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NBBL Top4 2014: Player review

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments

In the first part of our JBBL/NBBL Top4 review from 2014, I will analyze the main prospects from the U19 level. Overall, the U19 level was quite deep but lacked to top-level talent compared to the the U16. Nevertheless, the event was good to get an update on some promising players for the like Ismet […]

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NBBL/JBBL Top4 2014: the Finals

May 18th, 2014 · No Comments

After a first day in Quakenbrück, it was Finals time in the Artland aas the German championship decisions were on the line in the JBBL and NBBL categories. See below for the reports on the two final games of the 2013/14 season.

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NBBL/JBBL Top4 2014: Semi-Finals

May 17th, 2014 · No Comments

After a one year break, I am back to cover the NBBL and JBBL Top4 which is held in Quakenbrück this year. With the constant rise of the talent level in German Youth basketball, it is a really great event to cover some of the most promising prospects. Let’s take a look at what happened […]

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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 2 Review

May 20th, 2012 · No Comments

After the interesting day with the semi-finals on Saturday, the time was come to crown the champions of the 2011/2012 season in the two national German Youth Leagues. One thing was sure, in both categories, the winner would be a first time champion as none of the participating teams ever won it all.

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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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NBBL Top 4 Preview: Johannes Thiemann (Breitengüssbach)

May 18th, 2012 · No Comments

In the third part of our NBBL Top 4 Preview, we spoke with Johannes Thiemann from TSV Tröster Breitengüssbach about their surprising win against Jena and his personal situation before the Top 4.

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NBBL Top 4 Preview: Bazou Kante (Bremerhaven)

May 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the second part of our Preview to the upcoming NBBL Top 4 in Hagen, we spoke with the electric guard from Eisbären Bremerhaven Bazou Kante. The Ivorian native played already last season in the Top 4 when he was still with Braunschweig.

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NBBL Top4 Preview: Fabian Bleck (Phoenix Hagen)

May 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This weekend, the NBBL Top 4 will determine who will become the new German U19 champion. Before the tournament, we talked to some of the players to follow during the two days in Hagen. We start with the hosts from Phoenix Hagen and their Forward Fabien Bleck.

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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 Top4: Daniel Theis vs Johannes Richter

May 13th, 2011 · No Comments

The first semi-final of the NBBL Top4 will see Braunschweig play against Breitengüssbach. We spoke with a player from each team to get their feelings on the upcoming event.

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NBBL Top4: Lars Wendt vs Kevin Bright

May 12th, 2011 · No Comments

On Saturday will start the NBBL Top4 in Ludwigsburg and the climax of the first day will be the third duel between Paderborn Baskets and Team ALBA Urspring. We talked to players from each team to check what their current feelings are about the upcoming event.

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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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JBBL/NBBL Top4: Player Review

May 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, we are going through the most interesting players of the weekend in Bamberg where played 8 of the best German Youth teams in U19 and U16 category.

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JBBL/NBBL Top4 2010: the Finals

May 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

On Sunday, the Finals of the German JBBL and NBBL season crowned IBBA and ALBA Urspring with the respective titles. For the JBBL, it was the first time ever that the title has been awarded while Urspring received their third NBBL crown in the 4 years of existence of the Youth League. Here we go […]

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JBBL/NBBL Top4 2010: the semi-finals

May 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The semi-finals of both the JBBL (U16) and NBBL (U19) have been played this Saturday in Bamberg. For the younger ones, it was a first-time event while the NBBL went already in its fourth season. Here we go for the round-up of the first day.

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NBBL Top4 2010 Preview: Team ALBA Urspring

May 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Last season marked the end of the reign of the Basketball Academy from Southern Germany when the team lost against Paderborn in the semi-finals. This season, Felix Czerny wants to lead his guys back to the title but ALBA Urspring will face once again Paderborn in the round of the last four.

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NBBL Top4 2010 Preview: Paderborn Baskets

May 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Paderborn Baskets were the Cinderella story of last season when they reached unexpectedly the Finals of the NBBL Top4 in Berlin. With the departure of Robert Hülsewede to the professional team, the team lost one of its major assets but Coach Artur Gacaev made a tremendous job and the team qualified without their Starting […]

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