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NBBL/JBBL Top 4: Day 1 Review

May 19th, 2012 · No Comments

The traditional weekend of German Youth Basketball was organized this year in Hagen. 8 teams qualified for the event in the U16 (JBBL) and U19 (NBBL) categories to play for the National Championship.

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NBBL Top4 2011: Player review

May 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

After having run through the major prospects of the JBBL Top4, it is about time to check who are the players that shined in the NBBL semis and Final game. This season was the last one for the highly talented 1992 generation from Germany and several of the real big prospects managed to qualify with […]

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ALBA Urspring doubles the joy

May 15th, 2011 · No Comments

The Team ALBA Urspring had its biggest day in the history of the school when they won both the JBBL and NBBL Title for the season 2010/2011 this Sunday in Ludwigsburg. Both teams managed to beat their opponent in the Final and Ralph Junge (the “father” of the program) could enjoy his success. Let’s check […]

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NBBL Top4: Lars Wendt vs Kevin Bright

May 12th, 2011 · No Comments

On Saturday will start the NBBL Top4 in Ludwigsburg and the climax of the first day will be the third duel between Paderborn Baskets and Team ALBA Urspring. We talked to players from each team to check what their current feelings are about the upcoming event.

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NBBL/JBBL Top4 2011 Preview

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

This weekend, the German U19 League NBBL and U16 League JBBL will have their respective Top4 tournaments to be played in Ludwigsburg. We take a look forward today on the different teams competing for the National Championship.

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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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NBBL Play-off Preview

March 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Next weekend will start the Playoffs of the German U19 League NBBL. So it is about time to check who are the favorites in the bracket to reach the Top4 event on the 14th and 15th May in Ludwigsburg.

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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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NBBL All-Star Teams 2010/2011 selected

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

After having presented our review of the first half of the regular NBBL season including a personal vote for the upcoming NBBL All-Star game, the German league published today the twenty players that have finally been selected for the game on the 22nd of January in Trier.

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NBBL review: half of the season 2010/2011

December 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The German U19 League NBBL has reached the end of the first half of the season 2010/2011 last weekend. As the NBBL All-Star game is approaching (22nd January 2011 at 17h00 in Trier ), we take a look at the most effective players of the season so far in terms of statistical production.

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Urspring travels to the United States again

December 6th, 2010 · No Comments

The German Basketball Academy from Urspring, that produced already several Division 1 players (Lucca Staiger, Christian Standhardinger, Justin Raffington,…) will participate at two prestigious tournaments in the USA during the Christmas Break. They will play the City of Palms Classic Signature Series where they will face Westchester County Day on the 20th December. After this […]

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NBBL Season 2010/2011 Preview

October 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last weekend started the 2010/2011 season of the German U19 NBBL League. The league features the players born in 1994,93 and 92 this season. Even if the 1992 born players are still eligible to play on this level, most of them are already a part of the rotation of professional teams on ProA or ProB […]

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U17 World Championship 2010: Germany

July 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The German U17 National Team came with the ambitions to reach the Quarter-Finals in Hamburg. This goal was reached but somehow, the team of coach Menz disappeared a bit after their elimination on Friday and could not build on their excellent showing from the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament in spring.

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U17 World Championship: Quarter-Finals (Pt. 2)

July 9th, 2010 · 8 Comments

In the two other quarter-finals it was all European with Germany facing Lithuania and Serbia being the opponent of Poland.

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JBBL/NBBL Top4 2010: the Finals

May 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

On Sunday, the Finals of the German JBBL and NBBL season crowned IBBA and ALBA Urspring with the respective titles. For the JBBL, it was the first time ever that the title has been awarded while Urspring received their third NBBL crown in the 4 years of existence of the Youth League. Here we go […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Germany U17

April 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The biggest surprise of the tournament was of course the third place of the German U17 team. Coming to Mannheim in order to prepare the U17 World Championships, the team of coach Frank Menz wanted to gain experience and eventually win a game or two. Even if they had probably the easiest group stage, the […]

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Australia wins Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010

April 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

On Saturday, Australia won the 25th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim in front of a sold-out crows in the Sports Arena at Benjamin Franklin Village in Mannheim. The German U18 finished at the 2nd place while the German U17 managed to beat Team USA and reached an outstanding 3rd place. Here is […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: QR Day 1

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Today started the Qualification Round of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim with the games of the second phase. The results from the first round are taken into account. Here is a quick review of the games from today from a statistical point of view. Europeanprospects.com will be back in Mannheim on Friday for the […]

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NBBL Play-off go to the Quarter-Finals

March 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today have been played the last games of the Last-16 round of the German NBBL League Play-offs. Let’s take a look at the results of the round and check which teams have now the best chances to advance to the Top4 in Bamberg on the 15+16th May.

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