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U17 World Championship: the best of the rest

July 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Next to the four European teams that have reached the quarter-finals, I will take a quick look at the other participants to the U17 World Championship 2010. As Spain did not qualify for the last 8, I did not really have the opportunity to scout them so that they ended up in this review only.

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U17 World Championship 2010: Germany

July 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The German U17 National Team came with the ambitions to reach the Quarter-Finals in Hamburg. This goal was reached but somehow, the team of coach Menz disappeared a bit after their elimination on Friday and could not build on their excellent showing from the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament in spring.

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U17 World Championship 2010: Serbia

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments

The Serbian team finished finally at the 5th place of the U17 World Championship in Hamburg. After winning the Bronze Medal in Lithuania last summer in the U16 category, this team reached probably his maximum level with this 5th place as top-talent Nenad Miljenovic could not take over the team as he liked to in […]

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U17 World Championship 2010: Lithuania

July 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The fourth place of Lithuania can be considered as a surprise as their main player and U16 European Championship MVP Tauras Jogela was missing. The predictions in the Lithuanian press were not very positive either but a team that lacked size and talent but had the cojones to win the games that counted was one […]

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U17 World Championship 2010: Poland

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

We start our review of the European teams that participated to the U17 World Championship with Poland. The team that finished 4th at the U16 European Championship in 2009 now won the Silver Medal and showed clearly the best progress of all the European teams that were present.

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U17 World Championship: Finals Day

July 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The first ever U17 World Championship has ended on Sunday in Hamburg with the victory of the United States. The team from Coach Don Showalter was clearly the best squad in the whole tournament but was also the best US Youth Team I have ever seen, not only in terms of talent but also in […]

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U17 World Championship: Watch the Final LIVE

July 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, the final of the first ever U17 World Championship will be played in Hamburg. Poland and Team USA will face each other at 4pm European Time. To put you up in the right mood, check the highlight videos below and subscribe to FIBA TV to watch this exciting game LIVE on your PC at […]

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U17 World Championship: Semi-Finals

July 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, the semi-finals of the U17 World Championship have been played in the Sporthalle Hamburg. Team USA faced Canada while Lithuania played against Poland in a European duel.

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U17 World Championship: Quarter-Finals (Pt. 2)

July 9th, 2010 · 8 Comments

In the two other quarter-finals it was all European with Germany facing Lithuania and Serbia being the opponent of Poland.

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U17 World Championship: Quarter-Finals (Pt. 1)

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Today have been played the Quarter-Finals of the first ever U17 World Championship in Hamburg. In front of about 20 College and NBA scouts, 4 teams qualified for the semi-finals to be played on Saturday. The first two games featured only non-European teams, so let’s go for a review of their respective quarter-finals.

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