Giorgi Tsintsadze

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Giorgi Tsintsadze
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Tsintsadze with MZT in 2014
No. 8 – BC Kutaisi 2010
Position Point guard
League Georgian Superliga
Personal information
Born (1986-02-07) February 7, 1986 (age 31)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR
Nationality Georgian
Listed height 6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m)
Listed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2002 Academy Tbilisi
2002–2003 Basco Batumi
2003–2004 CSKA Moscow
2004–2005 CSK VVS Samara
2005 Ural Great Perm
2005–2006 Dynamo Moscow
2006–2009 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
2009 Trikala 2000
2009–2010 Donetsk
2010 Trefl Sopot
2010–2011 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
2011–2012 Olimpi Tbilisi
2012–2013 Budivelnyk Kiev
2013–2014 Donetsk
2014 Champville
2014 MZT Skopje
2014–2015 MIA Academy
2015 BCM Gravelines
2016 Rouen Métropole Basket
2016–present Kutaisi 2010
Career highlights and awards

Giorgi Tsintsadze (Georgian: გიორგი ცინცაძე) is a Georgian professional basketball who plays for Kutaisi 2010 of the Georgian Superliga. Giorgi is native of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. He is also a member of the Georgian national basketball team since 2004.

Professional career[edit]

He has played for CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Moscow prior to transferring to Rock Tartu in Estonia. In 2009, after three successful seasons in Tartu, he signed with the Greek League team AS Trikala 2000. Trikala released him on December 11, 2009 upon his own request.[1] He then moved to Ukrainian SuperLeague team BC Donetsk. After the team bankrupted Tsindsadze went to Poland in March 2010 and signed for Trefl Sopot until the end of the season. For the 2010–11 season he returned to Estonia to play for Tartu Ülikool/Rock. Tsintsadze then went to his native Georgia for one season. In 2012 he signed with Budivelnyk Kiev of the Ukrainian SuperLeague. In September 2013, he returned to his former team BC Donetsk.[2] In the summer 2014, Tsintsadze signed with Macedonian basketball team MZT Skopje.[3] On October 31, 2014, he parted ways with MZT.[4] In November 2014, he returned to Georgia and signed with MIA Academy for the rest of the season.[5] On September 15, 2015, he signed with French club BCM Gravelines.[6] In December 2015, he left Gravelines.[7] On January 4, 2016, he signed with Rouen Métropole Basket for the rest of the 2015–16 LNB Pro A season.[8]

Honours and titles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trikala released Giorgi Tsintsadze". Talkbasket.net. 12 December 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Giorgi Tsintsadze signs with BC Donetsk". Sportando.net. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "MZT Skopje sign Marko Pajic and Georgi Tsintsadze". Sportando.com. 26 July 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Giorgi Tsintsadze leaves MZT Skopje". Eurobasket.com. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Giorgi Tsintsadze moved to MIA Academy". Eurobasket.com. 13 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Gravelines-Dunkerque announces George Tsintsadze". Sportando.com. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015. 
  7. ^ Gravelines-Dunkerque to part ways with Giorgi Tsintsadze, to sign Tyrone Brazelton
  8. ^ Giorgi Tsintsadze signs with Rouen Metro Basket

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