2016 adidas Eurocamp Rosters and Official DX Preview
by: DraftExpress
June 8, 2016
The adidas EuroCamp kicks off this weekend and DraftExpress will be in Treviso, Italy covering the event for the 13th consecutive year.

Preview

The camp will be conducted from June 10-12 at the La Ghirada Sports Complex in Treviso, Italy.

Over the last 14 years, adidas EUROCAMP has produced over 90 players who have played or are currently playing in the NBA or Euroleague. Some notable international players who have attended adidas EUROCAMP include Danilo Gallinari (Denver Nuggets), Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder), Andrea Bargnani (New York Knicks), Marco Belinelli (San Antonio Spurs), Nicolas Batum (Portland Trail Blazers) and Goran Dragic (Miami Heat).

EUROCAMP 2015 featured Croatia's Dragan Bender, a top NBA overseas prospect expected to land as a first-round lottery pick in the upcoming 2016 NBA Draft.

Representatives of all 30 NBA teams are likely to be present, watching the drills and games in competitive five on five action, conducting interviews with prospects, collecting measurements and athletic testing data, and taking in private workouts set up by agents.



Official Camp Roster
PLAYERDOBAGEPOSHTCOUNTRYTEAM
Aleksa Avramovic10/25/1994 21.6 PG6'3"SerbiaBorac Cacak
Vlatko Cancar4/10/1997 19.1 SF6'8"SloveniaUnion Olimpija
Martynas Sajus2/22/1996 20.2 C6'9"LithuaniaZalgiris Kaunas
Romaric Belemene2/19/1997 19.3 SF/PF6'8"CongoClinicas Rincon
Boris Bojanovsky4/15/1993 23.1 C7'3"SlovakiaFlorida St
Dario Brizuela11/8/1994 21.5 PG6'2"SpainEstudiantes
Beka Burjanadze1/3/1994 22.4 PF6'8"GeorgiaCoruna
Petr Cornelie7/26/1995 20.8 PF6'11"FranceLe Mans
Boris Dallo3/12/1994 22.2 PG6'5"FranceAntibes
Tomas Dimsa1/2/1994 22.4 SG6'4"LithuaniaFrankfurt
Martynas Echodas7/7/1997 18.9 PF/C6'9"LithuaniaZalgiris Kaunas
Youssoufa Fall12/1/1995 20.5 C7'3"SenegalLe Mans
Diego Flaccadori4/5/1996 20.1 SG6'5"ItalyTrento
Michael Fusek6/5/1995 21.0 C7'3"SlovakiaCharleroi
Danilo Fuzaro1/10/1994 22.4 SG6'4"BrazilMinas
Sergi Garcia2/17/1997 19.3 PG6'2"SpainZaragoza
Marius Grigonis4/26/1994 22.1 SF6'7"LithuaniaManresa
Kevin Harley4/20/1994 22.1 SF6'7"FrancePoitiers
Kenan Karahodzic1/29/1996 20.3 C6'11"SerbiaClinicas Rincon
Vincent Kesteloot3/23/1995 21.2 SF6'8"BelgiumAalstar
Verners Kohs5/21/1997 19.0 SF6'9"LatviaEl Olivar
Leon Kratzer2/4/1997 19.3 C7'0"GermanyBaunach
Arnoldas Kulboka1/4/1998 18.4 SF6'8"LithuaniaBaunach
Vanja Marinkovic1/9/1997 19.4 SG6'5"SerbiaPartizan
William McDowell-White4/13/1998 18.1 PG6'5"AustraliaWishart
David Michineau6/6/1994 22.0 PG6'3"GuadeloupeChalon
Kostja Mushidi6/18/1998 17.9 SG6'5"BelgiumStrasbourg
Zoran Nikolic4/1/1996 20.1 C7'0"MontenegroPrat Joventut
Oriol Pauli5/20/1994 22.0 SF6'7"SpainGran Canaria
Adam Pechacek2/19/1995 21.3 PF6'9"Czech RepublicAZS Koszalin
Simon Pursl1/29/1997 19.3 C6'7"Czech RepublicEl Olivar
Petar Rakicevic6/4/1995 21.0 SF6'8"SerbiaMetalac
Deryk Ramos6/14/1994 21.9 PG6'1"BrazilBrasilia
Matic Rebec1/24/1995 21.3 G5'10"SloveniaKrka
Jordan Sakho4/4/1997 19.1 C6'10"Congo DRTorrelodones
Benjamin Sene5/13/1994 22.0 PG6'1"FranceNancy
Kenan Sipahi5/26/1995 21.0 PG6'4"KosovoKarsiyaka
Rolands Smits6/25/1995 20.9 SF/PF6'10"LatviaFuenlabrada
Mo Soluade7/12/1995 20.9 SG6'5"EnglandGipuzkoa
Emir Sulejmanovic7/13/1995 20.9 PF6'9"BosniaBarcelona II
Dejan Todorovic5/29/1994 22.0 SG6'7"BosniaBilbao
Georgios Tsalmpouris6/22/1996 19.9 PF/C7'1"GreeceAEK Athens
Edgar Vicedo8/24/1994 21.7 SF/PF6'7"SpainEstudiantes
Mohammad Yousofvand3/1/1996 20.2 PF6'9"IranChemidor
Karlo Zganec7/25/1995 20.8 PF6'8"CroatiaCedevita
Paul Zipser2/18/1994 22.3 SF6'8"GermanyBayern Muenchen
Ante Zizic1/4/1997 19.4 C6'11"CroatiaCibona


