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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 

John Florveus claims Georgian Superleague weekly honour - Mar 26, 2017


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American John Florveus (211-C-90) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Cactus Tbilisi and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 23.
The 26-year old center had a double-double of 31 points and fourteen rebounds, while his team beat Mgzavrebi (#8, 6-17) 82-69. Cactus Tbilisi is placed at 4th position in Georgian Superleague. Cactus Tbilisi is rather a weak team placed in lower part in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 9-14 record. Florveus turned to be Cactus Tbilisi's top player in his first season with the team. University of Georgia graduate has very impressive stats this year. Florveus leads league in rebounds with 12.7rpg. Florveus is in league's top in and averages solid 1.8bpg and 53.9% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 25-year old American forward Thomas Spagnolo (201-F-91) of Rustavi. Spagnolo impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds. Bad luck as Rustavi lost that game 77-85 to the lower-ranked Olimpi (#6, 8-14). Rustavi managed to keep the same 3rd spot in the standings. His team's 13-10 record is not bad at all. Spagnolo is a newcomer at Rustavi and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders.

The third best performed player last round was former international forward Beka Bekauri (207-PF-91) of second-ranked Kutaisi. Bekauri scored 17 points and grabbed eleven rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Kutaisi, leading his team to a 81-65 easy win against the lower-ranked Sokhumi (#5, 9-14). Kutaisi needs these victories very badly if they think about taking over top position in the standings. Their record at this point is 16 victories and 6 lost games. Bekauri has a great season in Georgia. After 22 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 7.9rpg (7th best). He also has 1.7bpg and FGP: 57.8%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Sergo Atuashvili (223-C-85) of Rustavi - 23 points and 10 rebounds
5. Revaz Rogava (191-G-93) of Olimpi - 23 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists
6. Tre Burnette (196-G) of Olimpi - 19 points and 7 rebounds
7. Giorgi Tsintsadze (192-PG-86) of Kutaisi - 20 points, 2 rebounds and 6 assists
8. Terik Bridgeman (198-G) of Cactus Tbilisi - 16 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Mikheil Tchotchua (193-SG-87) of Dinamo Tbilisi - 21 points
10. Igor Krivtsov (201-F-86) of Batumi - 15 points and 7 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)   



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