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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the Bigs

May 1st, 2012 · 5 Comments

In the last part of our analysis on the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012, we will talk about the big guys. Quite a lot of talent was present among the Top 8 teams on these positions so let’s got to the details.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the Wings

April 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

After discussing the main guards of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012, I will take a closer look at the forward from the best eight teams of this year’s edition of the main tournament of the U18 category.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the Guards

April 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

With a little bit of delay, we start today our detailed review of the players that reached the Top 8 of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament with their respective teams. Traditionally, the review starts with the guards where a lot of top prospects have been present.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: the Best of the Bottom 8

April 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Before analyzing the best prospects from the Top 8 teams; teams that I have seen at least twice during the tournament; I wanted to give a quick recap on several players from the teams that finished in the Bottom 8 and that I could only see once. So these scouting reports remain quite short and […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the semis

April 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Today, the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012 saw the semi-finals going on in Mannheim. The games could be followed LIVE on the net so here we go for a little recap of the two decisive games before we are back to the gym tomorrow.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: Day 3 Recap

April 10th, 2012 · No Comments

After a day off, I was back in Mannheim to follow the third day of the 26th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament, this time in the MWS Halle in order to get a look on the eight other teams in the competition.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: Day 1 Recap

April 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Today started the 26th edition of the Albert- Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim (Germany). After having moved away from the traditional US Sports Arena, the Waldsporthalle in Viernheim was the newcomer among the gyms on the schedule. So I decided to follow the games in this new facility that was nicely filled throughout the day.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Russia Preview

April 6th, 2012 · No Comments

Russia is a traditional participant of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament. Vladimir Spivak gives us his impressions about the team that will compete in Mannheim this year.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Sweden Preview

April 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

With only one day to go until the 2012 edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament starts, we will take a look at Sweden today.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Italy Preview

April 5th, 2012 · No Comments

In our next preview for the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012 in Mannheim, we will check the team from Italy. After their surprising run during the U18 European Championship 2011 in Poland, some of the main players are still eligible to play in the U18 category as explains Luca Virgilio.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: USA Preview

April 5th, 2012 · 5 Comments

As usual, this USA team is not a strong team as USA Basketball selects for the U16 or U19 Tournament of the Americas, Nike Hoop Summit, U17 or U19 World Championships or even the World University Games. It is actually not a USA Basketball official team, and at least when I was able to make […]

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Denmark Preview

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Denmark is the newcomer to this year’s tournament. The organizers have noticed the focused work that has been done with the youth national teams throughout the latest years, by handing this tiny basketball nation a spot on the tournament.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Germany Preview

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking forward to the 2012 Albert Schweitzer Tournament it‘s time to take a brief glimpse at the German NT, which will be coached by Kay Bluemel once again. Bluemel led the hosts‘ U18 team to the gold medal game two years ago, before coming short to the eventual winners Australia.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Spain Preview

April 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Spanish Youth Teams are known for being favorites in nearly every age group. It is the same with the team that will come to Mannheim for the 26th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament as explains Marti Artigas.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Israel Preview

April 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

In our next preview, we will take a look at the Israeli team. Shai Levi explains us why this Israeli team might the at the beginning of a new successful generation.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: France Preview

April 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

In our series of previews on the upcoming Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012, we will check out the team from France today. A French team that is generally stacked with above average athletes and NBA talents as explains Anthony Ponte.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Turkey Preview

March 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Next weekend, the 26th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament will start in Mannheim. After the departure of the US troops, the organization had to change the location with the traditional US Sports Arena not being in the schedule anymore. In order to prepare one of the major events of the year, we will take […]

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Kay Blümel (German U18 Coach) Interview (Pt.1)

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Our friends at Yabazz published a long interviewwith the German U18 National Team head coach Kay Blümel these days. We provide you the English version of the talk where Blümel speaks about the upcoming Albert Schweitzer Tournament and the new Senior head coach Svetislav Pesic in the first part.

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