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5 players to follow in Ethias League 2013/14

September 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Before the seasons in the different professional leagues start in the next weeks, we will take a look at the players to follow in some of the main competitions in Europe. We start with a new addition in this already traditional pre-season show as we analyze the Belgian Ethias League. The Belgian league is constantly […]

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12 players to follow during Eurobasket 2013

September 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Eurobasket 2013 starts tomorrow in Slovenia and we took a quick look at some prospects that will most likely use this stage to make a name for themselves on the International scene for the first time.

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5 players to follow in the Euroleague 2012/13

October 9th, 2012 · No Comments

This week, the Euroleague season 2012/13 will start but the excitement for talent scouts remains a bit limited as the number of interesting prospects has gone down. The most talented players are not yet ready for being a major factor in the Euroleague so that the number of NBA Draft picks coming from the Euroleague […]

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Preview to the U20 Euro of Division B 2012

July 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments

This week will start the U20 European Championships of Division A in Slovenia. Next to the main event, there will also be a B Division competition that is the most interesting by far for the last few years. The talent level is excellent as several top nations will fight for the four spots that will […]

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Ponitka and Karnowski progressing in PLK

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

The Polish 1993 generation is one of the better ones in Europe. The team around Mateusz Ponitka and Przemyslaw Karnowski had quite some success in the different continental championships that they participated over the last years. Both players have now major roles in the Polish first league so that it was time to make an […]

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U18 European Championships 2011: Quarter-Finals

July 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

We had already arrived in Wroclaw yesterday and after some tourist attractions this morning, it was time to go to the Hala Orbita for following the Quarter-Finals of the U18 European Championship 2011 of Division in Poland.

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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Guards

July 14th, 2011 · No Comments

We start our round-up traditionally with the Guards and take a look at who were the perimeter players that impressed the most during the U19 World Championship. We focused the most on European players but took also a quick look at some of the best non-Europeans in the tournament. Here we go.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: Semi-Finals

July 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

After a first day in Riga with several surprises, we were back in the Arena to follow the semi-finals day of the FIBA U19 World Championships. As the quarter-finals gave us a few surprises, we were looking forward to see if Argentina can upset another one and eventually reach the final and if the favorites […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship: Quarter-Finals

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

The FIBA U19 World Championship Quarter-Finals started this afternoon n Riga. Se below for our reports on the 4 decisive games.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: 2nd round recap

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments

The second round is done at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Riga and we see both Australia and the United States of America going out on the top of their respective groups. The major disappointment comes of course from the hosts of Latvia who finished last in Group E after losing 4 games in […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Poland

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the teams that comes to Latvia with a  lot of hopes is Poland. After having won the Silver Medal at the U17 World Championship in Germany, it looks like the Polish teams is taking the World Championship as a preparation event for “their” U18 Euro later this summer. But as Rafal Juc explains, […]

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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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Nike Hoop Summit 2011 Review

April 18th, 2011 · No Comments

A week ago, the Nike Hoop Summit 2011 saw a victory of Team USA over the World Team 92-80. We take a quick look at the European based players to see how they competed in this prestigious event.

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Q&A with Mateusz Ponitka (Nike Hoop Summit)

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Mateusz Ponitka was one of the main players for the Polish U17 National Team that won the Silver Medal at the World Championship 2010 in Hamburg. The scoring wing has been elected to participate at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland and we got in touch with him to go through a small Q&A.

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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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An update on NCAA recruiting in Europe

October 10th, 2010 · No Comments

The NCAA season 2010/2011 is approaching so it is about time to take a look what happened this summer in College basketball in relation with European talent. We go over the main players recruited from the 2010 class and take a look forward to the Class of 2011 and 2012.

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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Wings

August 13th, 2010 · 5 Comments

With the increasing number of players scouted during the U18 European Championship, the scoutings on several players may be a bit short but I tried to get more profiles in the articles this time which also explains the delays in bringing them online. I hope you enjoy the article however. My comments on the big […]

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U18 European Championship 2010: Semi-Finals

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments

The second day in Lithuania started with some sight-seeing in the Old Town and the first decision of the event came when Germany managed to dominate Sweden and avoid relegation. On the other hand, Bulgaria is sure about their future: Division B.

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Generation Ranking: 1993 born players (UPDATE)

July 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The 1993 born players competed in the first ever U17 World Championship in Hamburg this July. With the astonishing result of Poland and the disappointing ending of our #1 team Spain, there were some changes necessary. Here we go for the explanations.

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