Next weekend, the 26th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament will start in Mannheim. After the departure of the US troops, the organization had to change the location with the traditional US Sports Arena not being in the schedule anymore. In order to prepare one of the major events of the year, we will take [...]
March 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment
January 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment
This season has so far been a break-out year for the Turkish power forward/center Furkan Aldemir. The 2m07 tall player, who recently even got votes for being among the best international player not in the NBA by the General Manager of the American league, is averaging this season 6.8ppg, 4.8rpg and 0.4bpg in the Euroleague. [...]
November 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments
Today, the German Basketball federation officially announced the 16 participating teams of 25th Albert Schweitzer Tournament that will be played from the 3rd to the 10th April 2010 in Mannheim.
Tags: 2010 Albert Schweitzer Tournament·Alessandro Gentile·Argentina·Australia·Brazil·Canada·Croatia·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·France·Germany·Greece·Israel·Italy·Japan·Joan Tomas·Lars Wendt·Leo Westermann·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Mathis Mönninghoff·Miguel Servera·New Zealand·Nunzio Sabbatino·Ole Wendt·Philipp Neumann·Safak Edge·Spain·Tommaso Ingrosso·Turkey·USA·Vincent Pourchot
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.
Tags: Antoine Diot·Banvit·Baris Hersek·Brose Baskets Bamberg·Crvena Zvezda·Elias Harris·FMP Belgrade·France·Germany·Gonzaga·Hemofarm Vrsac·Iowa State·Le Mans·Lucca Staiger·Milan Macvan·Miroslav Raduljica·Nemanja Bjelica·Philipp Neumann·ratiopharm Ulm·Robin Benzing·Serbia·Stefan Markovic·Telekom Baskets Bonn·Tim Ohlbrecht·Turkey
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 [...]
Tags: Antoine Diot·Bozhidar Avramov·Bulgaria·Chavdar Kostov·Croatia·Elias Harris·Emir Preldzic·Eurobasket 2009·France·FYROM·Gasper Vidmar·Germany·Goran Dragic·Great Britain·Greece·Israel·Ivan Paunic·Jaka Klobucar·Kosta Koufos·Latvia·Lior Eliyahu·Lithuania·Lucca Staiger·Milan Macvan·Milenko Tepic·Milos Teodosic·Miroslav Raduljica·Nando de Colo·Nemanja Belica·Nick Calathes·Nicolas Batum·Novicka Velickovic·Omri Casspi·Poland·Ricky Rubio·Robin Benzing·Russia·Serbia·Sergi Llull·Slovenia·Spain·Stefan Markovic·Tibor Pleiss·Tim Ohlbrecht·Turkey·Uros Tripkovic·Victor Claver
August 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments
This summer, I had the opportunity to go for my first ever U16 European Championship and combine it with a first ever trip to the Basketball country of Lithuania. I decided to make just a short scouting report on the teams I have seen (Places 1-8) as these kids are all only 16, or even [...]
Tags: 2009 U16 European Championship Division A·Alejandro Suarez·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Andrey Loginov·Berkay Candan·Burak Yildizli·Croatia·Daniel Diez·Dario Saric·France·Gleb Goldryrev·Hugo Invernizzi·Jaime Fernandez·Kenan Sipahi·Lithuania·Livio Jean-Charles·Mantas Mockevicius·Marko Ramljak·Matej Buovac·Michal Michalak·Nemanja Bezbradica·Nenad Miljenovic·Paulius Semaska·Piotr Niedzwiedzki·Poland·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Russia·Serbia·Sergey Karasev·Spain·Tauras Jogela·Tomas Lekunas·Turkey·Vladislav Trushkin·Vukasin Vujovic·William Howard·Yannis Morin
August 16th, 2009 · No Comments
The final day of the 2009 U16 European Championship has arrived and the decisions will arrive about Gold, Silver and Bronze. But the day started of course with the games for the places 5 to 8.
Tags: 2009 U16 European Championship Division A·Alejandro Suarez·Aleksandar Cvetkovic·Andrey Loginov·Berkay Candan·Croatia·France·Gleb Goldryrev·Henrik Sirko·Jorge Sanz·Lithuania·Livio Jean-Charles·Mantas Mockevicius·Matej Buovac·Michal Michalak·Nenad Miljenovic·Özgür Sahin·Paulius Semaska·Piotr Niedzwiedzki·Poland·Przemyslaw Karnowski·Russia·Serbia·Spain·Tauras Jogela·Tomas Lekunas·Turkey·Valery Truchkin·William Howard
August 8th, 2009 · 5 Comments
After having presented the different guards and wings, today’s article will feature the big guys that played in Metz and Hagondange. In this area, there is a large number of quality talent present, so read on if you want to become familiar with the most interesting inside players of the future.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Branislav Dekic·Croatia·Dejan Musli·Dragan Sekelja·Enes Kanter·Fabien Paschal·France·Germany·Ignacio Llovet·Ivan Lazarev·Jonas Valanciunas·Latvia·Lithuania·Martins Meiers·Nikola Rondovic·Philipp Neumann·Russia·Serbia·Spain·Turkey·Vincent Pourchot
August 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments
We start our in-deep player analysis of the 2009 FIBA Europe European Championship of Division A with a scouting of the most interesting guards. While the tournament was heavily Center-loaded, there have been some guards that I wanted to take a closer look at.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Andrea de Nicolao·Augustas Peciukevicius·Dmitry Kulagin·France·Germany·Italy·Jan Span·Leo Westermann·Lithuania·Ole Wendt·Russia·Safak Edge·Slovenia·Toni Prostran·Turkey·Vytenis Cizauskas
August 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments
The final weekend of the FIBA Europe U18 European Championship 2009 is behind us. The day featured of course the semi-finals but I had the time to check out some of the other games too.
Tags: 2009 U18 European Championship Division A·Andreas Person·Branislav Dekic·Bulgaria·Danilo Barthel·Dejan Musli·Enes Kanter·Evan Fournier·France·Germany·Henri Kahudi·Hubert Wierzbicki·Ivan Batur·Jonas Valanciunas·Latvia·Leo Westermann·Linos Chrysikopoulos·Lithuania·Mael Lebrun·Nemanja Jaramaz·Nikola Vukasovic·Nimrod Tishman·Ole Wendt·Pavel Shavkunov·Philipp Neumann·Pierre Hampton·Sebastian Szymanski·Slovenia·Toni Prostran·Turkey·Vytenis Cizauskas
July 29th, 2009 · No Comments
After a day of rest for me but not for the players, I went back to France today to watch two interesting games between Lithuania and Turkey and the decisive one between France and Germany.
July 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments
Here are my thoughts on the 2nd day of the U18 European Championships of Division A and B.
Tags: Augustas Peciukevicius·Austria·Chrislain Cairo·Croatia·Czech Republic·Division A European Championship·Division B European Championship·Enes Kanter·France·Germany·Greece·Italy·Kostas Sloukas·Lithuania·Montenegro·Nicolo Melli·Pasquale Paolisso·Poland·Slovenia·Switzerland·Tautvydas Slezas·Toni Prostran·Turkey·Vladimir Jankovic