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Notes on the Nike Hoop Summit 2014

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

The 2014 edition of the Nike Hoop Summit has been played last weekend in Portland. This year, there have only been 5 European players present in the event and they could not really put their mark on the game like in previous years. Nevertheless, he are some quick notes on these five players.

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Why Kenneth Ogbe will shine for Utah in the future

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

The German guard Kenneth Ogbe finished his Freshman year this spring at the University of Utah. After having played several seasons for Urspring Academy in Germany, he decided to follow his brother Dennis, who recently graduated with excellent academic results at Tennessee Tech, and committed to play for the Utes. We talked with Jim Gwilliam, […]

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Jusuf Nurkic Scouting Report Mind Map

March 30th, 2014 · No Comments

After having tested the Mind Map format for a Scouting Report a year ago for Alex Abrines, I prepared now an even more detailed Mind Map for the Bosnian big man prospect Jusuf Nurkic.

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Serbian guards to follow (Pt.1): Jovan Novak

December 28th, 2013 · No Comments

The future for Serbia on the PG position looks to be Vasilije Micic. But behind the 1994 born prospect, there are other young guards emerging. We will take a look at two of them in a series of two articles. Today, Jovan Novak is being in the focus while we will talk about Ognjen Jaramaz […]

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5 players to follow in the Portuguese LPB 2013/14

November 26th, 2013 · No Comments

(Luís Cristóvão) With 5 rounds played in the Portuguese LPB, it’s time to focus in a group of players who are preparing themselves to be part of the next generation of the Portuguese National Team. The country has recently shown some good results in the FIBA Europe Women’s competitions, while their Men’s teams were not […]

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Analyzing the top talents of Mega Vizura

November 19th, 2013 · No Comments

In their first season in the ABA League, the team from Mega Vizura is one of the most exciting ones to follow for talent scouts. Next to a multitude of interesting prospects, the team also features three high-level talents in their back court combo of Vasilije Micic and Nenad Miljenovic together with the upcoming inside […]

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Scandinavian power in Manresa

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments

In 2010, I travelled to Solna in Sweden to cover the Nordic Championship, a tournament that regroups the Youth National Teams of the different Scandinavian countries. Back then, I saw for the first time Rasmus Larsen and Marcus Eriksson competing. Three and a half years later, both prospects have made the move to Spain and […]

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5 players to follow in the French ProA 2013/14

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments

In the third part of our season preview, we take a look at the French ProA today. Several of the most interesting prospects have left the league to play in the NBA or in Serbia, the number of talented prospects remains high even if it might be not that impressive than it was over the […]

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5 players to follow in the BEKO BBL 2013/14

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments

The BEKO BBL season starts this Saturday with the Champions Cup while the regular season really kicks off on the 2nd October. It’s time to check who are the players to follow this season in one of the upcoming leagues in Europe.

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5 players to follow in Ethias League 2013/14

September 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Before the seasons in the different professional leagues start in the next weeks, we will take a look at the players to follow in some of the main competitions in Europe. We start with a new addition in this already traditional pre-season show as we analyze the Belgian Ethias League. The Belgian league is constantly […]

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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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U19 World Championship 2013: the Big Guys

July 27th, 2013 · No Comments

Better later than never is the motto for this post as it describes the post players of the U19 World Championship 2013 in Prague. Here again, we only covered the European and Australian players from the games that we have seen.

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U19 World Championship 2013: the Wings

July 21st, 2013 · No Comments

After having talked about the quite talented guard crop of the U19 World Championship, we will analyze the wing players today. In this category, there were not that many highly talented players, at least for the countries that I was scouting.

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U19 World Championship 2013: the Guards

July 14th, 2013 · No Comments

The U19 World Championship 2013 is over and here is our recap of the main guards of the event. In our reports, we cover only the teams that reached the quarter finals and we do not speak about the North American teams as these players are already covered by a multitude of other websites. Enjoy.

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U19 World Championship 2013 Interviews

July 8th, 2013 · No Comments

Two short interviews with Nikola Jankovic and Vasilije Micic after the Final of the U19 World Championship 2013 in Prague.

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Mam Jaiteh shining in Boulogne, Loum too

March 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Mouhammadou “Mam” Jaiteh is currently one of the hottest names in the European prospects scene. The French big guy made the not so usual choice to sign with a ProB team coming out of INSEP while the most interesting prospects generally decide themselves in favor of a ProA team after their years with the French […]

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Vasilije Micic, the passing majesty

March 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

During the Nike International Junior Tournament, I had the opportunity to follow the Serbian League game between Mega Vizura and Metalac. In the team from the Belgrade suburbs, the 1994 born PG Vasilije Micic runs the show next to a couple of other interesting prospects.

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5 players to follow in Portugal 2012/2013

October 18th, 2012 · 4 Comments

(Luís Cristóvão) When you talk about Basketball, Portugal isn’t the place you go looking for young talent. Mostly, because the Portuguese don’t usually are in the big competitions. With almost no teams playing in European Cups (Benfica was the exception in the 2010/11 Eurochallenge) and a weak National Team (after making it to Eurobasket 2011, […]

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5 players to follow in the French ProA 2012/13

October 5th, 2012 · No Comments

In the next part of our season preview, we take a look at the players to follow in the French ProA. This preview does not feature Rudy Gobert who has already been presented in a previous article and I will not speak either of Mam Jaiteh who will play in the Pro B this season. […]

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5 players to follow for the NBA Draft 2013

September 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The new season in Europe is about to start and there are several players that are already emerging in the different pre-season tournaments as potential NBA Draft picks 2013. We selected five players and a Wildcard that we suggest you should follow particularly well as they might end up as some of the most intriguing […]

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