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Notes from the U20 European Championship 2014

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

The U20 European Championship in Crete is over. Thanks to the availability of Live Streams, it was possible to follow several games from the event. However, I could only sneak in some moments so that I can not come up with full scouting reports. So here are a few notes that I put down while […]

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NBA Draft 2014: Ioannis Papapetrou

June 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today, we cover the situation of the Greek forward Ioannis Papaetrou. He is one of the younger automatically eligible players because he left the NCAA after only one season. See below to learn if he is a potential NBA Draft pick in 2014.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2014: Early Entry Candidates

June 12th, 2014 · No Comments

In our review of the Adidas Eurocamp, we will take first of all a look to the players that had declared early for the NBA Draft 2014. Most of these players have withdrawn their name from the pool in between though. The reports below can not be considered as full scouting reports but give an […]

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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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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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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 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 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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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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U18 European Championship 2012: The Bigs

September 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the final part of the reports on the U18 European Championship of Division A, we will talk today about the big guys that stood out.

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U18 European Championship 2012: the Wings

August 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

In our second part of the U18 European Championship reporting, we take a look at the major wing prospects of the event. Of course, Dario Saric will not be discussed in this article as he was featured already in a separate post. Once again, the players from the team ranked 9 to 12 are not […]

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Dario Saric, the title winning machine

August 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dario Saric earned the MVP trophy of the U18 European Championship in Vilnius on Sunday after winning the Gold Medal as well. These were two more awards for the already richly decorated young man (U16 Gold in 2010, NIJT 2011) from Croatia who once again showed that he is among the most dominant youth players […]

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NBBL Top 4 2012: Player Review

May 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The NBBL Top 4 level was a bit lower this season in my opinion. The winners from Breitengüssbach deserved the victory because of their endless will and deeper rotation as they had 11 players capable of contributing on this level. Urspring had their trauma in the semi-final where they were up 17 points in the […]

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NBBL Top 4 Preview: Johannes Thiemann (Breitengüssbach)

May 18th, 2012 · No Comments

In the third part of our NBBL Top 4 Preview, we spoke with Johannes Thiemann from TSV Tröster Breitengüssbach about their surprising win against Jena and his personal situation before the Top 4.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the Bigs

May 1st, 2012 · 5 Comments

In the last part of our analysis on the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012, we will talk about the big guys. Quite a lot of talent was present among the Top 8 teams on these positions so let’s got to the details.

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