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 24th, 2011 · No Comments
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
December 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment
Here we go for a very specific and personal review of the Year 2010 with the events that have marked me the most in a positive or negative way. The aim of this post is not to point out all the major events that have happened over the last 12 months but specifically picking out [...]
October 10th, 2010 · No Comments
The NCAA season 2010/2011 is approaching so it is about time to take a look what happened this summer in College basketball in relation with European talent. We go over the main players recruited from the 2010 class and take a look forward to the Class of 2011 and 2012.
Tags: Anthony Drmic·Enes Kanter·Igor Hadziomerovic·Mateusz Ponitka·Mathis Keita·Mathis Mönninghoff·NCAA·Nemanja Bezbradica·Niels Giffey·Piotr Niedzwiedzki·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Tomasz Gielo·Torgrim Sommerfeldt
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
April 19th, 2010 · 5 Comments
Last weekend has been played the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. The annual event did not feature that many Europeans this year because some major prospects had to decline their invitation for different reasons. We took a quick look at the most interesting players in the World Team.
April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments
This year’s edition of the most prestigious U18 tournament in the world starts tomorrow (europeanprospects.com will cover it extensively, I will be present tomorrow, Monday, Friday and during the Final day), so that we went through the very latest news around the preparation of the participating teams.
March 25th, 2010 · No Comments
Over the last years, nearly all of the European College recruits got suspended by the NCAA for having played in professional teams despite not being paid. The most known examples are of course German Lucca Staiger or Turkish Deniz Kilicli who both had to sit out either a full season or a large part of [...]
March 17th, 2010 · 8 Comments
Today, the Nike Hoop Summit World Team has been announced. The team will compete against a US selection in Portland on the 10th of April. The World team is this time a real worldwide selection as it features only 3 players currently being active in Europe and members from 4 different continents.
March 9th, 2010 · 11 Comments
The German federation published on the official website of the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament the first preliminary rosters of several participating nations. I took a quick look at the already published European teams and give you some first indications concerning the quality of the rosters.
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·AST 2010·Bill Borekambi·Bogdan Radosavljevic·Boris Barac·Burak Hacıismail·Can Korkmaz·Daniel Theis·Dario Saric·Dujan Dukan·Enes Kanter·Fabio Mian·Francesco Ramenghi·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Malik Müller·Marin Kukoc·Marko Ramljak·Patrick Heckmann·Philipp Neumann·Ramazan Tekin·Safak Edge·Sean Labanowski·Tamir Simchony·Tomer Ber Aven
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
January 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments
The 1991 generation features a very dominant Serbian team that had no competition for the first spot. The nations behind are all having strong 1992 born players that helped them to reach their respective Medals in the different European Championships.
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Andreas Person·Andriy Lebedintsev·Armands Osins·Augustas Peciukevicius·Branislav Dekic·Carmel Bouchman·Christopher Czerapowicz·Danilo Andusic·Dejan Musli·Dragan Sekelja·Enes Kanter·Fabien Paschal·Furkan Aldemir·Ivan Lazarev·Jonas Valanciunas·Josep Franch·Mael Lebrun·Mantas Kadzevicius·Martins Meiers·Maxim Can Mutaf·Mirza Sarajlija·Nicolo Melli·Niels Giffey·Pavel Antipov·Ryan Richards·Sebastian Szymanski·Tomas Satoransky·Toni Prostran
November 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments
Today, the German Basketball federation officially announced the 16 participating teams of 25th Albert Schweitzer Tournament that will be played from the 3rd to the 10th April 2010 in Mannheim.
Tags: 2010 Albert Schweitzer Tournament·Alessandro Gentile·Argentina·Australia·Brazil·Canada·Croatia·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·France·Germany·Greece·Israel·Italy·Japan·Joan Tomas·Lars Wendt·Leo Westermann·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Mathis Mönninghoff·Miguel Servera·New Zealand·Nunzio Sabbatino·Ole Wendt·Philipp Neumann·Safak Edge·Spain·Tommaso Ingrosso·Turkey·USA·Vincent Pourchot
August 15th, 2009 · No Comments
Having arrived in Kaunas yesterday late, it has been a full basketball day today in the legendary Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas Hall, the oldest basketball arena in Europe for the U16 European Championship of Division A 2009.
Tags: 2009 U16 European Championship Division A·Alejandro Suarez·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Andrey Loginov·Bruak Yildizli·Croatia·Dario Saric·Enes Kanter·Erbil Eroglu·France·Gleb Goldryrev·Jaime Fernandez·Kenan Sipahi·Mantas Mockevicius·Martynas Paliukenas·Matej Buovac·Michal Michalak·Nenad Miljenovic·Nikola Pavlovic·Piotr Niedzwiedzki·Poland·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Russia·Sergey Karasev·Tauras Jogela·Vladislav Trushkin·Yannis Morin
August 8th, 2009 · 5 Comments
After having presented the different guards and wings, today’s article will feature the big guys that played in Metz and Hagondange. In this area, there is a large number of quality talent present, so read on if you want to become familiar with the most interesting inside players of the future.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Branislav Dekic·Croatia·Dejan Musli·Dragan Sekelja·Enes Kanter·Fabien Paschal·France·Germany·Ignacio Llovet·Ivan Lazarev·Jonas Valanciunas·Latvia·Lithuania·Martins Meiers·Nikola Rondovic·Philipp Neumann·Russia·Serbia·Spain·Turkey·Vincent Pourchot
August 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment
FIBA Europe announced the creation of a new event on the Youth basketball calendar this weekend with the Champion U18 All-Star Game that will be held from 16th to 19th September 2009 in Katowice during the Eurobasket 2009. 24 players have been selected during the FIBA Europe European championship of Division A. Together with the [...]
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Andrea de Nicolao·Andreas Person·Augustas Peciukevicius·Branislav Dekic·Christopher Czerapowicz·Danilo Andusic·Dejan Musli·Edo Muric·Emil binev·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·Furkan Aldemir·Janos Eilingsfeld·Jonas Valanciunas·Lazar Radosavljevic·Leo Westermann·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Mael Lebrun·Martins Meiers·Nemanja Radovic·Nimrod Tishman·Oleksandr Lypovyy·Pavel Antipov·Philipp Neumann·Safak Edge·Samuel Deguara·Saulius Kulvietis·Sebastian Szymanski·Toni Prostran
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
August 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments
The final weekend of the FIBA Europe U18 European Championship 2009 is behind us. The day featured of course the semi-finals but I had the time to check out some of the other games too.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Andreas Person·Branislav Dekic·Bulgaria·Danilo Barthel·Dejan Musli·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·France·Germany·Henri Kahudi·Hubert Wierzbicki·Ivan Batur·Jonas Valanciunas·Latvia·Leo Westermann·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Lithuania·Mael Lebrun·Nemanja Jaramaz·Nikola Vukasovic·Nimrod Tishman·Ole Wendt·Pavel Shavkunov·Philipp Neumann·Pierre Hampton·Sebastian Szymanski·Slovenia·Toni Prostran·Turkey·Vytenis Cizauskas
July 29th, 2009 · No Comments
After a day of rest for me but not for the players, I went back to France today to watch two interesting games between Lithuania and Turkey and the decisive one between France and Germany.