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NBA Draft 2011: the Euro-Review

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

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.

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NBA Draft 2011–Early Entrants Analysis

April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The NBA has published yesterday the list of Early Entrants for the NBA Draft 2011. It features 20 players based in Europe and two Europeans playing in the NCAA. We will go over the 20 Internationals, give a short scouting report with Video (where available) and make a prediction on their Draft Stock.

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Vesely and Nedovic shine in Serbian derby

February 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

After the NIJT, I had the possibility to attend the Serbian derby between Crvena Zvezda and Partizan Belgrade in the legendary Hala Pionir. Zvezda is currently (once again) in big trouble and last in the standings of the Adriatic League. So everybody expected a blow out victory for Partizan but the game was closer than […]

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A “big” Euroleague night

January 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

With the start of the Top16, it is about time to get an update on some of the most promising players in relation with the upcoming NBA Draft. The schedule allowed me to follow three “big” guys in the same evening, even if they are all three very different players. I speak of Jonas Valanciunas, […]

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My 5 predictions for 2011

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.

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group A

October 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Group A of the Euroleague 2010/2011 features on the one hand several teams without any notable prospect but also some of the most talented players of the whole competition. So let’s check who are the guys to follow in this group.

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Generation Ranking: 1990 born players (UPDATE)

July 26th, 2010 · No Comments

With the U20 European Championships of Division A and B coming to an end last weekend, it was about time to update our Generation Ranking of the 199o born players. With the Gold Medals of France in the higher competition and Austria in the 2nd one, there have been some changes that we will go […]

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U20 European Championship Preview

July 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today starts the first European Championship of the summer with the U20 Tournament to be held in Croatia. 16 teams compete for the Medals and 2 teams will drop down to Division B. Europeanprospects.com checked the level of the different participants.

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I feel devotion – no more?

May 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Tomorrow, I will start a nearly 10-day long Scouting trip throughout Europe. For me, it will be the longest ever and there are at least 30 games on my plan for the next days. However, I am disappointed that not everything will work as planned.

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Vesely vs. Bogdanovic: a SF matchup

May 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

One week ago, the Final 4 of the Adriatic League was in the Press for days because of the incredible finish where Partizan won the Final with an improbable Buzzer Beater. But this Final 4 was also a good opportunity to see two interesting NBA Draft prospects playing the Small Forward position. Let’s take a […]

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Busy weekend throughout Europe

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments

We come back to some news from this weekend as it has been particularly busy in terms of tournaments, league results and NBA Draft decisions.

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A statistical analysis of Jan Vesely

March 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Jan Vesely is one of the most looked at prospects this season in terms of the NBA Draft 2010. Even if he has not declared officially so far, it is highly probable that the Czech forward will enter his name for this year’s edition. Together with our German friend and Stat man Simon (in-the-game.org), I […]

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Generation Ranking: 1990 born players

January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The 1990 born players, who will compete this summer in Croatia for the U20 European Championship, are dominated of course by one stellar talent: Ricky Rubio. If you take him out, you have a very interesting group of players and nations that are on the same level, and the competition in Zadar will probably be […]

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European Championships are just ahead

June 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

With the NBA Draft in the books, the excitement will continue throughout the summer with the different European Youth Championships. Europeanprospects.com will be present in Metz for the U18 Division A tournament as well as in Kaunas for the U16 Division A competition. Here we go for a first preview on the U20 and the […]

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NBA Draft 2009: early entrants, workouts and Reebok Eurocamp

May 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As the NBA Draft 2009 is approaching, I take a look at the latest development around the European players that will be in the Draft this year.

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The fabulous destiny of Jan Vesely

March 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

If you asked which 1990 born player would have any kind of impact in the Euroleague, the name of Ricky Rubio would be all over the place. Jan Vesely was known as a promising player but his transfer to Partizan Belgrade, that just lost their dominant inside player Nikola Pekovic, was considered as a bit […]

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Today’s picks

August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are my thoughts about the ending U18 and starting U20 European Championships.

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U18 European Championship Division B – Preview

July 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Not only the Division  A of the U18 European Championship will start this weekend, but also the Division B will have its first games on Friday in Debrecen, Hungary. To preview this tournament is quite more difficult because lots of nations are not known for producing elite prospects, but this year, the tournament looks particularly […]

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