2016 Roster Analysis

College Players

Boris Bojanovsky (Florida State)

This year's Eurocamp will feature only one player who competed in the NCAA last season, Slovakian center Boris Bojanovsky, who at age 23, will be the oldest player in attendance by a decent margin. The 7'3 Bojanovsky was a productive shot blocker for the Seminoles, but was not a particularly dominant player at the NCAA level averaging 6.1 points and 4.4 rebounds over 18 minutes per game as a senior for Leonard Hamilton.

The EuroCamp has been trending towards young players the last few years, but Bojanovsky is a player many feel still has some upside as he's shown improvement both physically and skill-wise as a type of late-blooming big man. His ability to cover ground and protect the rim at 7'3 is intriguing, and it will be interesting to see him in a different setting outside of the college realm. Scouts (from both European teams and the NBA) will want to see him show a little more toughness and urgency (particularly on the glass), in addition to getting a better feel for what type of upside his frame has long term.

Auto-Eligibles

One of the most appealing aspects of the Eurocamp as far as NBA teams are concerned is the fact that it acts as a “one-stop shop” for International prospect scouting, saving an incredible amount of time and money for executives that otherwise would have to trek around Europe for months to see each of the players individually.

With that in mind, the organizers brought in 15 players who are automatically eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft as 1994-born internationals. The number next to their name is their latest DraftExpress ranking among 1994-born prospects.

Paul Zipser (Bayern Muenchen) - #1
David Michineau (Chalon) - #3
Marius Grigonis (Manresa) - #5
Boris Dallo (Antibes) - #6
Dario Brizuela (Estudiantes) - #8
Edgar Vicedo (Estudiantes) - #9
Danilo Fuzaro (Minas) - #10
Beka Burjanadze (Coruna) - #11
Benjamin Sene (Nancy) - #13
Dejan Todorovic (Bilbao) - #15
Aleksa Avramovic (Borac Cacak) - #18
Deryk Ramos (Brasilia) - #19
Oriol Pauli (Gran Canaria) - #20
Tomas Dimsa (Frankfurt) - #21
Kevin Harley (Poitiers) - #22

Paul Zipser is one of the more interesting players slated to attend this year's camp regardless of age. A 6'8 combo forward with outstanding role-player potential and two years of experience against top competition under his belt, Zipser was unable to attend workouts with any NBA team after he declared for the draft last year, as Bayern played all the way until June 21st in the BBL playoffs. Missing a considerable amount of action as injuries plagued the early part of his career, the EuroCamp presents a tremendous opportunity for Zipser to make a splash in front of NBA decision-makers he hadn't gotten the chance to in the past at the FIBA youth level.

