Georgia national basketball team

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Georgia Georgia (country) საქართველო
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FIBA ranking 53Decrease3
Joined FIBA 1992
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Georgian Basketball Federation
Coach Igor Kokoškov
Olympic Games
Appearances None
FIBA World Cup
Appearances None
Eurobasket
Appearances 3 (2011, 2013, 2015)
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
Dark
Zaza Pachulia with the Georgian national team uniform.

The Georgia National Basketball Federation was established on June 4, 1991. Georgia FIBA member since 1992. The first official game (against the Poland national basketball team) was played in 1995. Georgian Basketball legends were Mikhail Korkia, Otar Korkia, Zurab Sakandelidze, Nodar Dzhordzhikiya, Guram Minashvili, Vladimir Ugrekhelidze, Nikolai Derugin, Vladimir Stepania, Gia Sanadze. Georgians still have great players. Zaza Pachulia, Giorgi Shermadini, Viktor Sanikidze, Manuchar Markoishvili, Tornike Shengelia, Giorgi Tsintsadze who help Georgian national basketball team went to a game of Eurobasket 2011, 2013, 2015. The Georgian national basketball team represents of Georgia (country) in international basketball competitions. Georgia's national team plays in the European Championship A Division.

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) BC MIA Academy Georgia (country)
PG 5 Pkhakadze, Otar 21 – (1993-03-28)28 March 1993 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Langston Lions 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) BC MIA Academy Georgia (country)
C 9 Shermadini, Giorgi 25 – (1989-04-02)2 April 1989 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Pallacanestro Cantù Italy
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) BC 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) Basquet Coruna Spain
C 22 Sharabidze, Giorgi 24 – (1990-04-27)27 April 1990 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) BC Körmend Hungary
F 23 Shengelia, Tornike 22 – (1991-10-05)5 October 1991 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Saski Baskonia 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

Georgia Euro basket First national and Under 16–18–20[edit]

Standings[edit]

     Team advances to the knockout stage
     Team is eliminated


Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Slovenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Macedonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

5 September[edit]

Georgia v Netherlands[edit]

5 September 2015
15:00
Georgia  vs.  Netherlands

Macedonia v Greece[edit]

5 September 2015
18:00
Macedonia  vs.  Greece

Croatia v Slovenia[edit]

5 September 2015
21:00
Croatia  vs.  Slovenia

6 September[edit]

Netherlands v Macedonia[edit]

6 September 2015
15:00
Netherlands  vs.  Macedonia

Slovenia v Georgia[edit]

6 September 2015
18:00
Slovenia  vs.  Georgia

Greece v Croatia[edit]

6 September 2015
21:00
Greece  vs.  Croatia

8 September[edit]

Slovenia v Netherlands[edit]

8 September 2015
15:00
Slovenia  vs.  Netherlands

Georgia v Greece[edit]

8 September 2015
18:00
Georgia  vs.  Greece

Croatia v Macedonia[edit]

8 September 2015
21:00
Croatia  vs.  Macedonia

9 September[edit]

Greece v Slovenia[edit]

9 September 2015
15:00
Greece  vs.  Slovenia

Macedonia v Georgia[edit]

9 September 2015
18:00
Macedonia  vs.  Georgia

Netherlands v Croatia[edit]

9 September 2015
21:00
Netherlands  vs.  Croatia

10 September[edit]

Slovenia v Macedonia[edit]

10 September 2015
15:00
Slovenia  vs.  Macedonia

Georgia v Croatia[edit]

10 September 2015
18:00
Georgia  vs.  Croatia

Greece v Netherlands[edit]

10 September 2015
21:00
Greece  vs.  Netherlands

Notable players[edit]

 Georgia vs opponent[edit]

External links[edit]

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