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News about Young European Basketball Prospects

Living in America: Malte Ziegenhagen

January 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

The NCAA option remains a very interesting career choice for a lot of German players. Malte Ziegenhagen is an atypical guard from Berlin who is currently in his freshman season with the Tulane Green Wave. Read below what the 1m95 tall Berlin native has to tell.

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NBBL Top4 2010 Preview: ALBA Berlin

May 13th, 2010 · No Comments

The defending champion from ALBA Berlin was the first team to qualify for this year’s Top 4 after beating Leverkusen in the Quarter Finals. Now, Henrik Rödl and his team want to defend the championship which would mark also the final point of their NBBL career for several players of the team. We spoke to […]

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NBBL Play-off go to the Quarter-Finals

March 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today have been played the last games of the Last-16 round of the German NBBL League Play-offs. Let’s take a look at the results of the round and check which teams have now the best chances to advance to the Top4 in Bamberg on the 15+16th May.

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NBBL Top4 2009: the Wendt-show was not enough (UPDATED with Videos)

May 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments

This weekend, the German U19 NBBL League had its third edition of the Top4 played in Berlin. For the first time, the home team qualified for the event which made the Finals day particularly loud and enthusiastic. However, the overall level of the tournament, except for the final was not very high, which may be […]

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NIJT 2009: the Forwards

May 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

After discussing the guards of the tournament, here is my review on the forwards that stood out in my eyes during the Nike International Junior Tournament. Once again, this is not a ranking but just a selection of the players that I liked personally.

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Nike International Junior Tournament: Videos Day2

May 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Here we go for the Video roundup of Day 2 of the Nike International Junior Tournament. Again, big thanks for the guys from schoenen-dunk.de for this nice content.

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Nike International Junior Tournament: Videos Day1

May 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Thanks to our friends from the German website schoenen-dunk.de, here we go for a Video roundup of the 4 games of Day 1 of the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin.

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Today’s picks (live from Berlin)

May 1st, 2009 · No Comments

The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is in the books. Everything looks like it is going to be a Final between FMP Belgrade and Lietuvos Rytas. But both teams need another win to be for sure in the O2 World on Sunday.

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Today’s picks (live from Berlin)

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

The first day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is history and the day ended nearly with a massive upset as the 2008 champ FMP Belgrade won against the hosts of ALBA Berlin by only 1 point.

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Nike International Junior Tournament: preview

April 26th, 2009 · 8 Comments

This Thursday starts the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin and features some of the best U18 Club Teams in Europe. Three qualification tournaments and two Wildcards later, 8 teams will fight in 2 groups to get the trophy. I took a quick look at the teams and tell you who are the prospects to […]

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NIJT 2009: Wildcards go to ALBA and Union Olimpija

March 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We got the news today that the two wildcards for the Nike International Junior Tournament go to the local ALBA Berlin and Union Olimpija Ljubljana. So the Euroleague did not go that much into the sportive results but preferred to take the local team from Berlin and a team that features one of the most […]

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NBBL Playoffs started this weekend

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments

The German U19 NBBL playoffs started this weekend with some interesting match-ups. Europeanprospects was present in Trier to cover the game between TBB Junior Team around Maik Zirbes and Basket College Rhein Neckar. Additionally, two Top4 participants of last year challenged each other already in the first round.

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Who will get a Wildcard for the NIJT?

February 23rd, 2009 · 4 Comments

After the three qualification tournaments have been played, 6 of the 8 spots for the Nike International Junior Tournament are set. Besides FMP Zeleznik as defending champ, Kalise Gran Canaria of Spain and Montepaschi Siena of Italy qualified from the Rome tournament in December, Lietuvos Rytas of Lithuania and Unicaja of Spain from the L’Hospitalet […]

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Città di Roma 2008: Forwards

January 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

While the 30th edition of the Hospitalet Tournament starts today and we will know who will be the two next teams to qualify for Berlin, I continue my analysis of the Città di Roma tournament organized by the Stella Azzurra Basketball team in Rome. After the guards yesterday, it is the turn of the forwards […]

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