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U18 European Championship 2012: the Final

August 20th, 2012 · No Comments

The last day of the U18 European Championship, but also the last day of the summer season with the different National Team events, saw Lithuania facing Croatia in a final match-up of the Scouting Period 2011/2012. The games did not only decide who will win Medals but also who is the last qualified nation from […]

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U18 European Championship: Semi Finals Review

August 19th, 2012 · No Comments

My second day at the U18 European Championship 2012 in Lithuania was marked by the Semi-Finals. But before the major event, there was a decisive game in the relegation group that I wanted to cover.

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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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U18 European Championship 2011: the Wings

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments

After the guards, here is the report on the most interesting wing players from the U18 European Championship 2011 in Wroclaw.

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Finland U20 Preview

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

With the U20 European Championships starting tomorrow, our friend Hippo has sent us his preview on the Finnish U20 National Team that will compete in the B Division tournament in Sarajevo. The team will face Norway, Great Britian, Portugal, the Czech Republic and Luxembourg in Group C. The team features several members of the succesful […]

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U20 European Championships (Division A): the Big guys

August 18th, 2008 · No Comments

After the wings and the guards, I finally come to the big men. And despite having them in just smaller number here in my report, the talent level is extremely high for these young men.

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U20 European Championship (Division A): the Wings

August 16th, 2008 · No Comments

After the Guards, the next step will be the coverage of the most outstanding forwards of the tournament.

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U20 European Championship (Division A): the guards

August 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In a tournament, that was mostly dominated by the Wings and Big guys, it was quite to hard to take out some prospects on the guard positions. So here is a little choice of the player I had the chance to see in Riga.

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Today’s picks (live from Riga)

August 10th, 2008 · 3 Comments

After having watched some Olympic Games basketball with Lithuanian fans in a Irish in Riga (Latvia), I am now back in the Riga Arena to cover the Final day of the U20 European Championships of Division A.

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Today’s picks (live from Riga)

August 9th, 2008 · No Comments

After a first day in Riga, visiting the city and meeting some people, the tournament of the U20 European Championship beings for me today.

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Today’s picks (live from Riga)

August 8th, 2008 · No Comments

I have arrived in Riga to cover the last two days of the U20 European Championship. I use this post to give you a few updates of both U20 tournaments as well as some other stories about European prospects. But let’s start with the U20s.

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Today’s picks

August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are my thoughts about the ending U18 and starting U20 European Championships.

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U20 European Championship Division B – Preview

July 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

The FIBA Europe U20 European Championships will start tomorrow in Targu Mures for Division B while the Division A will be played in Riga. Because I will be in Riga during the Finals weekend, and will therefor have an in-deep coverage of the tournament, I will only come up with a preview of the B […]

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Today’s picks (from the U18 European Championships)

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The first phase of the A Division is already done and the least one could say is that there have been some surprise. I will give you a short review about the results so far and also give an update on the B division.

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Today’s picks (from the U18 European Championships)

July 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Here are my thoughts on the 2nd day of the U18 European Championships of Division A and B.

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Today’s picks (from the U18 European Championships)

July 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Here are my thoughts on the first day of both U18 Championships that started today.

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U18 European Championship Division B – Preview

July 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Not only the Division  A of the U18 European Championship will start this weekend, but also the Division B will have its first games on Friday in Debrecen, Hungary. To preview this tournament is quite more difficult because lots of nations are not known for producing elite prospects, but this year, the tournament looks particularly […]

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U18 European Championship Division A – Preview

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

This Friday will start the FIBA Europe U18 European Championship of Division A in Amaliada and Pyrgos in Greece. I took a closer look at the different teams and collected some expert opinions on the upcoming tournament.

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Today’s picks (from U20 Tournament)

July 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Some more notes from the U20 Tournament that has been played in Luxembourg this week. France continued their run to finish the tournament unbeaten. And it was also Kim Tillie that continued his impressive play during this tournament. After the performances here, France U20 can seriously be considered as a Medal candidate in Riga for […]

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Today’s picks (from U20 tournament)

July 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

These days is played a U20 tournament with European top teams in the tiny Luxembourg. France, Lithuania, Russia, Turkey, Spain and a U23 selection of the host play against each until Sunday. After two days, here are my first thoughts on the games. In the first game of the tournament, Turkey lost against Lithuania where […]

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