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German NBBL prospects with Bayern and Brose

November 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Last weekend, there has been the game at the top of the NBBL Division Southeast between Bayern Munich and Breitengüssbach, the farm team of the Brose Baskets. This matchup featured some of the most interesting German prospects like Richard Freudenberg, Andreas Obst or Leon Kratzer. Here is a short report with some impressions on the […]

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JBBL Top4 2014: Player review

May 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After having covered the best prospects of the NBBL Top4 2014, this article will talk about the most interesting players of the JBBL Top4 including top prospect Isaiah Hartenstein. It has to be said that the level of individualities in the U16 category was exceptional with a multitude of future high-level players. Here is the […]

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NBBL Top4 2014: Player review

May 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

In the first part of our JBBL/NBBL Top4 review from 2014, I will analyze the main prospects from the U19 level. Overall, the U19 level was quite deep but lacked to top-level talent compared to the the U16. Nevertheless, the event was good to get an update on some promising players for the like Ismet […]

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NBBL/JBBL Top4 2014: the Finals

May 18th, 2014 · No Comments

After a first day in Quakenbrück, it was Finals time in the Artland aas the German championship decisions were on the line in the JBBL and NBBL categories. See below for the reports on the two final games of the 2013/14 season.

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NBBL/JBBL Top4 2014: Semi-Finals

May 17th, 2014 · No Comments

After a one year break, I am back to cover the NBBL and JBBL Top4 which is held in Quakenbrück this year. With the constant rise of the talent level in German Youth basketball, it is a really great event to cover some of the most promising prospects. Let’s take a look at what happened […]

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Italy U19 National Finals–The Finals

June 5th, 2013 · No Comments

Virtus Bologna achieved his back to back dream after the win in the final against Reyer Venezia. Montepaschi Siena reached the third spot on the podium beating Stella Azzurra Roma in the 3rd/4th place final.

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Italy Under 19 National Finals–Semi-Finals

June 4th, 2013 · No Comments

Reyer Venezia and Virtus Bologna are facing for the title after their wins against Stella Azzurra Roma and Montepaschi Siena.

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Italy Under 19 National Finals–Quarterfinals

June 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

Reyer Venezia, Stella Azzurra Roma, Montepaschi Siena and Virtus Bologna won their quarterfinal and got their ticket to the semifinals of Saturday.

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Italy Under 19 National Finals Day 4

May 31st, 2013 · No Comments

In Day 4 of Italy’s under 19 national finals Assigeco Casalpusterlengo, Pms Moncalieri, Comark Bergamo and Virtus Siena found their way to the quarterfinals after their wins in the barrage between second and third seeded teams of each group.

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Italy: Under 19 National Finals Day 3

May 30th, 2013 · No Comments

Day 3 of Italy’s under 19 decided the final rankings for each of the four groups. At the end of the day Montepaschi Siena, Virtus Bologna, Reyer Venezia and Stella Azzurra Roma clinched their spot straight into Friday’s quarterfinals, while Aurora Desio, Virtus Eurobasket Roma, Cus Torino and Basket Rimini Crabs ended their experience in […]

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Italy: Under 19 National Finals Day 2

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments

After having talked about 8 out of the 16 teams that are playing at the main court of Udine; in day 2 I saw the other 8. In this paragraph I also wrote some news from the other court about great performances or injures occurred to some prospects.

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Italy : Under 19 National Finals Day 1

May 28th, 2013 · No Comments

The Italian Under 19 finals are taking place in Udine since yesterday (Mon, 27th) to Sunday (Sun, June 2nd). Giovanni Battista Gerometta is one of the observers of the event and he will provide us with daily reports on the Finals. Due to the fact the games are played on two different courts in this […]

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NBBL Top 4 2012: Player Review

May 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The NBBL Top 4 level was a bit lower this season in my opinion. The winners from Breitengüssbach deserved the victory because of their endless will and deeper rotation as they had 11 players capable of contributing on this level. Urspring had their trauma in the semi-final where they were up 17 points in the […]

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JBBL Top 4 2012: Player Review

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

The Top 4 of the German U16 League JBBL was overall on very good level. When last year, the Urspring team around Gavin Schilling dominated everything, the competition was more balanced this time and no individual dominator was present but teams were deeper and had especially interesting players in the younger age groups 97 or […]

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NBBL/JBBL Top 4: Day 2 Review

May 20th, 2012 · No Comments

After the interesting day with the semi-finals on Saturday, the time was come to crown the champions of the 2011/2012 season in the two national German Youth Leagues. One thing was sure, in both categories, the winner would be a first time champion as none of the participating teams ever won it all.

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NBBL/JBBL Top 4: Day 1 Review

May 19th, 2012 · No Comments

The traditional weekend of German Youth Basketball was organized this year in Hagen. 8 teams qualified for the event in the U16 (JBBL) and U19 (NBBL) categories to play for the National Championship.

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NBBL Top 4 Preview: Johannes Thiemann (Breitengüssbach)

May 18th, 2012 · No Comments

In the third part of our NBBL Top 4 Preview, we spoke with Johannes Thiemann from TSV Tröster Breitengüssbach about their surprising win against Jena and his personal situation before the Top 4.

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NBBL Top 4 Preview: Bazou Kante (Bremerhaven)

May 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the second part of our Preview to the upcoming NBBL Top 4 in Hagen, we spoke with the electric guard from Eisbären Bremerhaven Bazou Kante. The Ivorian native played already last season in the Top 4 when he was still with Braunschweig.

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NBBL Top4 Preview: Fabian Bleck (Phoenix Hagen)

May 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This weekend, the NBBL Top 4 will determine who will become the new German U19 champion. Before the tournament, we talked to some of the players to follow during the two days in Hagen. We start with the hosts from Phoenix Hagen and their Forward Fabien Bleck.

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Kay Blümel (German U18 Coach) Interview (Pt.2)

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Here we go for the 2nd part of the Yabazz Interviewwith the German U18 Head Coach Kay Blümel. He mainly speaks about the top German prospects and their level compared to other European countries in this part.

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