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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 

Christopher Anderson claims Georgian A League weekly honour - Mar 17, 2017


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Christopher
Anderson
American Christopher Anderson (170-PG-92) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for league's second-best Hyundai-TSU and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com A League Player of the Week award for round 8.
The 24-year old playmaker had the game-high 24 points adding five rebounds and six assists for Hyundai-TSU in his team's victory, helping them to beat BC Titebi (#4, 4-4) 84-75. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Hyundai-TSU maintains the 2nd position in Georgian A League. They would have been even better if they did not have these two lost games earlier in Regular Season. Hyundai-TSU will need more victories to improve their 5-2 record. In the team's last game Anderson had a remarkable 77.8% from 2-point range. He turned to be Hyundai-TSU's top player in his first season with the team. University of San Diego graduate has very impressive stats this year. Anderson is in league's top in assists (2nd best: 7.9apg) and averages solid 3.1spg and 57.1% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 23-year old American forward Travante Williams (197-F-93, agency: Duran International) of Tskaltubo. Williams impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 29 points and 14 rebounds. Bad luck as Tskaltubo lost that game 67-75 to the higher-ranked DELTA (#1, 5-2). This loss caused Tskaltubo to drop to 5th position in the standings. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 4-4 record is not bad and everything may still change. Williams is a newcomer at Tskaltubo and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 32.3ppg (#1). He also registered 10.3 boards per game.

The third best performed player last round was American Laron Griffin (205-C-89) of top-ranked DELTA. Griffin scored 15 points and grabbed fifteen rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of DELTA, leading his team to a 75-67 win against the lower-ranked Tskaltubo (#5, 4-4). DELTA confirms their top position in the standings. Their record at this point is 5 victories and 2 lost games. Griffin has a great season in Georgia. After only 7 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 9.4rpg (5th best). He also has 2.1bpg and FGP: 52.5%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. George Korsantia (203-F/C-98) of Hyundai-TSU - 13 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists
5. Tato Chachibaia (201-F-90) of Arena-76 - 15 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Armani Flannigan (203-F-92) of BC Titebi - 20 points and 12 rebounds
7. Rodnerius Lewis (193-G-93) of Arena-76 - 15 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Deondre Ray (196-SF) of DELTA - 21 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Ryan Aaron (190-G-91) of BC Titebi - 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Christopher Gabriel (210-C-88) of Hyundai-TSU - 22 points and 6 rebounds

The Player of the week is chosen 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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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