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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008: the best of the rest

April 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

After having analyzed in the detail the four best placed European nations of the tournament, I will come back to the other European teams, unfortunately only in a shorter fashion as I saw these teams only once in Mannheim. Also, I will limit myself really to the main players of these teams in order to […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008: Sweden

April 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Maybe the positive surprise of the tournament was the 8th place of Sweden. The team from coach Tommie Hansson won the game it had to win against Germany in order to qualify for the Top 8 but then declined slowly in their performance. The team has however some interesting prospects in their roster, especially from […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008: Spain

April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

The Spanish team was present but of course without their absolute superstar of the 1990 generation Ricky Rubio. The team from coach Jota Cuspinera presented however a nice combination of talent and was probably one of the deepest teams present in Mannheim. We took a particular at one of the most talented players of the […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008: Turkey

April 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Turkey came to Mannheim with a baggage full of confidence and a mixture of very talented players. The main man to scout for me was of course 1992 born Enes Kanter who has dominated the U16 Türk Telekom Tournament a few weeks before. But it was not only him that came up with interesting performances.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008: Greece

April 1st, 2008 · No Comments

The Greek team came to Mannheim without being considered as one of the favorites. The tallest player just being 2m02, it looked like the guys from coach Georgias Vlassopoulos would be punished inside. But it came a whole lot different. Not only that Greece won the tournament, the team featured some very interesting talent, at […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008: general impressions

March 31st, 2008 · 3 Comments

The Albert Schweitzer Tournament is over and it is time to talk about the players and the tournament in general. The first article will be about the level of the tournament and a report about the best non-European players.

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Short Final picks from the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008

March 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here are my final picks from the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2008. There will be a lot more detailed reports published in the next days. First of all, here is my report on the final day that I wrote for Ball in Europe Nearly 30.000 fans followed the tournament throughout the whole week The injury of […]

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Today’s picks from the Albert Schweitzer Tournament

March 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Before returning to Mannheim for the Finals day tomorrow, here are some important facts of the last two days. The Final will be the awaited Greece – Turkey clash. It will be loud and rowdy in the US Sports Arena tomorrow. Nikos Pappas is the absolute favorite for the MVP trophy. The Greek guard went […]

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Today’s picks from the Albert Schweitzer Tournament

March 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Today there are no games but here are the picks about yesterday’s action in Mannheim. Kostas Sloukas has joined the Greek team and when he is fully integrated, he will probably form the best backcourt of the tournament. Staying with the Greek team, Nikos Pappas was unstoppable by the US team despite always doing the […]

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Today’s AST picks

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Before heading off to Mannheim, here are a few picks out of yesterday’s action. Spain is dominating its group. After a 40pts success against New Zealand, the team from Iberia also demolished Croatia by 38. And it was once again a nice team effort with 5 guys in double figures. Title candidate? Some nations are […]

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Today’s picks (live from Mannheim-MWS Arena)

March 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

The team from New Zealand looks not the be among the top teams. However Dion Prewster was everywhere for them with 11pts, 12rebs, 6asts and 8 turnovers. The athletic forward is probably the best prospect of the team together with SG Brook Ruscoe and 1991 born 2m07 guy Robert Loe Spain won their opener easily […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament Live Chat (starts at 14h CET)

March 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Today, I will have a Live chat about the upcoming tournament. Your questions and infos are welcome. Be ready for 14h CET.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament: Preview Live Chat

March 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Tomorrow Friday at 14h00 CET, I will go for a 1h Live Chat here on the site about the upcoming Albert Schweitzer Tournament. Actually, I am seeking some experts to join the discussion but every reader of this website is welcome to add their comments or questions.

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Today’s picks

March 19th, 2008 · No Comments

A few minutes before watching the top Euroleague clash between Partizan and Panathinaikos, I come up with some interesting notes Maurice Stuckey is injured and won’t play the Albert Schweitzer Tournament No Matias Nocedal for Argentina either Australia beat Germany heavily in the first of the AST preparation games. While the Germans could stand till […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament updates

March 15th, 2008 · No Comments

South Africa will not be playing in the tournament this year. The team will be replaced by the Netherlands U18 squad. Some pre-tournament test dates have also been revealed: 18th March: Germany vs. Australia; 19th March: Germany vs. New Zealand and USA vs. Crailsheim; 20th March: Germany vs. USA and Australia vs. TSG Ehingen and […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament: Spanish roster announced

March 8th, 2008 · No Comments

The Spanish federation FEB has announced the roster of 12 players that will join Mannheim for the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in two weeks. And the team looks like it is a potential candidate for one of the top spots.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament: US roster announced

March 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Today, the roster for the US team has been announced. The team that should have been coached by Dwayne Casey will finally be led by Lionel Hollins due to medical reasons. Hollins is member of the Memphis Grizzlies.

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Albert-Schweitzer Tournament 2008: a first look

February 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

I want to take a first look at the rosters or pre-selections that are already known to participate at this year’s edition. Maybe this can be an indication to see who can be the possible successor of Nicolas Batum as the 2006 MVP.

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Today’s picks

February 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Ricky Rubio has been elected Young Player of the year. Not really what I have voted. Seydou N’Joya is back in Nancy and has signed a “jeune aspirant” contract valid until the end of the season. He played with Norköpping in Sweden where he averaged 8.2ppg and 4.2apg in the 5 games he played. Giorgi […]

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Albert Schweitzer Turnier 2008

January 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments

End of March is coming which means that the Albert Schweitzer Tournament is approaching. Today, the German basketball federation published some important details about the group stage as well as ticket information.

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