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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)

Zviad Babiashvili claims Georgian Superleague weekly honour - Dec 2, 2012


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Zviad
Babiashvili
Experienced former international power forward Zviad Babiashvili (200-PF-78) put on an amazing game in the last round for Armia and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7.
The 34-year old power forward had a double-double of 14 points and eleven rebounds, while his team outclassed TSU Tbilisi (#7, 2-5) with 29-point margin 94-65. Armia is placed at 3rd position in Georgian Superleague. They are still close to the very top. Armia would have been even better if they kept winning the games like in the last round. They have a solid 5-1 record. Babiashvili has many years of experience at Armia, through which he has constantly improved. Zviad Babiashvili averages this season 7.6ppg.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 23-year old center Vakhtang Kadaria (205-C-89) of Sokhumi. Kadaria impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 19 points and 13 rebounds. Of course Sokhumi cruised to a 86-75 relatively comfortable win over STU Tbilisi (#11, 0-6). The game was between two teams which are definitely not main contenders for the title. Sokhumi keeps 9th position. 5 lost games are too many comparing to just one victory Sokhumi managed to get this year. Kadaria is well-known by Sokhumi fans and he already established his position as one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 15.0ppg (#8). He also registered 11.5 boards per game.

The third best performed player last round was Ioseb Lezhava (185-PG-91) of Dinamo Tbilisi (#6). Lezhava showcased his all-around game by recording 16 points, seven rebounds and ten assists (!!!) in the last round. Despite Lezhava's great performance Dinamo Tbilisi lost 79-84 to slightly higher-ranked Olimpi (#4, 5-1). But his team cannot count on just a single player as he also needs help of the other teammates. The last thing Dinamo Tbilisi needs is to lose another game like this one. They lose more and more distance to the top teams. Their record is 3 victories and 3 lost games. Lezhava has a great season in Georgia. After only 6 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in assists with 4.7apg (7th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Lasha Keshelava (200-F-81) of Batumi - 21 points and 13 rebounds
5. Ivane Maisuradze (194-G-85) of Batumi - 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists
6. Flynn Clayman (206-F-88) of Dinamo Tbilisi - 18 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Kyle Nelson (203-F-89) of Rustavi - 12 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Nate Bowie (183-G-86) of Rustavi - 19 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Zaur Pashayev (188-G-83) of Kutaisi - 16 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists
10. Sten-Timmu Sokk (181-PG-89) of Olimpi - 8 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Giorgi
Tsintsadze
Giorgi Tsintsadze (ex Kutaisi) signs at Politehnica Iasi - 12 hours ago
Newly promoted CS Politehnica Unirea Iasi (Liga Nationala) landed 31-year old Georgian international point guard Giorgi Tsintsadze (192-90kg-86). He played most recently at Kutaisi Kutaisi in Georgian Superleague. In 32 games he was fourth best scorer with impressive 17.4ppg and recorded 5.1rpg, 7.0apg (leader !!!) and 2.1spg (in top 3) last season. Tsintsadze helped them to win the cup and make to league final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.co...   [read more]

Jacob Pullen
Phi.76ers sign Jacob Pullen - 16 hours ago
Philadelphia 76ers signed 28-year old Georgian point guard Jacob Pullen (184-85kg-89, college: Kansas State). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Pullen played last season at BC Khimki Moscow Region in Russian VTB league. In 17 Eurocup games he had 10.3ppg, 1.2rpg, 2.5apg and 1.1spg. He helped them to make it to the quarterfinals. Pullen also played 23 games in VTB United League where he recorded 8.9ppg, 1.2rpg and 1.6apg. He contributed to his team making it to the final....   [read more]

Davit
Ioseliani
Cornella lands Davit Ioseliani, ex Mgzavrebi - 21 hours ago
CB Cornella (EBA) tabbed 26-year old Georgian forward Davit Ioseliani (207-91). He played most recently at Mgzavrebi in Georgian Superleague, but left the team in Dec.'15. In 9 games he averaged 3.1ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.1apg in 2015-16 season. Among other achievements Ioseliani received Eurobasket.com All-Georgian League Newcomer of the Year award back in 2008. He represented Georgia at the European Championships U18 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) eight years ago. His stats a...   [read more]


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