European Prospects

News about Young European Basketball Prospects

The big day of Joffrey Lauvergne

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments

During the Nike International Junior Tournament in Belgrade, I also had the possibility to follow the Adriatic League game between Partizan Belgrade and Union Olimpija Ljubljana. Over the last two years, Nemanja Nedovic used this moment where lots of NBA Scouts are present to showcase his skills. This time, the French big guy Joffrey Lauvergne […]

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5 players to follow in the Euroleague 2012/13

October 9th, 2012 · No Comments

This week, the Euroleague season 2012/13 will start but the excitement for talent scouts remains a bit limited as the number of interesting prospects has gone down. The most talented players are not yet ready for being a major factor in the Euroleague so that the number of NBA Draft picks coming from the Euroleague […]

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Young guns from Finland (2010/2011)

March 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Our Finnish friend Hippo came up with his already traditional annual review on the Top Finnish prospects. After Kilian Cato committed this week to the University of Maine, the Finnish League has once again confirmed its status of interesting talent reservoir both for the NCAA and the European Leagues. Check out his report for the […]

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Euroleague 2010/2011 Preview: Group D

October 21st, 2010 · No Comments

The last group of this year’s Euroleague competition is a bit more limited in terms of interesting prospects by the number. However, there are some quality young men playing with the Group D teams. Here we go to present the most interesting of them.

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Sasu Salin, the sniper from the Dark

August 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

With all eyes on the upcoming FIBA World Championship, it is easy to miss the games that are currently played in the Qualification phase for the Eurobasket 2011. After having spoken already about Adam Hanga who is battling against relegation with Hungary, there is another young player currently stepping up, the Finnish guard Sasu Salin.

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U20 European Championship Division B Preview on Finland

July 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Our Finnish friend Hippo is always happy to share his thoughts on the prospects coming from the North. With the U20 European Championship of Division B starting today, Hippo has sent us his opinion on the Finnish team for the tournament in Austria.

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Sasu Salin wins it for Honka

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Sasu Salin probably wasn’t among the favorites to get a spot in the Nike Hoop Summit roster, but it seems he was a bit unhappy with the snub. Check the report we got from our Finnish friend Hippo about the 1991 born guard from Honka Espoon Playboys.

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Update on Finnish Prospects 2009/2010

November 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Approximately one year ago, made an introduction to several Finnish prospects together with our friend Hippo from Finland. Today, we will check who are the players that emerge in the season 2009/2010 up North.

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Baltic Sea Cup notes

January 12th, 2009 · No Comments

From the 3rd to the 5th January, the Baltic See Cup for U18 and U16 National Teams has been played in Tallinn, Estonia. This traditional tournament sees the Youth teams from Finland, Sweden, Latvia and Estonia face each other. Let’s have a quick look at the results.

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An introduction to Finnish Prospects (Part 1)

December 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Finland is not known for their basketball qualities, but the country has so far produced 2 NBA Draft picks with Hanno Möttölä and Petteri Koponen. So I took the opportunity together with my friend Hippo to check who are the players to take a look at for the future.

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