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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Canada

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

After having won the Bronze Medal with the U17 team at the World Championships 2010, Canada comes to Latvia will smaller expectations as  a lot of their most talented players will miss this event. Ray Bala gave us his opinion about the team from Northern America.

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Nike Hoop Summit 2011 Roster announced

March 21st, 2011 · 6 Comments

Today, USA Basketball announced the official roster for the World Select Team at the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit that will be held in Portland during the first week of April. We check the different European players that got selected and discuss some players that will not be present.

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U17 World Championship: the best of the rest

July 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Next to the four European teams that have reached the quarter-finals, I will take a quick look at the other participants to the U17 World Championship 2010. As Spain did not qualify for the last 8, I did not really have the opportunity to scout them so that they ended up in this review only.

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U17 World Championship: Finals Day

July 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The first ever U17 World Championship has ended on Sunday in Hamburg with the victory of the United States. The team from Coach Don Showalter was clearly the best squad in the whole tournament but was also the best US Youth Team I have ever seen, not only in terms of talent but also in […]

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U17 World Championship: Semi-Finals

July 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, the semi-finals of the U17 World Championship have been played in the Sporthalle Hamburg. Team USA faced Canada while Lithuania played against Poland in a European duel.

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U17 World Championship: Quarter-Finals (Pt. 1)

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Today have been played the Quarter-Finals of the first ever U17 World Championship in Hamburg. In front of about 20 College and NBA scouts, 4 teams qualified for the semi-finals to be played on Saturday. The first two games featured only non-European teams, so let’s go for a review of their respective quarter-finals.

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