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2009 U16 European Championship B Division Report

November 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

With a few months of delay, here we go for a report on some of the most interesting players of the 2009 FIBA Europe U16 European Championship of Division B. As I could by far not see all players (I was limited to several games on tape), this report is far from being complete. The […]

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Christopher Czerapowicz shoots Sweden to Div A

September 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments

During this year’s edition of the FIBA Europe Division B U18 European Championship in Sarajevo, the Swedish team marked the tournament with its playing style and underlined the continuous improving of the Swedish basketball in general. With a 4th place at the Under-20 and a 5th at the Under-16 Euro in Division B, Sverige is […]

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Eurobasket 2009: the NBA Draft candidates

September 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments

The Eurobasket 2009 is history now and I take a look at the players that can be considered as the most interesting prospects of the tournament. The players featured in the article are those that are still potentially NBA Draft candidates, so all the players born in 1988 or earlier but not drafted yet.

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Eurobasket 2009: U18 All-Star Game

September 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments

A new initiative established by FIBA Europe and sponsored by Champion was the U18 All-Stars camp for young European players held these days in Poland. 32 players got selected according to their performances at the U18 European Championships and went to work in several sessions with established coaches like Svetislav Pesic .21 players got an […]

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Eurobasket 2009: the generation check

September 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Coming back from holidays out of the basketball no-man’s land Switzerland, it will take me some time to get back into the feeling of the Eurobasket 2009. However, I made a quick analysis of the present teams and their different rosters in relation with the age of the players and I will try to find […]

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2009 U18 European Championship: Russian coach comments

August 30th, 2009 · No Comments

After the comments of the German and the French coach, we had the chance through our friend Nikita to talk with the Russian U18 National Team coach Mikhail Solovyev and gets his comments on the full Russian roster that finished 6th in this year’s European Championship.

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2009 U16 European Championship report

August 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

This summer, I had the opportunity to go for my first ever U16 European Championship and combine it with a first ever trip to the Basketball country of Lithuania. I decided to make just a short scouting report on the teams I have seen (Places 1-8) as these kids are all only 16, or even […]

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Today’s picks (live from Kaunas)

August 16th, 2009 · No Comments

The final day of the 2009 U16 European Championship has arrived and the decisions will arrive about Gold, Silver and Bronze. But the day started of course with the games for the places 5 to 8.

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Today’s picks (live from Kaunas)

August 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Having arrived in Kaunas yesterday late, it has been a full basketball day today in the legendary Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas Hall, the oldest basketball arena in Europe for the U16 European Championship of Division A 2009.

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The Kazakhstan passport fraud story continues

August 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Before flying tomorrow to Kaunas for the U16 European Championship, here are some news on the Kazakhstan basketball players passport fraud.

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