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Superleague Standings
 1. Dinamo Tbilisi 25-3 
 2. Kutaisi 20-8 
 3. Cactus Tbilisi 14-14 
 4. Rustavi 13-15 
 5. Sokhumi 11-17 
 6. Olimpi 10-18 
 7. Mgzavrebi 10-18 
 8. Batumi 9-19 
Last:4/29/2017
A League Standings
 1. DELTA 12-3 
 2. Hyundai-TSU 11-4 
 3. Arena-76 8-7 
 4. BC Titebi 8-7 
 5. Tskaltubo 5-10 
 6. SEU Tbilisi 1-14 
Last:4/25/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kaheem RANSOM
  Mgzavrebi
  (185-PG-)
  Avg: 17.9
 1. Ransom, Mgzavrebi17.9 
 2. Allen, Mgzavrebi17.6 
 3. Lathan, Sokhumi17.4 
 4. Tsintsadze, Kutaisi17.4 
 5. Rogava, Olimpi16.0 
 6. Shemosiuk, Batumi16.0 
 7. Jintcharadze, Bat.16.0 
 8. Burnette, Olimpi15.5 
 9. Berishvili, Dinamo T.15.2 
 10. Florveus, Cactus T.14.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 John FLORVEUS
  Cactus T.
  (211-C-90)
  Avg: 12.8
 1. Florveus, Cactus T.12.8 
 2. Pelcher, Batumi10.9 
 3. Burnette, Olimpi9.4 
 4. Atuashvili, Rustavi9.2 
 5. Spagnolo, Rustavi8.9 
 6. Bridgeman, Cactus T.8.5 
 7. Murphy, Mgzavrebi7.9 
 8. Bekauri, Kutaisi7.8 
 9. Tishchenko, Sokhu.7.4 
 10. Krivtsov, Batumi7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Giorgi TSINTSADZE
  Kutaisi
  (192-PG-86)
  Avg: 7
 1. Tsintsadze, Kutaisi7.0 
 2. Lee, Rustavi5.6 
 3. Vaughn, Dinamo T.4.9 
 4. Mikeladze, Olimpi4.8 
 5. Lezhava, Batumi4.6 
 6. Chikviladze, Cactus T.4.3 
 7. Rogava, Olimpi4.3 
 8. Pkhakadze, Mgzav.4.0 
 9. Woodson, Sokhumi4.0 
 10. Ransom, Mgzavrebi3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Corey ALLEN
  Mgzavrebi
  (185-PG-92)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Allen, Mgzavrebi3.1 
 2. Burnette, Olimpi2.3 
 3. Tsintsadze, Kutaisi2.1 
 4. Pkhakadze, Mgzav.2.1 
 5. Rogava, Olimpi1.9 
 6. Lathan, Sokhumi1.8 
 7. Ransom, Mgzavrebi1.6 
 8. Baqradze, Olimpi1.6 
 9. Vaughn, Dinamo T.1.5 
 10. Chikviladze, Cactus T.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Beka BEKAURI
  Kutaisi
  (207-PF-91)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Bekauri, Kutaisi1.8 
 2. Florveus, Cactus T.1.7 
 3. Bridgeman, Cactus T.1.4 
 4. Atuashvili, Rustavi1.4 
 5. Jgerenaia, Sokhumi1.2 
 6. Tubak, Kutaisi1.2 
 7. Pelcher, Batumi1.2 
 8. Krivtsov, Batumi1.1 
 9. Rychlyuk, Sokhumi1.1 
 10. Maravic, Dinamo T.1.0 
Player of the Week

 John Florveus
  Cactus Tbilisi
  ( 211-C-90 )
  

 Davit Maisuradze
  SEU Tbilisi
  ( 205-C/F-90 )
  

Georgian Basketball (Men)

