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.

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.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Mikhail Berishvili SF 2.03 12.04.1987 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Rezo Didia PF 2.03 26.12.1987 Samtredia (GEO)  
 Besik Lezhava SG 1.92 21.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Manuchar Markoishvili SF 1.96 17.11.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Richard Matiashvili 2.07 01.01.1989 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Levan Shengelia 2.05 31.08.1990 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Konstantine Tomaradze 1.97 05.07.1990 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 4Giorgi Gamqrelidze 1.83 04.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 5Vladimer Boisa 2.06 04.07.1981 Rustavi (GEO)  
 6Anatoli Boisa GF 1.94 09.09.1983 Rustavi (GEO)  
 7Zaza Pachulia 2.10 10.02.1984 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 8George Tsintsadze PG 1.92 07.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 9Giorgi Shermadini 2.16 02.04.1989 Mtskheta (GEO)  
10Kote Tugushi SG 1.90 03.06.1984 Tbilisi (GEO)  
13Viktor Sanikidze SF 2.03 01.04.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
15Nika Metreveli PF 2.11 14.01.1991 Tbilisi (GEO)  
21Tyrone Ellis SG 1.93 05.10.1977 TX (USA)  
22Nikoloz Tskitishvili PF 2.12 14.04.1983 Tbilisi (GEO)  
23Tornike Shengelia PF 2.07 05.10.1991 Tbilisi (GEO)  

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29.08.2009
Sweden Sign Off With Big Win
Sweden demolished Luxembourg 97-40 in EuroBasket Division B, Group C, to storm into the play-offs as the best second-place team.

Joakim Kjellbom had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Scandinavians, who have kept their hopes of winning promotion alive despite the absence of star player Jonas Jerebko.

26.08.2009
Packed House See Georgia Clinch Group C

Georgia won their showdown against Sweden in front of nearly 10,000 fans in Tbilisi on Wednesday to clinch first place in Group C of EuroBasket Division B.

Zaza Pachulia scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Georgians won 82-72.

Georgia Thrash Slovakia, Ireland Win22.08.2009
Georgia Keep Heat On Sweden16.08.2009
Sweden Lock Down Georgia In Division B Win17.09.2008
Swiss, Georgia and Sweden Take Early Command10.09.2008
Kokoskov To Take Over As Georgia Coach17.04.2008

Team

Georgia
Georgia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSV. Sanikidze18.6
RTV. Sanikidze11.0
ASG. Tsintsadze5.8
STT. Ellis1.9
BSZ. Pachulia1.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.09.2008vs LUX[W] 98-65 (A)
10.09.2008vs IRL[W] 94-77 (A)
13.09.2008vs SVK[W] 101-78 (A)
17.09.2008vs SWE[L] 59-61 (A)
15.08.2009vs LUX[W] 115-73 (H)
19.08.2009vs IRL[W] 98-73 (H)
22.08.2009vs SVK[W] 91-50 (H)
26.08.2009vs SWE[W] 82-72 (H)
05.09.2009vs BLR[W] 89-75 (A)
09.09.2009vs BLR[W] 86-84 (H)

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Staff

President: Mikheil Gabrichidze
Secretary General: George Kartvelishvili