In 2010, I travelled to Solna in Sweden to cover the Nordic Championship, a tournament that regroups the Youth National Teams of the different Scandinavian countries. Back then, I saw for the first time Rasmus Larsen and Marcus Eriksson competing. Three and a half years later, both prospects have made the move to Spain and […]
November 1st, 2013 · No Comments
September 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment
In the final part of the reports on the U18 European Championship of Division A, we will talk today about the big guys that stood out.
Tags: 2012 U18 European Championship Div A·Amedeo Tessitori·Augustinas Jankaitis·Denislav Vutev·Doko Salic·Guillermo Hernangomez·Igor Kanygin·Ilja Gromovs·Mam Jaiteh·Mikolaj Witlinski·Nikola Jankovic·Rasmus Larsen
August 19th, 2012 · No Comments
My second day at the U18 European Championship 2012 in Lithuania was marked by the Semi-Finals. But before the major event, there was a decisive game in the relegation group that I wanted to cover.
Tags: 2012 U18 European Championship Div A·Augustinas Jankaitis·Boris Dallo·Dario Saric·Doko Salic·Igor Kanygin·Jakov Mustapic·Justas Tamulis·Kacper Borowski·Karlo Lebo·Karlo Zganec·Luka Andjusic·Lukas Lekavicius·Mam Jaiteh·Marius Grigonis·Maximilian Ugrai·Mihajlo Andric·Mikhail Kulagin·Mikolaj Witlinski·Mislav Brzoja·Nikola Jankovic·Nikola Radicevic·Paul Zipser·Rasmus Larsen·Rostislav Karenin·Serdar Annaev·Simas Raupys·Stanislav Ilnitskiy·Stefan Pot·Tomislav Gabric
April 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Before analyzing the best prospects from the Top 8 teams; teams that I have seen at least twice during the tournament; I wanted to give a quick recap on several players from the teams that finished in the Bottom 8 and that I could only see once. So these scouting reports remain quite short and […]
April 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments
Today started the 26th edition of the Albert- Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim (Germany). After having moved away from the traditional US Sports Arena, the Waldsporthalle in Viernheim was the newcomer among the gyms on the schedule. So I decided to follow the games in this new facility that was nicely filled throughout the day.
Tags: Alexandros Mitsialos·AST 2012·Austin Nichols·Darryl Hicks·Dimitrios Agravanis·Emmett Naar·Greg Page·Guillermo Hernangomez·Igor Kanygin·Ilimane Diop·Mikhail Kulagin·Nikola Milutinov·Peter Moeller·Rasmus Larsen·Stanislav Ilnitskiy·Stevie Clark·Zhou Qi
April 4th, 2012 · No Comments
Denmark is the newcomer to this year’s tournament. The organizers have noticed the focused work that has been done with the youth national teams throughout the latest years, by handing this tiny basketball nation a spot on the tournament.
February 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment
The last part of our prospect review on the Kaunas Nike International Junior Tournament concerns the big guys. This was the position where some potential NBA prospect have been present with especially the Danish Power Forward Rasmus Larsen as key target. Check below to get more information and updates on the most interesting players.
February 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments
The second day in the ice-cold Kaunas started again in the early morning in an arena that had some problem with the heating as it was freezing inside. Still not many spectators made the trip and the prospects had to play in front of only very few people.
February 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments
The first Nike International Junior Tournament of the year but the third already of the 2011-2012 season started this morning very early in Kaunas. In the huge Zalgiris Arena in front of a handful spectators in the beginning, the tournament is looking for a third team to qualify for the Final event in Istanbul.
Tags: Arno Mollekens·Jacob Jensen·Jito Kok·Lukas Festr·Marius Grigonis·Naim el Khounchar·NIJT Kaunas 2012·Oskars Reinfelds·Patr Sararcik·Peter Moeller·Rasmus Larsen·Rostislav Karenin·Stanislav Ilnitskiy·Tomas Dimsa
November 14th, 2011 · 8 Comments
The 2011/2012 edition of the Nike International Junior Tournament is still several weeks ahead. But after the Euroleague officially announced the dates, we checked which teams will normally participate in the four Qualification Event for the NIJT 2012 in Istanbul. Please note that the official participants will only be announced in the next weeks and […]