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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 

Superleague Round 21: Derby game ends with Mgzavrebi's defeat of Sokhumi - Mar 12, 2017


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Kaheem
Ransom
The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tbilisi: Mgzavrebi (#8) and Sokhumi (#4). Mgzavrebi (6-15) won against visiting Sokhumi (9-12) 77-65. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Sokhumi. It was a great shooting night for Mgzavrebi especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.6 percentage. It was a good game for American point guard Kaheem Ransom (185, college: Sam Houston St.) who led his team to a victory with 24 points. His fellow American import point guard Corey Allen (185-92, college: S.Florida) contributed with 20 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. American guard Dwayne Lathan (190-89, college: Indiana St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds for Sokhumi. Sokhumi's coach Nugzar Cheishvili rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Mgzavrebi maintains eighth place with 6-15 record. Sokhumi at the other side keeps the fourth position with 12 games lost.
An interesting game for Dinamo Tbilisi (20-1) which played road game in Kutaisi against second-best Kutaisi (14-6). First ranked Dinamo Tbilisi managed to get a 12-point victory 90-78. American guard Deonta Vaughn (185-86, college: Cincinnati, agency: Interperformances) stepped up and scored 22 points and 8 assists for the winners and Levan Patsatsia chipped in 19 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. The best for the losing side was international point guard Giorgi Tsintsadze (192-86) with 19 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals. Dinamo Tbilisi have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 20-1 record. Defending champion Kutaisi keeps the second position with six games lost.
The game in Tbilisi was also quite interesting. Third ranked Energy Invest (12-9) played at the court of 5th ranked Cactus Tbilisi (8-13). Energy Invest defeated Cactus Tbilisi 89-75 on Saturday. Sergo Atuashvili nailed 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side. Terik Bridgeman came up with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds for Cactus Tbilisi in the defeat. Energy Invest maintains third place with 12-9 record having eight points less than leader Dinamo Tbilisi. Cactus Tbilisi lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth position with 13 games lost.

In the last game of round 21 Olimpi beat Batumi on the road 83-74.

Mgzavrebi - Sokhumi 77-65

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tbilisi: Mgzavrebi (#8) and Sokhumi (#4). Mgzavrebi (6-15) won against visiting Sokhumi (9-12) 77-65. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Sokhumi. It was a great shooting night for Mgzavrebi especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.6 percentage. It was a good game for American point guard Kaheem Ransom (185, college: Sam Houston St.) who led his team to a victory with 24 points. His fellow American import point guard Corey Allen (185-92, college: S.Florida) contributed with 20 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four Mgzavrebi players scored in double figures. American guard Dwayne Lathan (190-89, college: Indiana St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds and power forward Oleksandr Tishchenko (205-89) added 6 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Sokhumi. Sokhumi's coach Nugzar Cheishvili rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Mgzavrebi maintains eighth place with 6-15 record. Sokhumi at the other side keeps the fourth position with 12 games lost.
Top scorers:
Sokhumi: D.Lathan 21+10reb+3ast, O.Buliava 12+1reb+1ast, G.Jgerenaia 8+4reb+2ast, O.Tishchenko 6+9reb+2ast, R.Woodson 4+2reb+1ast, K.Tomaradze 4+1reb+1ast
Mgzavrebi: K.Ransom 24+4reb+2ast, C.Allen 20+7reb+2ast, O.Pkhakadze 14+7reb+5ast, A.Lominashvili 12+9reb+1ast, D.Taylor 4+9reb+3ast, R.Murphy 3+3reb+2ast
gschID: 532321