Zipser's skill-level as a ball-handler, shooter and passer will be scrutinized closely, as few question his physical tools or his ability to defend multiple positions. He shot an outstanding 42% for 3 this year, and 55% for 2, but some question marks remain about his ability to create his own shot, make off the dribble jumpers, and make good decisions playing the small forward position full time (as opposed to the stretch-4 spot he mostly occupied this year). If he's able to show he has more potential in this area than he was able to demonstrate on a stacked Euroleague team (where he averaged just 18 minutes per game with a low-usage role), Zipser might creep back into first round discussions.

David Michineau is another player, who, despite his age, could help his draft stock quite a bit of good with a strong showing here. A bit of a late bloomer who never played for any of the French junior national teams, the ultra-quick 6'3 point guard has developed into a promising role-player thanks to his lock-down defensive prowess and ability to get to spots on the floor off the bounce. He isn't the most natural floor general and has a lot of room to improve as a shooter, but will have a chance to really showcase his development over the last few years here, something he wasn't ready to do when he made his way to Treviso in 2014. Versatile defensive guards with size have real value in today's NBA, and if Michineau can show some potential with his outside shot and decision making skills, he could emerge as a viable draft and stash candidate in the second round.

Lithuanian wing Marius Grigonis, like Zipser, will be among the most battle-tested prospects in attendance. Seeing significant playing team in the ACB for Manresa each of the last two seasons, the 6'7 small forward isn't a great athlete, but has shot an impressive 41% from beyond the arc in the ACB the past two seasons (44% when including his LEB Gold numbers). Scouts will be paying close attention to how he fares on the defensive end here, as his shooting and experience could help him find some suitors late in the second round if he can hold his own and demonstrate a little more offensive versatility than he's been given credit for.

French point guard Boris Dallo was a very highly touted prospect early on in his career, but hit a roadblock in his development upon leaving France for Partizan Belgrade, and has struggled to regain his mojo since. Dallo had a solid role for surprising Antibes in Pro A France this year, and showed some impressive quickness offensively, an ability to lock down multiple positions on the other end, and some occasional glimpses as a distributor. His inability to make shots from the perimeter, or even offer a consistent scoring presence, as well as his wild decision making, will be scrutinized closely in Treviso, but it's hard to argue with his physical tools.

Spunky Spanish point guard Dario Brizuela had a pretty solid year seeing his first extended minutes in the ACB with bottom-feeders Estudiantes, starting a number of games and even having a couple of 20+ point outings early in the season. He played mostly off the ball despite standing just 6'2 and looking like a fairly natural point guard early on in his career. His narrow frame probably isn't going to impress anyone, certainly not on the defensive end, but his ability to make shots from all over the floor, as well as his creativity operating in the pick and roll, pushing the ball up the floor, and getting in the passing lanes, is something that could definitely stand out in a setting like this.

Georgios Tsalmpouris is one of the more intriguing stories in this group. A staple of the Greek junior national teams, Tsalmpouris committed and followed through on a commitment to play at Iowa State during the 2014-2015 season. Averaging 1.4 points over 4.4 minutes per game, the 7'1 shooter appeared in last year's Eurocamp with Greece's U19 National Team before competing at the FIBA U19 World and U20 European Championships. Fielding offers from a number of professional suitors, the Veria-born big man opted to sign with AEK Athens where he played sparingly this season. Despite his relative youth, his circuitous route through the semi-pro level in Greek to the NCAA and back to the GBL make him automatically eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft. He isn't the most intriguing prospect in the short term, lacking experience and athleticism, but 19-year-old 7-footers with offensive skills certainly have a chance to garner some attention.[/p]

2016 NBA Early-Entry Candidates

In addition to the 1994 born players, there are a number of younger international prospects born from 1995 to 1997 who made themselves eligible to be selected in the 2016 NBA Draft by entering their name on the NBA Early-Entry candidate list.

The EuroCamp added 14 of the most interesting prospects from that list to give them a chance to increase their standing and gather feedback on their stock before they must decide whether to remain in the 2016 Draft. Some of the prospects below are potential, first or second round picks who may stay in the draft regardless of their performance here, while others inevitably will elect to withdraw. Either way, this is tremendous opportunity for scouts to get a look at some key 2016 prospects, but also get a jump on 2017 and beyond.

