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Jonas Valanciunas vs. Przemyslaw Karnowski: Video Analysis

July 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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.

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U18 European Championship Preview

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 […]

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Generation Ranking: 1992 born players

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 […]

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Generation Ranking: 1991 born players

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.

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Eurobasket 2009: U18 All-Star Game

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 […]

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2009 U18 European Championship Division A: the Bigs

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.

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FIBA Champion U18 All Star Camp: the selection

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 […]

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Today’s picks (Final day live from Metz)

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.

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Today’s picks (Day 8 live from Metz)

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.

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Today’s picks (Day 6 live from France)

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.

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Today’s picks (Day 3 live from Hagondange)

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.

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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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NIJT 2009: the Centers

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.

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Today’s picks (live from 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.

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Today’s picks (live from Berlin)

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.

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Today’s picks (live from Berlin)

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.

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Nike International Junior Tournament: preview

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 […]

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Hospitalet 2009: Review

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.

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