Cactus Tbilisi - Rustavi 75-89

The game in Tbilisi was also quite interesting. Third ranked Energy Invest (12-9) played at the court of 5th ranked Cactus Tbilisi (8-13). Energy Invest defeated Cactus Tbilisi 89-75 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Energy Invest. Cactus Tbilisi managed to win fourth quarter 21-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Center Sergo Atuashvili (223-85) nailed 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side and American forward Maurice Lewis-Briggs (203-90, college: Slippery Rock, agency: Mansfield and Associates) accounted for 17 points and 6 rebounds. American guard Terik Bridgeman (198, college: William Pater.) came up with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds and the other American import center John Florveus (211-90, college: Georgia) added 13 points and 10 rebounds respectively for Cactus Tbilisi in the defeat. Five Energy Invest and four Cactus Tbilisi players scored in double figures. Energy Invest maintains third place with 12-9 record having eight points less than leader Dinamo Tbilisi. Cactus Tbilisi lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth position with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
Cactus Tbilisi: J.Florveus 13+10reb+1ast, D.Lomidze 13+1reb+2ast, T.Bridgeman 13+10reb+3ast, B.Chikviladze 11+5reb+3ast, I.Chlaidze 8+1reb+1ast, T.White 7+1reb+2ast
Rustavi: T.Spagnolo 18+6reb, M.Lewis-Briggs 17+6reb+2ast, S.Atuashvili 17+8reb+3ast, R.Chachanidze 13+4reb+1ast, C.Lee 12+4reb+7ast, C.Kasperbauer 12+1reb+2ast
gschID: 532320


Kutaisi - Dinamo Tbilisi 78-90

An interesting game for Dinamo Tbilisi (20-1) which played road game in Kutaisi against second-best Kutaisi (14-6). First ranked Dinamo Tbilisi managed to get a 12-point victory 90-78. After very bad start, Kutaisi stormed back in the second period cutting the deficit to 1 point 45-44. But it was not enough and Dinamo Tbilisi took back the control in second half. They made 16-of-18 charity shots (88.9 percent) during the game. Dinamo Tbilisi forced 21 Kutaisi turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Dinamo Tbilisi especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.6 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. American guard Deonta Vaughn (185-86, college: Cincinnati, agency: Interperformances) stepped up and scored 22 points and 8 assists for the winners and the former international Levan Patsatsia (198-88, college: Troy) chipped in 19 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Five Dinamo Tbilisi players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was international point guard Giorgi Tsintsadze (192-86) with 19 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals and Azerbaijani guard Zaur Pashaev (188-83) scored 14 points. Dinamo Tbilisi have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 20-1 record. Defending champion Kutaisi keeps the second position with six games lost.
Top scorers:
Kutaisi: G.Tsintsadze 19+5reb+5ast, Z.Pashaev 14+2reb+3ast, A.Lomouri 12+5reb+1ast, G.Barbakadze 9+3reb+2ast, L.Tsekvava 9+2reb+3ast, B.Bekauri 9+5reb
Dinamo Tbilisi: D.Vaughn 22+3reb+8ast, L.Patsatsia 19+7reb+6ast, N.Maravic 18+6reb+3ast, M.Berishvili 16+4reb+3ast, I.Londaridze 11+4reb, N.Gogodze 4+2reb
gschID: 532319


Batumi - Olimpi 74-83

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when seventh ranked Olimpi (7-13) beat on the road 6th ranked Batumi (7-14) 83-74 on Friday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Batumi won third quarter 29-28. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Olimpi dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Batumi's 32. American guard Tre Burnette (196, college: S.Dakota) nailed a double-double by scoring 28 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side and the former international guard Revaz Rogava (191-93) accounted for 20 points and 5 rebounds. Ukrainian point guard Illya Shemosiuk (188-85) came up with 25 points and Ukrainian forward Igor Krivtsov (201-86) added 19 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Batumi in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Olimpi moved-up to sixth place. Batumi lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh position with 14 games lost.
Top scorers:
Batumi: I.Shemosiuk 25+4reb+2ast, I.Krivtsov 19+9reb+1ast, B.Lezhava 11+4reb+4ast, K.Jintcharadze 11+8reb+1ast, I.Maisuradze 3+3reb+1ast, L.Revazashvili 3+1reb
Olimpi: T.Burnette 28+13reb+2ast, R.Rogava 20+5reb+3ast, I.Mikeladze 12+4reb+9ast, G.Baqradze 10+3reb+3ast, W.Pitchford 9+2reb+2ast, N.Schlitzer 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 532318
  




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