Ante Zizic (Cibona)
Petr Cornelie (Le Mans)
Diego Flaccadori (Trento)
Youssoufa Fall (Le Mans)
Romaric Belemene (Clinicas Rincon)
Kenan Sipahi (Karsiyaka)
Michael Fusek (Charleroi)
Vincent Kesteloot (Aalstar)
Adam Pechacek (AZS Koszalin)
Petar Rakicevic (Metalac)
Martynas Sajus (Zalgiris Kaunas)
Jordan Sakho (Torrelodones)
Rolands Smits (Fuenlabrada)
Emir Sulejmanovic (Barcelona II)

Ante Zizic and Petr Cornelie are undoubtedly the headliners of the entire camp this year, at least from a 2016 NBA Draft perspective. Zizic has been one of the most productive young big men in all of Europe this season, and his potential as a roleplayer who can finish inside, crash the boards, and do the dirty work inside is well documented. Cornelie is more of a modern big man, so to speak. At 6'11, he's a terrific shooter with a promising skill level and some potential defensively. He will only play in the camp on Saturday.

Two of a handful of international big men jockeying for position in the mid to late first round, the contrast in styles between the two and their attendance here make their situation all the more interesting. If Zizic can be a productive here as he has throughout the season, he's sure to make a strong impression. Cornelie, on the other hand, has, perhaps more to gain if he makes an impact defensively and competes with tenacity on both ends, while showing a better feel for the game offensively than he's been given credit for up until this point.

Diego Flaccadori was the darling of last year's EuroCamp where he averaged 9 points per game and shoot the ball well from beyond the arc, despite being one of the the younger campers in attendance. Finishing third at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship in scoring, the 6'4 guard carved out a significant role with Trento in the EuroCup and Italian first division this season, so it will be interesting to see how that experience has benefitted the talented, creative scoring guard, on both ends of the floor.

7'3 center Youssoufa Fall is relatively new to the game, but has the type of tools you can't teach including a 7'8 wingspan, a 271-pound frame, and freakishly large hands. Seeing spot minutes in Pro A and the EuroCup for Le Mans this season, Fall has averaged 13.5 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks per game in Espoirs and still has plenty of untapped potential. Scouts will be interested to see how he holds up against some of the more experienced players he'll encounter here.

Kenan Sipahi was, at one point, considered one of the promising point guard prospects in the 1995-born age group. Seeing action in the Turkish league at a very young age for Tofas before playing two seasons as a backup with Fenerbahce, Sipahi made the move to Karsiyaka this season where he's seen steadier playing time. A 6'4 point guard with a very strong feel for getting others involved but average athleticism, the Kosovo-born floor general needs to show that he can defend his position and hit shots from the perimeter at a high level if he hopes to regain some of the momentum he's lost in recent years.

A 6'10 forward with a 7'2 wingspan, Rolands Smits combines nice physical tools with solid athleticism and a budding skill set. Playing a small, but steady role in the ACB for Fuenlabrada averaging 4.6 points over 13 minutes per game, Smits could help himself here if he can showcase the development of his skill-level or feel for the game. Getting by on his athleticism for much of his career, he can make a shot from the perimeter, put the ball on the floor, and finish above the rim, but hasn't shown enough to this point to put himself in position to get drafted on his in-season performance alone.

Jordan Sakho and Romaric Belemene are two of the more impressive physical specimens among international early entries. Sakho, hailing from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is one of the bigger unknowns in this draft. At 6'10, he played out this season in the Spanish 4th Division averaging 12 points and 10.1 rebounds over 26.5 minutes per game against inferior competition. Scouts will take an interest in Sakho, as while there's plenty of tape available, few decision-makers have seen him in-person in competitive action to this point.

Belemene, who was born in Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo, averaged 14.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game in the Spanish 3rd Division for Unicaja Malaga's 2nd team, Clinicas Rincon. A good athlete with a strong frame who plays both forward spots, Belemene's unrefined skill level will come under the microscope here. Both players could help themselves quite a bit here if they can hold their own against the caliber of players assembled.

2017 NBA Draft and Beyond

A few of the most interesting prospects participating in the EuroCamp are not draft-eligible, as they are either too young or didn't feel ready to put their names in just yet. That doesn't mean that NBA scouts won't be watching them, though.

Perhaps the EuroCamp's greatest value lies in getting an early read on promising young players who are just on the verge of becoming important players at the professional level, something that holds true for both the NBA and European talent evaluators in attendance.

