European Prospects

News about Young European Basketball Prospects

NBA Draft 2014: Niels Giffey

June 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

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.

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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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Europeans in the Conference Tournaments 2012

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.

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The Unlikeliest Champion: a book on UConn 10/11

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.”

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Europeans having won the NCAA National Championship

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 […]

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NCAA Euro-Update: Final4, Recruiting + Draft News

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.

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The NCAA Tournament Euro-Schedule

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 […]

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Living in America: Niels Giffey (UConn)

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 […]

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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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Tweets of the week (Week 22+23 – 2010)

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.

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