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Nike Hoop Summit 2012: World Roster (Videos)

March 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Today, Nike revealed the selection for the Hoop Summit World Team edition 2012. Here we go for a quick Video Review of those players that have been selected to compete in the event on the 7th April in Portland.

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NIJT Belgrade 2012: Day 1 Review

February 25th, 2012 · 3 Comments

After having arrived in the afternoon only, I had the possibility to follow one game from the Nike International Junior Tournament plus the Adriatic League game between Crvena Zvezda and KK Zagreb. So the report on the first day is quite short.

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Guards

July 14th, 2011 · No Comments

We start our round-up traditionally with the Guards and take a look at who were the perimeter players that impressed the most during the U19 World Championship. We focused the most on European players but took also a quick look at some of the best non-Europeans in the tournament. Here we go.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: the Finals

July 10th, 2011 · No Comments

The last day of the FIBA U19 World Championships in Riga has arrived with the big final between Lithuania and Serbia. Thousands of fans were expected to invade the Arena today but there were some other games before the showdown of the two European basketball powerhouses.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: Quarter-Finals

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

The FIBA U19 World Championship Quarter-Finals started this afternoon n Riga. Se below for our reports on the 4 decisive games.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2011 LIVE: Day 3

June 14th, 2011 · No Comments

The 2011 edition of the Adidas Eurocamp is history. Overall, the level of the camp was not one of the bests form the last years as most of the potential lottery and first round picks decided to skip the event which is a trend that we as an observer of course do not like. However, […]

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Adidas Eurocamp 2011 LIVE: Day 2

June 13th, 2011 · No Comments

The 2nd day of the Adidas Eurocamp was marked by two very different stand-out individual performance with Dwight Howard doing the Haka with the Rugby U20 National Team of New Zealand and the Boris Barac shooting clinic from behind the three-point line.

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Nike International Junior Tournament Day 2 (live from Barcelona)

May 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

We arrived only for the second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament which explains the absence of any comment on Day One. So we start immediately with the coverage of the action from Friday of the Finals for this year’s biggest trophy in Junior Club Basketball.

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Nike International Junior Tournament Preview

May 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

The 9th edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament will be played from Thursday to Sunday at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona. The Euroleague has assembled two groups of four teams that compete in order to follow up on the first French victory which INSEP reached last year at home in Paris. We go […]

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NIJT Belgrade 2011: the Guards

February 25th, 2011 · 9 Comments

The tournament in Belgrade was dominated by some highly talented guards and with a pair of them coming up with a great final show. Let’s check who were the main players that excelled on the outside positions.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011–Video Report

February 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments

During the Final day, we recorded some game scenes of the 3rd place and Final game. Check below if you want to see the Tournament’s best players like Aleksandar Cvetkovic, Nenad Miljenovic or Livio Jean-Charles in action. Enjoy…

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NIJT Belgrade 2011 (Final Day)

February 20th, 2011 · No Comments

The Final Day of the NIJT in Belgrade 2011 started with the games for the Places 5-8. We concentrated however on the Bronze Medal and Final between Red Star Belgrade and FMP Belgrade. Here we go for the report.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011 (Day 1–morning session)

February 18th, 2011 · No Comments

This morning started the third Nike International Junior Tournament Qualification event in Belgrade. Eight teams compete for one spot in the Final 8 that will be played in Barcelona in May. The tournament is well covered by a multitude of specialized media outlets but also a large number of NBA scouts. Let’s check what happened […]

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NIJT Belgrade: who are the players to follow?

February 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment

This Friday starts the probably strongest of the three Qualification tournaments on the road to Barcelona Nike International Junior Tournament. In the Serbian capital, 8 teams from around Europe compete for an additional spot in the Final tournament in May. Even if the organizers did not invite the current Serbian forces Mega Vizura and Hemofarm, […]

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Serbia U18 League starts this weekend

October 30th, 2010 · 7 Comments

The Serbian U18 League, which is probably one of the most talented National Youth Leagues in Europe starts this weekend. 12 teams will compete for the National title in a regular season that qualifies 8 squads for the Final Tournament. Serbian Twitterer Miodrag Rakic published his players to follow and he allowed us to talk […]

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Generation Ranking: 1993 born players

February 4th, 2010 · 6 Comments

What counted for the 1992 generation is also valid for the 1993 born players. Because of the limited number of times I could scout these players, the Ranking will only feature 15 teams. This generation will play the U17 World Championship this summer in Hambourg (Germany).

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2009 U16 European Championship report

August 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

This summer, I had the opportunity to go for my first ever U16 European Championship and combine it with a first ever trip to the Basketball country of Lithuania. I decided to make just a short scouting report on the teams I have seen (Places 1-8) as these kids are all only 16, or even […]

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Today’s picks (live from Kaunas)

August 16th, 2009 · No Comments

The final day of the 2009 U16 European Championship has arrived and the decisions will arrive about Gold, Silver and Bronze. But the day started of course with the games for the places 5 to 8.

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Today’s picks (live from Kaunas)

August 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Having arrived in Kaunas yesterday late, it has been a full basketball day today in the legendary Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas Hall, the oldest basketball arena in Europe for the U16 European Championship of Division A 2009.

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Jordan Brand Classic 2009: European MVPs named

March 16th, 2009 · 17 Comments

Today, we got the official list of players that will represent Europe at the Jordan Brand Classic in New York. 40 players from all over Europe competed in Vilnius on the 7th and 8th March and only 10 of them have been selected by the organization to fly over to New York City and compete […]

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