Some of the following 16 prospects have already established strong reputations for themselves, while others are lesser known. Unlike some years, there are no true unknowns among the players slated to attend.

Vlatko Cancar (Union Olimpija)
Martynas Echodas (Zalgiris Kaunas)
Sergi Garcia (Zaragoza)
Kenan Karahodzic (Clinicas Rincon)
Verners Kohs (El Olivar)
Leon Kratzer (Baunach)
Arnoldas Kulboka (Baunach)
Vanja Marinkovic (Partizan)
William McDowell-White (Wishart)
Kostja Mushidi (Strasbourg)
Zoran Nikolic (Prat Joventut)
Simon Pursl (El Olivar)
Matic Rebec (Krka)
Mo Soluade (Gipuzkoa)
Mohammad Yousofvand (Chemidor)
Karlo Zganec (Cedevita)

The headliner of this group is Kostja Mushidi, one of the top prospects in the 1998-born age group that won't be eligible to declare for the draft until 2017. An athletic wing with a terrific body, Mushidi is a strong, multi-positional defender who has an intriguing, but unpolished skill-level offensively, Mushidi was born in Belgium but grew up in Germany before playing this season in France, which ended in some turmoil. Averaging 17.2 points over 29.7 minutes per game for Strasbourg's Espoirs team and helping Germany to victory at the Albert Schweitzer Tournament (where he was named MVP), this will be an intriguing glimpse of what Mushidi can do against more mature players for the NBA personnel in attendance. He is rumored to move from France to Serbia next season to play for Mega Leks, taking the same route that Timothe Luwawu did this year with great success.

The other European 1998-born prospect on the initial roster, Arnoldas Kulboka is also certainly worth keeping an eye on. A late bloomer who has intriguing athleticism and creativity on the offensive end for a 6'9 small forward, Kulboka played this season with Bamberg's youth team, Baunach averaging 6.4 points over 15.5 minutes per game in the German 2nd Division. A skilled, explosive player, who impressed at the adidas Next Generation Tournament this season, NBA teams will definitely take an interest in the young Lithuanian here.

Kulboka's teammate in Baunach, Leon Kratzer is one of the more bruising international players slated to be in attendance. A near 7-footer who averaged 8 points and an impressive 9.4 rebounds over 25.2 minutes per game in Pro A this year, it will be interesting to see what kind of strides Kratzer's skill set has made as he looks to round out his game.

Kenan Karahodzic is an interesting prospect with an versatile offensive skill level for a 6'11 big man. Averaging 11.3 points and 6 rebounds per game for Clinicas Rincon amid mop up appearances in the Euroleague and ACB for Unicaja. He lacks a degree of experience and has never appeared in FIBA play, making this an important moment for his NBA prospects moving forward. His ability to make 3-pointers despite occupying the power forward and center positions is always interesting in today's basketball.

William McDowell-White continues his worldwide tour. After a solid showing at the FIBA U19 World Championships last summer in Greece, the big point guard returned to Australia before attending the adidas Nations event in August, and then the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland this past April. Struggling to get the World Team into their sets on a team that lacked an ideal primarily ball-handler and was pressed by an athletic USA team, McDowell-White will look to bounce back in Treviso. Committing to Fresno State in April, where he'll join his older brother, McDowell-White becomes one of the first college bound international players to ever attend this event.

Mohammad Yousofvand is likely the most unheralded player here having spent his entire professional career in his native Iran, but even he has built a significant reputation on the FIBA circuit playing exceptionally well at the 2014 FIBA Asia U18 Championship and averaging 14.9 points, 13.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 2.7 steals over 36.3 minutes per game at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. A big, fairly athletic player who lacks great perimeter skills, Yousofvand's strength and athleticism will be tested here.

The breakout star of last year's FIBA U18 European Championship where he led the competition averaging 28.3 points per 40 minutes, Verners Kohs struggled in his first season outside of his native Latvia averaging 4.1 points per while playing in Zaragoza's 2nd team, El Olivar in the Spanish 3rd Division. A terrific set shooter with a quick release, Kohs wasn't particularly effective for long stretches even in the third division, and would benefit immensely from a bounce back performance here to prove his outstanding performance last summer was not a flash in the pan.

