Two of the most promising Center talents in Europe met this week in the U18 European Championship in Vilnius. Jonas Valanciunas from Lithuania had to play against the one year young Przemyslaw Karnowski from Poland. I used this opportunity to make a Video Analysis of their game.
July 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment
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
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
September 18th, 2009 · 3 Comments
A new initiative established by FIBA Europe and sponsored by Champion was the U18 All-Stars camp for young European players held these days in Poland. 32 players got selected according to their performances at the U18 European Championships and went to work in several sessions with established coaches like Svetislav Pesic .21 players got an [...]
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.
July 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Here we go for the round-up of Day 3 of the FIBA Europe U18 European Championship of Division A in Metz/Hagondange. For the third day in a row, I made the short trip to Hagondange to follow this time 4 different teams than the two days before.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Andreas Kanonidis·Augustas Peciukevicius·Deividas Nazarovas·Greece·Jonas Valanciunas·Lativa·Lithuania·Mantas Kadzevicius·Martins Meiers·Pavel Antipov·Russia
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 [...]
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Alessandro Gentile·Amath M'Baye·Andriy Lebedintsev·Antoine Diot·Augustas Peciukevicius·Dejan Musli·Deniz Kiliçli·Dimitry Khvostv·Dogus Balbay·Donatas Motiejunas·Dusan Katnic·Elias Harris·Enes Kanter·Furkan Aldemir·Giorgi Shermadini·Haukur Palsson·Ivan Batur·Jan Vesely·Joan Tomas·Jonas Valanciunas·Jonathan Kazadi·Kevin Seraphin·Mamadou Samb·Mantas Kadzevicius·Martin Dorbek·Maxim Can Mutaf·Maxim Grigoryev·Melih Mahmutoglu·Miguel Servera·Milan Macvan·Miralem Halilovic·Mirza Sarajlija·Nicolo Melli·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Osvaldas Matulionis·Pablo Aguilar·Philipp Neumann·Rannar Raap·Riccardo Moraschini·Robin Benzing·Semen Shashkov·Simone Centanni·Stefan Petkovic·Stefan Stojacic·Tautvydas Slezas·Thomas Heurtel·Tibor Pleiss·Tomas Satoransky·Tommaso Ingrosso·Toni Prostran·Tornike Shengelia·Vytenis Cizauskas
May 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment
After the guard and forward review, here we go for the last part of my recap on the Nike International Junior Tournament 2009 in Berlin.
May 3rd, 2009 · No Comments
The Nike International Junior Tournament has come to an end this afternoon and saw FMP Belgrade win it after a big Final against Lietuvos Rytas.
May 1st, 2009 · No Comments
The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is in the books. Everything looks like it is going to be a Final between FMP Belgrade and Lietuvos Rytas. But both teams need another win to be for sure in the O2 World on Sunday.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·FMP Belgrade·Friedrich Lotze·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Kalise Gran Canaria·Lietuvos Rytas·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Knezevic·Nenad Miljenovic·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Petar Lambic·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
April 30th, 2009 · No Comments
The first day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is history and the day ended nearly with a massive upset as the 2008 champ FMP Belgrade won against the hosts of ALBA Berlin by only 1 point.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Augusto Cesar Lima·Branislav Dekic·Dejan Musli·FMP Belgrade·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Lietuvos Rytas·Malick Fall·Malte Ziegenhagen·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Osvaldas Matulionis·Unicaja Malaga
April 26th, 2009 · 8 Comments
This Thursday starts the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin and features some of the best U18 Club Teams in Europe. Three qualification tournaments and two Wildcards later, 8 teams will fight in 2 groups to get the trophy. I took a quick look at the teams and tell you who are the prospects to [...]
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Alejandro Lopez·Andriy Lebedintsev·Augustas Peciukevicius·Augusto Cesar Lima·Bakary Konate·Branislav Dekic·Brian Wenzel·Dejan Musli·Djordje Micic·FMP Belgrade·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Justin Raffington·Kalise Gran Canaria·Kevin Bright·Lietuvos Rytas·Mantas Kadzevicius·Matic Sirnik·Milan Jaros·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nike International Junior Tournament·Nikola Vukasovic·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Osvaldas Matulionis·Ovidijus Varanauskas·Petar Lambic·Samuel Dominguez·Simone Centanni·Strahinja Mladenovic·Tautvydas Sabonis·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
January 11th, 2009 · No Comments
As I was not present myself in Hospitalet, I publish this report on the tournament that I got from my friend Gerrit Kersten-Thiele who was in Spain for two days.
Tags: Alexander Andreev·Augustas Peciukevicius·Augusto Cesar Lima·Branislav Dekic·Dovydas Redikas·FMP Belgrade·Ivan Batur·Joan Tomas·Jonas Valanciunas·Joventut Badalona·Lietuvoy Rytas·Marko Todorovic·Max van Schaik·Nikola Mirotic·Nikola Rakocevic·Nikola Vukasovic·Ovidijus Varanauskas·Real Madrid·Tautvydas Sabonis·Unicaja Malaga