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U18 European Championship 2012: The Bigs

September 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the final part of the reports on the U18 European Championship of Division A, we will talk today about the big guys that stood out.

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U18 European Championship 2012: the Wings

August 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

In our second part of the U18 European Championship reporting, we take a look at the major wing prospects of the event. Of course, Dario Saric will not be discussed in this article as he was featured already in a separate post. Once again, the players from the team ranked 9 to 12 are not […]

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U18 European Championship 2012: the Guards

August 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments

In our first part of scouting reports about the U18 European Championship, I will talk about the main guard prospects. Please not that I could not scout the teams of Turkey, Slovenia, Greece and Ukraine which explains why no players from these nations will be in the reports. Some of the players I saw already […]

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Dario Saric, the title winning machine

August 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dario Saric earned the MVP trophy of the U18 European Championship in Vilnius on Sunday after winning the Gold Medal as well. These were two more awards for the already richly decorated young man (U16 Gold in 2010, NIJT 2011) from Croatia who once again showed that he is among the most dominant youth players […]

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U18 European Championship: Quarterfinals Review

August 18th, 2012 · No Comments

The U18 European Championship came into its decisive phase today with the Quarterfinals in Siemens Arena Vilnius. The winners were sure to compete for a Medal but also to be qualified for the U19 World Championship that will be held 2013 in the Czech Republic. So let’s check what happened today.

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Turkey wins the U16 Gold Medal–Player Scoutings

July 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Turkey won the Gold Medal of the U16 European Championship of Division A 2012 in Vilnius. The very balanced team managed to overcome France in the Final. See below for a quick scouting report on the main players of the two Finalists.

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A generation of Gold, even without their star

July 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

The Lithuanian 1992 generation is one of the most successful ever in Europe. It all started with the Olympic Youth Festival in 2007 where the team from the Baltic country won the Gold Medal in the U15 category. They won the Gold Medal in 2008 in the U16 category where they dominated the tournament massively […]

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U17 World Championship 2012: other prospects

July 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Next to the European players that I have analyzed in details a few days ago, there were also a high number of other interesting prospects coming from all around the world. Here is a quick review on the most talented players that are not from Europe.

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U17 World Championship 2012: European Players

July 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the first part of our review on the U17 World Championship 2012, we take a look at the European players in the event. Four teams had qualified for Kaunas next to the hosts, so this might not be a good representation of whole talent group of the 1995 born players in Europe. But some […]

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Preview to the U20 Euro of Division B 2012

July 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments

This week will start the U20 European Championships of Division A in Slovenia. Next to the main event, there will also be a B Division competition that is the most interesting by far for the last few years. The talent level is excellent as several top nations will fight for the four spots that will […]

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U17 World Championship 2012: the Finals

July 8th, 2012 · No Comments

The last day of the U17 World Championship 2012 started with the same situation than the days before, 30 degrees in the streets and nice atmosphere in the Zalgiris Arena. One major change though, Lithuania has qualified for the Olympic Games in London during the night. But that’s not why we traveled to the Baltic […]

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U17 World Championship 2012: 1/2 Finals

July 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Second day for me in Kaunas and the intensity of the competition was increasing as we approached the semi-finals. But before the showdown in the evening, there were several classification games.

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U17 World Championship 2012: 1/4 Finals

July 6th, 2012 · No Comments

After arriving in Kaunas in the evening of Thursday, the day started early with a Classification game at 9 o’clock in the morning. That was the beginning of a long day with 6 games ahead.

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U17 World Championship 2012: Argentina Preview

June 25th, 2012 · No Comments

The U17 World Championship will start in Kaunas on Friday so we want to take a look forward to see who are the players to follow. Our friend Facundo from Argentina was so kind to send us a preview on his team that recently reached the second place in the Douai tournament by losing in […]

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