2016 EuroCamp Overview

The EuroCamp (official website) will continue many of its key traditions this season bringing back many of the familiar faces who have made the camp what it has become. Maurizio Gherardini, the founder of EuroCamp and Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul general manager, returns once again as the camp director, after replacing Arturas Karnisovas a few years ago. Former NBA assistant coach Bill Bayno returns as coaching director for the fourth year. They will be assisted by organizers Jim Gatto, Jelena Soce and Michele Gherardini, who have made some key changes to the event in recent years that enhanced the experience for NBA scouts and have a chance to pay even bigger dividends this year.

For the fourth straight year, adidas has assembled a “Team USA” roster, which will play one game every day, and has become one of the highlights of the camp. Recent players of note to appear on the EuroCamp USA roster include Brandon Ingram, Thon Maker, Edrice Adebayo, Frank Jackson, Rawle Alkins, Dennis Smith, and Jaylen Brown. The value of seeing young American prospects, such as Brown and Ingram, up close in addition to group of international players assembled is obviously significant for the NBA scouts in attendance.

This year's group is expected to be somewhat down after last year's squad surprisingly went undefeated behind strong showings from Rawle Alkins, Edrice Adebayo and Frank Jackson, among others.

2016 under-18 adidas USA Select

PLAYERDOBAGEPOSHTCOUNTRYTEAM
Jaylen Hands2/12/1999 17.3 PG6'2"USAMater Dei
Jalen Hill12/17/1999 16.4 PF6'7"USACentennial
Brandon Huffman PF6'9"USAWord of God Christian
Mayan Kiir PF6'8"AustraliaVictory Rock Prep
A.J. Oliver3/9/1999 17.2 SF6'5"USAD. W. Daniel
Darius Perry3/13/1999 17.2 PG6'1"USAJoseph Wheeler
Alex Reese5/21/1999 17.0 PF6'9"USAPelham
Dwayne Rose SG6'2"USACrete
Jordan Usher2/21/1998 18.2 SG6'5"USASequoyah
Lindell Wiggington3/28/1998 18.2 PG6'1"CanadaOak Hill
Alexis Yetna PF6'8"FranceMt. Zion Prep


UCLA commits Jaylen Hands and Jalen Hill are the headliners while Darius Perry, Alex Reese, and A.J. Oliver give this team some balance, even if it lacks star power. Lindell Wiggington, Alexis Yetna, and Mayan Kiir bring an international flavor that this team has not had historically. As always, it will be interesting to see how this team of top performers from the adidas Gauntlet meshes and which prospects can get a jump on their NBA resumes in Treviso.

Next Generation Practices

Adidas has also assembled a “Next Generation” for this year's EuroCamp. Continuing the tradition started in 2013, this group will be composed of many of the top prospects in Europe under the age of 16. Showcasing their skills in a single two hour session that will also include a full court game, the players invited will offer NBA and European scouts a glimpse of what the future holds. This year, the rosters for this portion of the Eurocamp have been expanded so the players in attendance will form two teams instead of competing against the Benetton juniors as they did a year ago.

2016 Next Generation Roster

PLAYERDOBAGEPOSHTCOUNTRY
Mert Akay7/12/2000 15.9 PG6'2"Turkey
Joel Ayayi3/6/2000 16.2 SG6'4"France
Gleb Bednyakov1/12/2001 15.4 SF6'5"Russia
Tarik Biberovic1/28/2001 15.3 SF6'5"Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nicolo Dellosto6/4/2000 16.0 SG6'4"Italy
Paul Eboua'2/15/2000 16.3 SF6'5"Cameroon
Dalibor Ilic3/4/2000 16.2 SF6'5"Serbia
Oton Jankovic7/27/2000 15.8 SF6'8"Croatia
Ismail Karabilen7/2/2001 14.9 PF6'6"Turkey
Theo Maledon6/12/2001 14.9 G6'4"France
Volodymyr Markovetskyy12/26/2000 15.4 C6'11"Ukraine
Amar Mehic7/5/2001 14.9 C6'9"Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mario Nakic6/14/2001 14.9 SF6'4"Serbia
Matteo Nicoli6/2/2001 15.0 PF6'2"Italy
Filip Petrusev4/15/2000 16.1 C6'9"Serbia
Nikos Rogkavopoulos SF6'6"Greece
Luka Samanic9/1/2000 15.7 PF6'9"Croatia
Alvise Sarto4/13/2000 16.1 SG6'5"Italy
Deividas Sirvydis6/10/2000 15.9 PF6'7"Lithuania
Aris Tsourgiannis SF/PF6'7"Greece


