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KK Baltai: Zalgiris reserve struggles in BBL

February 12th, 2012 · No Comments

During the trip to Kaunas for the Nike International Junior Tournament, I had also the opportunity to follow a game of KK Baltai playing University of Tartu in the Baltic League. KK Baltai is in fact the reserve team of Zalgiris Kaunas and one of the several places where the Lithuanian Euroleague team can stack […]

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Cibona’s youth starting strong into the season

November 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Cibona Zagreb is certainly the team to watch this season in the Euroleague in terms of young potential. It is not uncommon that the Croatian team plays with four 1989 or earlier born players at the same time. And all of them have a very important role in their specific strengths. We took a closer […]

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group C

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments

The Group C of the Euroleague 2010/2011 features some of the most interesting young big men in Europe and several potential NBA Draft candidates. Additionally, Ricky Rubio is also active with his FC Barcelona in this group and the games of these 6 teams will certainly attract a large number of NBA scouts over the […]

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Generation Ranking: 1990 born players (UPDATE)

July 26th, 2010 · No Comments

With the U20 European Championships of Division A and B coming to an end last weekend, it was about time to update our Generation Ranking of the 199o born players. With the Gold Medals of France in the higher competition and Austria in the 2nd one, there have been some changes that we will go […]

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U20 European Championship: Croatia – Serbia (Video)

July 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In the quarter-finals yesterday, Croatia managed to beat Serbia with an incredible finish by Dino Butorac who scored a tough three-pointer and 2FTs to bring his team back. Mario Delas was then present to grab the offensive rebound and score the winning bucket. How to cut a 6pt deficit in 30 seconds, watch the video […]

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U20 European Championship Preview

July 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today starts the first European Championship of the summer with the U20 Tournament to be held in Croatia. 16 teams compete for the Medals and 2 teams will drop down to Division B. Europeanprospects.com checked the level of the different participants.

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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010: U20 National Teams

June 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Currently on holidays in the lovely Austrian Alps to recharge my batteries for the summer, I took some time to share my thoughts on the Croatian and French U20 National teams that compete in the Adidas Eurocamp 2010 in Treviso. Both teams prepare the upcoming U20 European Championships that will be played in Croatia.

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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010: Day 2

June 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The second day of the Adidas Eurocamp 2010 is in the books and the result was a bit the same than on Day 1: no really big surprises in terms of the sighting of new talents and the confirmation of the talent of some of the other guys. Additionally, the cancellation of a Miroslav Raduljica […]

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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010: Day 1

June 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Adidas Eurocamp started yesterday in front of all the 30 NBA Teams being represented in the La Ghirada Sports Complex in Treviso. After I missed the morning sessions due to a late arrival, here we go for a recap of the afternoon session of the first day of the only European based Pre-Draft camp.

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Generation Ranking: 1990 born players

January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The 1990 born players, who will compete this summer in Croatia for the U20 European Championship, are dominated of course by one stellar talent: Ricky Rubio. If you take him out, you have a very interesting group of players and nations that are on the same level, and the competition in Zadar will probably be […]

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FIBA U19 World Championships: Mario Delas’ MVP performance

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments

In the recent FIBA U19 World Championships, the Croatian PF Mario Delas got elected MVP of the tournament for his performance to lead the Croatian team to an unexpected Bronze medal. Delas finished the tournament with 20.0ppg, 7.0rpg and 2.2apg while hitting 57.9% of his shot attempts. The 2m08 tall player from KK Split has […]

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Today’s picks

July 12th, 2009 · No Comments

After a week of holidays, here we go come back for the most exciting phase of European Youth basketball, the summer months with the different European competitions. But before the coverage of the different tournaments, here are some short news from the last days.

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Today’s picks

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Here we go for some short notes before the Christmas break.

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Today’s picks

August 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are my thoughts about the ending U18 and starting U20 European Championships.

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Today’s picks (from the U18 European Championships)

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The first phase of the A Division is already done and the least one could say is that there have been some surprise. I will give you a short review about the results so far and also give an update on the B division.

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Today’s picks (from the U18 European Championships)

July 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Here are my thoughts on the first day of both U18 Championships that started today.

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U18 European Championship Division A – Preview

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

This Friday will start the FIBA Europe U18 European Championship of Division A in Amaliada and Pyrgos in Greece. I took a closer look at the different teams and collected some expert opinions on the upcoming tournament.

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