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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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 [...]
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
July 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments
The fourth place of Lithuania can be considered as a surprise as their main player and U16 European Championship MVP Tauras Jogela was missing. The predictions in the Lithuanian press were not very positive either but a team that lacked size and talent but had the cojones to win the games that counted was one [...]
July 15th, 2010 · No Comments
We start our review of the European teams that participated to the U17 World Championship with Poland. The team that finished 4th at the U16 European Championship in 2009 now won the Silver Medal and showed clearly the best progress of all the European teams that were present.
June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment
The hosts of the first ever U17 World Championship come with high hopes to the competition. Germany did not qualify by the result but the team has shown its value during the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in spring. Kay Blümel gives us his opinion on the German U17 National Team.