It's Not How You Start, But How You Finish. - Oct 28, 2012


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Nate Bowie
Sometimes this quote can come bite you in the back side and other times it can help you overcome a lose. A lot of times teams start off the game very good because of many reasons but they don't withstand that same drive throughout the game, giving the other team that edge. Other times a team starts off so bad and sluggish in the first quarter that when they finally get down to business it's just to late to get over that mountain to win. This very quote sums up our team in the first 5 minutes of these first few games.
Our first game we beat STU Tbilisi 94-62. But don't let the score fool you, they came out with a great urge to win but just couldn't maintain it for 40 minutes against us. This game we got a wide variety of help. My co-American had great first game debut scoring 17 points and pulling down 14 rebounds. I ended the game with 21 points, 4 rebounds, 4assist and also 4 steals. Energy Rustavi also got helped from our Georgian Partners, Mikheil, Levan, Luka, Gorgi, Revaz and Q for chipping in well rounded numbers to help us get the much needed win. The first game is always filled with a little nervousness and jitters especially when you got so much emotion build up. Whether its good or bad emotions we all want to get on the court and show the world what we have. So every first game you have to be ready to knock down every negative obstacle in your way. That can be anything from the refs to the gymnasium your hooping in. This brings me to our second game we played yesterday. Once again the visiting team Samedicino looked very good early in our home court. We ended the first courted down 21-14. Going to the huddle we all knew that we wasn't playing our best and that for the sake of the home crowd we needed to pick it up. So we came together as a team and put those handcuffs tight around their wrist and held them to only 6 points in the second quarter. Allowing us to force 26 turnovers in the game. We crushed our opponent 79-57, which allowed us to empty our benches and give players that don't normally play the opportunity to put some numbers up. I ended the game with 20 points, 5 rebounds, 4 ast and also 4 steals. We building a very good chemistry between the team as well. Worth to mention Julie pulled down much needed rebounds during the game which gave us more opportunities to fast break. Another part of the game I thrive on. During my first year of college I always remember that my coach use to tell me to never make the game harder than what it is.take what the defense gives you and you will succeed easily. And till this day I try to incorporate that into my everyday basketball game.
Next weekend we will have a good game vs Dinamo. That should be a true test for our new season. For all my family and friends back home I will post a link during this week. Appreciate the support. Looking forward for my agent to come visit me from Israel.

Always remember what we don't start today won't be finished by tomorrow. Knowledge and intelligence are both useless without action. Nate Bowie (183-G-86, college: Cent.Arkansas)   




Shota
Gelazonia
Shota Gelazonia signs at L'Hospitalet - 8 days ago
C.B. Torrons Vicens L'Hospitalet (LEB Silver) landed 23-year old Georgian center Shota Gelazonia (205-94) from Xuven Cambados. In 34 LEB Silver games in Spain he averaged 9.8ppg and 4.9rpg last season. The previous (15-16) season Gelazonia played at Blancos de Rueda where in 16 LEB Silver games he had 11.4ppg and 7.3rpg. He represented Georgia at the European Championships U20 in Tallinn (Estonia) four years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 6.0ppg, 6.0rpg, FGP: 51.0%, FT: 80.0%....   [read more]

Tornike
Shengelia
Georgia rout Czech Republic in Tbilisi - 8 days ago
Georgia - Czech Republic 87-76 Georgia rout Czech Republic 87-76 in Tbilisi in their preparation for Eurobasket 2017. Both teams scored 20 points in the first period, while the hosts posted a 25-18 rally in the second frame to take a 45-38 halftime advantage. Moreover the home side added a 24-21 rally in the third frame to increase the lead to 10 points with 10 minutes to go. Georgia closed the game with a final 18-17 run to seal the victory. Tornike Shengelia (206-PF-91) stepped up wit...   [read more]

Jacolby
Mobley
Mgzavrebi lands Jacolby Mobley - 9 days ago
Mgzavrebi-Armia Tbilisi (Superleague) tabbed 25-year old American guard Jacolby Mobley (183-73kg-92). He just graduated from Tenn-Martin (NCAA). In 28 games he averaged impressive 19.6ppg, 2.9rpg, 2.1apg and 1.0spg last season. Mobley helped them to win the regular season and make it to the OVC Tournament final. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to All-OVC 1st Team. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketba...   [read more]


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