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12 players to follow during Eurobasket 2013

September 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Eurobasket 2013 starts tomorrow in Slovenia and we took a quick look at some prospects that will most likely use this stage to make a name for themselves on the International scene for the first time.

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U19 World Championship 2013: the Wings

July 21st, 2013 · No Comments

After having talked about the quite talented guard crop of the U19 World Championship, we will analyze the wing players today. In this category, there were not that many highly talented players, at least for the countries that I was scouting.

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U19 World Championship 2013: 5-10 place

July 6th, 2013 · No Comments

After an interesting opening of the tournament with the Quarter-Finals, the schedule had the semi-finals programmed today. However, as usual, the day started slowly with the classification games.

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U19 World Championship 2013: 1/4 Finals

July 6th, 2013 · No Comments

The U19 World Championship 2013 takes place in Prague this year and we arrived in time for the Quarter Finals. All the game taking pace in the O2 Arena, let’s see who qualified for the semifinals.

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5 players to follow for the NBA Draft 2013

September 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The new season in Europe is about to start and there are several players that are already emerging in the different pre-season tournaments as potential NBA Draft picks 2013. We selected five players and a Wildcard that we suggest you should follow particularly well as they might end up as some of the most intriguing […]

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Dario Saric, the title winning machine

August 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dario Saric earned the MVP trophy of the U18 European Championship in Vilnius on Sunday after winning the Gold Medal as well. These were two more awards for the already richly decorated young man (U16 Gold in 2010, NIJT 2011) from Croatia who once again showed that he is among the most dominant youth players […]

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U18 European Championship 2012: the Final

August 20th, 2012 · No Comments

The last day of the U18 European Championship, but also the last day of the summer season with the different National Team events, saw Lithuania facing Croatia in a final match-up of the Scouting Period 2011/2012. The games did not only decide who will win Medals but also who is the last qualified nation from […]

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U18 European Championship: Semi Finals Review

August 19th, 2012 · No Comments

My second day at the U18 European Championship 2012 in Lithuania was marked by the Semi-Finals. But before the major event, there was a decisive game in the relegation group that I wanted to cover.

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U18 European Championship: Quarterfinals Review

August 18th, 2012 · No Comments

The U18 European Championship came into its decisive phase today with the Quarterfinals in Siemens Arena Vilnius. The winners were sure to compete for a Medal but also to be qualified for the U19 World Championship that will be held 2013 in the Czech Republic. So let’s check what happened today.

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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 Rome 2011 Player Scoutings (Pt.1)

March 6th, 2012 · No Comments

The Nike International Junior Tournament in Rome is already a few months back but our friend Danny Mills has sent us his scouting reports on the main players. We are of course happy to provide you his thoughts on some of the most interesting prospects in Europe. Here we got for the first part which […]

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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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Christmas Tournaments Overview 2011/2012

December 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Traditionally, the weeks around Christmas and New Year are filled with interesting tournaments. Because of logistical reasons (I moved and am still moving to a new place), I can not cover any of these tournaments live. However, here is a quick overview of the major events of the next days.

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NIJT Qualification Participants 2011/2012

November 14th, 2011 · 8 Comments

The 2011/2012 edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament is still several weeks ahead. But after the Euroleague officially announced the dates, we checked which teams will normally participate in the four Qualification Event for the NIJT 2012 in Istanbul. Please note that the official participants will only be announced in the next weeks and […]

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Can Dario Saric have some impact in his 1st Euroleague season?

October 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments

This week starts the 2011-2012 season of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. The league looks stronger than ever with several big names using the lockout to play in the toughest competition outside the United States. But there is one name that we might have to follow more than others in relation with our blog which is […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Wings

July 20th, 2011 · No Comments

After having analyzed the most impressive guards a few days, here we go for the wing players that stood out the most. As previously, I concentrated my scouting mostly on European players which explains the small information on non-Europeans in the report.

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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: Semi-Finals

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 […]

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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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FIBA U19 World Championship: 2nd round recap

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 […]

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