NBA Draft 26
This just in (Okay, about five hours ago): According to the always excellent Draft Express, at least two high-profile young European players will *not* be entering their names into the NBA’s 2010 draft pool. Tweeted one of the Expressers: Serbian Dejan Musli & Georgian Giorgi Shermadini will not be entering their names in the 2010 […]
Website LithuanianBasketball.com is reporting that Mindaugas Kuzminskas has declared his intent to enter the NBA draft. According to the ‘site, Kuzminskas was reportedly checked out by New York Knicks vice president for basketball operations Glen Grunwald and international scout Kevin Wilson last month in Lithuanian League (LKL) play. In last summer’s FIBA U20 European Championship […]
In tribute to that great international pastime known as “NBA mock drafting,” BallinEurope’s man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, periodically takes a look at some of Europe’s prospective high draft picks. Today’s profile features Serbia’s Miroslav Raduljica, a 22-year-old center who figures to hear his name on draft day early on in the second round. […]
With BallinEurope’s profile piece on Jan Vesely in, today we’re adding a bit of a primer on some other names certain to get increasing mentions in NBA culture from your team’s elimination from the playoffs through to the draft and into the 2010 FIBA World Championships in August/September. NBA fans who want to get in […]
In tribute to that great international pastime known as “NBA mock drafting,” BallinEurope’s man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, periodically takes a look at some of Europe’s prospective high draft picks. Today’s profile features the Czech Republic’s Jan Vesely, a power forward reckoned to be the second European taken in the NBA draft (after Donatas […]
In case you haven’t heard, Partizan Belgrade pulled off a wicked 67-66 upset of FC Barcelona this week to end another notable winning streak while creating an instant classic. In other news, the NBA All-Star Game is bearing down full steam ahead and the hype machine appears to be set for full blast come Monday. […]
Another week, another ten zillion basketball stories posted to the interweb. Some of our favorite stories from online this week? Glad you asked. Be sure to check out the following in your spare time; some good reads were published in the midst of the dog days of summer.
The NBA Draft is the yearly rendez-vous in which US basketball fans and commentators believe that the whole future of “their” team can change. But it’s also the place where such uncommon names like Manu Ginobili or Dirk Nowitzki get selected in total anonymity. And with the according reactions.
Five young European players have put their name into the big basket of draftable players for this year. The quintet is now among a long list of players who could hear their name called by David Stern on June 26th during the NBA Draft in Madison Square Garden.
The Reebok Eurocamp is going on these days in Treviso. Featuring a multitude of talented European players, Eurocamp is the place to be for NBA executives interested in drafting any kind of European player.