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 1. Batumi 0-0 
 2. Cactus Tbilisi 0-0 
 3. Dinamo Tbilisi 0-0 
 4. Kutaisi 0-0 
 5. Mgzavrebi 0-0 
 6. Olimpi 0-0 
 7. Rustavi 0-0 
 8. Sokhumi 0-0 
Last:9/25/2016
A-League Standings
 1. Cactus Tbilisi 13-2 
 2. Vita Tbilisi 13-2 
 3. Tskaltubo 8-7 
 4. SEU Tbilisi 6-9 
 5. TSU Tbilisi 5-10 
 6. Wings 0-15 
Last:9/25/2016
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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Superleague Round 4: Leader Energy Invest loses to MIA - Nov 10, 2012


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There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with loss of the undefeated team, derby games and even winless team recording their first victory.

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of undefeated Energy Invest (3-1) in Tbilisi on Saturday night. Visitors were rolled over by MIA (4-0) 88-44. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Energy Invest. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 3-0 record before this meeting. The game without a history. MIA led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Energy Invest to just 7 points in third quarter. MIA held Energy Invest to an opponent 21.7 percent shooting from the field compared to 54.2 percent accuracy of the winners and made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. MIA outrebounded Energy Invest 51-24 including a 38-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Energy Invest's players. American center Kirk Archibeque (205-84, college: Fort Lewis) fired a double-double by scoring 24 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists (on 11-of-13 shooting from the field) for the winners. The other American import point guard Deonta Vaughn (185-86, college: Cincinnati) chipped in 11 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists. Cameroonian forward Talba Toudjani (201-80) produced 6 points and 7 rebounds for lost side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. MIA have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record. Energy Invest at the other side dropped to the fourth place with one game lost. They share the position with Kutaisi. MIA's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena STU.
Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Tbilisi: Olimpi (#5) and TSU (#7). Olimpi (3-0) smashed visiting TSU (1-3) by 47 points 98-51. Worth to mention a great performance of international Akaki Dvalishvili (206-90) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds. Stevan Milosevic contributed with 24 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. point guard Givi Bakradze (185-91) replied with 10 points for TSU. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Olimpi have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Armia. TSU at the other side keeps the seventh position with three games lost. They share it with Batumi. Olimpi's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Samedicino-Academia.
Batumi can celebrate their first win this season after three consecutive loses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Tbilisi, where they defeated Sokhumi (0-3) 75-67 on Saturday. Worth to mention a great performance of Nika Ramishvili who helped to win the game recording 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. At the losing side Vakhtang Kadaria responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 15 rebounds. It was the only win of guest team this round and in all other games host teams recorded victories. Batumi (1-3) left bottom position moving up to seventh place, which they share with TSU Tbilisi. It was Sokhumi's third loss in a row. They still closes the standings with three games lost. They share the position with Samedicino. Batumi will meet at home higher ranked Kutaisi (#4) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Armia.
Top-ranked Armia blasted bottom-ranked STU (0-4) in Tbilisi 95-42 keeping the perfect record after 4 rounds. STU is still unable to win any game. The winners were led by Vladimir Boisa who scored that evening 7 points and 13 rebounds. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Armia have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion (3-0) moved-up to second place, which they share with Olimpi. STU at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. Armia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Sokhumi.
The game in Kutaisi was also quite interesting. 5th ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (2-2) played at the court of sixth ranked Kutaisi (3-1). Kutaisi defeated Dinamo Tbilisi 90-78 on Friday. Richard Matiashvili fired 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Kutaisi moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Rustavi. Loser Dinamo Tbilisi dropped to the sixth position with two games lost. Kutaisi will face Batumi (#7) on the road in the next round.



Olimpi - TSU Tbilisi 98-51

Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Tbilisi: Olimpi (#5) and TSU (#7). Olimpi (3-0) smashed visiting TSU (1-3) by 47 points 98-51. The game without a history. Olimpi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding TSU to just 7 points in second quarter. Olimpi dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to TSU's 28. Olimpi forced 28 TSU turnovers and outrebounded them 46-32 including 17 on the offensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 26 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by TSU's players. Worth to mention a great performance of international Akaki Dvalishvili (206-90) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds. Montenegrin center Stevan Milosevic (211-85, agency: Interperformances) contributed with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. point guard Givi Bakradze (185-91) replied with 10 points and power forward Luka Nozadze (207-88) added 2 points and 13 rebounds in the effort for TSU. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Olimpi have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Armia. TSU at the other side keeps the seventh position with three games lost. They share it with Batumi. Olimpi's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Samedicino-Academia.
Top scorers:
Olimpi: A.Dvalishvili 25+10reb+2ast, S.Milosevic 24+12reb, L.Fatsatsia 13+2reb, N.Tutus 9+5reb+2ast, G.Gulisabedashvili 8+2reb+2ast, S.Sokk 6+2reb+9ast
TSU Tbilisi: G.Khaniashvili 13+2reb, G.Bakradze 10+4reb+3ast, G.Tetelashvili 7+1reb, V.Chkareuli 6+1reb+1ast, D.Khizanishvili 5+3reb+1ast, S.Aselaini 4+5reb
gschID: 204988


