We continue our Draft Preview with another 2nd round candidate, the German forward Niels Giffey out of UConn. Giffey did the classical pre-draft tour with several workouts, the Portsmouth Invitational and the Adidas Eurocamp. See below for his chances to get drafted.
June 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments
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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.
Tags: Alessandro Gentile·Dario Saric·Devon van Oostrum·Eurobasket 2013·Janis Berzins·Ludvig Hakanson·Mateusz Ponitka·Niels Giffey·Nikola Ivanovic·Ondrej Balvin·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Sergey Karasev·Viktor Gaddefors
March 13th, 2012 · No Comments
This weekend were the last finals of the different Conference Tournaments in NCAA Division 1 Basketball. We take a quick look at what we could learn of the performances of some European players that were active in the different games.
December 15th, 2011 · No Comments
Like any other Connecticut resident, Aaron Torres grew up living and breathing University of Connecticut athletics. After attending UConn and beginning a career as a young sportswriter, Torres has continued his passion for UConn basketball and explores the 2011 NCAA National Men’s Basketball Champions is his book, “The Unlikeliest Champion.”
April 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments
With two Germans (Niels Giffey, Enosch Wolf) in the race to win the National Championship of NCAA Basketball tonight, I was looking backwards to see how many Europeans have so far won this trophy and what they are up to at the moment. This list is certainly not complete and it will be updated throughout […]
April 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments
With the NCAA Tournament coming to an end, it is about time to make an update on some of the Europeans involved in College Basketball as well as on what are the latest news in Recruiting and concerning the NBA Draft.
Tags: Anatoly Boise·Enosch Wolf·Jon Diebler·Jonathan Gilling·Keelan Cairns·Kilian Cato·Matthew Bryan-Amaning·NCAA·Niels Giffey·Nikola Vucevic·Noam Laish·Patrick Heckmann·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Rihards Kuksiks·Simeon Esprit·Tyler Zeller·Vlad Moldoveanu·William Howard
March 17th, 2011 · No Comments
The NCAA College Basketball Tournament started last Thursday with the first games of the Round of the last 64. If you have already filled your bracket or want to do some last-minute March Madness betting, it is about time. We give you the road map to follow all the Europeans that have remained in the […]
Tags: Alex Vouyoukas·Deniz Kiliçli·Dogus Balbay·Elias Harris·Enosch Wolf·Greg Somogyi·Jeffery Taylor·Karam Mashour·Kyryl Natyazhko·Mathis Keita·Mathis Mönninghoff·NCAA·Niels Giffey·Sandi Marcius·TJ di Leo·Will Yeguete
January 12th, 2011 · No Comments
One of the most interesting German prospects has made the step to play College Basketball this summer. After Elias Harris in 2009, the summer of 2010 saw Niels Giffey move from ALBA Berlin to UConn and have some interesting impact right from the start. We spoke with Giffey about his current situation and what his […]
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.
Tags: Anthony Drmic·Enes Kanter·Igor Hadziomerovic·Mateusz Ponitka·Mathis Keita·Mathis Mönninghoff·NCAA·Nemanja Bezbradica·Niels Giffey·Piotr Niedzwiedzki·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Tomasz Gielo·Torgrim Sommerfeldt
June 19th, 2010 · No Comments
Here we go for the recap of the most important tweets of the last 2 weeks. Follow me live on Twitter here.
Tags: Abdoulaye M'Baye·Aksel Bolin·Alistair Mackay·Antoine Diot·Artem Zabelin·Dennis Ogbe·Edwin Jackson·Giulio Gazzotti·Joffrey Lauvergne·Jonas Wohlfarth-Bottermann·Kevin Seraphin·Kevin van Wijk·Kim Tillie·Lee Goldsbrough·Maik Zirbes·Marko Keselj·Mathias Seilund·Mathis Keita·Maurice Stuckey·Mindaugas Kuzminskas·Nemanja Bjelica·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Nikos Pappas·Riccardo Moraschini·Roberto Marulli·Robin Benzing·Samuel Deguara·Simon Schmitz·Thomas Heurtel·Tibor Pleiss·Tobias Korndörfer·Vladimir Jankovic
June 2nd, 2010 · No Comments
With a little delay, here we go for the main Tweets of my Twitter account over the last 10 days. As there will be probably a lot more over the next days when I will be in Treviso, a quick round-up today will be good.
Tags: Alex Gavrilovic·Antoine Diot·Babacar Niang·Christophe Leonard·Dario Saric·Dennis Kramer·Evan Fournier·Ferdinand Prénom·Gediminas Bertasius·Iikka Maki·Jakob Krumbeck·Jonathan Rousselle·Josip Matic·Kevin Seraphin·Kim Tillie·Kristofer Acox·Luc Louves·Martin Breunig·Martynas Gecevicius·Mathis Mönninghoff·Mauricio Marin·Nebojsa Andelic·Nemanja Bjelica·Niels Giffey·Nikola Mirotic·Patrick Heckmann·Paul Lacombe·Philipp Schwethelm·Rasmus Larsen·Ryan Richards·Tibor Pleiss·Tim Ohlbrecht·Toni Katic
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.
Tags: Daniel Stawowski·Dennis Ogbe·Dominik Malinowski·Felix Engel·JBBL Top4·Joey Ney·Justin Raffington·Kevin Bright·Lars Wendt·Lennard Boekstegers·Malik Müller·Malte Ziegenhagen·Mario Blessing·Marley Jean-Louis·Mauricio Marin·NBBL Top4·Niels Giffey·Oben Ebof-Etchi·Philipp Winter·Robin Jorch·Terry Thomas
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 […]
Tags: Andrej Pavicevic·Dawit Villarzu·Felix Engel·JBBL Top4·Joey Ney·Julius Wolf·Justin Raffington·Konstantin Klein·Malte Ziegenhagen·Marley Jean-Louis·Mauricio Marin·NBBL Top4·Nevylle Richter·Niels Giffey·Oben Ebof-Etchi·Robin Jorch
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.
