Georgia national basketball team

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Georgia საქართველო
Georgia (country)
FIBA ranking 53Decrease3
Joined FIBA 1992
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation GBF
Coach Igor Kokoškov
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Eurobasket
Appearances 2 (2011, 2013)
Uniforms
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The Georgian national basketball team represents the country of Georgia in international basketball competitions. Georgia's national team plays in the European Championship A Division.

The national team has participated twice in FIBA EuroBasket in 2011 (11th place) and 2013 (17th place).

Roster[edit]

Georgian National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
C 4 Metreveli, Nika 23 – (1991-01-14)14 January 1991 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Napoli Basket Italy
PG 5 Pkhakadze, Otar 21 – (1993-03-28)28 March 1993 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Fighting Falcons United States
C 7 Pachulia, Zaza (c) 30 – (1984-02-10)10 February 1984 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Milwaukee Bucks United States
PG 8 Tsintsadze, Giorgi 28 – (1986-02-07)7 February 1986 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) KK MZT Skopje Republic of Macedonia
C 9 Shermadini, Giorgi 25 – (1989-04-02)2 April 1989 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Olympiacos B.C. Greece
SF 10 Sanadze, Duda 22 – (1992-07-25)25 July 1992 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) [[San Diego Toreros]] United States
G/F 11 Markoishvili, Manuchar 27 – (1986-11-17)17 November 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) PBC CSKA Moscow Russia
SF 12 Patsatsia, Levan 30 – (1983-09-27)27 September 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) MIA Academy Georgia (country)
SF 13 Sanikidze, Viktor 28 – (1986-04-01)1 April 1986 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) BC UNICS Russia
PF 15 Burjanadze, Beka 20 – (1994-01-03)3 January 1994 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) CB Sevilla Spain
C 22 Sharabidze, Giorgi 24 – (1990-04-27)27 April 1990 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) BC Armia Georgia (country)
F 23 Shengelia, Tornike 22 – (1991-10-05)5 October 1991 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Laboral Kutxa Spain
SF 24 Berishvili, Mikheil 27 – (1987-04-12)12 April 1987 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) KK Zlatorog Laško Slovenia
G/F 25 Lezhava, Besik 28 – (1986-02-21)21 February 1986 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) BC Dinamo Tbilisi Georgia (country)
PG 31 Tsivtsivadze, Beka 25 – (1989-01-06)6 January 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) BC Armia Georgia (country)
SF 33 Chochua, Mikheil 27 – (1987-04-10)10 April 1987 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) BC Dinamo Tbilisi Georgia (country)
G - Hickman, Ricky 28 – (1985-09-01)1 September 1985 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe Ülker Turkey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (c) Team captain

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2 Bench 3
C Zaza Pachulia Giorgi Shermadini Nika Metreveli
PF Tornike Shengelia Beka Burjanadze -
SF Viktor Sanikidze Levan Patsatsia Duda Sanadze
SG Manuchar Markoishvili Besik Lezhava -
PG Giorgi Tsintsadze Ricky Hickman Otar Pkhakadze

Competitive record[edit]

GEORGIA EURO BASKET First national and Under 16–18–20

FIBA EuroBasket 2015 qualification – Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 Georgia 6 4 2 454 430 +24 10 2–2, +11
 Czech Republic 6 4 2 446 400 +46 10 2–2, −4
 Hungary 6 4 2 402 376 +26 10 2–2, −7
 Portugal 6 0 6 353 449 −96 6  


10 August 2014
19:00
Georgia  73–62  Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 19–20, 19–21, 18–9
Pts: Pachulia 19
Rebs: Sanikidze 12
Asts: Tsintsadze 10
Pts: Auda 18
Rebs: Balvín 7
Asts: Satoranský 8
Tbilisi Sports Palace, Tbilisi
Attendance: 7,500
Referees: Emin Moğulkoç (TUR), Moritz Reiter (GER), Milos Koljensić (MNE)
13 August 2014
18:00
Hungary  74–73  Georgia
Scoring by quarter: 19–18, 18–18, 17–19, 20–18
Pts: Vojvoda 20
Rebs: A. Keller, Vojvoda 5
Asts: J. Keller 6
Pts: Pachulia 19
Rebs: Pachulia 6
Asts: Tsintsadze, Shengelia 4
Messzi István Sportcsarnok, Kecskemét
Referees: Zoran Šutulović (MNE), Janusz Calik (POL), Boris Gabara (SVK)
17 August 2014
16:00
Portugal  90–91 OT  Georgia
Scoring by quarter: 24–14, 21–12, 19–32, 15–21OT: 11–12
Pts: Da Silva 26
Rebs: Soares 9
Asts: Fernandes 8
Pts: Pachulia 25
Rebs: Sanikidze 13
Asts: Tsintsadze 5
Arena Dolce Vita, Ovar
Attendance: 700
Referees: Miguel Pérez Pérez (ESP), Carmelo Paternico (ITA), Jean-Charles Collin (FRA)
20 August 2014
18:00
Czech Republic  86–67  Georgia
Scoring by quarter: 18–13, 21–17, 19–20, 28–17
Pts: Satoranský 16
Rebs: Balvín 7
Asts: Satoranský 6
Pts: Sanikidze 17
Rebs: Pachulia 7
Asts: Tsintsadze 4
24 August 2014
19:00
Georgia  79–59  Hungary
Scoring by quarter: 22–12, 23–18, 17–21, 17–8
Pts: Shengelia 26
Rebs: Sanikidze 9
Asts: Tsintsadze 10
Pts: Wittmann 14
Rebs: A. Keller 6
Asts: Vojvoda 7
27 August 2014
19:00
Georgia  71–59  Portugal
Scoring by quarter: 22–15, 14–16, 16–14, 19–14
Pts: Sanikidze 20
Rebs: Pachulia 10
Asts: Pachulia 9
Pts: Fonseca 17
Rebs: Queiroz 6
Asts: Fernandes 10
Tbilisi Sports Palace, Tbilisi
Attendance: 8,000
Referees: Pérez Perez (ESP), Ersan Kartal (TUR), Oskars Lucis (LAT)

Notable players[edit]

 Georgia vs opponent[edit]

Opponent Wins Losses
 Austria 6 4
 Azerbaijan 2
 Belgium 1 3
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 3
 Belarus 7 3
 Bulgaria 3 4
 Canada 1
 Central African Republic 1
 Croatia 1
 Cyprus 1 1
 Czech Republic 2 6
 Denmark 3 1
 England 1 2
 Estonia 2 2
 Finland 2 3
 France 2
 Germany 2
 Great Britain 1
 Greece 4
 Hungary 1 3
 Iceland 1 1
 Israel 3 4
 Italy 6
 Latvia 4 3
 Lithuania 4
 Luxembourg 7 1
 Macedonia 3 3
 Moldova 1
 Netherlands 2 3
 Poland 2 3
 Portugal 5 1
 Ireland 4
 Romania 7 1
 Russia 1 1
 Serbia 1
 Slovakia 3 2
 Slovenia 3
 Spain 1
 Sweden 3 3
 Switzerland 1
 Tunisia 1
 Turkey 3
 Ukraine 5 1
 Wales 1
44 Countries 89 91

External links[edit]

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