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Ponitka and Akyazili playing against each other in Oostende

December 27th, 2014 · No Comments

My trip to Belgium started with a Scooore League game in Oostende where the locals played against Antwerp. The main goal of this first part of the trip was to see the Polish prospect Mateusz Ponitka but in the end, he was not the guy who impressed me the most of the youngsters on the court.

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Adin Vrabac growing into a new role in Trier

December 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

It was a quite surprising move when it has been announced that one of the best prospects from Bosnia would move to Germany. In fact, the 1994 born Adin Vrabac decided to leave OKK Spars to play for TBB Trier last summer and signed a four years contract with the German Bundesliga team. Let’s see how the U20 European Championship winner of Division B managed his first months in Germany.

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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 main players of this high-level game in the German U19 League.

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Nikola Jokic leads the Mega Vizura talent squad

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Mega Vizura is more than ever the place to watch some of the most promising players in Europe. The club is originally based in Zemun but is playing now in Sremska Mitrovica because of ABA regulations. After Vasilije Micic and Nemanja Dangubic have been drafted last summer and left the club, it is about time to check the progress made by their third draftee from 2014, big guy Nikola Jokic. Additionally, we took a look at some of their other prospects.

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U18 European Championship 2014: Serbia/Greece

October 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here are some notes I still had as a Draft from the U18 European Championships 2014 that I wanted to share. They cover the teams from Serbia and Greece but can not be considered as full scouting reports as it is just the notes I put down which normally are supports for the profile I have in my head.

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Players to follow in the Euroleague 2014/15 (Pt. 2)

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

In our second part of the Euroleague preview, we will take a look at some wildcard players that can have an impact this season in the Euroleague. It will be interesting to see if Kenan Sipahi has fully recovered from his injury while everybody is hoping Mario Hezonja to have a break out season soon.

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Players to follow in the Euroleague 2014/15 (Pt.1)

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

The Euroleague starts this week so it is time to take a look at who are the players to follow this season. We start today with our list of players that are still undrafted in no particular order.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Bigs

October 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The final part of my reports on the U16 European Championship covers the big guys. The talent level in this area was highly interesting with players like Killian Tillie, Borisa Simanic, Omer Yurtseven or Isaiah Hartenstein.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Wings

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

After the analysis of the best guards of the 2014 U16 European Championship, here are some short scouting reports on the best wings of the event that include Bathiste Tchouaffé, Dzenan Musa or Rodions Kurucs.

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U16 European Championship 2014: the Guards

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

We start our review of the U16 European Championship with a focus on the guards. As always, we do not go that much into details as these players are still very young and a lot of their development is still difficult to foresee. Additionally, it has to be noted that I did not see all the teams play so that there some prospects missing in the reports.

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