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U18 European Championships 2011: the Finals

July 31st, 2011 · No Comments

The last day in Wroclaw started with a visit to the second gym to follow the games for the 9-12th place before heading to the medal round. The teams competing for these places have some decent talent in their rosters so it was a good opportunity to get an update on them.

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U18 European Championships 2011: Semi-finals

July 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The second day in Wroclaw featured the very anticipated semi-finals of a tournament that was really open at this stage with no real favorite and no real stand-out players so far. But as always, the day started with the classification games.

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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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Nike International Junior Tournament Preview

May 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

The 9th edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament will be played from Thursday to Sunday at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona. The Euroleague has assembled two groups of four teams that compete in order to follow up on the first French victory which INSEP reached last year at home in Paris. We go […]

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NIJT Belgrade 2011: the Big guys

March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In the third and last part of our Nike International Junior Tournament review, we will take a look at the big guys today. So check out who are the players to follow in the next years to play in the paint.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011 (Final Day)

February 20th, 2011 · No Comments

The Final Day of the NIJT in Belgrade 2011 started with the games for the Places 5-8. We concentrated however on the Bronze Medal and Final between Red Star Belgrade and FMP Belgrade. Here we go for the report.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011 (Day 2)

February 20th, 2011 · No Comments

During the second day in Belgrade, the main focus was of course on the Semi-Final games but the morning started with a game that only decided which team reached the round of the Last 4. Let’s check what happened yesterday.

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NIJT Belgrade 2011 (Day 1–morning session)

February 18th, 2011 · No Comments

This morning started the third Nike International Junior Tournament Qualification event in Belgrade. Eight teams compete for one spot in the Final 8 that will be played in Barcelona in May. The tournament is well covered by a multitude of specialized media outlets but also a large number of NBA scouts. Let’s check what happened […]

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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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Serbia U18 League starts this weekend

October 30th, 2010 · 7 Comments

The Serbian U18 League, which is probably one of the most talented National Youth Leagues in Europe starts this weekend. 12 teams will compete for the National title in a regular season that qualifies 8 squads for the Final Tournament. Serbian Twitterer Miodrag Rakic published his players to follow and he allowed us to talk […]

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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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Nemanja Bezbradica maybe heading to College

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments

After the huge number of College coaches present at the U17 World Championship in Hamburg, it was a matter of time before the first information leaked out about potential European names heading to College. Next to the interest generated by Mateusz Ponitka from Poland, we heard that Nemanja Bezbradica was on the list of several […]

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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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U17 World Championship 2010: Serbia

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments

The Serbian team finished finally at the 5th place of the U17 World Championship in Hamburg. After winning the Bronze Medal in Lithuania last summer in the U16 category, this team reached probably his maximum level with this 5th place as top-talent Nenad Miljenovic could not take over the team as he liked to in […]

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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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U17 World Championship Preview: Serbia

July 1st, 2010 · 15 Comments

The Serbian team won the Bronze Medal during the U16 European Championship in 2010. This year, the team from the Balkan comes with the same ambitions which are to win yet another Medal. However, our writer calms the expectations of the Serbian fans with his Preview.

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NIJT 2010: Who are the players to watch?

May 4th, 2010 · 6 Comments

The Nike International Junior Tournament is just a few hours away, so it was about time to check who are the players to look at. After having covered the two Qualification Tournaments in Rome and Belgrade, europeanprospects.com will also be in Paris over the full 4 days to give you a lot more information on […]

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NIJT FMP Tournament 2010: the Bigs

February 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

In the last part of our reports from the FMP City of Belgrade NIJT Qualification Tournament, we will speak about the big guys today. In this category, you could find probably the most dominating players of the tournament and in the end of the day maybe the only NBA prospects of the tournament.

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NIJT FMP Tournament Day 2 (live from Belgrade)

February 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Waking up this morning was quite a shock as overnight fell about 20cm-30cm of snow. The city looked a bit paralyzed and this sudden weather change had also an impact on the schedule of my day as we initially planned to attend OKK Belgrade versus Mega Vizura in Pionir Arena. But the long drive throughout […]

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NIJT FMP Tournament Day 1 (live from Belgrade)

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

After having arrived on Thursday in the capital of Serbia, we had to get up early today after a night of Serbian folk music to check out the games of this year’s edition of the FMP City of Belgrade Basketball tournament. The tournament is one of the 4 qualifiers for the Nike International Junior Tournament […]

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