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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)

Superleague Round 15 of Regular Season - Feb 23, 2013


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Kirk
Archibeque
The most interesting game of round 15 in the Superleague was a home defeat of second-best Energy Invest (11-3) to first ranked MIA (12-2) 96-92. It ended the four-game winning streak of Energy Invest. It was a key game for the top position in the league. They outrebounded Energy Invest 54-42 including 20 on the offensive glass. MIA looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when MIA made 7 blocks. 28 personal fouls committed by Energy Invest helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for American center Kirk Archibeque (205-84, college: Fort Lewis) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 23 rebounds and 4 blocks. His fellow American import point guard Deonta Vaughn (185-86, college: Cincinnati) helped adding 28 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists. The best for the losing side was guard Levan Tsekvava (190-89) with 30 points and 4 assists. MIA have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 12-2 record. Energy Invest at the other side dropped to the fourth position with three games lost. MIA's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi STU.
Important game to mention about took place in Tbilisi. Sixth ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (9-5) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 5th ranked Kutaisi (8-6) 87-85 in the game for the fifth place. It was an exceptional evening for guard Beqa Chikviladze (195-91) who led the winners and scored 21 points and 6 assists. Lamar Karim accounted for 19 points and 5 rebounds. International center Richard Matiashvili (207-89) came up with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 18 rebounds for Kutaisi in the defeat. Dinamo Tbilisi moved-up to fifth place. Kutaisi at the other side dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. Dinamo Tbilisi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi .
Another exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tbilisi: Olimpi (#4) and TSU (#7). TSU was crushed at home by 19 points 72-91 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. The best player for the winners was Akaki Dvalishvili who scored 18 points and 8 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Serzhi Aselaini who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Olimpi. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Armia. Loser TSU keeps the seventh position with nine games lost. Olimpi's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Samedicino-Academia.
Bottom-ranked STU (0-14) is still winless. But it was rather predictable considering how strong their opponent was. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 14th consecutive match to third ranked Armia (11-2) 131-73. It was a good game for Besik Lezhava who led his team to a victory with 22 points and 8 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Armia. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Olimpi. STU lost their fourteenth game in a row. They still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Armia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Sokhumi.

In the last game of round 15 Sokhumi won against Batumi on the opponent's court 81-77.


STU Tbilisi - Armia 73-131

Bottom-ranked STU (0-14) is still winless. But it was rather predictable considering how strong their opponent was. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 14th consecutive match to third ranked Armia (11-2) 131-73. The game without a history. Armia led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Armia outrebounded STU 56-29 including a 18-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 34 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by STU's players. It was a good game for international Besik Lezhava (192-86) who led his team to a victory with 22 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Beka Tsivtsivadze (190-89) contributed with 19 points and 9 assists for the winners. Five Armia players scored in double figures. Forward Tato Chachibaia (201-90) answered with 16 points and 7 rebounds and guard Giorgi Kuchava (193-86) added 12 points in the effort for STU. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Armia. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Olimpi. STU lost their fourteenth game in a row. They still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Armia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Sokhumi.
Top scorers:
STU Tbilisi: T.Chachibaia 16+7reb+1ast, G.Kuchava 12+2reb+1ast, Z.Korkotadze 10+2reb, I.Dzidziguri 8+4reb+3ast, V.Janashia 7+4reb+1ast, L.Sulaberidze 6
Armia: B.Lezhava 22+8reb+2ast, B.Tsivtsivadze 19+3reb+9ast, A.Boisa 18+5reb+1ast, L.Parghalava 17+4reb+1ast, Z.Babiashvili 15+7reb+2ast, G.Gamqrelidze 11+5reb+12ast
gschID: 231581


TSU Tbilisi - Olimpi 72-91

Another exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tbilisi: Olimpi (#4) and TSU (#7). TSU was crushed at home by 19 points 72-91 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. The game without a history. Olimpi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They also forced 20 TSU turnovers. Olimpi looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The best player for the winners was international Akaki Dvalishvili (206-90) who scored 18 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Konstantine Tomaradze (197-90) chipped in 17 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Serzhi Aselaini (198-91) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds and guard George Khaniashvili (194-89) added 13 points and 6 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Olimpi. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Armia. Loser TSU keeps the seventh position with nine games lost. Olimpi's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Samedicino-Academia.
Top scorers:
TSU Tbilisi: S.Aselaini 16+13reb+1ast, G.Khaniashvili 13+1reb+6ast, L.Nozadze 12+7reb+1ast, D.Khizanishvili 10+2reb, V.Chkareuli 7+1reb+2ast, V.Beruashvili 6+3reb+2ast
Olimpi: M.Andriukaitis 19+3reb, A.Dvalishvili 18+8reb+3ast, K.Tomaradze 17+6reb+4ast, L.Fatsatsia 12+6reb+4ast, S.Sokk 8+3reb+6ast, M.Berishvili 7+8reb+1ast
gschID: 231580


