The regular season of the Euroleague is over and it was about time to speak about Ricky Rubio, even if I nearly never discuss drafted players on my blog. But what the young Spaniard showed this week against Montepaschi Siena was simply amazing.
January 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments
January 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments
The second part of the report on Città di Roma features players from the teams placed 3 to 8.
December 31st, 2009 · No Comments
After a long night at the restaurant (thank you Germano) and a sightseeing and foodtasting trip through Rome yesterday, I arrived save back home only late so that the report on the Final day of the tournament is only online now.
Tags: Alessandro di Pasquale·Alexander Tikhonin·Andrey Loginov·Armin Mazic·Artem Komolov·Benetton Fribourg·Benetton Treviso·Bruno Ondo Mengue·CSKA Moscow·Diego Monaldi·Dovydas Redikas·FMP Belgrade·Lottomatica Roma·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Bezbradica·Nikola Siladi·Ojars Silins·Rolandas Jakstas·Stefan Petkovic·Stefan Popovski-Turanjanin·Stella Azzurra Roma·Vytenis Cizauskas·Zalgiris Kaunas
December 29th, 2009 · No Comments
I arrived this morning in Rome to cover the first NIJT Qualification Tournament of the season. The tournament organized by Stella Azzurra Roma features 8 teams that compete for one spot at NIJT to be played in May in Paris. After Day 1 updated through Twitter, here is my short report on what happened on [...]
Tags: 2009 Citta di Roma·Alessandro Gentile·Alexander Tikhonin·Andrey Loginov·Armin Mazic·Artem Komolov·Benetton Fribourg·Benetton Treviso·CSKA Moscow·FMP Belgrade·Francesco Ramengi·Lottomatica Roma·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Bezbradica·Nenad Miljenovic·Nikola Siladi·Ojars Silins·Riccardo Ferrarese·Rolandas Jakstas·Stefan Petkovic·Stella Azzurra Roma·Strahinja Mladenovic·Tommaso Ingrosso·Zalgiris Kaunas
May 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment
After the guard and forward review, here we go for the last part of my recap on the Nike International Junior Tournament 2009 in Berlin.
May 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment
After discussing the guards of the tournament, here is my review on the forwards that stood out in my eyes during the Nike International Junior Tournament. Once again, this is not a ranking but just a selection of the players that I liked personally.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Augusto Cesar Lima·Hemofarm Vrsac·Lietuvos Rytas·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Knezevic·Niels Giffey·Nike International Junior Tournament·Osvaldas Matulionis·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
May 7th, 2009 · No Comments
To start the review on the Nike International Junior Tournament, I will kick off with the most outstanding guards that you could see during the tournament in Berlin.
May 3rd, 2009 · No Comments
Here we go for the Video roundup of Day 2 of the Nike International Junior Tournament. Again, big thanks for the guys from schoenen-dunk.de for this nice content.
May 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
Thanks to our friends from the German website schoenen-dunk.de, here we go for a Video roundup of the 4 games of Day 1 of the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin.
May 1st, 2009 · No Comments
The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is in the books. Everything looks like it is going to be a Final between FMP Belgrade and Lietuvos Rytas. But both teams need another win to be for sure in the O2 World on Sunday.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·FMP Belgrade·Friedrich Lotze·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Kalise Gran Canaria·Lietuvos Rytas·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Nemanja Knezevic·Nenad Miljenovic·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Petar Lambic·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
April 30th, 2009 · No Comments
The first day of the Nike International Junior Tournament is history and the day ended nearly with a massive upset as the 2008 champ FMP Belgrade won against the hosts of ALBA Berlin by only 1 point.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Augusto Cesar Lima·Branislav Dekic·Dejan Musli·FMP Belgrade·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Lietuvos Rytas·Malick Fall·Malte Ziegenhagen·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Osvaldas Matulionis·Unicaja Malaga
April 26th, 2009 · 8 Comments
This Thursday starts the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin and features some of the best U18 Club Teams in Europe. Three qualification tournaments and two Wildcards later, 8 teams will fight in 2 groups to get the trophy. I took a quick look at the teams and tell you who are the prospects to [...]
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Alejandro Lopez·Andriy Lebedintsev·Augustas Peciukevicius·Augusto Cesar Lima·Bakary Konate·Branislav Dekic·Brian Wenzel·Dejan Musli·Djordje Micic·FMP Belgrade·Hemofarm Vrsac·Jonas Valanciunas·Justin Raffington·Kalise Gran Canaria·Kevin Bright·Lietuvos Rytas·Mantas Kadzevicius·Matic Sirnik·Milan Jaros·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nike International Junior Tournament·Nikola Vukasovic·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Osvaldas Matulionis·Ovidijus Varanauskas·Petar Lambic·Samuel Dominguez·Simone Centanni·Strahinja Mladenovic·Tautvydas Sabonis·Tommaso Ingrosso·Unicaja Malaga
March 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment
We got the news today that the two wildcards for the Nike International Junior Tournament go to the local ALBA Berlin and Union Olimpija Ljubljana. So the Euroleague did not go that much into the sportive results but preferred to take the local team from Berlin and a team that features one of the most [...]
January 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment
While the 30th edition of the Hospitalet Tournament starts today and we will know who will be the two next teams to qualify for Berlin, I continue my analysis of the Città di Roma tournament organized by the Stella Azzurra Basketball team in Rome. After the guards yesterday, it is the turn of the forwards [...]
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Benetton Fribourg·Cibona Zagreb·Jonathan Kazadi·Matic Sirnik·Montepaschi Siena·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Olimpija Ljubljana·Riccardo Moraschini·Tauras Jogela·Tommaso Ingrosso·Toni Brnas·Virtus Bologna·Zalgiris Kaunas
January 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments
Here we go for the player portraits of the 2008 edition of the Città di Roma tournament. I will start with the guards where the talent level was particularly dense.
Tags: Alejandro Lopez·Alessandro Gentile·Benetton Fribourg·Benetton Treviso·Brian Savoy·Kalise Gran Canaria·Karolis Babkauskas·Mirza Sarajlija·Montepaschi Siena·Nunzio Sabbatino·Olimpija Ljubljana·Oscar Alvarado·Simone Centanni·Stefan Petkovic·Vytenis Cizauskas·Zalgiris Kaunas
January 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment
In two amazing semi-finals, Kalise Gran Canaria and Montepaschi Siena qualified for the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin. A few days before the start of the next qualifying tournament in Hospitalet, you can find here two short videos of the final minutes of both semi-finals. The in-detail player reports will follow during the next [...]