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 5. Mgzavrebi 0-0 
 6. Olimpi 0-0 
 7. Rustavi 0-0 
 8. Sokhumi 0-0 
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 11. Unics 0-0 
 12. VEF Riga 0-0 
 13. Zenit 0-0 
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Points Per Game
 Phillip MILLER
  Sokhumi
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 19.9
 1. Miller, Sokhumi19.9 
 2. Strowbridge, Apoll.19.7 
 3. Gacesa, Rustavi19.7 
 4. Lewis-Briggs, MIA18.4 
 5. Smith, Olimpi17.4 
 6. Bynum, Olimpi16.7 
 7. Dvalishvili, Batumi16.1 
 8. Turpin, Rustavi15.8 
 9. Stefanishin, Batumi15.7 
 10. Parghalava, Olimpi14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Kiel TURPIN
  Rustavi
  (213-C-89)
  Avg: 13.1
 1. Turpin, Rustavi13.1 
 2. Smith, Olimpi12.0 
 3. Dvalishvili, Batumi11.6 
 4. Murphy, Mgzavrebi11.0 
 5. Gacesa, Rustavi10.2 
 6. Jgerenaia, Sokhumi9.5 
 7. Bekauri, Kutaisi9.1 
 8. Glover, Cochabamba8.8 
 9. Lewis-Briggs, MIA8.4 
 10. Pelcher, MIA A.8.3 
Assists Per Game
 Giorgi GAMQRELIDZE
  Rustavi
  (183-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Gamqrelidze, Rusta.7.7 
 2. Mikeladze, Batumi6.3 
 3. Pashaev, Kutaisi5.4 
 4. Ransom, Mgzavrebi5.4 
 5. Patsatsia, Sokhumi5.0 
 6. Mays, CAB Madeira4.6 
 7. Strowbridge, Apoll.4.4 
 8. Murray, Chemidor4.3 
 9. Rogava, Olimpi3.9 
 10. Lezhava, Batumi3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Phillip MILLER
  Sokhumi
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Miller, Sokhumi3.5 
 2. Murray, Chemidor3.1 
 3. Smith, Olimpi2.4 
 4. Mays, CAB Madeira2.4 
 5. Ransom, Mgzavrebi2.3 
 6. Williams, Dinamo T.1.8 
 7. McAlpine, Dinamo T.1.7 
 8. Machaladze, Dinamo1.6 
 9. Tomaradze, MIA A.1.6 
 10. Patsatsia, Sokhu.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Kiel TURPIN
  Rustavi
  (213-C-89)
  Avg: 3
 1. Turpin, Rustavi3.0 
 2. Bekauri, Kutaisi1.7 
 3. Smith, Olimpi1.6 
 4. Atuashvili, Sokhumi1.6 
 5. Oluic, NH Ostrava1.5 
 6. Steed, Art.Dragons1.3 
 7. Pelcher, MIA A.1.2 
 8. Jgerenaia, Sokhumi1.2 
 9. Dvalishvili, Batumi1.2 
 10. Murphy, Mgzavrebi0.8 

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Manuchar Markoishvili selected the top Georgian playing abroad in last week's games - Oct 24, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Georgian players, who play currently abroad.


Manuchar Markoishvili
Manuchar Markoishvili
   #1. This week's number one is an international small forward Manuchar Markoishvili (196-86, currently plays in Euroleague), who plays in Italy. Markoishvili could not help Cantu (0-2) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the sixth-placed Cantu was edged 78-76 on the road by the higher-ranked (#5) Panathinaikos in the group A of Euroleague. Markoishvili was the top scorer with 17 points. He also added 3 passes (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line) in 28 minutes on the court. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. It's Markoishvili's fourth year with the team. Markoishvili has relatively good stats this season: 15.0ppg, 2.5apg, 2FGP: 46.2%, 3FGP: 33.3% in the two games he played so far. He played for the Georgian senior national team years ago.

Giorgi Shermadini
Giorgi Shermadini
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Giorgi Shermadini (216-89, currently plays in Israel). Shermadini managed to help Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv to win against the ninth-ranked Ironi Ashkelon (0-2) crushing them 100-67 in the Israeli Winner League in Monday night's game. He scored only 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv (2-0) is placed third in the Winner League. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. It's Shermadini's first season with the team. This year Shermadini averages: 8.0ppg, 4.0rpg. He played for the Georgian national team in 2012.

Viktor Sanikidze
Viktor Sanikidze
   #3. The Georgian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international small forward Viktor Sanikidze (203-86, currently plays in Italy). Sanikidze contributed to a Montepaschi Siena's victory against the eighth-ranked Scavolini Pesaro (2-2) 65-60 in the Italian SerieA last Sunday. He recorded 9 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 18 minutes. Montepaschi Siena (3-1) is placed fourth in the SerieA. . This year Sanikidze's overall stats are: 6.0ppg, 5.3rpg, 2FGP: 66.7% and FT: 75.0% in the four games. He played for the Georgian national team years ago.

