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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)

Belivers Never Die - Dec 2, 2012


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I been an underdog my whole life and to tell you the truth I love it. A lot of people want and also like to write you off just for the hell of it. I believe that everybody was born with a purpose whether or not your broke, rich, poor, a loser, work a 9 to 5 or pursing your dreams. If you believe in anything you wish to believe in than most of the time they will come true with a little work ethic. I never had all the answers nor do I claim to have them. But merely through my experience overseas and through my life is all I can go by. A book I'm reading by a famous african american author Daniel Whyte III called Letters To Young Black Men: Advice and Encouragement For A Difficult Journey, says that winners always have everybody's undivided attention, but losers wait until its their time to talk. Which is so true.

A lot of people wrote us off this weekend against Kutaisi. Being as it is an away game and their crowd is probably the best in the league, it would be hard to say we could go in hostile territory and win. On game day I suffered food poison and I couldn't even lay down and relax without having to run to the bathroom. Literally from 8am to 2pm I couldn't keep anything down. To be honest Jehovah had to be tired of me praying, because I swear I prayed so many times to him so I could return to normal and play during this important game. Regardless though I had it made up in my mind that I was going to play this game, the team needed me and I wasn't going to sit on the side and watch. I come from a place where no excuses are recognized, never had a silver spoon, nor was I babied. You work for what you get, and if your a true basketball player that loves the game you will play through anything. For an examplein the 1970 NBA Finals in Game 7 Willis Reed the game before suffered a torn thigh muscle but willed himself back on the court to beat Wilt Chamberlain and his Lakers for the Knicks first championship ever. A lot of people don't understand where this will and focus come from because their life was shelter, fine and cozy. Due to me being weak and sick coach said he would only play me sparingly minutes and not start me this game. But during the warmups I told Badri our assistant coach that I couldn't watch and I need to be out on the floor. The rest is history. Down the stretch we all made real big plays to seal the game. Down by 2, Kutaisi search for a way to score. And as one of their players spinned, I stole the ball from the opposite side due to the fact the opponent didn't switch hands and I layed the ball up. That pretty much was the icing on the cake. I ended up with 19 points, 5 Rebs and 3 steals. We won 67 to 60. As a team we showed great effort as well as a great win, and put us at 6-1 on the season. Looking forward to another big game next weekend vs Armia at our home court. Should be an exciting game to attend.

I want to tell everybody out their that lacks confidence or needs a little pick me up at some point in another, that winning don't mean coming first but simply doing things you've never done. That makes a true winner. We all come from different walks of life but the will to beileve in something makes us come together as a people. Believers Never Die. Keep a lookout for my endorser 2DaHole new commercial and website coming soon. Slam Magazine we coming for you again haha.
Nate Bowie (183-G-86, college: Cent.Arkansas)   




Shota
Gelazonia
Shota Gelazonia signs at L'Hospitalet - 9 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 - 9 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 - 10 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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