Batumi - Sokhumi 77-81

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 9th ranked Batumi's (3-11) home loss to eighth ranked Sokhumi (4-9) 77-81. Batumi was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. They outrebounded Batumi 48-26 including a 19-7 advantage in offensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Batumi helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for center Sergo Atvashovili (223-85) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 21 rebounds. Serbian guard Bosko Stojakovic (196-84) contributed with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Nika Ramishvili (179-94) answered with 28 points and the former international forward Lasha Keshelava (200-81) added 17 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Batumi. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Sokhumi maintains eighth place with 4-9 record. Batumi lost their sixth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 11 games lost. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Armia.
Top scorers:
Batumi: N.Ramishvili 28+2reb+3ast, L.Keshelava 17+8reb+3ast, A.Eliashvili 15+5reb+2ast, I.Maisuradze 13+2reb+7ast, G.Kvelashvili 4+4reb+1ast, N.Sigua 0+2reb+2ast
Sokhumi: S.Atvashovili 17+21reb, B.Stojakovic 16+5reb+5ast, I.Chlaidze 15+3reb+3ast, R.Baakashvili 12+5reb+1ast, G.Kopaliani 9+3reb, V.Kadaria 7+4reb+2ast
gschID: 231577


Dinamo Tbilisi - Kutaisi 87-85

Important game to mention about took place in Tbilisi. Sixth ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (9-5) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 5th ranked Kutaisi (8-6) 87-85 in the game for the fifth place. Strangely Kutaisi outrebounded Dinamo Tbilisi 46-30 including a 17-4 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was an exceptional evening for guard Beqa Chikviladze (195-91) who led the winners and scored 21 points and 6 assists. American point guard Lamar Karim (178-83, college: So.Poly State, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 19 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. International center Richard Matiashvili (207-89) came up with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 18 rebounds and forward Giorgi Barbakadze (203-91) added 15 points and 7 rebounds respectively for Kutaisi in the defeat. Four Kutaisi players scored in double figures. Dinamo Tbilisi moved-up to fifth place. Kutaisi at the other side dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. Dinamo Tbilisi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi .
Top scorers:
Kutaisi: R.Matiashvili 29+18reb+2ast, G.Barbakadze 15+7reb+3ast, Z.Pashayev 12+5reb+5ast, T.Babunashvili 10+5reb, D.Barbakadze 8+2reb, R.Didia 6+3reb+5ast
Dinamo Tbilisi: B.Chikviladze 21+4reb+6ast, L.Karim 19+5reb+3ast, F.Clayman 16+4reb+2ast, I.Lezhava 9+5reb+2ast, M.Oluic 9+11reb+4ast, G.Ormotsadze 8
gschID: 231579


Rustavi - MIA Academy 92-96

The most interesting game of round 15 in the Superleague was a home defeat of second-best Energy Invest (11-3) to first ranked MIA (12-2) 96-92. It ended the four-game winning streak of Energy Invest. It was a key game for the top position in the league. They outrebounded Energy Invest 54-42 including 20 on the offensive glass. MIA looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when MIA made 7 blocks. 28 personal fouls committed by Energy Invest helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for American center Kirk Archibeque (205-84, college: Fort Lewis) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 23 rebounds and 4 blocks. His fellow American import point guard Deonta Vaughn (185-86, college: Cincinnati) helped adding 28 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists. Four MIA players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was guard Levan Tsekvava (190-89) with 30 points and 4 assists and American guard Nate Bowie (183-86, college: Cent.Arkansas) scored 16 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. MIA have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 12-2 record. Energy Invest at the other side dropped to the fourth position with three games lost. MIA's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi STU.
Top scorers:
Rustavi: L.Tsekvava 30+2reb+4ast, N.Bowie 16+8reb+7ast, K.Nelson 14+10reb+2ast, L.Khmelidze 9+5reb, T.Toudjani 8+6reb+2ast, R.Atanelishvili 7+6reb+1ast
MIA Academy: D.Vaughn 28+7reb+9ast, K.Archibeque 23+23reb+1ast, M.Bokolishvili 21+3reb+2ast, I.Londaridze 11+10reb+4ast, B.Raymond 9+6reb+1ast, R.Rogava 2+4reb+3ast
gschID: 231578


  




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