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Kay Blümel (German U18 Coach) Interview (Pt.2)

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Here we go for the 2nd part of the Yabazz Interviewwith the German U18 Head Coach Kay Blümel. He mainly speaks about the top German prospects and their level compared to other European countries in this part.

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5 prospects to follow in the Bundesliga 2011/2012

September 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The seasons in the different European Leagues are about to start next weekend so that we check who are the prospects to follow in some of the main leagues. We will start today with the German Bundesliga that becomes more and more interesting also for young players to get some minutes on a good level.

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NBBL Play-off Preview

March 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Next weekend will start the Playoffs of the German U19 League NBBL. So it is about time to check who are the favorites in the bracket to reach the Top4 event on the 14th and 15th May in Ludwigsburg.

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My 5 predictions for 2011

January 3rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

After having reviewed the 5 events that have marked my year 2010, I take a look forward today in order to predict the 5 things that may be the main storylines in 2011. Once again, these 5 stories are in no particular order and only represent my personal opinion.

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NBBL All-Star Teams 2010/2011 selected

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

After having presented our review of the first half of the regular NBBL season including a personal vote for the upcoming NBBL All-Star game, the German league published today the twenty players that have finally been selected for the game on the 22nd of January in Trier.

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NBBL Season 2010/2011 Preview

October 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last weekend started the 2010/2011 season of the German U19 NBBL League. The league features the players born in 1994,93 and 92 this season. Even if the 1992 born players are still eligible to play on this level, most of them are already a part of the rotation of professional teams on ProA or ProB […]

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U17 World Championship 2010: Germany

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.

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U17 World Championship: Quarter-Finals (Pt. 2)

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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U17 World Championship Preview: Germany

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The hosts of the first ever U17 World Championship come with high hopes to the competition. Germany did not qualify by the result but the team has shown its value during the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in spring. Kay Blümel gives us his opinion on the German U17 National Team.

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Tweets of the week (Week 20 – 2010)

May 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

From this weekend on, we will start a weekly Twitter round-up with the main tweets that have been sent out on our Twitter account. Check below all the important Tweets that have been published over the last week on the Europeanprospects.com Twitter account. Feel free to follow us to get more updates on European Youth […]

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Busy weekend throughout Europe

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments

We come back to some news from this weekend as it has been particularly busy in terms of tournaments, league results and NBA Draft decisions.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Germany U17

April 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The biggest surprise of the tournament was of course the third place of the German U17 team. Coming to Mannheim in order to prepare the U17 World Championships, the team of coach Frank Menz wanted to gain experience and eventually win a game or two. Even if they had probably the easiest group stage, the […]

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Australia wins Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010

April 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

On Saturday, Australia won the 25th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim in front of a sold-out crows in the Sports Arena at Benjamin Franklin Village in Mannheim. The German U18 finished at the 2nd place while the German U17 managed to beat Team USA and reached an outstanding 3rd place. Here is […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Day 3

April 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Back from Mannheim where I have spent the day in the MWS Halle in order to see the 8 other teams. And the least to say is that these two groups are a step below in terms of general playing level compared to what is played at the US Sports Arena.

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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 Play-offs Preview

March 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

The German U19 League NBBL playoffs will start this weekend and decide which 4 teams will qualify for the Top4 Tournament that will be played the 15th and 16th May in Bamberg. We take today a quick look at the different 1/8 final series and use this article to talk about the best players of […]

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German All-Star Day 2010: the NBBL steals the show

January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The German All-Star Day 2010 was on the schedule this Saturday in Bonn. With the move from Mannheim to the Telekom Dome, the BEKO BBL has made an excellent decision as the arena was sold out and a great atmosphere throughout the event confirmed the popularity of the sport in Bonn. Even Euroleague CEO Jordi […]

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