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Sep21

Professional Basketball in Portugal – Christian Foxen Shares His Rookie Experience Overseas

When did you start playing basketball?   I started playing organized basketball when I was about 8 years old. But we had one of those little toy plastic hoops in my house growing up so I was probably shooting on ...

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Aug26

Basketball Agents – Everything You Need to Know

What is a basketball agent and what is their job?   A basketball agent represents a current or aspiring professional basketball player in pursuing, and negotiating, playing or endorsement opportunities. They will focus on the business side of basketball so ...

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Aug17

Justas Jodkevicius on a tryout in Spain

Justas Jodkevicius, Lithuanian 6’6″ Small Forward from Cardiff Met Archer in the EBL of British Basketball, arrived to Spain on a tryout this past week. Justas Jodkevicius had plans of attending Europrobasket’s program this August but was unable due to ...

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Jul27

From NAIA to One of the Top Leagues in the World – Sean Mcdonnell’s Journey

Sean Mcdonnell finished his collegiate career in 2017 playing at Westmont College in NAIA and advanced to LEB Oro, 2nd Division Spain, in 2020. We caught up with the former Europrobasket player and learned his method to being a consistent ...

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Jul23

The New Valencia Arena – The Epicenter of Basketball in Europe

Valencia Spain is quickly becoming the center of basketball in Europe. Juan Roig, the major shareholder of Valencia Basket, has started another ambitious project to improve basketball in Valencia and Spain in general. With a 220 million euro endowment, the ...

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Jul20

A Year of Perseverance – One Players Journey to Professional Basketball in Europe

Europrobasket got a chance to catch up with Adebayo Babalola, the most recent signee from Europrobasket’s Pro Placement program. Just to give you a little rundown on Bayo’s background and how he came to sign with a team in Portugal. ...

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Jul01

COVID-19 UPDATE: EU TRAVEL RESTRICTION – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

What Americans Need to know about the European Travel Ban   European nations will begin opening their borders to international travelers starting July 1st. Tourists and nonessential travelers from a list of countries, which have been voted safe in regards ...

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Jun17

The world of basketball is focused on Valencia for the next two weeks

125 Countries – Every Continent – Worldwide Basketball returns to Spain and the World is watching. Virtually every competition has been cancelled due to the global pandemic and basketball has been nowhere to be seen, until today. Every single continent ...

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Jun12

THE CENTER POSITION: THE EUROPEAN APPROACH

If there is a role that has evolved in the modern era of basketball more than any other, that is the center position. The static big men that played on the post are a thing of the past, nowadays, the ...

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Jun04

L’ALQUERIA DEL BASKET WILL HOST THE ACB FINALS

Top Tier Basketball Return’s to Spain in June – Hosted by Valencia Basket   L’Alqueria del Basket, the premiere basketball complex located in the city of Valencia has made headlines once again. The facilities will host the ACB Liga Endesa ...

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May31

American vs European Basketball: The Differences

When talking about differences between american and european basketball we have to consider many aspects, some of them belong to the game of basketball itself, and some others have to do with the european environment and expectations set for import ...

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May25

Europrobasket Covid-19 Update May 25 – Summer Programs

Europrobasket Programs are Back in Session – Starting August Tourists and international travelers are welcome back to Spain starting July, stated the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. He said “As you know, Spain receives more than 80 million visitors a ...

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May19

Europrobasket Covid-19 Update May… 2020

Covid-19 Update Spain has implemented a series of de-escalation phases that will gradually reduce restrictions on movement. This includes plans to ease restrictions on travel which would include opening borders for national and eventually international travel. The Spanish government has ...

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May13

L’Alqueria Academy – Europe’s Elite Youth Academy

What do you get when you combine Europe’s largest basketball training facilities, a club with over 35 years of history, and one of Europe’s premier educational institutions? You get L’Alqueria Academy. L’Alqueria del Basket and Valencia Basket offer unmatched basketball ...

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May11

Judy Jones Destroys the League… Again

Another Season – Another Accolade Judy Jones can’t seem to escape her success in Spain. Year after year, season after season, she has lead her league in more than one category. The awards you probably cannot count on just your ...

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May07

Europrobasket Players Ranked in Portugal Basketball

Portugal Basketball – Land of Opportunity Since the opening of Europrobasket the connection with the Portuguese basketball leagues have been very beneficial for both players and teams. Numerous Europrobasket players sign with teams from the 1st division to the 3rd ...

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May06

THE SMALL FORWARD GUIDE TO PLAY IN EUROPE

The small forward is probably the most versatile player on the roster. On offense, the 3  has to be able to play on the perimeter as well as inside. On defense, he has to contest bigs on some rotations and ...

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May04

Official Covid-19 Announcement: Europrobasket European Summer League Update

Due to the current circumstances and travel restrictions imposed by the Spanish and European governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Europrobasket has taken the decision to postpone this year’s European Summer League until June 2021. The safety and wellbeing ...

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