NEWS

10.09.2009
EuroBasket On Georgia's Mind

Georgia's long-suffering basketball fans have finally been rewarded with a place in Division A of the EuroBasket following their national team's 86-84 win over Belarus on Wednesday night.

With a 14-point cushion following their 89-75 win in the opening leg in Belarus, the Georgians prevailed 175-159 on aggregate.

10.09.2009
Montenegro Beat Swedes, Go Up To Division A

Montenegro stormed into EuroBasket Division A with an 88-71 victory at home over Sweden on Wednesday night in the Promotion Round play-offs.

The win secured a 158-121 triumph on aggregate for Dusko Vujosevic's team.

05.09.2009
Georgia Boss Belarus In First Leg

Georgia have taken control of their EuroBasket Division B promotion round tie against Belarus with an 89-75 victory in Mogilev on Saturday night.

Zaza Pachulia was a perfect 11 of 11 from the free-throw line en route to 19 points while Vladimer Boisa added 18 - making four of five shots from three-point range - to overpower the hosts.

SCOREBOARD

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Montenegro88/0705/51616
2. Netherlands85/3592/55013
3. Austria84/4572/58712
4. Iceland83/5561/62311
5. Denmark80/8493/6478
Denmark   Montenegro
6582
16-26   20-26   17-19   12-11  
Iceland   Austria
6576
17-23   17-22   14-15   17-16  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Belarus87/1621/54715
2. Switzerland85/3561/56713
3. Cyprus83/5566/53811
4. Romania83/5600/56611
5. Albania82/6536/66610
Belarus   Cyprus
7770
21-18   18-15   22-19   16-18  
Romania   Albania
10069
32-20   26-15   21-23   21-11  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Georgia87/1738/54915
2. Sweden87/1627/49115
3. Slovak Republic84/4630/63112
4. Ireland82/6616/66310
5. Luxembourg80/8512/7898
Slovak Republic   Ireland
7568
24-16   18-17   14-14   19-21  
Sweden   Luxembourg
9740
15-12   19-6   36-8   27-14  
Promotion Round
Montenegro   Sweden
8871
20-14   23-26   24-10   21-21  
First game: Sweden - Montenegro   50 - 70
Montenegro wins 158 - 121
Georgia   Belarus
8684
27-19   25-27   19-22   15-16  
First game: Belarus - Georgia   75 - 89
Georgia wins 175 - 159

HEADLINES

Georgia Boss Belarus In First Leg05.09.2009
Marvelous Montenegro Rout Swedes In First Leg05.09.2009
Montenegro Finish Perfect, Austria Take Third29.08.2009
Sweden Sign Off With Big Win29.08.2009
Belarus Overcome Cyprus For Seventh Win29.08.2009
Packed House See Georgia Clinch Group C26.08.2009
Dutch Settle For Second Behind Magnificent Montenegro26.08.2009
It’s Barely Belarus In Group B!26.08.2009
Undefeated Montenegro Seal Place In Division B Play-Offs22.08.2009
Swiss Hand Belarus First Defeat22.08.2009

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSpain
2.flagSerbia
3.flagGreece
4.flagSlovenia
5.flagFrance
6.flagCroatia
7.flagRussia
8.flagTurkey
9.flagF.Y.R. of Macedonia
9.flagPoland
11.flagLithuania
11.flagGermany
13.flagIsrael
13.flagLatvia
13.flagGreat Britain
13.flagBulgaria

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Viktor Sanikidze

GEO
Born : 01.04.1986
Height: 2.03

Avg: 18.6

NameAvg.
1.Sanikidze, V. 18.6
2.Pekovic, N. 18.1
3.Pachulia, Z. 17.9
4.Gavel, A. 17.8
5.Schumacher, T. 17.2

Rebounds

Viktor Sanikidze

GEO
Born : 01.04.1986
Height: 2.03

Avg: 11.0

NameAvg.
1.Sanikidze, V. 11.0
2.Elson , F. 10.7
3.Hysenagolli, E. 10.5
4.Pachulia, Z. 8.5
5.Trisokkas, P. 8.5

Assists

George Tsintsadze

GEO
Born : 07.02.1986
Height: 1.92

Avg: 5.8

NameAvg.
1.Tsintsadze, G. 5.8
2.Cook, O. 4.9
3.Gavel, A. 4.0
4.Slagter, A. 3.8
5.Grant, K. 3.7