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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 23: Cactus Tbilisi beat Mgzavrebi in a derby game - Mar 25, 2017


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The Regular Season in Superleague is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 5 rounds.

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tbilisi: Cactus Tbilisi (#6) and Mgzavrebi (#8). Mgzavrebi was defeated at home 69-82 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. The game without a history. Cactus Tbilisi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. The best player for the winners was American center John Florveus (211-90, college: Georgia) who had a double-double by scoring 31 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks. His fellow American import guard Terik Bridgeman (198, college: William Pater.) chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds. Avtandili Lominashvili (204-92) produced 14 points and 7 rebounds for the hosts. Cactus Tbilisi (9-14) moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Sokhumi. Mgzavrebi at the other side stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. Cactus Tbilisi is looking forward to face Batumi (#7) on the road in the next round. Mgzavrebi's supporters also look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Olimpi.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Energy Invest (13-10) against seventh ranked Olimpi (8-14) on Saturday night. Visiting Energy Invest was defeated by Olimpi in a tough game in Tbilisi 77-85. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Energy Invest. The former international guard Revaz Rogava (191-93) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Tre Burnette contributed with 19 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Center Sergo Atuashvili (223-85) answered with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds for Energy Invest. Olimpi moved-up to sixth place. Energy Invest at the other side keeps the third position with ten games lost. Olimpi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Mgzavrebi.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tbilisi. Second ranked Kutaisi faced 4th placed Sokhumi. Guests from Kutaisi (16-6) defeated host Sokhumi (9-14) 81-65. It was a great evening for Beka Bekauri who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Oleksandr Tishchenko responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion maintains second place with 16-6 record having seven points less than leader Dinamo Tbilisi. Sokhumi lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 14 games lost. They share it with Cactus Tbilisi. Kutaisi will meet at home Energy Invest (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Dinamo Tbilisi.
Leader Dinamo Tbilisi delivered the twenty second victory. This time they crushed 5th ranked Batumi (8-15) 95-64. It was a quality performance for Mikheil Tchotchua who led the winners and scored 21 points. Dinamo Tbilisi's coach Irakli Khoshtaria felt very confident that he used 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Dinamo Tbilisi (22-1) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place. Batumi at the other side dropped to the seventh position with 15 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 Sokhumi.

Olimpi - Rustavi 85-77

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Energy Invest (13-10) against seventh ranked Olimpi (8-14) on Saturday night. Visiting Energy Invest was defeated by Olimpi in a tough game in Tbilisi 77-85. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Energy Invest. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Energy Invest won fourth quarter 17-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Olimpi dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Energy Invest's 32. The former international guard Revaz Rogava (191-93) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. American guard Tre Burnette (196, college: S.Dakota) contributed with 19 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Center Sergo Atuashvili (223-85) answered with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds and American forward Thomas Spagnolo (201-91, college: Appalachian St.) added 13 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Energy Invest. Four Energy Invest players scored in double figures. Olimpi moved-up to sixth place. Energy Invest at the other side keeps the third position with ten games lost. Olimpi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Mgzavrebi.
Top scorers:
Olimpi: R.Rogava 23+6reb+5ast, T.Burnette 19+7reb+1ast, L.Maskhulia 11+3reb, G.Bakradze 10+6reb+1ast, K.Tomaradze 8+3reb, G.Baqradze 7+4reb+8ast
Rustavi: S.Atuashvili 23+10reb+1ast, C.Kasperbauer 16+5reb+5ast, T.Spagnolo 13+15reb+4ast, M.Lewis-Briggs 11+9reb+7ast, E.Lortqifanidze 9+2reb, T.Qitoshvili 3
gschID: 540342


