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Adidas Eurocamp 2011: NBA Draft eligible players

June 19th, 2011 · No Comments

With the NBA Draft coming closer and closer, we go through the eligible players that were present in Treviso for the annual Adidas Eurocamp. Check below for an analysis of the most possible European Draft picks that have been present in Italy for the only European based pre-draft event.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2011 LIVE: Day 2

June 13th, 2011 · No Comments

The 2nd day of the Adidas Eurocamp was marked by two very different stand-out individual performance with Dwight Howard doing the Haka with the Rugby U20 National Team of New Zealand and the Boris Barac shooting clinic from behind the three-point line.

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Adidas Eurocamp 2011 LIVE: Day 1

June 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Day 1 of the Adidas Eurocamp 2011 is in the books. The day featured three games of which two have been played with a regular clock and one with running time. There have been some additional drop-outs in relation with the published lists and there is not even one European first round projection of 2011 […]

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Is Robin Benzing still an NBA prospect?

April 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Robin Benzing was an NBA Draft Early Entry Candidate last year and was projected throughout the process in the second round. After he opted out before the deadline, he has played with the German National Team a relatively poor World Championship finishing at a 17th place and averaging less than 5 points per game. Since […]

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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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5 players to follow this season in the Beko-BBL

October 1st, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today starts the German BEKO-Basketball Bundesliga with the game between Eisbären Bremerhaven and the Gloria Giants Düsseldorf. We took a quick look at five players that we think are worth following during the upcoming months and weeks in the third-youngest league of the continent.

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Baltic League: the youngest league in Europe

September 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

With the 2010-2011 seasons to start within the next days and weeks in Europe, I did some research on the 2009-2010 season to compare the age of the players in the main European leagues. Most of the teams publish average ages of the roster but the goal of this analysis was to find out the […]

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“This guy called Wall, I have never heard of him”

August 15th, 2010 · No Comments

This weekend, the BEKO Super-Cup is being held in Bamberg. Germany, Lithuania, Turkey and Croatia prepare the upcoming World Championship. Similar to last summer, the German National Team features a large number of interesting prospects like Tibor Pleiss, Elias Harris or Robin Benzing. The German website spox.com talked to the Oklahoma Thunder draftee and also […]

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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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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010 Review (Part 1)

June 9th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso is done for 2010 and I must admit that the overall level was lower than during the previous editions. There was only a limited number of direct 2010 NBA Draft prospects and no overwhelming new additions. Today, we go over a first part of those players that stood out in […]

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Adidas Eurocamp Treviso 2010: Day 2

June 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The second day of the Adidas Eurocamp 2010 is in the books and the result was a bit the same than on Day 1: no really big surprises in terms of the sighting of new talents and the confirmation of the talent of some of the other guys. Additionally, the cancellation of a Miroslav Raduljica […]

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European players workout update (29-5-2010)

May 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

With the Adidas Eurocamp approaching and the Early Entry Withdrawal date only 2 weeks ahead, the NBA teams start to intensify their workouts for European players. We wanted to take a look at who is currently doing what in this domain.

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Robin Benzing prepares the Adidas Eurocamp

May 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The German Early-Entry Candidate Robin Benzing is currently preparing for the Adidas Eurocamp with European coaching legend Svetislav Pesic in Berlin. The 2m08 tall Small Forward has been scouted regularly throughout the season by NBA franchises when he played with his club team ratiopharm Ulm.  Benzing will be one of the players followed particularly during […]

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Tweets of the week (Week 20 – 2010)

May 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

From this weekend on, we will start a weekly Twitter round-up with the main tweets that have been sent out on our Twitter account. Check below all the important Tweets that have been published over the last week on the Europeanprospects.com Twitter account. Feel free to follow us to get more updates on European Youth […]

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NBA Draft 2010 European Early Entries Analysis (Pt. 1)

April 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today, the NBA released the official Early Entry Candidates List for the NBA Draft 2010. You can find the list of all the European players here. We will go through all of them and check where they will probably end up.

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Robin Benzing ready for the next step?

February 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today, ratiopharm Ulm, the team of Robin Benzing played on the road in Frankfurt in front of the cameras of DSF so that I had the chance to see the progress of the German prospect since my last report.

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German All-Star Day 2010: the NBBL steals the show

January 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The German All-Star Day 2010 was on the schedule this Saturday in Bonn. With the move from Mannheim to the Telekom Dome, the BEKO BBL has made an excellent decision as the arena was sold out and a great atmosphere throughout the event confirmed the popularity of the sport in Bonn. Even Euroleague CEO Jordi […]

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Generation Ranking: 1989 born players

January 21st, 2010 · No Comments

After the 1988 born generation, we take a look today at the 1989 born players. In general, it is one of the poorer generations in Europe over the last years, so  the number of outstanding players is limited. However, several players have already reached a very good level in Senior basketball which gave their respective […]

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Robin Benzing grows step by step

November 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

After an interesting Eurobasket this summer, Robin Benzing had to get back to business quickly as he signed his first Bundesliga contract this summer and needed to adapt to play for ratiopharm Ulm without doing the preparation with his new team. But his adaption phase was very short as Benzing is currently the third best […]

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Eurobasket 2009: the NBA Draft candidates

September 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments

The Eurobasket 2009 is history now and I take a look at the players that can be considered as the most interesting prospects of the tournament. The players featured in the article are those that are still potentially NBA Draft candidates, so all the players born in 1988 or earlier but not drafted yet.

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