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U18 European Championship 2011: the Guards

September 12th, 2011 · 3 Comments

After a very long break, europeanprospects.com is back with the coverage of the U18 European Championship of Division A from Poland. As usual, we start the coverage with the guards.

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U20 European Championship 2011: Scoutings

August 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Thomas Drouot followed the Final Phase of the U20 European Championship 2011 in Bilbao and he has sent us his scouting on the best players from the tournament in his eyes. Let’s see what he has to say.

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U16 European Championship 2011: Day 2

August 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Last Tuesday has been our second and last day to cover the U16 European Championship of Division A in 2011. We spent another day at the Hala Dukla of Pardubice in order to get an impression on the second group of teams that were still able to qualify for the Quarter-Finals back then. But additionally, […]

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U16 European Championship 2011: Day 1

August 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

After a nice drive through the Polish backcountry from Wroclaw to the Czech Republic, we arrived in Pardubice to cover the U16 European Championship of Division A for two days. As all teams except one played at least one game in the small Hala Dukla of the Czech town, we could get a bit of […]

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U18 European Championship 2011: advanced stats

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments

The U18 European Championship of Division A is over for 2011 but no player really stood out from an individual level. So it was great to get the advanced stats of the tournament again as we had already for the U20 and find out a bit more about who were the players that did the […]

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U18 European Championships 2011: the Finals

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments

The last day in Wroclaw started with a visit to the second gym to follow the games for the 9-12th place before heading to the medal round. The teams competing for these places have some decent talent in their rosters so it was a good opportunity to get an update on them.

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U18 European Championships 2011: Semi-finals

July 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The second day in Wroclaw featured the very anticipated semi-finals of a tournament that was really open at this stage with no real favorite and no real stand-out players so far. But as always, the day started with the classification games.

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U18 European Championships 2011: Quarter-Finals

July 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

We had already arrived in Wroclaw yesterday and after some tourist attractions this morning, it was time to go to the Hala Orbita for following the Quarter-Finals of the U18 European Championship 2011 of Division in Poland.

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Bigs

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

The tournament is over for quite some time but I managed to finish my report on the Big guys only today. So here we go for a review of the most interesting inside players including an updated on the Toronto Raptors drafted Lithuanian Center Jonas Valanciunas.

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U20 European Championship 2011: advanced stats

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Simon from in-the-game has provided us with his advanced statistics on the U20 European Championship 2011 of Division A. It is not a big surprise to see Nikola Mirotic at the top of this Ranking in terms of Efficiency. Please not that these figures are Pace adjusted per 28 minutes. The column heads are self-explanatory […]

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Finland U18 Preview

July 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Tomorrow starts the U18 European Championship of Division A in Wroclaw. When Serbia, Spain or the hosts are generally considered as favorites, the Finnish team wants to be more than just an underdog and save their spot in Division A during the next 10 days. Hippo presents the U18 Team from his home country.

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Wings

July 20th, 2011 · No Comments

After having analyzed the most impressive guards a few days, here we go for the wing players that stood out the most. As previously, I concentrated my scouting mostly on European players which explains the small information on non-Europeans in the report.

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Some thoughts about the U20 Euro in Bilbao

July 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Currently, the U20 European Championship of Division A is running in Bilbao. Europeanprospects.com is not present in Spain to cover the tournament so we are doing a little overview on what has happened so far.

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Guards

July 14th, 2011 · No Comments

We start our round-up traditionally with the Guards and take a look at who were the perimeter players that impressed the most during the U19 World Championship. We focused the most on European players but took also a quick look at some of the best non-Europeans in the tournament. Here we go.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: the Finals

July 10th, 2011 · No Comments

The last day of the FIBA U19 World Championships in Riga has arrived with the big final between Lithuania and Serbia. Thousands of fans were expected to invade the Arena today but there were some other games before the showdown of the two European basketball powerhouses.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: 1/2 Final Videos

July 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Check below for some Videos of the semi-finals of the FIBA U19 World Championship in Riga. You can get an impression of the great atmosphere during the Lithuania-Russia game as well as some special warm-up sessions by Argentina.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: Semi-Finals

July 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

After a first day in Riga with several surprises, we were back in the Arena to follow the semi-finals day of the FIBA U19 World Championships. As the quarter-finals gave us a few surprises, we were looking forward to see if Argentina can upset another one and eventually reach the final and if the favorites […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship: 1/4 Final Video Review

July 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Here we go for some Videos about the U19 World Championship Quarter-Finals in Riga. You can see the great alley-oop of Jonas Valanciunas over the Polish defense as well as the excellent double-touch pass fastbreak by Argentina.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: Quarter-Finals

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

The FIBA U19 World Championship Quarter-Finals started this afternoon n Riga. Se below for our reports on the 4 decisive games.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: 2nd round recap

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments

The second round is done at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Riga and we see both Australia and the United States of America going out on the top of their respective groups. The major disappointment comes of course from the hosts of Latvia who finished last in Group E after losing 4 games in […]

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