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NBA Western Conference Playoffs: The Eurocentric view
Rumor has it that across the ocean, this basketball league called the NBA is about to begin its playoffs. With the 2010-11 regular season behind us, BallinEurope takes a present-and-future look at the playoff-bound Europeans in the American league series by series, together with musings, meanderings, YouTube clips and those Fearless Predictions™. Today: the Western […]
Interview: Dirk Nowitzki on lockout, Caron Butler, Bayern Munich
BallinEurope friends and sponsors Kickz.com recently managed to score an interview with Mr. All-Time Europa NBA himself, Dirk Nowitzki while his Dallas Mavericks trained in the preseason. Below runs a translation of the German-language discussion in which Dirk discusses the importance of Caron Butler, which teams showed interest in him during the offseason, the collective […]
Is Dirk Nowitzki really the greatest European NBA player ever?
“When it’s all said and done Dirk will end up being the greatest European basketball player to ever play in the NBA, if he isn’t already.” So ran the tangential line from within a story at Bleacher Report entitled “A New Decade: A New Future.” Though this contention is taken for granted in the U.S., […]