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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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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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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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Tibor Pleiss: from the Circus-Tent to the NBA

June 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The German big guy Tibor Pleiss was the 2nd European player drafted in the 2010 NBA. He was picked by the New Jersey Nets who traded him to the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks then sold his rights to the Oklahoma City Thunder for close to 3,000,000 USD. Sam Presti and his team got what they […]

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NBA Draft 2010: Quick Euro Analysis

June 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The NBA Draft 2010 is in the books and the number of European players picked by the Franchises has not been as low for years. With one player in the first round and only four in the second round, Europe was under-represented compared to the last years but it will probably be a different story […]

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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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Only 5 Europeans remain Early-Entries for the NBA Draft 2010

June 17th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The number of Europeans that stay in the NBA Draft 2010 as Early-Entry players has dropped to only 5. A multitude of big talents have opted out or did not even declare this spring so that the 2011 edition looks to be highly promising for European players. I will talk about that in a later […]

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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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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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Tibor Pleiss: the NBA-Interest sounds strange to me

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments

The German Center Tibor Pleiss gave recently an Interview to spox.com where he spoke about very interesting details on his past but also showed some surprise about the interest NBA Teams are having for him. You can read the full Interview in German here, I summed up the main parts in English.

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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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Quick review on the ongoing EuroCup season

December 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

With the year 2009 coming to an end, it is time to look back at what happened during the last months. The EuroCup season is quite shorter than the Euroleague but the teams playing here are stuffed with interesting talent. So it is time to take a quick look at those players that are emerging […]

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Two German Bigs on the rise (Pt2: Tim Ohlbrecht)

December 26th, 2009 · No Comments

After having talked about the current rise of Tibor Pleiss, today’s article will focus on Tim Ohlbrecht, the 1988 born German player who is already on the radar of many scouts for several years. In the year of his automatic NBA Draft eligibility, Ohlbrecht is playing the best season of his career.

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Two German Bigs on the rise (Pt1: Tibor Pleiss)

December 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Tim Ohlbrecht and Tibor Pleiss played with the German National Team this summer during the Eurobasket 2009 in Poland. Both changed their Club teams this summer too so that it was time to take a closer look at them how they have adapted to their new environment in a year that can already decisive in […]

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Eurobasket 2009: the generation check

September 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Coming back from holidays out of the basketball no-man’s land Switzerland, it will take me some time to get back into the feeling of the Eurobasket 2009. However, I made a quick analysis of the present teams and their different rosters in relation with the age of the players and I will try to find […]

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Today’s picks

July 12th, 2009 · No Comments

After a week of holidays, here we go come back for the most exciting phase of European Youth basketball, the summer months with the different European competitions. But before the coverage of the different tournaments, here are some short news from the last days.

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European Championships are just ahead

June 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

With the NBA Draft in the books, the excitement will continue throughout the summer with the different European Youth Championships. Europeanprospects.com will be present in Metz for the U18 Division A tournament as well as in Kaunas for the U16 Division A competition. Here we go for a first preview on the U20 and the […]

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NBA Draft 2009: early entrants, workouts and Reebok Eurocamp

May 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

As the NBA Draft 2009 is approaching, I take a look at the latest development around the European players that will be in the Draft this year.

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