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Georgian Basketball (Men)

Superleague Standings
 1. Kutaisi 19-9 
 2. Batumi 19-9 
 3. Dinamo Tbilisi 17-11 
 4. Sokhumi 15-13 
 5. Rustavi 14-14 
 6. Mgzavrebi 14-14 
 7. Olimpi 9-19 
 8. MIA Academy 5-23 
Play in international cups:
 1. Vita Tbilisi
Last:5/29/2016
VTB United League Standings
 1. CSKA 28-2 
 2. Unics 25-5 
 3. Zenit 23-7 
 4. Lokomotiv 22-8 
 5. Khimky 22-8 
 6. Avtodor 20-10 
 7. N.Novgorod 17-13 
 8. CEZ Nymburk 16-14 
 9. Krasny Oktyabr 12-18 
 10. Enisey 11-19 
 11. VEF Riga 11-19 
 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 9-21 
 13. Bisons Loimaa 8-22 
 14. Kalev/Cramo 8-22 
 15. Astana 7-23 
 16. Vita Tbilisi 1-29 
Last:4/28/2016
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 
Georgian men teams in Euro cups 2015-2016
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Bowie's 31-point game gives him Player of the Week award - Dec 9, 2012


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26-year old guard Nate Bowie (183-G-86) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for league's best team Rustavi and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 8.
He had the game-high 31 points adding six rebounds and five assists for Rustavi in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Armia (#4, 5-2) 79-77. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Rustavi to take over top position in the Georgian league. Rustavi have a solid 7-1 record. In the team's last game Bowie had a remarkable 54.5% from 2-point range and got five three-pointers out of 7 attempts. He turned to be Rustavi's top player in his first season with the team. Central Arkansas graduate has very impressive stats this year. Bowie is in league's top in points (3rd best: 19.5ppg), assists (9th best: 3.9apg) and averages solid 2.9spg and 55.0% FGP.

Second best performed player last round was Keyon Carter (203-F-88, agency: Two Points) of Dinamo Tbilisi. He is American forward in his first season at Dinamo Tbilisi. In the last game Carter recorded impressive double-double of 31 points and 13 rebounds. It was enough for Dinamo Tbilisi to edge the lower-ranked Sokhumi (#9, 1-6) by 4 points 81-77. Dinamo Tbilisi's 6th position in the standings has not changed. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 4-3 record is not bad and everything may still change. Carter is a newcomer at Dinamo Tbilisi and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to center Stevan Milosevic (211-C-85, agency: Interperformances) of league's second-best Olimpi. Milosevic scored 18 points and grabbed eighteen rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Olimpi, leading his team to a 71-62 win against #3 ranked MIA Academy in a game of the week. Olimpi is closer and closer to the top of the standings. They will still need more victories. But 6-1 record is not that bad... Milosevic has a great season in Georgia. After only 7 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 14.9ppg (9th best) and rebounds with 13.0rpg (#1 in league). He also has 1.3bpg and FGP: 62.3%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Ruslan Nazmiev (200-G-87) of Sokhumi - 18 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Lasha Keshelava (200-F-81) of Batumi - 23 points and 16 rebounds
6. Lamar Karim (178-PG-83) of Dinamo Tbilisi - 16 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists
7. Avtandil Eliashvili (200-F-89) of Batumi - 16 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Lamayn Wilson (204-F-80) of Armia - 12 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Vakhtang Kadaria (205-C-89) of Sokhumi - 12 points, 14 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Irakli Dzidziguri (202-F-82) of STU Tbilisi - 21 points, 2 rebounds and 3 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)
  




Will Thomas
Will Thomas and Unicaja in talks about contract extension - May 29, 2016

Will Thomas(203-PF-86, agency: Two Points) and Unicaja are discussing the extension of the cooperation. Unicaja have reportedly offered a new two-year deal to the power forward. Will Thomas has been playing for the Malaga team since 2014. He tallied 8.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists per EuroLeague game this season. Will Thomas also averages 8.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per appearance in Liga Endesa.   [read more]

Nikola
Gacesa
Eurobasket.com All-Georgian League Awards 2016 - May 29, 2016

Player of the Year: Nikola Gacesa (206-F-87) of Rustavi Guard of the Year: Phillip Miller (185-PG-91) of Sokhumi Forward of the Year: Nikola Gacesa (206-F-87) of Rustavi Center of the Year: Kiel Turpin (213-C-89) of Rustavi Defansive Player of the Year: Phillip Miller (185-PG-91) of Sokhumi Import Player of the Year: Kiel Turpin (213-C-89) of Rustavi Domestic Player of the Year: Akaki Dvalishvili (206-PF-91) of Batumi Coach of the Year: Kote Tugushi of Kutaisi 1st Team PG: Phillip Miller...   [read more]

Beka Bekauri
Superleague Round 5 of Finals. Kutaisi conquer the trophy - May 27, 2016

Kutaisi - Dinamo Tbilisi 76-71 Kutaisi have been crowned Superleague champions. They overcame Dinamo Tbilisi in the decisive fifth game of the title series. Dinamo Tbilisi was trailing by 4 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 16-10 charge of Kutaisi, which allowed them to win the game. 27 personal fouls committed by Dinamo Tbilisi helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international Beka Bekauri (207-91) stepped up...   [read more]


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Superleague Round 4 of Finals. Dinamo Tbilisi force decider against Kutaisi - May 23, 2016  
Superleague Round 3 of Finals. Kutaisi claim second victory - May 21, 2016  
Superleague Round 2 of Finals. Dinamo Tbilisi draw even with Kutaisi - May 18, 2016  
Superleague Round 1 of Finals. Kutaisi celebrate first victory - May 17, 2016  
Superleague Round 5 of Semi-Finals. Kutaisi claim Finals birth - May 14, 2016  
Superleague Round 4 of Semi-Finals. Dinamo Tbilisi advance into Finals - May 12, 2016  
Superleague Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Dinamo Tbilisi and Kutaisi record wins - May 11, 2016  
Superleague Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Sokhumi and Dinamo Tbilisi register victories - May 8, 2016  
Superleague Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Batumi and Kutaisi victorious - May 7, 2016  
Lominashvili's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - Apr 28, 2016  
Superleague Round 28: Derby game ends with Mgzavrebi's defeat of MIA - Apr 27, 2016  
Zaur Pashaev claims Georgian Superleague weekly honour - Apr 25, 2016  
Dinamo Wins the Cup of Georgia - Apr 24, 2016  
Superleague Round 27: Batumi loses #1 position - Apr 24, 2016  
JuveCaserta part ways with Nika Metreveli - Apr 16, 2016  
Georgian Superleague round 26 best performance: Giorgi Barbakadze - Apr 16, 2016  
Superleague Round 26 of Regular Season - Apr 15, 2016  
Ransom's 29 points and 8 assists give him Player of the Week award - Apr 10, 2016  
Superleague Round 25: Batumi beats Energy Invest by one after a very close game - Apr 9, 2016  
Navolato signs Tamir Jackson, ex Mgzavrebi - Apr 9, 2016  
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