The tournament is over for quite some time but I managed to finish my report on the Big guys only today. So here we go for a review of the most interesting inside players including an updated on the Toronto Raptors drafted Lithuanian Center Jonas Valanciunas.
July 26th, 2011 · No Comments
July 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment
After a first day in Riga with several surprises, we were back in the Arena to follow the semi-finals day of the FIBA U19 World Championships. As the quarter-finals gave us a few surprises, we were looking forward to see if Argentina can upset another one and eventually reach the final and if the favorites [...]
Tags: 2011 U19 World Championship·Alexander Tikhonin·Bogic Vujosevic·Boris Barac·Dario Saric·Davi Rossetto·Davis Bertans·Deividas Pukis·Dmitry Kulagin·Edmunds Dukulis·Franco Giorgetti·Jonas Valanciunas·Juan Jose Giaveno·Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira·Luciano Massarelli·Marko Gujanicic·Mateusz Ponitka·Rolandas Jakstas·Sergey Karasev·Toni Katic·Zygimantas Skucas
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.
Tags: 2011 U19 World Championship·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Alexander Varnakov·Boris Barac·Dario Saric·Djordje Drenovac·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Franco Giorgetti·Grzegorz Grochowski·Hugh Greenwood·Jeremy Lamb·Jonas Valanciunas·Juan Jose Giaveno·Marcos Delia·Marko Gujanicic·Mateusz Ponitka·Meyers Leonard·Michal Michalak·Nemanja Besovic·Owen Odigie·Patricio Garino·Patrick Young·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Toni Katic·Vladislav Trushkin
July 7th, 2011 · No Comments
The second round is done at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Riga and we see both Australia and the United States of America going out on the top of their respective groups. The major disappointment comes of course from the hosts of Latvia who finished last in Group E after losing 4 games in [...]
Tags: 2011 U19 World Championship·Alexander Varnakov·Boris Barac·Daniel Szymkiewicz·Dario Saric·Grzegorz Grochowski·Jan Grzelinski·Jonas Valanciunas·Mario Hezonja·Mateusz Ponitka·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Tomasz Gielo·Toni Katic
June 27th, 2011 · No Comments
One of the most interesting teams for the upcoming U19 World Championship is Croatia. The team from the Balkan region features some of the most talented players from all of Europe and will be a very interesting mix of players from different ages. Our friend Boris breaks down the forces and weaknesses of Croatia.
Tags: 2011 U19 World Championship·Boris Barac·Dario Saric·Domagoj Vukovic·Dominik Mavra·Filip Bundovic·Mario Hezonja·Marko Ramljak·Martin Junakovic·Mislav Brzoja·Stefan Zadravec·Stipe Krstanovic·Toni Katic
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.
Tags: Adam Hanga·Adidas Eurocamp 2011·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Andrija Milutinovic·Augusto Cesar Lima·Boris Barac·Josep Franch·Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira·Luka Mitrovic·Mario Hezonja·Marko Ramljak·Mindaugas Kuzminskas·Nenad Miljenovic·Nicolo Melli·Nikola Siladi·Ousmana Camara·Paul Lacombe·Raul Neto·Robin Benzing·Tomas Satoransky
August 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment
The big guys drew the most interest in the U18 European Championship as this group featured several highly interesting players. Even if Enes Kanter was absent, the tournament featured several NBA potentials and we go over the players that have impressed us the most.
July 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments
Today, I arrived in Vilnius to cover the U18 European Championship of Division A. The main spotlight will of course be on the Top 8 teams but I will try to see every team once. The day started with the Quarter-Finals in the Siemens Arena of Vilnius.
Tags: 2010 U18 European Championship Division A·Boris Barac·Croatia·Dario Saric·Davis Bertans·Deividas Pukis·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Edgaras Ulanovas·France·Gleb Goldyrev·Greece·Hugo Invernizzi·Janis Timma·Jonas Valanciunas·Lambert Diacono·Latvia·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Lithuania·Rudy Gobert·Sergey Karasev·Vladislav Trushkin
April 14th, 2010 · No Comments
We start our review on the Albert Schweitzer Tournament with the 7th placed Croatian team. As Croatia had to play without PG Toni Katic and forward Filip Najev and herefore had a very limited and young rotation, the result in Mannheim gives no reason to be annoyed according to crohoops.com.
March 9th, 2010 · 11 Comments
The German federation published on the official website of the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament the first preliminary rosters of several participating nations. I took a quick look at the already published European teams and give you some first indications concerning the quality of the rosters.
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·AST 2010·Bill Borekambi·Bogdan Radosavljevic·Boris Barac·Burak Hacıismail·Can Korkmaz·Daniel Theis·Dario Saric·Dujan Dukan·Enes Kanter·Fabio Mian·Francesco Ramenghi·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Malik Müller·Marin Kukoc·Marko Ramljak·Patrick Heckmann·Philipp Neumann·Ramazan Tekin·Safak Edge·Sean Labanowski·Tamir Simchony·Tomer Ber Aven
February 1st, 2010 · 11 Comments
The 1992 generation has a lot of very talented players, especially on the inside positions. Lithuania is clearly the strongest country here though, so it is not a big surprise to see the Baltics organize the U18 European Championship this summer. Beforehand, several nations will already compete in the highly regarded Albert Schweitzer Tournament in [...]
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·Alexander Tikhonin·Boris Barac·Djordje Drenovac·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Edmunds Dukulis·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·Jaromir Bohacik·Joan Tomas·Jonas Valanciunas·Kaspars Vecvagars·Leo Westermann·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Michel Acosta·Miguel Servera·Milan Ryska·Nemanja Besovic·Nikoladi Siladi·Ondrej Balvin·Philipp Neumann·Rolandas Jakstas·Safak Edge·Viktor Gaddefors·Vincent Pourchot·Vyacheslav Bobrov·Vytenis Cizauskas