Promising 2000-born prospect Sekou Doumbouya, currently at INSEP Academy by way of Guinea, was slated to attend as well, but is still awaiting his French passport which will allow him to travel and play with the National Team this summer at the U18 European Championship.

Additional teams in attendance

As has historically been the case, the EuroCamp will include a few additional teams attending as a way to prepare for FIBA Competition this summer. This year, the U-20 French National Team will be attending once again, and will be joined by the U-20 Ukrainian National Team.

U20 French Team

PLAYERDOBAGEPOSHTCOUNTRYTEAM
Felix Michel1/21/1996 20.3 PG6'0"FranceRouen
Elie Okobo10/23/1997 18.6 PG6'2"FrancePau-Orthez
Corentin Carne6/18/1996 19.9 F6'5"FrancePau-Orthez
Lucas Dussoulier7/27/1996 19.8 G6'6"FrancePau-Orthez
Jean-Philippe Dally3/8/1996 20.2 SG6'6"FranceLe Mans
Assane NDoye8/16/1996 19.8 SG6'6"FranceChalon
Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot8/1/1996 19.8 SF6'6"FranceParis-Levallois
Olivier Cortale3/16/1997 19.2 PF6'10"FranceStrasbourg
Bradley Jomard2/22/1996 20.2 PG6'5"FranceMIT (D3)
Pierre Brun9/25/1996 19.7 PF6'10"FranceRoanne
Leopold Cavaliere4/27/1996 20.1 PF6'6"FrancePau-Orthez
Jonathan Kyungu10/8/1996 19.6C6'8"FranceVilleurbanne
Sylvain Francisco10/10/199718.6PG5'11"FranceLiberty Academy (FL)


While official rosters for the French U20 National Team won't be available until the event begins, this is our best guess as to which top French prospects may be included on the team's roster. A number of top players, including Jonathan Jeanne, Alpha Kaba, Isaia Cordinier, Carl Posnar, and Frank Ntilikina will be unable to attend for an assortment of reasons including workouts in the USA, injuries, the ongoing French League playoffs, or simply to take the summer off and focus on his body in Jeanne's case. Ntilikina will focus on graduating from high school upon completion of the LNB season and will join the U20 National team on June 23rd, despite only being 17 years old. Posnar will join the team in approximately a week when he fully heals from a minor injury.

Despite the large number of prospects who are unable to participate, NBA teams will be very interested in seeing the likes of Cyrille Eliezer-Vanerot who had a strong end to the season in Espoirs as well as Elie Okobo, an intriguing scoring guard who will be playing up a year here.

Bradley Jomard is an aerospace engineering major at MIT who also averaged 16.4 per game in Division III. Sylvain Francisco is also based in the US at Liberty Christian Academy. He competed in the first session of the EYBL in Brooklyn in April with Each 1 Teach 1.

Leopold Cavaliere was named MVP of the French junior league (Espoirs) this season, so this will be a nice opportunity for teams to see how he's improved in what's likely to be a featured role.

U20 Ukaine Team

We have not seen an official roster yet, but NBA teams will be happy to know that Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk is slated to be in attendance. This is a great opportunity for scouts to evaluate the promising 18-year old outside of Kansas, where he's struggled to carve out a major role in his first two seasons in college. Mykhailiuk would have been one of the youngest players in this year's draft had he elected to declare following his somewhat disappointing season, so there is still plenty of time for him to show why he was so highly touted going into Kansas.

