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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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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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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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FIBA U19 World Championship: 1st round recap

July 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

With the first round done and the second round ahead, it is about time to check what happened in the first three days of the tournament. Without having seen any games, this is of course difficult so that this report is more of an analysis on stats and results while it also features some impressions […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship LIVE

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

The FIBA U19 World Championship starts tomorrow Thursday in Latvia. After our series of previews, where we could unfortunately not present all the teams, we give you some indications how to follow the tournament on the Internet through LIVE streams or Videos.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Poland

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the teams that comes to Latvia with a  lot of hopes is Poland. After having won the Silver Medal at the U17 World Championship in Germany, it looks like the Polish teams is taking the World Championship as a preparation event for “their” U18 Euro later this summer. But as Rafal Juc explains, […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Lithuania

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the main favorites for the Gold Medal is of course the team from Lithuania. Simonas Baranauskas will give us his preview to the team around the Lottery pick Jonas Valanciunas.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Canada

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

After having won the Bronze Medal with the U17 team at the World Championships 2010, Canada comes to Latvia will smaller expectations as  a lot of their most talented players will miss this event. Ray Bala gave us his opinion about the team from Northern America.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Croatia

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the most interesting teams for the upcoming U19 World Championship is Croatia. The team from the Balkan region features some of the most talented players from all of Europe and will be a very interesting mix of players from different ages. Our friend Boris breaks down the forces and weaknesses of Croatia.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Latvia

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Today we will check the team of the hosts of the U19 World Championship in Latvia. Andrejs Silins will give us his inside view on the team that features new draftee Davis Bertans but also his own brother Ojars.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Australia

June 26th, 2011 · No Comments

The Emus have really impressed a lot of people with this generation at the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament in 2010. But is this team good enough to compete for the World Championship? Danny Mills discusses the possibility in his preview of the Australian U19 National Team.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Brazil

June 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Our Preview series continues with a piece on the Brazilian U19 National written by Rafael Uehara. We can already inform you that the competition will be broadcasted as LIVE Stream and without Geo-Blocking on FIBA TV. Click here if you want to subscribe for the event.

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Argentina

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments

With the FIBA U19 World Championship approaching, we start a preview series with bloggers and journalists from around the globe giving information on teams from their respective countries. We will start the series today with a preview on Argentina, written by Facundo Iatzky.

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