The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade started for me quite early in order to follow the morning session of the event. In the afternoon, I decided to skip the semi-finals in order to see the prospects of Partizan play their Adriatic League game against Olimpija Ljubljana in Pionir.
February 24th, 2013 · No Comments
Tags: Alen Omic·Bozidar Babovic·Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot·Damien Inglis·Davis Bertans·Frederico Milella·Ismet Akpinar·Joffrey Lauvergne·Klemen Prepelic·Konstantin Kovalev·Leo Westermann·Nemanja Djordjevic·NIJT Belg·Vasilije Pusica
November 6th, 2012 · No Comments
After four games into the season and just before the clash at home with Brose Baskets Bamberg, it is about time to make an analysis of the main young prospects in the Serbian roster. Four players are clearly stepping up their game this season so let’s check how they did so far in the toughest [...]
October 9th, 2012 · No Comments
This week, the Euroleague season 2012/13 will start but the excitement for talent scouts remains a bit limited as the number of interesting prospects has gone down. The most talented players are not yet ready for being a major factor in the Euroleague so that the number of NBA Draft picks coming from the Euroleague [...]
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.
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 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment
With the first round done and the second round ahead, it is about time to check what happened in the first three days of the tournament. Without having seen any games, this is of course difficult so that this report is more of an analysis on stats and results while it also features some impressions [...]
June 27th, 2011 · No Comments
Today we will check the team of the hosts of the U19 World Championship in Latvia. Andrejs Silins will give us his inside view on the team that features new draftee Davis Bertans but also his own brother Ojars.
June 24th, 2011 · No Comments
The NBA Draft 2011 is in the books and before we move on to other things, we go first for a quick overview of the different European picks with a short analysis of their situation.
June 19th, 2011 · No Comments
With the NBA Draft coming closer and closer, we go through the eligible players that were present in Treviso for the annual Adidas Eurocamp. Check below for an analysis of the most possible European Draft picks that have been present in Italy for the only European based pre-draft event.
April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment
The NBA has published yesterday the list of Early Entrants for the NBA Draft 2011. It features 20 players based in Europe and two Europeans playing in the NCAA. We will go over the 20 Internationals, give a short scouting report with Video (where available) and make a prediction on their Draft Stock.
Tags: Abdel Kader Sylla·Abdoulaye Loum·Andrew Albicy·Bismack Biyombo·Davis Bertans·Donatas Motiejunas·Emmanouil Koukoulas·Femi Oladipo·Furkan Aldemir·Jan Vesely·Joffrey Lauvergne·Jonas Valanciunas·Jonas Wohlfarth-Bottermann·Leon Radosevic·Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira·NBA Draft 2011·Negueba Samake·Nihad Dedovic·Nikola Mirotic·Tomislav Zubcic·Tornike Shengelia
April 18th, 2011 · No Comments
A week ago, the Nike Hoop Summit 2011 saw a victory of Team USA over the World Team 92-80. We take a quick look at the European based players to see how they competed in this prestigious event.
March 21st, 2011 · 6 Comments
Today, USA Basketball announced the official roster for the World Select Team at the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit that will be held in Portland during the first week of April. We check the different European players that got selected and discuss some players that will not be present.
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·Bismack Biyombo·Dario Saric·Davis Bertans·Dmitry Kulagin·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·Jonas Valanciunas·Kevin Pangos·Kyle Wiltjer·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira·Mateusz Ponitka·Nenad Miljenovic·Nike Hoop Summit·Patrick Heckmann·Philipp Neumann·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Raul Neto·Rudy Gobert
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.
Tags: Anthony Canty·Besnik Bekteshi·Dario Saric·David Jelinek·Davis Bertans·Donatas Motiejunas·Enes Kanter·Fabian Thülig·Jan Vesely·Jonas Valanciunas·Maik Zirbes·Maurice Stuckey·Nikola Mirotic·Patricio Garino·Philipp Neumann·Philipp Schwethelm·Robin Benzing·Simon Schmitz·Tibor Pleiss·Tomas Satoransky
August 18th, 2010 · No Comments
One of the most interesting players of the recent U18 European Championship was the Latvian Small Forward Davis Bertans. I took some time in order to put together a short Video Analysis of the highly talented 1992 born player.