Working Schedule

Friday June 10

9:00am Stations-NBA Offense & Defense concepts
9:45am Team Practice/Scrimmage
11:00am Team 2 vs Team 3 (4 X 10min running time)
1:00pm FRANCE U-20 vs US Select Team (REGULAR TIME)

EVENING SESSION: Games on Main Court

3:30pm Team 1 vs Team 4 (4 X 10min running time)
5:00pm All Star Team vs UKRAINE U-20 (REGULAR TIME)

Saturday June 11

9:15am Transition Offense & Defense
10:30am Team Practice/Scrimmage
11:45-12:15 Guest Speaker – TBD
12:45pm UKRAINE U-20 vs FRANCE U-20 (REGULAR TIME)

EVENING SESSION: Games on Main Court

3:00pm Next Gen Team 1 vs Next Gen Team 2 (Main Court – REGULAR TIME)
5:30pm All Star Team vs US Select Team (REGULAR TIME)

Sunday June 12

9:45am Team Practice/Scrimmage
10:15am Shooting Competitions
12:45pm US Select Team vs UKRAINE U-20 (REGULAR TIME)

EVENING SESSION: Games on Main Court

3:00pm Team 1 vs Team 3 (4 X 10min running time)
4:00pm Team 2 vs Team 4 (4 X 10min running time)
5:30pm All Star Team vs FRANCE U-20 (REGULAR TIME)
 


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Danilo Gallinari
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 209 lbs.
Birthday: 08/08/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Nuggets , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #6 in 2008 Draft
by the Knicks
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
17.7 Pts, 5.0 Rebs, 2.1 Asts


Serge Ibaka
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Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 220 lbs.
Birthday: 09/18/1989
27 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Raptors , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #24 in 2008 Draft
by the Supersonics
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
15.1 Pts, 6.8 Rebs, 1.1 Asts


Andrea Bargnani
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Physicals
Height: 7' 1"
Weight: 249 lbs.
Birthday: 10/27/1985
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Vitoria , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #1 in 2006 Draft
by the Raptors
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
11.5 Pts, 2.5 Rebs, 0.7 Asts


Marco Belinelli
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 192 lbs.
Birthday: 03/25/1986
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Hornets , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #18 in 2007 Draft
by the Warriors
Positions:
Current: SG,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
7.0 Pts, 1.7 Rebs, 1.4 Asts


Nicolas Batum
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 214 lbs.
Birthday: 12/14/1988
28 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Hornets , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #25 in 2008 Draft
by the Rockets
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SG/SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
15.4 Pts, 6.8 Rebs, 5.9 Asts


Goran Dragic
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Birthday: 05/06/1986
30 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Heat , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #15 in 2008 Draft
by the Spurs
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
20.1 Pts, 3.8 Rebs, 6.0 Asts


Dragan Bender
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 7' 1"
Weight: 225 lbs.
Birthday: 11/17/1997
19 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Suns , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 1, Pick #4 in 2016 Draft
by the Suns
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
3.2 Pts, 2.2 Rebs, 0.4 Asts


Aleksa Avramovic
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 182 lbs.
Birthday: 10/25/1994
22 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Varese , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
2.0 Pts, 0.5 Rebs, 0.5 Asts


Vlatko Cancar
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 210 lbs.
Birthday: 04/10/1997
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Current Team: Mega Leks , International
Positions:
Current: SF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF
Quick Stats:
8.2 Pts, 2.9 Rebs, 1.6 Asts


Martynas Sajus
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 10"
Weight: 243 lbs.
Birthday: 02/22/1996
21 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Current Team: Starogard ,
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: ,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
10.3 Pts, 6.6 Rebs, 0.8 Asts


Romaric Belemene
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 210 lbs.
Birthday: 02/19/1997
20 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Current Team: Manresa , International
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF/PF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
2.4 Pts, 1.7 Rebs, 0.4 Asts


Boris Bojanovsky
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Physicals
Height: 7' 2"
Weight: 240 lbs.
Birthday: 04/15/1993
24 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Canarias Basketball
Previous Team: Anwil , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
0.5 Pts, 0.5 Rebs, 0.3 Asts


Dario Brizuela
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 165 lbs.
Birthday: 11/08/1994
22 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Estudiantes , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
2.3 Pts, 0.8 Rebs, 0.9 Asts


Beka Burjanadze
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 248 lbs.
Birthday: 01/03/1994
23 Years Old
Teams:
High School:
Previous Team: Andorra , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
10.3 Pts, 4.3 Rebs, 1.1 Asts