Giorgi Shermadini may sign at Olympiacos - Dec 23, 2012
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Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (A1) is close to land 23-year old Georgian international center Giorgi Shermadini (216-120kg-89) who currently plays Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv in Israel. In 6 Winner League games this season he averaged 7.5ppg and 5.0rpg. Shermadini also played 9 games in Euroleague where he had 4.8ppg and 2.3rpg. The last season he played at Mapooro Cantu (previous name Bennet Cantu) in Italian SerieA. In 22 games last year he had 9.0ppg and 5.2rpg. He helped them to make it to the supercup final and to the cup final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Italian SerieA All-Star Game. Shermadini also played 16 games in Euroleague where he had 10.9ppg and 5.5rpg. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Euroleague Honorable Mention. He also spent pre-season at Panathinaikos earlier that year. The previous (10-11) season Shermadini played at Union Olimpija Ljubljana in Slovenian Telemach League. The team played in three different competitions (!!!) that year, and he had a chance to explore basketball on different levels. In 21 Telemach League games he had 8.4ppg and 4.5rpg. He contributed to his team winning the cup and make to league final. Shermadini also played 16 games in Euroleague where he had 7.4ppg, 3.4rpg and 1.1bpg. He also played 24 games in Adriatic League where he had 6.7ppg and 4.1rpg. He contributed to his team making it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. Among other achievements Shermadini won Greek League championship title in 2010. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Georgian League Player of the Year award and Eurobasket.com All-Georgian League Domestic Player of the Year award back in 2008. Shermadini has been also a member of Georgian international program for some years. He has has regularly played for Senior National Team since 2006 and previouslyfor U20 National Team between 2007 and 2008. Shermadini also represented Georgia at the Qualifications to European Championships 2013 this year. His stats at that event were 8 games: 5.1ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.0apg, 1.0bpg, FGP: 50.0%, FT: 91.3%. Shermadini has played previously professionally in Slovenia (Un.Olimpija) and Georgia (Maccabi Tbilisi).
AO Faros Keratsiniou (A2) agreed terms with 33-year old domestic power forward Kostas Kakaroudis (204-111kg-83). He has played for the last two seasons at PAOK Thessaloniki (A1). In 28 games he had 4.1ppg and 1.5rpg last season [read more]
AO Faros Keratsiniou (A2) agreed terms with 33-year old domestic power forward Kostas Kakaroudis (204-111kg-83). He has played for the last two seasons at PAOK Thessaloniki (A1). In 28 games he had 4.1ppg and 1.5rpg last season. He helped them to make it to the Greek Cup Semifinals. Kakaroudis also played 15 games in Eurocup where he recorded just 2.8ppg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted Eurobasket.com All-Greek A2 Honorable Mention back in 2009 and 2011. Kakaroudis represented Greece at the World University Championships in Bangkok nine years ago. He has played previously professionally in Romania (CS Energia Rovinari Targu Jiu) and Greece (Kolossos, KAO Dramas, Olimpiada, A.G.O Rethymno Aegean and Ikaroi Serron). Kakaroudis could be described:
Kostas is an all time classic center. Has very high Basketball IQ. He plays intelligently and in his advantages is the fact that he is a true tweener at the power forward and center positions but in the right situation he can become also a small forward.
Limoges CSP Elite (ProA) is interested in signing in with 27-year old American point guard Zamal Nixon (186-89, college: Houston, agency: Two Points) who played last time at GS Lavrio in Greece. In 21 A1 games he had 9.7ppg, 2.1rpg, 3.5apg and 1.5spg last season. The previous (14-15) season Nixon played at Phoenix Hagen (BBL) in German league. In 32 games he recorded 10.2ppg, 1.7rpg, 3.3apg and 1.4spg in. The most of previous (13-14) season he spent at Raiffeisen Wels (A Bundesliga) in Au... [read more]
Limoges CSP Elite (ProA) is interested in signing in with 27-year old American point guard Zamal Nixon (186-89, college: Houston, agency: Two Points) who played last time at GS Lavrio in Greece. In 21 A1 games he had 9.7ppg, 2.1rpg, 3.5apg and 1.5spg last season. The previous (14-15) season Nixon played at Phoenix Hagen (BBL) in German league. In 32 games he recorded 10.2ppg, 1.7rpg, 3.3apg and 1.4spg in. The most of previous (13-14) season he spent at Raiffeisen Wels (A Bundesliga) in Austrian league. In 33 games he recorded 14.7ppg, 3.3rpg, 4.8apg (top 4) and 1.9spg (in top 2). He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Austrian League Honorable Mention. Nixon also spent pre-season at Polpharma (TBL) in Polish league that year. In 12-13 season he played at Nuernberg in German league. In 25 ProA games he was fifth best scorer with remarkable 16.8ppg and averaged 2.6rpg, 3.4apg and 1.1spg. Nixon played also at Hertener Loewen (ProB) in German league. In 17 games he was the best scorer with high stats: 24.9ppg and had 3.0rpg, 5.9apg (top 3) and 1.9spg in 2011-12 season. He contributed to his team ending the regular season as at the second position in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals. It was another spectacular season as he was selected Eurobasket.com All-German 2.Bundesliga Pro B Guard of the Year, named to 1st Team and named to All-Imports Team. Nixon's college team won C-USA Tournament in 2010. He graduated from University of Houston in 2011 and it is his sixth season as a professional player.
ASP Promitheas Patras (A2) agreed terms with 41-year old coachAntreas Kesapidis (185-75). He will be a member of the coaching team of the PAtras team for the coming season. Before that Kesapidis was the Head Coach of Esperos Patras. He has played basketball for the last one seasons at Ionikos Ionias in Greek B league. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Greece [read more]
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