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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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How old is Anton Arsenyev?

July 19th, 2009 · 16 Comments

During the recent FIBA U19 World Championship in New Zealand, the Kazakh team was one of the sensations of the event and especially with their win over the hosts and therefore qualification for the next round, the team has fulfilled all the expectations. And it was one guard that played the game of his life […]

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FIBA U19 World Championships: France

July 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments

France finished at a correct 8th place at the recent U19 World Championships in New Zealand and are therefore classified as the “third European nation”. Basketnews spoke to NT coach Richard Billant who gave them his individual report on any of his players. I translated his comments in English, the original can be found in […]

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FIBA U19 World Championships: Mario Delas’ MVP performance

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments

In the recent FIBA U19 World Championships, the Croatian PF Mario Delas got elected MVP of the tournament for his performance to lead the Croatian team to an unexpected Bronze medal. Delas finished the tournament with 20.0ppg, 7.0rpg and 2.2apg while hitting 57.9% of his shot attempts. The 2m08 tall player from KK Split has […]

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Today’s picks

July 12th, 2009 · No Comments

After a week of holidays, here we go come back for the most exciting phase of European Youth basketball, the summer months with the different European competitions. But before the coverage of the different tournaments, here are some short news from the last days.

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FIBA U19 World Championships: Kazakhstan

July 4th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The FIBA U19 World Championships have started this week in New Zealand and we had not that many surprises so far as all the big teams from Europe and the Americas have qualified for the next round. So I chose to take a closer look at one of the intruders to the Final round that […]

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French U19 test game

March 11th, 2009 · No Comments

The French U19 National Team started its preparation for the U19 World Championships in New Zealand. During this first phase in February, NT coach Richard Billant tested some new players but the care is based on the 4th place U18 team from last summer around Andrew Albicy and Alexis Tanghe.

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