The second day of the 2012 edition of the Adidas Eurocamp is history now and you can probably say already now that it was the best of the three days. Some players participated today that were not there yesterday or have left already while the overall competition level went up.
June 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments
Tags: Adidas Eurocamp 2012·Aleksander Czyz·Andrew Albicy·Artem Klimenko·Daniel Diez·Darko Planinic·Dmitry Kulagin·Evan Fournier·Ilkan Karaman·Izzet Turkyilmaz·Leo Westermann·Livio Jean-Charles·Maxi Kleber·Nikola Ivanovic·Oleksandr Lypovyy·Paul Lacombe·Rudy Gobert·Tomas Satoransky·Tornike Shengelia·Vladislav Trushkin
June 11th, 2012 · 4 Comments
The Adidas Eurocamp 2012 has kicked off this Sunday morning in la Ghirada Treviso for the tenth time. All NBA teams and a multitude of coaches and agents from Europe traveled to Italy to see the best young European players compete in one small gym. Let’s check what happened during the first day.
Tags: Adidas Eurocamp 2012·Aleksander Czyz·Boban Dubljevic·Bogdan Radosavljevic·Dane Pineau·Dmitry Kulagin·Dusan Cantekin·Evan Fournier·Izzet Turkyilmaz·Jonas Zohore Bergstedt·Louis Labeyrie·Maik Zirbes·Maxi Kleber·Metecan Birsen·Nihad Dedovic·Oleksandr Lypovyy·Owen Odigie·Samuel Deguara·Tomas Satoransky·Tornike Shengelia·Vladislav Trushkin
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.
July 14th, 2011 · No Comments
We start our round-up traditionally with the Guards and take a look at who were the perimeter players that impressed the most during the U19 World Championship. We focused the most on European players but took also a quick look at some of the best non-Europeans in the tournament. Here we go.
Tags: 2011 U19 World Championship·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Bogic Vujosevic·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Grzegorz Grochowski·Hugh Greenwood·Juan Jose Giaveno·Luciano Massarelli·Mateusz Ponitka·Michal Michalak·Vytenis Cizauskas
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.
Tags: 2011 U19 World Championship·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Aleksandr Gudumak·Bogdan Bogdanovic·Bogic Vujosevic·Dario Saric·Deividas Pukis·Djordje Drenovac·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Edgaras Ulanovas·Franco Giorgetti·Hugh Greenwood·Jonas Valanciunas·Juan Jose Giaveno·Luciano Massarelli·Luka Mitrovic·Marcos Delia·Michal Michalak·Nemanja Besovic·Nikola Siladi·Pablo Perez·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Sergey Karasev·Vladislav Trushkin·Vytenis Cizauskas
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
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 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments
There aren’t probably many 1992 born players that average double-digit points this season in one of the better European Leagues. One player, that we particularly liked the times we have seen him play before is in that case. 10.3ppg, 2.0rpg, 2.0apg and 1.4spg in just 19.1 minutes on the court, these are the numbers that [...]
August 19th, 2010 · No Comments
Together with our Russian friend Nikita, we put together an article about the Russian U18 National Team that won the Silver Medal at the recent European Championships in Vilnius. Nikita was so kind to speak with the Russian head coach Sergey Skorochkin about his players and what his thoughts were on the Silver Medal team.
August 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments
To start our review on the most interesting players of the 2010 European Championship in Vilnius, we attack with the guards of the top 8 teams of the competition. I was not able to follow other team than the Quarter-Final and the relegation teams, the report will only include prospect issued from these 12 nations. [...]
Tags: 2010 U18 European Championship Division A·Alexander Varnakov·Andris Misters·Bogic Vujosevic·Charles Barton·Deividas Pukis·Dmitry Kulagin·Dovydas Redikas·Jonathan Person·Kaspars Vecvagars·Marcus Eriksson·Mathis Keita·Olexandr Prokopenko·Roko Rogic·Thomas Ceci·Toni Katic·Vukasin Petkovic·Vytenis Cizauskas
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
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
August 30th, 2009 · No Comments
After the comments of the German and the French coach, we had the chance through our friend Nikita to talk with the Russian U18 National Team coach Mikhail Solovyev and gets his comments on the full Russian roster that finished 6th in this year’s European Championship.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·alexander Burtsev·Alexander Knyazyuk·Benjamin-Pavel Dudu·Dmitry Kulagin·Gleb Plotnikov·Ivan Lazarev·Ivan Shamov·Mikhail Nabotov·Nikita Balashov·Nikita Barinov·Pavel Antipov·Pavel Shavkunov·Russia
August 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments
We start our in-deep player analysis of the 2009 FIBA Europe European Championship of Division A with a scouting of the most interesting guards. While the tournament was heavily Center-loaded, there have been some guards that I wanted to take a closer look at.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Andrea de Nicolao·Augustas Peciukevicius·Dmitry Kulagin·France·Germany·Italy·Jan Span·Leo Westermann·Lithuania·Ole Wendt·Russia·Safak Edge·Slovenia·Toni Prostran·Turkey·Vytenis Cizauskas
August 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
The FIBA Europe U18 European Championship 2009 is in the books now. So we go for a last daily roundup before attacking the detailed player scoutings during the next week.
Tags: Achille Polonara·Alberto Jodar·Andrea de Nicolao·Ante Cutura·Branislav Dekic·Burat Yüksel·Danilo Andusic·Dejan Musli·Dmitry Kulagin·Dragan Sekelja·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·Firat Töz·Furkan Aldemir·Ignacio Llovet·Joan Sastre·Jonas Valanciunas·Leo Westermann·Mael Lebrun·Maxim Can Mutaf·Nikita Barinov·Safak Edge·Toni Prostran