The Lithuanian 1992 generation is one of the most successful ever in Europe. It all started with the Olympic Youth Festival in 2007 where the team from the Baltic country won the Gold Medal in the U15 category. They won the Gold Medal in 2008 in the U16 category where they dominated the tournament massively […]
July 22nd, 2012 · No Comments
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 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
June 28th, 2011 · No Comments
One of the main favorites for the Gold Medal is of course the team from Lithuania. Simonas Baranauskas will give us his preview to the team around the Lottery pick Jonas Valanciunas.
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