Mgzavrebi - Cactus Tbilisi 69-82

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Tbilisi: Cactus Tbilisi (#6) and Mgzavrebi (#8). Mgzavrebi was defeated at home 69-82 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. The game without a history. Cactus Tbilisi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. The best player for the winners was American center John Florveus (211-90, college: Georgia) who had a double-double by scoring 31 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks. His fellow American import guard Terik Bridgeman (198, college: William Pater.) chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds. Avtandili Lominashvili (204-92) produced 14 points and 7 rebounds and American point guard Corey Allen (185-92, college: S.Florida) added 13 points and 10 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Cactus Tbilisi (9-14) moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Sokhumi. Mgzavrebi at the other side stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. Cactus Tbilisi is looking forward to face Batumi (#7) on the road in the next round. Mgzavrebi's supporters also look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Olimpi.
Top scorers:
Cactus Tbilisi: J.Florveus 31+14reb+3ast, T.Bridgeman 16+9reb+2ast, I.Chlaidze 16+5reb, B.Chikviladze 9+7reb+9ast, T.White 4+3reb+3ast, L.Lolishvili 3+2reb+1ast
Mgzavrebi: A.Lominashvili 14+7reb+3ast, C.Allen 13+10reb, K.Ransom 10+5reb+2ast, D.Taylor 9+4reb+1ast, R.Murphy 8+6reb+1ast, O.Pkhakadze 7+1reb+3ast
gschID: 540345


Sokhumi - Kutaisi 65-81

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tbilisi. Second ranked Kutaisi faced 4th placed Sokhumi. Guests from Kutaisi (16-6) defeated host Sokhumi (9-14) 81-65. The game without a history. Kutaisi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Kutaisi outrebounded Sokhumi 44-25 including a 31-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great evening for the former international Beka Bekauri (207-91) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. International point guard Giorgi Tsintsadze (192-86) helped adding 20 points, 6 assists and 4 steals. Four Kutaisi players scored in double figures. Power forward Oleksandr Tishchenko (205-89) responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds and naturalized Azerbaijani forward Davit Barbakadze (203-82) scored 15 points. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion maintains second place with 16-6 record having seven points less than leader Dinamo Tbilisi. Sokhumi lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 14 games lost. They share it with Cactus Tbilisi. Kutaisi will meet at home Energy Invest (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Dinamo Tbilisi.
Top scorers:
Kutaisi: G.Tsintsadze 20+2reb+6ast, B.Bekauri 17+11reb+3ast, L.Tsekvava 11+1reb+3ast, A.Lomouri 11+6reb+1ast, G.Barbakadze 8+4reb+2ast, V.Kadaria 5+6reb+2ast
Sokhumi: O.Tishchenko 16+8reb+3ast, D.Barbakadze 15+2reb, M.Bokolishvili 10+1reb+1ast, K.Tomaradze 8+1reb+1ast, G.Kvetenadze 6+1ast, G.Jgerenaia 5+3reb
gschID: 540344


Dinamo Tbilisi - Batumi 95-64

Leader Dinamo Tbilisi delivered the twenty second victory. This time they crushed 5th ranked Batumi (8-15) 95-64. The game without a history. Dinamo Tbilisi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot the lights out from three nailing 14 long-distance shots on high 56.0 percentage. Dinamo Tbilisi players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Batumi's players. It was a quality performance for the former international Mikheil Tchotchua (193-87, agency: Octagon Europe) who led the winners and scored 21 points. Center Ilia Londaridze (205-89) accounted for 12 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Dinamo Tbilisi's coach Irakli Khoshtaria felt very confident that he used 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Ukrainian forward Igor Krivtsov (201-86) came up with 15 points and 7 rebounds and Ukrainian point guard Illya Shemosiuk (188-85) added 14 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Batumi in the defeat. Five Dinamo Tbilisi and four Batumi players scored in double figures. Dinamo Tbilisi (22-1) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place. Batumi at the other side dropped to the seventh position with 15 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 Sokhumi.
Top scorers:
Dinamo Tbilisi: M.Tchotchua 21+1reb+1ast, L.Grdzelidze 15+1ast, G.Revazishvili 12+3reb+1ast, I.Londaridze 12+9reb+1ast, M.Berishvili 10+8reb+4ast, N.Gurtskaia 9+2reb
Batumi: I.Krivtsov 15+7reb, I.Shemosiuk 14+6reb+2ast, B.Lezhava 10+3reb+5ast, K.Jintcharadze 10+5reb+1ast, L.Revazashvili 7+7reb, I.Maisuradze 4+2ast
gschID: 540343


  




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