MIA Academy - Rustavi 88-44

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of undefeated Energy Invest (3-1) in Tbilisi on Saturday night. Visitors were rolled over by MIA (4-0) 88-44. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Energy Invest. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 3-0 record before this meeting. The game without a history. MIA led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Energy Invest to just 7 points in third quarter. MIA held Energy Invest to an opponent 21.7 percent shooting from the field compared to 54.2 percent accuracy of the winners and made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. MIA outrebounded Energy Invest 51-24 including a 38-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Energy Invest's players. American center Kirk Archibeque (205-84, college: Fort Lewis) fired a double-double by scoring 24 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists (on 11-of-13 shooting from the field) for the winners. The other American import point guard Deonta Vaughn (185-86, college: Cincinnati) chipped in a double-double by scoring 11 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists. Five MIA players scored in double figures. Cameroonian forward Talba Toudjani (201-80) produced 6 points and 7 rebounds and guard Revaz Chachanidze (183-90) added 10 points respectively for lost side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. MIA have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record. Energy Invest at the other side dropped to the fourth place with one game lost. They share the position with Kutaisi. MIA's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena STU.
Top scorers:
MIA Academy: K.Archibeque 24+13reb+4ast, A.Lomouri 16+1reb+1ast, B.Lezhava 11+4reb+4ast, D.Vaughn 11+11reb+7ast, B.Bekauri 10+5reb+1ast, M.Bokolishvili 7+1ast
Rustavi: R.Chachanidze 10+3reb, L.Tsekvava 6+1ast, T.Toudjani 6+7reb+2ast, M.Chochua 5+2reb+1ast, K.Nelson 5+5reb+1ast, N.Bowie 4+4reb+3ast
gschID: 204987


Sokhumi - Batumi 67-75

Batumi can celebrate their first win this season after three consecutive loses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Tbilisi, where they defeated Sokhumi (0-3) 75-67 on Saturday. It was a great shooting night for Batumi especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. Worth to mention a great performance of Nika Ramishvili (179-94) who helped to win the game recording 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international forward Lasha Keshelava (200-81) who added 19 points and 6 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side center Vakhtang Kadaria (205-89, college: Mineral Area CC) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 15 rebounds and Uzbekistani-Russian guard Ruslan Nazmiev (200-87, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) scored 18 points. Five Batumi and four Sokhumi players scored in double figures. It was the only win of guest team this round and in all other games host teams recorded victories. Batumi (1-3) left bottom position moving up to seventh place, which they share with TSU Tbilisi. It was Sokhumi's third loss in a row. They still closes the standings with three games lost. They share the position with Samedicino. Batumi will meet at home higher ranked Kutaisi (#4) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Armia.
Top scorers:
Batumi: L.Keshelava 19+6reb+1ast, N.Ramishvili 17+8reb+4ast, G.Nanitashvili 15+10reb, I.Maisuradze 12+7reb+2ast, A.Eliashvili 10+3reb, G.Kvelashvili 2+9reb
Sokhumi: R.Nazmiev 18+3reb, I.Chlaidze 17+2reb+1ast, V.Kadaria 13+15reb+2ast, G.Kopaliani 11+8reb+2ast, R.Baakashvili 3+5reb+2ast, D.Dekanoidze 3+2reb
gschID: 204986


Armia - STU Tbilisi 95-42

Top-ranked Armia blasted bottom-ranked STU (0-4) in Tbilisi 95-42 keeping the perfect record after 4 rounds. STU is still unable to win any game. Armia dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to STU's 22. Armia forced 20 STU turnovers and outrebounded them 51-25 including a 19-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists comparing to just 5 passes made by STU's players. The winners were led by the former international power forward Vladimir Boisa (209-81, agency: World Sport Agency) who scored that evening 7 points and 13 rebounds and Swedish center Joakim Kjellbom (213-79, college: N.Arizona) supported him with 13 points and 7 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Even 12 points by forward Vaja Janashia (203-93, college: High School) did not help to save the game for STU. Forward Giorgi Pirvelashvili (201-88) added 8 points for lost side. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Armia have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion (3-0) moved-up to second place, which they share with Olimpi. STU at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. Armia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Sokhumi.
Top scorers:
Armia: J.Kjellbom 13+7reb+2ast, A.Boisa 13+1ast, Z.Babiashvili 10+3reb+1ast, M.Faison 8+1reb+4ast, G.Jgerenaia 8+8reb+2ast, V.Boisa 7+13reb+3ast
STU Tbilisi: V.Janashia 12+4reb, G.Pirvelashvili 8+2reb+2ast, T.Chachibaia 7+3reb, Z.Machaladze 5+6reb, L.Minashvili 4+1reb, B.Koridze 2+3reb+2ast
gschID: 204989


Kutaisi - Dinamo Tbilisi 90-78

The game in Kutaisi was also quite interesting. 5th ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (2-2) played at the court of sixth ranked Kutaisi (3-1). Kutaisi defeated Dinamo Tbilisi 90-78 on Friday. The game without a history. Kutaisi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot 60.4 percent from the field. Kutaisi had a 28-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. International center Richard Matiashvili (207-89) fired 19 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Azerbaijani guard Zaur Pashayev (188-83) chipped in 14 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals. American forward Flynn Clayman (206-88, college: Cumberlands) produced 26 points and 8 rebounds and his fellow American import point guard Lamar Karim (178-83, college: So.Poly State, agency: Interperformances) added 12 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals respectively for lost side. Five Kutaisi and four Dinamo Tbilisi players scored in double figures. Kutaisi moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Rustavi. Loser Dinamo Tbilisi dropped to the sixth position with two games lost. Kutaisi will face Batumi (#7) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Kutaisi: R.Matiashvili 19+9reb+4ast, B.Kvimsadze 16+5reb+4ast, Z.Pashayev 14+7reb+5ast, G.Barbakadze 14+2reb+3ast, D.Barbakadze 10+3reb+1ast, T.Babunashvili 8+1reb+3ast
Dinamo Tbilisi: F.Clayman 26+8reb+2ast, M.Oluic 18+7reb+1ast, L.Karim 12+8reb+6ast, B.Chikviladze 12+2reb+4ast, I.Lezhava 3+1reb+5ast, Z.Liluashvili 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 204985


  




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