Tags: Andrej Pavicevic·Daniel Stawowski·Dennis Ogbe·Dominik Malinowski·JBBL Top4·Justin Raffington·Kalidou Diouf·Kevin Bright·Kevin Bryant·Lars Wendt·Malik Müller·Malte Ziegenhagen·Mauricio Marin·NBBL Top4·Niels Giffey·Oben Ebof-Etchi·Philipp Winter
March 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments
Today have been played the last games of the Last-16 round of the German NBBL League Play-offs. Let’s take a look at the results of the round and check which teams have now the best chances to advance to the Top4 in Bamberg on the 15+16th May.
Tags: ALBA Berlin·Anthony Canty·BBA Ludwigsburg·Besnik Bekteshi·Bill Borekambi·Daniel Stawowski·Daniel Theis·Danilo Barthel·Dennis Ogbe·Dominik Malinowski·Eisbären Bremerhaven·Falko Theilig·Felix Engel·Franken Hexer·Jörg Dippold·Julius Wolf·Kevin Bright·Lars Wendt·LTi Giessen 46ers·Martin Breunig·Mathis Mönninghoff·NBBL·Niels Giffey·Niklas Jungbauer·Ole Wendt·Paderborn Baskets·Patrick Heckmann·Philipp Neumann·Sadam Eco·TSV Tröster Breitengüssbach·Urspring
March 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment
The German U19 League NBBL playoffs will start this weekend and decide which 4 teams will qualify for the Top4 Tournament that will be played the 15th and 16th May in Bamberg. We take today a quick look at the different 1/8 final series and use this article to talk about the best players of […]
Tags: Alexander Kuhn·Anselm Hartmann·Anthony Canty·Besnik Bekteshi·Bill Borekambi·Daniel Stowowski·Daniel Theis·Danilo Barthel·Dennis Ogbe·Dominik Malinowski·Erik Müller·Fabien Bleck·Falko Theilig·Jakob Krumbeck·Johannes Richter·Julius Wolf·Justin Raffington·Kevin Bright·Kevin Luyeye-Kuelusukina·Lars Wendt·Malte Ziegenhagen·Martin Bogdanov·Martin Breunig·Mathis Mönninghoff·Maurice Pluskota·Max Bohrmann·Michael Wenzl·NBBL·Nico Adamczak·Nico Barth·Niels Giffey·Ole Wendt·Oliver Nützel·Patrick Heckmann·Paul Albrecht·Robert Hülsewede·Robin Christen·Sadam Eco·Steven Monse·Tim Unterluggauer
January 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments
The 1991 generation features a very dominant Serbian team that had no competition for the first spot. The nations behind are all having strong 1992 born players that helped them to reach their respective Medals in the different European Championships.
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Andreas Person·Andriy Lebedintsev·Armands Osins·Augustas Peciukevicius·Branislav Dekic·Carmel Bouchman·Christopher Czerapowicz·Danilo Andusic·Dejan Musli·Dragan Sekelja·Enes Kanter·Fabien Paschal·Furkan Aldemir·Ivan Lazarev·Jonas Valanciunas·Josep Franch·Mael Lebrun·Mantas Kadzevicius·Martins Meiers·Maxim Can Mutaf·Mirza Sarajlija·Nicolo Melli·Niels Giffey·Pavel Antipov·Ryan Richards·Sebastian Szymanski·Tomas Satoransky·Toni Prostran
January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments
The German All-Star Day 2010 was on the schedule this Saturday in Bonn. With the move from Mannheim to the Telekom Dome, the BEKO BBL has made an excellent decision as the arena was sold out and a great atmosphere throughout the event confirmed the popularity of the sport in Bonn. Even Euroleague CEO Jordi […]
June 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments
With the NBA Draft in the books, the excitement will continue throughout the summer with the different European Youth Championships. Europeanprospects.com will be present in Metz for the U18 Division A tournament as well as in Kaunas for the U16 Division A competition. Here we go for a first preview on the U20 and the […]
Tags: Alberto Jodar·Alessandro Gentile·Amath M'Baye·Andriy Lebedintsev·Antoine Diot·Augustas Peciukevicius·Dejan Musli·Deniz Kiliçli·Dimitry Khvostv·Dogus Balbay·Donatas Motiejunas·Dusan Katnic·Elias Harris·Enes Kanter·Furkan Aldemir·Giorgi Shermadini·Haukur Palsson·Ivan Batur·Jan Vesely·Joan Tomas·Jonas Valanciunas·Jonathan Kazadi·Kevin Seraphin·Mamadou Samb·Mantas Kadzevicius·Martin Dorbek·Maxim Can Mutaf·Maxim Grigoryev·Melih Mahmutoglu·Miguel Servera·Milan Macvan·Miralem Halilovic·Mirza Sarajlija·Nicolo Melli·Niels Giffey·Nika Metreveli·Osvaldas Matulionis·Pablo Aguilar·Philipp Neumann·Rannar Raap·Riccardo Moraschini·Robin Benzing·Semen Shashkov·Simone Centanni·Stefan Petkovic·Stefan Stojacic·Tautvydas Slezas·Thomas Heurtel·Tibor Pleiss·Tomas Satoransky·Tommaso Ingrosso·Toni Prostran·Tornike Shengelia·Vytenis Cizauskas
May 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments
This weekend, the German U19 NBBL League had its third edition of the Top4 played in Berlin. For the first time, the home team qualified for the event which made the Finals day particularly loud and enthusiastic. However, the overall level of the tournament, except for the final was not very high, which may be […]