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NBA Draft 2014: Philipp Neumann

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The NBA Draft 2014 is coming closer and we take a look at the German big guy Philipp Neumann. The former player of Brose Baskets comes off an interesting season in Germany and was awarded best Power Forward of the recent Adidas Eurocamp.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2014: Day 1 Review

June 7th, 2014 · No Comments

The Adidas Eurocamp 2014 started today in beautiful and sunny Treviso. Once again, hundreds of coaches, scouts, executive and agents made the trip to the Italian city to get an update on some of the most interesting prospects.

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5 players to follow in the BEKO BBL 2013/14

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments

The BEKO BBL season starts this Saturday with the Champions Cup while the regular season really kicks off on the 2nd October. It’s time to check who are the players to follow this season in one of the upcoming leagues in Europe.

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Philipp Neumann continues to improve

April 20th, 2013 · No Comments

Philipp Neumann has been considered a high-level talent for a long time already. But this season is the one where he really emerges on the top level in Germany and shows what potential he has. The 2m09 big guy, who was moving between PF and C in the youth categories playing often facing the basket […]

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Philipp Neumann hustling ahead in Germany

December 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

After being on the radar in Germany for the last four years, Philipp Neumann is currently playing his break-out season for the German champions Brose Baskets. The German big guy is seeing regular and quality minutes in the Euroleague and the Bundesliga and is showing nice progress over the last months. Not very well known […]

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5 players to follow in the Bundesliga 2012/13

September 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

After having discussed already 5 players to follow for the NBA Draft 2012, we will take a look today at 5 players (and a Wildcard) in the Beko BBL. These players should be able to significantly improve their presence this season. We do not mention in this preview Maxi Kleber who was already talked about […]

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Maik Zirbes confirms, Philipp Neumann emerges

December 29th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This week, the game between TBB Trier and Brose Baskets Bamberg was a good opportunity to see some of the most promising Centers of German Basketball face-to-face. The already drafted Tibor Pleiß together with the top prospect Philipp Neumann had to play against one of the best big men of the Bundesliga season so far: […]

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5 prospects to follow in the Bundesliga 2011/2012

September 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The seasons in the different European Leagues are about to start next weekend so that we check who are the prospects to follow in some of the main leagues. We will start today with the German Bundesliga that becomes more and more interesting also for young players to get some minutes on a good level.

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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/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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Nike Hoop Summit 2011 Roster announced

March 21st, 2011 · 6 Comments

Today, USA Basketball announced the official roster for the World Select Team at the 2011 Nike Hoop Summit that will be held in Portland during the first week of April. We check the different European players that got selected and discuss some players that will not be present.

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NBBL Play-off Preview

March 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Next weekend will start the Playoffs of the German U19 League NBBL. So it is about time to check who are the favorites in the bracket to reach the Top4 event on the 14th and 15th May in Ludwigsburg.

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NBBL All-Star Game 2011

January 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Last Saturday, the German NBBL U19 League had its fourth ever All-Star Game featuring the top players for the 33 NBBL participating teams. Unfortunately, several prospects had to sit out because of injuries (Daniel Theis, Bogdan Radosavljevic, Ole Wendt, Thomas Reuter) so that the level of the game this year could not reach the same […]

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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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NBBL All-Star Teams 2010/2011 selected

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

After having presented our review of the first half of the regular NBBL season including a personal vote for the upcoming NBBL All-Star game, the German league published today the twenty players that have finally been selected for the game on the 22nd of January in Trier.

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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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NBBL Season 2010/2011 Preview

October 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last weekend started the 2010/2011 season of the German U19 NBBL League. The league features the players born in 1994,93 and 92 this season. Even if the 1992 born players are still eligible to play on this level, most of them are already a part of the rotation of professional teams on ProA or ProB […]

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U18 European Championship Preview

July 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today starts the U18 European Championship of Division A in Vilnius/Lithuania. The tournament features the highly talented European 1992 generation and even if one of the biggest names in Enes Kanter will not be present, the level of this event will probably be among the best of the whole summer. A lot of Colleges and […]

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