August 13th, 2010 · 5 Comments
With the increasing number of players scouted during the U18 European Championship, the scoutings on several players may be a bit short but I tried to get more profiles in the articles this time which also explains the delays in bringing them online. I hope you enjoy the article however. My comments on the big [...]
Tags: 2010 U18 European Championship Division A·Anastasios Antonakis·Bogdan Bogdanovic·Dario Saric·Davis Bertans·Dmytro Marchenko·Edgaras Ulanovas·Hugo Invernizzi·Janis Timma·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Mateusz Ponitka·Patrick Heckmann·Samir Ali Hussein·Sergey Karasev·Viktor Gaddefors·Vladislav Trushkin·Vyacheslav Bobrov·Zygimantas Skucas
August 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment
After a little tour in the shopping center next to the Arena, it was about time to follow the relegation round as a decisive game for relegation was ahead. Sweden faced Ukraine in a Final for the last remaining spot on the highest level of U18 European Basketball.
Tags: 2010 U18 European Championship Division A·Aleksejs Rostovs·Alexander Varnakov·Andrey Loginov·Anris Misters·Arnolds Helmanis·Bogdan Bogdanovic·Davis Bertans·Deividas Pukis·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Edmunds Dukulis·Jonas Valanciunas·Jonathan Person·Kaspars Vecvagars·Latvia·Lithuania·Nikola Siladi·Olexiy Len·Renaldas Simanavicius·Russia·Serbia·Sergey Karasev·Sweden·Tamirlan Bekkiev·Ukraine·Vladislav Trushkin·Zygimantas Skucas
July 31st, 2010 · No Comments
The second day in Lithuania started with some sight-seeing in the Old Town and the first decision of the event came when Germany managed to dominate Sweden and avoid relegation. On the other hand, Bulgaria is sure about their future: Division B.
Tags: 2010 U18 European Championship Division A·2011 U19 World Championship·Alexander Tikhonin·Alexander Varnakov·Andrey Loginov·Bogdan Bogdanovic·Bogic Vujosevic·Bozo Dumic·Dario Saric·Davis Bertans·Deividas Pukis·Djordje Drenovac·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Edgaras Ulanovas·Edmunds Dukulis·Janis Timma·Jonas Valanciunas·Karlis Aspitis·Kaspars Vecvagars·Latvia·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Lithuania·Marko Gujanicic·Mateusz Ponitka·Nemanja Besovic·Nikola Siladi·Petar Lambic·Rolandas Jakstas·Russia·Serbia·Sergey Karasev·Stefan Nastic·Vladislav Trushkin·Vukasin Petkovic·Vytenis Cizauskas·Zygimantas Skucas
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
July 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment
Today starts the U18 European Championship of Division A in Vilnius/Lithuania. The tournament features the highly talented European 1992 generation and even if one of the biggest names in Enes Kanter will not be present, the level of this event will probably be among the best of the whole summer. A lot of Colleges and [...]
Tags: 2010 U18 European Championship Division A·Alessandro Gentile·Andrey Loginov·Bill Borekambi·Bogdan Bogdanovic·Can Korkmaz·Daniel Theis·Dario Saric·Davis Bertans·Dennis Kramer·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Enes Kanter·Giovanni Pini·Jaime Fernandez·Jan Span·Jonas Valanciunas·Kaspars Vecvagars·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Mathis Keita·Miguel Servera·Nemanja Besovic·Nikola Siladi·Ojars Silins·Pavlin Ivanov·Philipp Neumann·Safak Edge·Tommaso Ingrosso·Viktor Gaddefors·Vyacheslav Bobrov·Vytenis Cizauskas