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NBBL Top 4 2012: Player Review

May 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The NBBL Top 4 level was a bit lower this season in my opinion. The winners from Breitengüssbach deserved the victory because of their endless will and deeper rotation as they had 11 players capable of contributing on this level. Urspring had their trauma in the semi-final where they were up 17 points in the […]

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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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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: the semis

April 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Today, the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012 saw the semi-finals going on in Mannheim. The games could be followed LIVE on the net so here we go for a little recap of the two decisive games before we are back to the gym tomorrow.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2012: Day 3 Recap

April 10th, 2012 · No Comments

After a day off, I was back in Mannheim to follow the third day of the 26th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament, this time in the MWS Halle in order to get a look on the eight other teams in the competition.

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Albert Schweitzer 2012: Germany Preview

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Looking forward to the 2012 Albert Schweitzer Tournament it‘s time to take a brief glimpse at the German NT, which will be coached by Kay Bluemel once again. Bluemel led the hosts‘ U18 team to the gold medal game two years ago, before coming short to the eventual winners Australia.

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Kay Blümel (German U18 Coach) Interview (Pt.2)

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Here we go for the 2nd part of the Yabazz Interviewwith the German U18 Head Coach Kay Blümel. He mainly speaks about the top German prospects and their level compared to other European countries in this part.

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Kay Blümel (German U18 Coach) Interview (Pt.1)

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Our friends at Yabazz published a long interviewwith the German U18 National Team head coach Kay Blümel these days. We provide you the English version of the talk where Blümel speaks about the upcoming Albert Schweitzer Tournament and the new Senior head coach Svetislav Pesic in the first part.

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NBBL All-Stars 2011/2012 revealed

December 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Today, the German NBBL League announced the name of their All-Stars that will compete in the North vs. South game during the Bundesliga All-Star Day. This event will take place on the 21st January in Ludwigsburg. See below the selections for the U19 NBBL Game.

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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/JBBL Top 4: the semi-finals

May 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments

On Saturday, the semi-finals of the German NBBL and JBBL League have been played in Ludwigsburg. While the NBBL games had some good moments, the level of the JBBL games was a bit poor compared to last year in Bamberg. Here we go for the review of the games.

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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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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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December/New Year Tournaments Preview

November 14th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The month of December/Christmas/New Year period is normally filled with interesting tournaments for Youth Basketball. We checked a few news and notes that are in relation with those upcoming events. For a full overview of the main tournaments, you can find it on our Tournament Agenda.

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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: 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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