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U20 European Championship 2011: Scoutings

August 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Thomas Drouot followed the Final Phase of the U20 European Championship 2011 in Bilbao and he has sent us his scouting on the best players from the tournament in his eyes. Let’s see what he has to say.

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U20 European Championship 2011: advanced stats

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Simon from in-the-game has provided us with his advanced statistics on the U20 European Championship 2011 of Division A. It is not a big surprise to see Nikola Mirotic at the top of this Ranking in terms of Efficiency. Please not that these figures are Pace adjusted per 28 minutes. The column heads are self-explanatory […]

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U20 European Championship 2011: the Final

July 24th, 2011 · No Comments

The U20 European Championship 2011 in Bilbao has come to an end with the Gold Medal of Spain in front of Italy and France. As we could not attend the tournament, we will just go for a recap of the Final game between the hosts and Italy that has been played tonight in the Basque […]

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Some thoughts about the U20 Euro in Bilbao

July 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Currently, the U20 European Championship of Division A is running in Bilbao. Europeanprospects.com is not present in Spain to cover the tournament so we are doing a little overview on what has happened so far.

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NBA Draft 2011: the Euro-Review

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

The NBA Draft 2011 is in the books and before we move on to other things, we go first for a quick overview of the different European picks with a short analysis of their situation.

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What is the current situation of Nikola Mirotic?

June 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Having dropped to the second round in the NBA Draft.net Mock Draft or even being put in the 2012 Mock by Draftexpress, Nikola Mirotic is a bit the “loser” of the last weeks according to these predictions. It is clear that since the departure of Ettore Messina from Real Madrid, the impact of the Spanish-Montenegrin […]

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The “other” Early-Entrants for the NBA Draft 2011

June 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments

Every year, the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso is the place to go for NBA Teams in order to scout the European Draft prospects. But the camp does not always invite all the Early-Entrants or Automatically eligible players that are out there. This year, 6 Early Entrants are not on the list as of today so […]

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NBA Draft 2011–Early Entrants Analysis

April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The NBA has published yesterday the list of Early Entrants for the NBA Draft 2011. It features 20 players based in Europe and two Europeans playing in the NCAA. We will go over the 20 Internationals, give a short scouting report with Video (where available) and make a prediction on their Draft Stock.

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A “big” Euroleague night

January 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

With the start of the Top16, it is about time to get an update on some of the most promising players in relation with the upcoming NBA Draft. The schedule allowed me to follow three “big” guys in the same evening, even if they are all three very different players. I speak of Jonas Valanciunas, […]

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The main ACB prospects in Video

January 4th, 2011 · No Comments

This post features some of the main prospects playing currently in the Spanish ACB in different Video Clips.

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My 5 predictions for 2011

January 3rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

After having reviewed the 5 events that have marked my year 2010, I take a look forward today in order to predict the 5 things that may be the main storylines in 2011. Once again, these 5 stories are in no particular order and only represent my personal opinion.

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Nikola Mirotic getting his minutes (VIDEO)

December 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Montenegrin-Spanish Nikola Mirotic is getting more and more minutes with Real Madrid at the moment. After scoring 3pts in 5 minutes of Euroleague action against Unicaja last week, the 2m08 tall forward, born in 1991 played 19 minutes in the ACB game against the same this weekend. Check out below for a Video of […]

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group B

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Today started the Euroleague season 2010/2011 with the opening game in the Group B between Olympiacos and Real Madrid. So it is about time to check who are the players to follow in the different groups of this season. We will go through the different groups and point out who are the players that we […]

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U20 European Championship Preview

July 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today starts the first European Championship of the summer with the U20 Tournament to be held in Croatia. 16 teams compete for the Medals and 2 teams will drop down to Division B. Europeanprospects.com checked the level of the different participants.

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Tweets of the week (Week 21 + 1/2 – 2010)

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.

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Which future for Spanish Basketball?

May 27th, 2010 · 13 Comments

A subject that I am following for quite some time now is how the Spanish Basketball will develop on a long term basis as youth teams are importing more and more foreign players. The recent Spanish U18 championship was the perfect place to make an analysis of the situation as a last-second rule modification will […]

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Nike Hoop Summit 2010 review

April 19th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Last weekend has been played the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland. The annual event did not feature that many Europeans this year because some major prospects had to decline their invitation for different reasons. We took a quick look at the most interesting players in the World Team.

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Nike Hoop Summit World Team 2010 unveiled

March 17th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Today, the Nike Hoop Summit World Team has been announced. The team will compete against a US selection in Portland on the 10th of April. The World team is this time a real worldwide selection as it features only 3 players currently being active in Europe and members from 4 different continents.

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Heavy weekend picks

April 10th, 2009 · 13 Comments

This Easter weekend is once again packed with interesting tournaments and events around European Youth basketball. I try to give a short preview about all the stuff that you can follow throughout the net over the upcoming days.

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Hospitalet 2009: Review

January 11th, 2009 · No Comments

As I was not present myself in Hospitalet, I publish this report on the tournament that I got from my friend Gerrit Kersten-Thiele who was in Spain for two days.

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