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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 

Georgian Superleague round 25 best performance: Terik Bridgeman - Apr 9, 2017


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Terik
Bridgeman
American Guard Terik Bridgeman (198-G) had a very impressive game in the last round for Cactus Tbilisi, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 25.
The player had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds, while his team crushed Sokhumi (#6, 9-16) with 22-point margin 88-66. Cactus Tbilisi maintains the 4th position in Georgian Superleague. Cactus Tbilisi is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 11-14 record. Bridgeman turned to be Cactus Tbilisi's top player in his first season with the team. Former William Paterson University star has very solid stats this year. Bridgeman is in league's top in rebounds (6th best: 8.4rpg) and averages impressive 1.5bpg and 58.0% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was another Cactus Tbilisi's star - 26-year old American John Florveus (211-C-90). Florveus had a very good evening with a double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds. Of course together with Bridgeman he helped Cactus Tbilisi with another comfortable win outscoring slightly lower-ranked Sokhumi (#6, 9-16) 88-66. Cactus Tbilisi's 4th position in the standings has not changed. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 11-14 record. Florveus is a newcomer at Cactus Tbilisi, but is already one of team's top players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 14.6ppg (#8). He also registered 12.9 boards per game.

Third on the list of top players last round was Ukrainian forward Igor Krivtsov (201-F-86) of Batumi (#7). Krivtsov scored 14 points and grabbed fifteen rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Batumi, leading his team to a 88-71 easy win against the higher-ranked Rustavi (#3, 13-12). The chances of Batumi not to end season at such low position in the league, however are less than slim as they have already lost 16 games, recording just nine victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Krivtsov could try to bring Batumi's a little bit higher in the standings. Krivtsov has a very solid season. In 23 games in Georgia he scored 12.0ppg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Reggie Murphy (208-C-91) of Mgzavrebi - 15 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Darnell Taylor (193-G-91) of Mgzavrebi - 18 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists
6. Zaur Pashaev (188-G-83) of Kutaisi - 18 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Tre Burnette (196-G) of Olimpi - 17 points and 7 rebounds
8. Gegi Baqradze (203-G-94) of Olimpi - 18 points and 5 assists
9. Charlie Lee (175-PG-92) of Rustavi - 18 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists
10. Corey Allen (185-PG-92) of Mgzavrebi - 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists

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)   




Jacob Pullen
Phi.76ers sign Jacob Pullen - 2 hours 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 - 7 hours 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]

Chris
Johnson
Chris Johnson (ex Boca Jrs) is a newcomer at Cactus Tbilisi - 5 days ago
BC Cactus Tbilisi (Superleague) strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old American guard Chris Johnson (190-88kg-91, college: St.Catharine). He played most recently at Boca Jrs in Argentinian LigaA, but was released by the team in Nov.'16. In 9 games he recorded just 2.6ppg and 1.6rpg last season. He was also voted All-MSC 2nd Team in 2016 at his college time. Johnson's team won MSC Regular Season in 2012. Johnson graduated from St.Catharine College in 2016 and actually misse...   [read more]


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