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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.

Wednesday 2nd June 2010

  • NCAA: Niels Giffey, a 6-foot-6 forward from Germany, is in the midst of a visit to UConn, a program source said.

Tuesday 1st June 2010

  • NBA: Richards struggled to finish on simple post moves early on in the workout but got better as the day went on.

  • Rasmus Glarbjerg Larsen will stay next season with Vaerloese Basketball Team in Denmark. They also finished 3rd in EYBL U16 competition

  • NCAA: Son of former Telekom Bonn player Arvid Kramer, Dennis Kramer, plays for San Diego next season. Selected for German U18 roster last week

  • RT @Hoopsfix: Richards worked out for Memphis today; run a quick twitter search to see a few tweets about it…

  • Sweden: Pierre Hampton (2m00-91-SF) is reported to play for Solna Vikings next season.

  • Youth NT roster page updated. France U20 (incl. Alex Gavrilovic), Montenegro U20, Slovenia U20 updated.

    • Bilbao interested in Antoine Diot according to Solobasket. Recent back injured slowed the process down.

    • Kevin Seraphin out for minimum 3-4 weeks. Possibly withdraws from NBA Draft according to

    • RT @FIBAEurope: ticket and hotel offers

    • RT @FIBAEurope: for the U18 EC in Vilnius, Lithuania. Tickets to all the games, 11 hotel nights and airport pick-up from 280€ per person

    31st May 2010

    • NBA draft early entry Kevin Seraphin injured his knee last Saturday. He will normally be absent on Wednesday’s PO game reports
    • German top prospect Patrick Heckmann moves to TV Langen in 3rd League ProB. He signs no professional contract as he wants to remain NCAA eligible

    30st May 2010

    • NBA Draft: Antoine Diot decided to withdraw his name from NBA Draft 2010 because of injury.
    • Germany: Tibor Pleiß advances with Bamberg to #bbl_de Finals. 5pts, 7rebs, 2asts, 1blk for him today. But no Adidas Eurocamp Treviso for him

    • Germany U17 destroys Slovak Republic U18 98-37. Next opponent France U18.

    • NBA Draft: David Kahn speaks about Ryan Richards in the beginning of this clip:

    29th May 2010

    • Trophée du Futur: ASVEL wins vs Cholet after OT: Paul Lacombe 14pts 6rebs 4stls 11asts but 5/20 FGs. Fofana 5fls in 14mins. Leonard 37pts for Cholet
    • Trophée du Futur: But what a bad Final minute for Leonard, missing two clutch FTs and the game winner on the buzzer. We go to OT
    • Trophée du Futur: Christophe Leonard is unstoppable. 10/13 3s over the two days until now.Quite an improvement for somebody who couldn’t shot 2 years ago

      • Trophée du Futur: Christophe Leonard continues to hit his threes for Cholet, he has 9pts and 4rebs at halftime

      • Trophée du Futur: Paul Lacombe confirms that he is a serious talent: 8pts, 3rebs, 4asts at halftime. Fofana with 5pts 3rebs 2asts and 1blk for ASVEL

      • RT @crohoops: EXCLUSIVE CROHOOPS.COM SCOUTING REPORT: 2010 Croatian Junior Final Four, Split, May 22nd-23rd 2010
      • Germany U17 beat Slovak U18 yesterday in U17WC preparation game. Top scorer: Jakob Krumbeck 27pts. 94born Mauricio Marin with debut: 8pts

      • NBA Draft: Ryan Blake talks about European prospects: Keselj, Raduljica, Diot, Motiejunas, Rubio.

      • RT @Eurohopes Nebojsa Andelic (’91), from Slavija, Newcomer of the Year at Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to

        • RT @Eurohopes: Suzuki Manresa (ACB) reaches agreement with Iikka Maki (’94) after the same with Swedish Eriksson (’93)

        28th May 2010

        • France: Just to clarify. Evan Fournier has NOT signed with Poitiers. But J. Medjana confirmed that there are advanced contacts!
        • France: Jeremy Medjana (Comsport) confirms that Evan Fournier may move to Poitiers next season on Live stream of Trophée du Futur
        • LNB Espoirs All-1st-Team: Jonathan Rousselle, Paul Lacombe, Christophe Leonard, Babacar Niang, Ferdinand Prenom

        • NBA Draft: @houstonrockets work out Tim Ohlbrecht from Telekom Baskets Bonn tomorrow. More workouts here

        27th May 2010

        • Treviso: RT @Eurohopes: Eurohopes advance some of the prospects who will be at the Adidas Eurocamp
        • RT @Eurohopes: Dinner Rambis – Rubio family 2day / RT @trecet

        • Germany: Philipp Schwethelm (89) with 11pts (3/5 3s) and 3rebs for @Die_Eisbaeren #bbl_de

        • France: Evan Fournier (92) targeted by the French team of Poitiers according to rumors in l’Equipe

        • Kristofer Acox (1m95-F-93) from Iceland moves to the US. He will play for Spring Valley HS in Columbia. More on him

        26th May 2010

        25th May 2010

        24th May 2010

        • NBA Draft: A lot of press these days for Ryan Richards from GB. 10:42 PM May 24th via Digsby
        • NCAA: Martin Breunig from Germany has signed to play at SJNMA for the Post Graduate program. Martin is a high Div 1 prospect RT @sjnmahoops

          • BBL: Tibor Pleiß 10pts 4rebs. Philipp Schwethelm 8pts 8rebs 4asts 2stls 1blk

              BBL: Pleiss really aggressive. 2 nice dunks out of the Pick-and-Roll. Problems to defend Marcus Goree who takes him to the 3pt line

            • France-NCAA: Former Utah player Kim Tillie is apparently close to sign with ASVEL. Yet another prospect there.

            23rd May 2010

            • Croatia: KK Split wins U18 Championship. Toni Katic 21pts 4rebs 6asts. Josip Matic 21pts 17rebs. Dario Saric 29pts for losing Zagreb
            • RT @Eurohopes: FC Barcelona, the new U-18 spanish champion after beating Gran Canaria (68-62) in the final played in Lanzarote

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