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News about Young European Basketball Prospects

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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Preview to the U20 Euro of Division B 2012

July 10th, 2012 · 4 Comments

This week will start the U20 European Championships of Division A in Slovenia. Next to the main event, there will also be a B Division competition that is the most interesting by far for the last few years. The talent level is excellent as several top nations will fight for the four spots that will […]

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Ponitka and Karnowski progressing in PLK

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

The Polish 1993 generation is one of the better ones in Europe. The team around Mateusz Ponitka and Przemyslaw Karnowski had quite some success in the different continental championships that they participated over the last years. Both players have now major roles in the Polish first league so that it was time to make an […]

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U18 European Championship 2011: advanced stats

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments

The U18 European Championship of Division A is over for 2011 but no player really stood out from an individual level. So it was great to get the advanced stats of the tournament again as we had already for the U20 and find out a bit more about who were the players that did the […]

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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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FIBA U19 World Championship 2011: the Bigs

July 26th, 2011 · No Comments

The tournament is over for quite some time but I managed to finish my report on the Big guys only today. So here we go for a review of the most interesting inside players including an updated on the Toronto Raptors drafted Lithuanian Center Jonas Valanciunas.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: the Finals

July 10th, 2011 · No Comments

The last day of the FIBA U19 World Championships in Riga has arrived with the big final between Lithuania and Serbia. Thousands of fans were expected to invade the Arena today but there were some other games before the showdown of the two European basketball powerhouses.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: Quarter-Finals

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

The FIBA U19 World Championship Quarter-Finals started this afternoon n Riga. Se below for our reports on the 4 decisive games.

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FIBA U19 World Championship: 2nd round recap

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments

The second round is done at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Riga and we see both Australia and the United States of America going out on the top of their respective groups. The major disappointment comes of course from the hosts of Latvia who finished last in Group E after losing 4 games in […]

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FIBA U19 World Championship Preview: Poland

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the teams that comes to Latvia with a  lot of hopes is Poland. After having won the Silver Medal at the U17 World Championship in Germany, it looks like the Polish teams is taking the World Championship as a preparation event for “their” U18 Euro later this summer. But as Rafal Juc explains, […]

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Easter Weekend Tournament Review

April 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Easter Weekend is generally packed with interesting tournaments. Here we go for a quick review of the results of the main events from the last days.

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Big Tournament weekend ahead

April 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments

With the Nike Hoop Summit and the Jordan Brand Classic behind us, the Easter weekend is a few days ahead featuring a full load of Tournaments with all kind of prospects involved: from NBA caliber guys to future Euroleague players and prospects that are potentially involved in games that you can bet on in the […]

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Nike Hoop Summit 2011 Review

April 18th, 2011 · No Comments

A week ago, the Nike Hoop Summit 2011 saw a victory of Team USA over the World Team 92-80. We take a quick look at the European based players to see how they competed in this prestigious event.

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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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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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An update on Europeans in the NCAA

February 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments

With the March Madness approaching and the Conference games in full effect, it is time to make an update on the Europeans playing currently in the NCAA. Additionally, we give a little update on some of the most interesting news in terms of European Recruiting.

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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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U18 European Championship 2010 Division A: the Big Guys

August 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The big guys drew the most interest in the U18 European Championship as this group featured several highly interesting players. Even if Enes Kanter was absent, the tournament featured several NBA potentials and we go over the players that have impressed us the most.

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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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Jonas Valanciunas vs. Przemyslaw Karnowski: Video Analysis

July 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Two of the most promising Center talents in Europe met this week in the U18 European Championship in Vilnius. Jonas Valanciunas from Lithuania had to play against the one year young Przemyslaw Karnowski from Poland. I used this opportunity to make a Video Analysis of their game.

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