The NBA Draft 2014 is coming closer and we take a look at the German big guy Philipp Neumann. The former player of Brose Baskets comes off an interesting season in Germany and was awarded best Power Forward of the recent Adidas Eurocamp. [Read more →]
June 20th, 2014 · No Comments
June 19th, 2014 · No Comments
Over the next days, I will post some Draft profiles of automatically eligible players that are not that well known. To start this little series, I will speak about the Ukrainian big guy Artem Pustovyi.
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June 12th, 2014 · No Comments
In our review of the Adidas Eurocamp, we will take first of all a look to the players that had declared early for the NBA Draft 2014. Most of these players have withdrawn their name from the pool in between though. The reports below can not be considered as full scouting reports but give an idea on what the players have showed in Treviso.
June 8th, 2014 · No Comments
The second day of the Eurocamp was marked mainly by the Next Generation Camp as there have not been many other games. However, it was another occasion to see some of the players in the morning sessions and in a great matchup against Team USA for the closing of the afternoon.
June 7th, 2014 · No Comments
The Adidas Eurocamp 2014 started today in beautiful and sunny Treviso. Once again, hundreds of coaches, scouts, executive and agents made the trip to the Italian city to get an update on some of the most interesting prospects.
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 report on the most interesting ones.
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 Akpinar, Niklas Kiel or Thomas Grün.
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.
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 during the semi-finals.
May 14th, 2014 · No Comments
In the last part of our analysis of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament, we are taking a look at the European big guys. Unfortunately, I could not follow a game of France in order to scout Antoine Wallez but here are my reports on the other interesting players and also on the MVP of the tournament, the future Wisconsin Badger Ethan Happ.
May 9th, 2014 · No Comments
In the second part of our analysis of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014, we take a closer look at the most talented wing players of the event.
May 4th, 2014 · No Comments
In our scouting reports on the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament 2014, we will only talk about players from European teams. We start traditionally with the guards so here we go if you want to know more about Frederico Mussini, Ludde Hakanson or Furkan Korkmaz.
April 26th, 2014 · No Comments
The last day of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014 has featured the 8 best teams competing against each other in a well filled GBG Halle in Mannheim. Here are our thoughts on these 4 last games.
April 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments
The Easter weekend is normally packed with different youth tournaments throughout Europe. We take a quick review of the main events next to the Albert Schweitzer Tournament that is still ongoing.
April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments
The last day of the first round at the 2014 edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014 was also my first day at the traditional U18 event. The day started with a decisive game for advancing to the second round and finished with the classical Germany versus Turkey matchup.
April 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment
After having discussed the players to watch in groups A and B during the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014 in Mannheim, let’s take a look now at the groups C and D to see who are the main prospects.
April 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments
The Albert Schweitzer Tournament will start tomorrow Saturday in Mannheim into its 27th edition. Considered by many people as the unofficial U18 World Championship, the tournament will feature once again 16 teams from all around the World. We take a quick look at who are the players to follow this year. In a first article, we are analyzing the players in Group A and B while a second article will feature the prospects in Group C and D.
April 17th, 2014 · No Comments
The 2014 edition of the Nike Hoop Summit has been played last weekend in Portland. This year, there have only been 5 European players present in the event and they could not really put their mark on the game like in previous years. Nevertheless, he are some quick notes on these five players.
April 10th, 2014 · No Comments
The German guard Kenneth Ogbe finished his Freshman year this spring at the University of Utah. After having played several seasons for Urspring Academy in Germany, he decided to follow his brother Dennis, who recently graduated with excellent academic results at Tennessee Tech, and committed to play for the Utes. We talked with Jim Gwilliam, managing editor of LightTheU.com who gave us his impressions on the German prospect.
March 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments
After having tested the Mind Map format for a Scouting Report a year ago for Alex Abrines, I prepared now an even more detailed Mind Map for the Bosnian big man prospect Jusuf Nurkic.