If you have been following the main youth international tournaments, there’s a good chance that you have heard of a kid named Sergio De Larrea. Originally from San Agustin, Spain, Sergio is one of the purest talents of his generation, someone who has basketball in his DNA and the type of player who makes watching youth games fun while being extremely efficient and effective. After strong showings at Belgrade’s ANGT and Basketball Without Borders, we decided to interview him for you.
The former EuroLeague star has created a showcase for players with the ambition of establishing a point of reference for young, upcoming talent. Pete Michael is a household name in the world of basketball. A EuroLeague champion in 2010 alongside players like Ricky Rubio and Juan Carlos Navarro, a former scout for the Minnesota Timberwolves and
Washington Wizards and now the organizer of the NTX combine.
The Play For Passion U16 tournament in Bassano Del Grappa, Italy, gave scouts and club representatives an opportunity to evaluate some of the best U16 prospects in Europe and put the Play For Passion tournament on the calendar as an important scouting event to attend on a yearly basis. Our scouts Kostas Psimoulis, Ludovico Basso and Federico Gaibotti got into roundtable discussion on who stood out over the four tournament days in Italy.
Danish guard Marvin Brumfield is joining DME Academy for his senior year as DME recently announced on Instagram.
16-year-old former Real Madrid power forward Alexandre Sarr is the latest signing of the Overtime Elite League, a transformative new sports league that offers young basketball players a better pathway to turning pro that will launch its operations this September.
Noa Viljamsons is going to do a prep year at St. Thomas More School in Connecticut according to Eurohoops Scouting sources. Viljamsons, who graduated this summer, is now one of the best European bigs in the class of 2022.
Slovenian forward Luka Tekavcic, Swedish center David Hermes, and French forward/center Nicolas Pavrette, all ranked in the Class of 2021, have been attracting a wide range of college interest.
French prospect Victor Wembanyama has been subject to intense publicity for quite some time now. With many projecting the 7-foot-2 big to be the #1 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft. Wembanyama is set to become a hot commodity as he becomes draft eligible, but not many expected his talents to be available this early on. As he opted to part ways with Nanterre 92 to further his development.
The FBF started Helsinki Basketball Academy in 2012. HBA’s mission is to help young players develop into men’s and women’s national team players.
Eurohoops Scouting is an NCAA approved scouting service that does things a bit differently compared to the other scouting services that help college coaches to recruit in Europe, saving time and resources due to the taxonomy of our database.