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News about Young European Basketball Prospects

5 players to follow in the French ProA 2013/14

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments

In the third part of our season preview, we take a look at the French ProA today. Several of the most interesting prospects have left the league to play in the NBA or in Serbia, the number of talented prospects remains high even if it might be not that impressive than it was over the […]

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5 players to follow in the French ProA 2012/13

October 5th, 2012 · No Comments

In the next part of our season preview, we take a look at the players to follow in the French ProA. This preview does not feature Rudy Gobert who has already been presented in a previous article and I will not speak either of Mam Jaiteh who will play in the Pro B this season. […]

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The INSEP Signing season has started

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments

With the announcement of Hugo Invernizzi’s future destination today, you can say that the signing season of the INSEP athletes is in full swing. We take a quick look at the first decisions and what might come in the next days and weeks.

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Nike International Junior Tournament Day 3 (live from Barcelona)

May 7th, 2011 · No Comments

The third day of the NIJT in Barcelona was filled with individual brilliance of some players and the confirmation of some of the hottest names of the last months. With KK Zagreb and Zalgiris Kaunas reaching the final, clearly the two best teams will fight tomorrow for the crown as both emerged as the most […]

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Nike International Junior Tournament Day 2 (live from Barcelona)

May 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

We arrived only for the second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament which explains the absence of any comment on Day One. So we start immediately with the coverage of the action from Friday of the Finals for this year’s biggest trophy in Junior Club Basketball.

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Hugo Invernizzi (INSEP): “It isn’t only FMP that we have to beat”

May 4th, 2011 · No Comments

The French team INSEP got eliminated in Belgrade during the semi-finals by FMP Belgrade. However the defending NIJT champions come to Barcelona with a huge envy and big ambitions to earn the trophy for the second time in a row. Hugo Invernizzi confirmed us their will to reach the Final on Sunday.

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Nike International Junior Tournament Preview

May 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

The 9th edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament will be played from Thursday to Sunday at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona. The Euroleague has assembled two groups of four teams that compete in order to follow up on the first French victory which INSEP reached last year at home in Paris. We go […]

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Easter Weekend Tournament Review

April 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Easter Weekend is generally packed with interesting tournaments. Here we go for a quick review of the results of the main events from the last days.

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Big Tournament weekend ahead

April 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments

With the Nike Hoop Summit and the Jordan Brand Classic behind us, the Easter weekend is a few days ahead featuring a full load of Tournaments with all kind of prospects involved: from NBA caliber guys to future Euroleague players and prospects that are potentially involved in games that you can bet on in the […]

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NIJT Belgrade 2011: the Guards

February 25th, 2011 · 9 Comments

The tournament in Belgrade was dominated by some highly talented guards and with a pair of them coming up with a great final show. Let’s check who were the main players that excelled on the outside positions.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011 (Day 2)

February 20th, 2011 · No Comments

During the second day in Belgrade, the main focus was of course on the Semi-Final games but the morning started with a game that only decided which team reached the round of the Last 4. Let’s check what happened yesterday.

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NIJT Belgrade: who are the players to follow?

February 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment

This Friday starts the probably strongest of the three Qualification tournaments on the road to Barcelona Nike International Junior Tournament. In the Serbian capital, 8 teams from around Europe compete for an additional spot in the Final tournament in May. Even if the organizers did not invite the current Serbian forces Mega Vizura and Hemofarm, […]

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Wings

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 […]

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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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French U18 coach comments on his roster

July 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

With the U18 European Championships starting this Thursday in Lithuania, the French magazine Basketnews spoke 3 weeks ago with Head coach Philippe Ory to give his opinion on the players of the U18 team. When the interview was made, there were still a lot of other players in the roster which explains the absence of […]

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NIJT Finals Paris 2010: the Guards

May 10th, 2010 · 6 Comments

We will start our player review of the Nike International Junior Tournament 2010 from Paris with a detailed look at the most interesting guards of the event.

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NIJT Final 2010: Video Highlights

May 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Check here the Video Highlights of the last quarter of the 2010 edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament between INSEP and FMP Belgrade.

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INSEP beats FMP to get the NIJT Title 2010

May 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Final game of this year’s Nike International Junior Tournament has been played this afternoon in the Palais Omnisports Paris-Barcy in front of approximately 1000 spectators. And it was the French hosts of INSEP that took the victory with them and kicked FMP from the throne. After the Serbians managed to beat the French team […]

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NIJT 2010: Day 3 (live from Paris)

May 8th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The third day of the 2010 edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament ended with some drama as it was undecided until the very last game who will be in the Final tomorrow. Even if neither Cajasol nor Ljubljana still had a chance to reach the Final, the result of their was highly important to […]

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NIJT 2010: Day 2 (live from Paris)

May 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament in Paris is history and the games today were a lot more undecided than what we have seen yesterday. The play of the day was certainly the buzzer beating win of FMP versus KK Split.

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