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NBA Draft 2014: Artem Pustovyi

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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Adidas Eurocamp 2014: Early Entry Candidates

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 Most of these players have withdrawn their name from the pool in between though.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.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2014: Day 2 Review

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.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2014: Day 1 Review

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.

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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 report on the most interesting ones.

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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 Akpinar, Niklas Kiel or Thomas Grün.

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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 during the semi-finals.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014: the Bigs

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.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014: the Wings

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.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014: the Guards

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.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014: Finals

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.

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Easter Tournament Review 2014

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.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2014: Day 3

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.

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Players to watch at the AST 2014 (Group C+D)

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.

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Players to watch at the AST 2014 (Groups A+B)

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.

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Notes on the Nike Hoop Summit 2014

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.

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Why Kenneth Ogbe will shine for Utah in the future

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.

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Jusuf Nurkic Scouting Report Mind Map

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.

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NIJT Belgrade 2014: the Bigs

March 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

In the last part of our review of the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade, I am going to talk about the big guys. In this group, you will find scouting reports on the top-level prospects Dragan Bender and Ante Zizic as well as some interesting players for the College level like Norbert Janicek.

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