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Another night of great Euroleague action featured a real thrilling victory for debutant Khimki in overtime against Real Madrid. But there was more going on as the U.S. government is looking intensely at Greek powers Olympiacos and an update has been found on American 18-year-old Jeremy Tyler at Maccabi Haifa.
Enes Kanter, the wunderkind from Turkey who stunned everyone with his consistently dominant play during the FIBA U18 European Championship Men tournament, starts his senior year of high school today at Findlay College Prep in Henderson (neighbor of Las Vegas), Nevada — thereby passing up multi-million euro offers from Euroleague franchises and interestingly taking the […]
What was on the mass mind of the interweb this week with regard to basketball this week? Glad you asked! Surfing for seven days resulted in the following finds well worth your time. Within a week of Jeremy Tyler hype and analysis, how about an actual interview with the lad himself? The Maccabi Haifa official […]
Who know who’s happiest about the whole Jeremy Tyler-to-Haifa Heat story? Rick Pitino. After all, the moralizing/speculating tales about Tyler represent the only chance stories of certain excesses in the University of Louisville head coach’s lifestyle will be bumped from the basketball world’s front pages and homepages. Yes, it’s a feeding frenzy for basketball media, […]
Was everybody YouTubing this week? Seriously, all the best basketball-related websites from tiny to massive/official have been plastered with YouTube clips as though it’s all part of a vast conspiracy to assist us in wasting valuable work time. Not that that’s a bad thing…
We’ve already discussed 17-year-old high school kid Jeremy Tyler, who wants to play in Europe for two years in order to prepare himself for the NBA. Originally, he was put in contact with teams in Spain, Italy and Israel. But today, the New York Times published an article reporting that the man who arranged the […]
I read the news about the decision made by high school junior Jeremy Tyler last week and was really surprised. A 17-year-old US guy stops his high school career a year before graduation to play in Europe? After the Brandon Jennings door-opener this season, I thought that maybe some other HS seniors would go that […]
Well, the expected has already taken hold: Just like Brandon Jennings this past off-season, an American has decided to forgo college to play professionally in Europe. Only this time, unlike Jennings who graduated high school only to decline a scholarship at Arizona, Jeremy Tyler is leaving high school early to head to the Continent.