Next to the four European teams that have reached the quarter-finals, I will take a quick look at the other participants to the U17 World Championship 2010. As Spain did not qualify for the last 8, I did not really have the opportunity to scout them so that they ended up in this review only.
July 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments
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July 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment
The German U17 National Team came with the ambitions to reach the Quarter-Finals in Hamburg. This goal was reached but somehow, the team of coach Menz disappeared a bit after their elimination on Friday and could not build on their excellent showing from the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament in spring.
July 16th, 2010 · No Comments
The Serbian team finished finally at the 5th place of the U17 World Championship in Hamburg. After winning the Bronze Medal in Lithuania last summer in the U16 category, this team reached probably his maximum level with this 5th place as top-talent Nenad Miljenovic could not take over the team as he liked to in […]
July 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments
The fourth place of Lithuania can be considered as a surprise as their main player and U16 European Championship MVP Tauras Jogela was missing. The predictions in the Lithuanian press were not very positive either but a team that lacked size and talent but had the cojones to win the games that counted was one […]
July 15th, 2010 · No Comments
We start our review of the European teams that participated to the U17 World Championship with Poland. The team that finished 4th at the U16 European Championship in 2009 now won the Silver Medal and showed clearly the best progress of all the European teams that were present.
July 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment
The first ever U17 World Championship has ended on Sunday in Hamburg with the victory of the United States. The team from Coach Don Showalter was clearly the best squad in the whole tournament but was also the best US Youth Team I have ever seen, not only in terms of talent but also in […]
July 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Today, the final of the first ever U17 World Championship will be played in Hamburg. Poland and Team USA will face each other at 4pm European Time. To put you up in the right mood, check the highlight videos below and subscribe to FIBA TV to watch this exciting game LIVE on your PC at […]
July 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Today, the semi-finals of the U17 World Championship have been played in the Sporthalle Hamburg. Team USA faced Canada while Lithuania played against Poland in a European duel.
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July 9th, 2010 · 8 Comments
In the two other quarter-finals it was all European with Germany facing Lithuania and Serbia being the opponent of Poland.
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July 9th, 2010 · No Comments
Today have been played the Quarter-Finals of the first ever U17 World Championship in Hamburg. In front of about 20 College and NBA scouts, 4 teams qualified for the semi-finals to be played on Saturday. The first two games featured only non-European teams, so let’s go for a review of their respective quarter-finals.