you can say that the signing season of the INSEP athletes is in full swing. We take a quick look at the first decisions and what might come in the next days and weeks.

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NIJT 2011: the other prospects

May 18th, 2011 · No Comments

The Nike International Junior Tournament has been played already several days ago. After having analyzed the game of the MVP of the tournament Dario Saric as well as the other prospects in his team KK Zagreb, we are taking a look today at some of the prospects that have not been that much in the […]

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Nike Hoop Summit 2011 Review

April 18th, 2011 · No Comments

A week ago, the Nike Hoop Summit 2011 saw a victory of Team USA over the World Team 92-80. We take a quick look at the European based players to see how they competed in this prestigious event.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011: the Big guys

March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In the third and last part of our Nike International Junior Tournament review, we will take a look at the big guys today. So check out who are the players to follow in the next years to play in the paint.

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NIJT l´Hospitalet 2011: the Bigs

January 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

In the last part of our review of the 2011 edition of the l’Hospitalet Tournament, we will talk about the Big guys. These do not only include centers but a whole lot of Power Forwards as well as the number of real center players was limited. Let’s take a look.

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Big Guys

August 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The big guys drew the most interest in the U18 European Championship as this group featured several highly interesting players. Even if Enes Kanter was absent, the tournament featured several NBA potentials and we go over the players that have impressed us the most.

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Nemanja Bezbradica maybe heading to College

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments

After the huge number of College coaches present at the U17 World Championship in Hamburg, it was a matter of time before the first information leaked out about potential European names heading to College. Next to the interest generated by Mateusz Ponitka from Poland, we heard that Nemanja Bezbradica was on the list of several […]

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Jonas Valanciunas vs. Przemyslaw Karnowski: Video Analysis

July 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Two of the most promising Center talents in Europe met this week in the U18 European Championship in Vilnius. Jonas Valanciunas from Lithuania had to play against the one year young Przemyslaw Karnowski from Poland. I used this opportunity to make a Video Analysis of their game.

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U18 European Championship Division B Preview on Finland

July 20th, 2010 · No Comments

As the readers of europeanprospects.com already know, Finland’s U18 team has been able to practice with one of the best coaches available this summer: Frankfurt Skyliners head coach Gordon Herbert. Hippo gave us his preview on the main players for the U18 team that will compete from Thursday in the U18 European Championship of Division […]

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U17 World Championship 2010: Germany

July 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The German U17 National Team came with the ambitions to reach the Quarter-Finals in Hamburg. This goal was reached but somehow, the team of coach Menz disappeared a bit after their elimination on Friday and could not build on their excellent showing from the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament in spring.

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U17 World Championship 2010: Serbia

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments

The Serbian team finished finally at the 5th place of the U17 World Championship in Hamburg. After winning the Bronze Medal in Lithuania last summer in the U16 category, this team reached probably his maximum level with this 5th place as top-talent Nenad Miljenovic could not take over the team as he liked to in […]

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