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Easter Weekend Review 2013

April 2nd, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Easter weekend is traditionally the first weekend in the year where a multitude of tournaments and international friendly games are played. Here we go for a review of the most important events of the last days.

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NIJT Rome 2012: Video Highlights of the Finals

January 1st, 2013 · No Comments

The third day of the Nike International Junior Tournament saw the Finals between Fenerbahce Ulker and Spars Sarajevo where the Bosnian team qualified for the Final event in London during the Euroleague Final 4. See below for the highlights, stats and Interviews of the last day in Rome.

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NIJT Rome 2012: Video Highlights from Day 2

January 1st, 2013 · No Comments

The second day of the Nike International Junior Tournament in Rome was decisive about the qualifications for the Finals. Check below to see the Video highlights and the stats of all the games.

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NIJT Rome 2012: Video Highlights from Day 1

January 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Europeanprospects.com has not been in Rome this year to follow the first of the Nike International Junior Tournament Qualification events. 8 teams tried to advance to the final in order to have a chance to qualify for London, but only one team could make it. Check below for the highlights and the stats of the […]

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Türk Telekom Tournament 2012 about to start

January 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

The Türk Telekom Tournament, one of the major U16 events, will start this Saturday in Sakarya. Twelve teams have been invited to participate and we wanted to take a quick look at who might shine in the week of action.

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Christmas Tournaments Overview 2011/2012

December 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Traditionally, the weeks around Christmas and New Year are filled with interesting tournaments. Because of logistical reasons (I moved and am still moving to a new place), I can not cover any of these tournaments live. However, here is a quick overview of the major events of the next days.

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NIJT Qualification Participants 2011/2012

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 […]

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I feel devotion – no more?

May 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Tomorrow, I will start a nearly 10-day long Scouting trip throughout Europe. For me, it will be the longest ever and there are at least 30 games on my plan for the next days. However, I am disappointed that not everything will work as planned.

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Città di Roma 2008: Centers

January 7th, 2009 · No Comments

After talking about the forwards and the guards, time has come to talk about the big guys. Their number is even more limited than those of the Forwards. So let’s check what’s the story.

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Città di Roma 2008: Forwards

January 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

While the 30th edition of the Hospitalet Tournament starts today and we will know who will be the two next teams to qualify for Berlin, I continue my analysis of the Città di Roma tournament organized by the Stella Azzurra Basketball team in Rome. After the guards yesterday, it is the turn of the forwards […]

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Città di Roma 2008: Guards

January 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Here we go for the player portraits of the 2008 edition of the Città di Roma tournament. I will start with the guards where the talent level was particularly dense.

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Gran Canaria and Montepaschi qualify for Berlin (videos)

January 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

In two amazing semi-finals, Kalise Gran Canaria and Montepaschi Siena qualified for the Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin. A few days before the start of the next qualifying tournament in Hospitalet, you can find here two short videos of the final minutes of both semi-finals. The in-detail player reports will follow during the next […]

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Today picks (Live from Rome)

December 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

A very few picks live from the Stella Azzurra Tournament, the first Qualifying Event for the Nike International Junior Tournament that will be held in Berlin this year.

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Nike IJT Qualification schedule presented

November 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This week, the Euroleague presented the rules for the Nike International Junior Tournament that will be played during the Euroleague Final Four in Berlin. 3 tournaments will be official qualification tournaments this year. From 27th to 29th December will be played the Città di Roma tournament, from 4th to 6th January will be played the […]

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Douai Tournament 2008: the Centers

July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Finally, we come to the big guys present in Douai. And here, the quality was rather high with some top European talent but also good prospects from Africa and the United States.

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Douai Tournament 2008: the forwards

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

In general, not a lot of good forward material was present in Douai. The most talented one would have been Tomislav Zubcic but he was not present with the Croatian National team. So I included some PF into this category in order to have some guys to talk about.

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Douai Tournament 2008: the guards

July 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

To start the reports about the tournament in Douai, I will first of all take a look at the Guards of the different teams. Please note that I will focus on the European guys, so the US and African players will be named but not described in detail.

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Douai Tournament 2008: Sunday’s picks

June 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Back in the Salle Corot for the Finals day of the tournament and the most important games of the week.

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Douai Tournament 2008: Saturday’s picks

June 28th, 2008 · No Comments

I arrived this morning in Douai, the city of the Giants for the 22nd edition of the Douai World Tournament. And here are short recaps of the games from this Saturday.

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Douai Tournament 2008: first results

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

The 22nd Douai World Tournament started yesterday evening but before the official opening, Team USA played an exhibition game against Adidas Nations Africa.

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