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Adidas Eurocamp 2012: Day 2 Review

June 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments

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.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2012: Day 1 Review

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.

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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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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Guards

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.

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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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Nike Hoop Summit 2011 Roster announced

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.

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Under the Radar: Dmitry Kulagin

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 […]

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Russian U18 Head coach comments

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.

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Guards

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. […]

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U18 European Championship: the Finals day

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.

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U18 European Championship 2010: Semi-Finals

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.

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U18 European Championship 2010: Quarter-Finals

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.

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U18 European Championship Preview

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 […]

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Generation Ranking: 1992 born players

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 […]

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2009 U18 European Championship: Russian coach comments

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.

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2009 U18 European Championship Division A: the Guards

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.

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Today’s picks (Final day live from Metz)

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.

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