Corey Fisher
Corey Fisher
   #4. Point guard Corey Fisher (186-88, college: Villanova, currently plays in Spain) was not able to help FIATC Joventut (2-2) in their game against Caja Laboral (3-1) in the Spanish ACB. Fisher recorded 7 points. FIATC Joventut was badly defeated 92-76 in Vitoria by the higher-ranked Caja Laboral (#5). . Fisher's total stats this season are: 10.0ppg and 2.7rpg. He is a naturalized American. Despite Fisher played previously for the USA university national team, he is currently in the Georgian national team roster. Strangely Fisher has never played in Georgia.

Georgi Tsintsadze
Georgi Tsintsadze
   #5. International point guard Georgi Tsintsadze (192-86, currently plays in Ukraine) was not able to secure a victory for Budivelnyk (5-2) in their game against Ferro-ZNTU (6-2) in the Ukrainian Superleague. He scored 5 points and added 3 assists in 17 minutes. Budivelnyk was badly defeated 97-78 in Zaporozhye by the higher-ranked (#3) Ferro-ZNTU. This year Tsintsadze's total stats are: 6.1ppg, 2.4rpg, 2.3apg and 2.0spg in the seven games. He used to play for the Georgian national team earlier this year.

Jacob Pullen
Jacob Pullen
   #6. Point guard Jacob Pullen (183-89, college: Kansas St., currently plays in Israel), who plays in the Israeli Winner League couldn't help Hapoel J-M (0-2) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Pullen's very good performance Hapoel J-M was defeated 84-77 at home by the higher-ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (#8). He was the second best scorer with 17 points. Pullen also added made 3 passes and 3 steals. . Pullen has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 15.5ppg, 3.5apg and 2.5spg. Pullen is a naturalized American. Despite he played previously for the USA national team, Pullen is also international player as he played for the Georgian senior team years ago. Apparently he has never played in Georgia.

Beka Burjanadze
Beka Burjanadze
   #7. U20 international power forward Beka Burjanadze (203-94, currently plays in Spain) helped Cajasol win their game against the closely-ranked G.Canaria 2014 (2-2) 74-63 in the Spanish ACB in Saturday night's game. He recorded only 2 points. Cajasol Banca Civica Sevilla (1-3) is placed 14th in the ACB. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. . Burjanadze has averaged so far 3.0ppg and 1.3rpg. He used to play for the Georgian U20 national team earlier this year.

Davit Maisuradze
Davit Maisuradze
   #8. Power forward Davit Maisuradze (205-90, currently plays in Ukraine), who plays in the Ukrainian Higher League (second division) couldn't help Kirovograd (0-2) in their last game. Despite Maisuradze's good performance Kirovograd lost 58-71 to the higher-ranked (#4) Tornado. He was the top scorer with 13 points. Maisuradze also added 5 rebounds in 28 minutes. . Maisuradze has averaged so far 9.5ppg and 3.0rpg in the two games. He used to play for the Georgian U16 national team back in 2006.


The list of other players, who all have Georgian passport but never been selected to any of Georgian national teams:

   #1. Quinton Hosley (201-F/G-84, college: Fresno St., currently plays in Poland), who plays in the Polish TBL could not help Stelmet ZG (3-1) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Stelmet ZG was edged 73-70 on the road by the second-ranked Asseco Prokom Gdynia. Hosley was the top scorer with 29 points. He also added 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals in 37 minutes. It was Stelmet ZG's first loss after three consecutive victories. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. It's Hosley's first year with the team. Hosley is currently second on the list of top scorers with 20.5ppg. He also averaged so far 6.0rpg, 3.8apg and 2.3spg in the four games he played so far. Hosley is a naturalized American. Strangely he has never played in Georgia.

   #2. Will Thomas (203-PF-86, currently plays in Turkey) led Karsiyaka to a victory against the eighth-ranked Besiktas (0-1) 86-79 in the Turkish TBL last Sunday. Thomas scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (2-0) is placed fourth in the TBL. But the season just started, so everything may happen. It's Thomas' first year with the team. This season he averages: 8.0ppg and 5.0rpg. Thomas is a naturalized American. He used to play for Army Sport Klub Tbilisi in Georgian league.

   #3. Melvin Sanders (196-F/G-81, college: Oklahoma St., currently plays in Italy) was not able to help Sigma Barcellona (2-1) in their game against LeGamberi Foods Forlì (2-1) in the Italian Lega2 (second division). Sanders scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 31 minutes. Sigma Barcellona was edged 94-92 in Forli by the higher-ranked (#4) LeGamberi Foods Forlì. . Sanders has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 7.3rpg and 2.7apg in the three games. He is a naturalized American. Interesting that Sanders has never played in Georgia.
  




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