NEWS

29.08.2007
Iceland Shock Georgia, Britain Crush Dutch
Georgia’s attempts to win promotion to EuroBasket Division A received a significant blow on Wednesday when Iceland beat them right before the death with a three-pointer in a 76-75 upset.

Trying to keep pace with Group C leaders Finland, who are unbeaten at 6-0, Georgia led 74-72 but allowed Jakob Sigurdarson to nail a three-pointer with just two seconds remaining.

26.08.2007
Georgia Better Austria

Georgia saw off a determined Austrian side on Saturday night in Tbilisi to keep pace with red hot Finland in Group C.

The Georgians were led by Zaza Pachulia who totaled 25 points and five rebounds in the victory.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Sergo Atuashvili 2.20 28.03.1985 Mejvriskhevi, Gori (GEO)  
 Mikhail Berishvili SF 2.03 12.04.1987 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Rezo Didia PF 2.03 26.12.1987 Samtredia (GEO)  
 Shalva Khetsuriani 1.97 04.09.1983 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Irakli Khoshtaria   02.01.1976 Samtredia (GEO)  
 Besik Lezhava SG 1.92 21.02.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Giorgi Markoishvili SF 2.00 05.09.1983 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Irakli Sakvarelidze 2.00 27.05.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Viktor Sanikidze SF 2.03 01.04.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
 Nikoloz Tskitishvili PF 2.12 14.04.1983 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)  
10Kote Tugushi SG 1.90 03.06.1984 Tbilisi (GEO)  
11Manuchar Markoishvili SF 1.96 17.11.1986 Tbilisi (GEO)  
12Davit Ugrekhelidze 2.08 27.03.1983 Sokhumi (GEO)  
13Vakhtang Natsvlishvili 2.05 28.01.1976 Tbilisi (GEO)  
14Giorgi Shermadini 2.16 02.04.1989 Mtskheta (GEO)  
21Tyrone Ellis SG 1.93 05.10.1977 TX (USA)  
23Zviad Babiashvili 1.99 23.09.1978 Tbilisi (GEO)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Gordon Herbert

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21.08.2007
Georgia Outclass Luxembourg

Georgia raced out to a 26-8 lead by the end of the first quarter and stormed to an 88-60 victory at Luxembourg to remain just one game behind Finland in EuroBasket Division B Group C.

Needing a success to keep pace with the Finns, who brushed aside Austria 87-63 in their game on Tuesday to improve to 5-0, the Georgians got 16 points apiece from Zaza Pachulia and Manuchar Markoishvili.

10.08.2007
Georgia Look To The Future

Georgia split their final two warm-up games against Great Britain in Pau and can now look forward to their Eurobasket Division B qualifying campaign.

And according to their captain Vakhtang Natsvlishvili, that's the whole campaign, not just the expected Group C decider at home to Finland.

Finns Strike Early, Stay On Top Of Georgia13.09.2006
Georgia Stay Undefeated With Victory Over Iceland09.09.2006
Georgia Down Austria06.09.2006
Georgia Crush Luxembourg03.09.2006
Mixed Fortunes For Georgia24.08.2006
Georgia Optimistic For Qualification To Division A14.06.2006

Team

Georgia
Georgia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSZ. Pachulia19.9
RTZ. Pachulia8.9
AST. Ellis3.0
STG. Gamqrelidze1.4
BSZ. Pachulia1.9

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

03.09.2006vs LUX[W] 86-44 (H)
06.09.2006vs AUT[W] 68-63 (A)
09.09.2006vs ISL[W] 80-65 (H)
13.09.2006vs FIN[L] 81-91 (A)
21.08.2007vs LUX[W] 88-60 (A)
25.08.2007vs AUT[W] 85-74 (H)
29.08.2007vs ISL[L] 75-76 (A)
02.09.2007vs FIN[W] 77-76 (H)

ADMINISTRATION

Office

Address: Chavchavadze Ave. 49a, 0162 Tbilisi, GEO
Tel.: +995 (32) 223 53 84
Fax: +995 (32) 229 28 90
Email: basket@gol.ge
Web: www.gbf.ge

Staff

President: Mikheil Gabrichidze
Secretary General: George Kartvelishvili