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U18 European Championship: Watch it LIVE

August 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments

The semi-finals and Finals of the U18 European Championship are available LIVE and for FREE on FIBA TV. Here is the link to follow the games You can follow the game of the Latvian U18 National Team as a free LIVE Stream on Sportacentrs.com. Here is the schedule 9-8-2012: 17h45 (CET) Latvia – France 10-8-2012: […]

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Rannar Raap–the youngest top scorer in Europe

November 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

When going over the scorer rankings in Europe, you mostly see either US-born or other experienced players at the top. Not so in Estonia were the local EMKL league is having the youngest top scorer of a first division in Europe with Rannar Raap. The 1992 born player from Parnu currently averages 19.9ppg after 8 […]

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Russian U18 Head coach comments

August 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Together with our Russian friend Nikita, we put together an article about the Russian U18 National Team that won the Silver Medal at the recent European Championships in Vilnius. Nikita was so kind to speak with the Russian head coach Sergey Skorochkin about his players and what his thoughts were on the Silver Medal team.

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Davis Bertans Video Analysis

August 18th, 2010 · No Comments

One of the most interesting players of the recent U18 European Championship was the Latvian Small Forward Davis Bertans. I took some time in order to put together a short Video Analysis of the highly talented 1992 born player.

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European Championships 2010 B Division All-Tournament Teams

August 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

With a bit of delay, we got the names of the U18 and U20 B Division European Championship All-Tournament teams and MVP trophy winners. A big thank you to FIBA Europe for providing us with the names. So here we go for the three All-tournament Teams of the B Division for 2010.

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Big Guys

August 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The big guys drew the most interest in the U18 European Championship as this group featured several highly interesting players. Even if Enes Kanter was absent, the tournament featured several NBA potentials and we go over the players that have impressed us the most.

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“The Prodigal Sons”: Tale of Finland’s U18 Team

August 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Some eyebrows were raised in May 2010, when Finnish Basketball Federation announced that Gordon Herbert, a coach with one of the most impressive résumé in Finnish basketball history, was about to accept the head coaching duty of Finland’s u18 team.

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Wings

August 13th, 2010 · 5 Comments

With the increasing number of players scouted during the U18 European Championship, the scoutings on several players may be a bit short but I tried to get more profiles in the articles this time which also explains the delays in bringing them online. I hope you enjoy the article however. My comments on the big […]

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Guards

August 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments

To start our review on the most interesting players of the 2010 European Championship in Vilnius, we attack with the guards of the top 8 teams of the competition. I was not able to follow other team than the Quarter-Final and the relegation teams, the report will only include prospect issued from these 12 nations. […]

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U18 European Championship: the Finals day

August 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

After a little tour in the shopping center next to the Arena, it was about time to follow the relegation round as a decisive game for relegation was ahead. Sweden faced Ukraine in a Final for the last remaining spot on the highest level of U18 European Basketball.

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U18 European Championship 2010: Semi-Finals

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments

The second day in Lithuania started with some sight-seeing in the Old Town and the first decision of the event came when Germany managed to dominate Sweden and avoid relegation. On the other hand, Bulgaria is sure about their future: Division B.

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U18 European Championship 2010: Quarter-Finals

July 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today, I arrived in Vilnius to cover the U18 European Championship of Division A. The main spotlight will of course be on the Top 8 teams but I will try to see every team once. The day started with the Quarter-Finals in the Siemens Arena of Vilnius.

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U18 European Championship Preview

July 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today starts the U18 European Championship of Division A in Vilnius/Lithuania. The tournament features the highly talented European 1992 generation and even if one of the biggest names in Enes Kanter will not be present, the level of this event will probably be among the best of the whole summer. A lot of Colleges and […]

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French U18 coach comments on his roster

July 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

With the U18 European Championships starting this Thursday in Lithuania, the French magazine Basketnews spoke 3 weeks ago with Head coach Philippe Ory to give his opinion on the players of the U18 team. When the interview was made, there were still a lot of other players in the roster which explains the absence of […]

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U18 European Championship Division B Preview on Finland

July 20th, 2010 · No Comments

As the readers of europeanprospects.com already know, Finland’s U18 team has been able to practice with one of the best coaches available this summer: Frankfurt Skyliners head coach Gordon Herbert. Hippo gave us his preview on the main players for the U18 team that will compete from Thursday in the U18 European Championship of Division […]

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First preliminary rosters published for summer events

May 21st, 2010 · 9 Comments

With the regular seasons coming to an end in most of the countries, there are more and more federations publishing preliminary rosters for the different Summer events like the U17 World Championships or the different European Championships. We took a closer look at some of the names that have been published over the last days.

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