Goga Bitadze

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Goga Bitadze
No. 11 – Mega Bemax
Position Center
League ABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1999-07-20) July 20, 1999 (age 19)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Nationality Georgian
Listed height 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
Playing career 2015–present
Career history
2015 Vita Tbilisi
2016–present Mega Bemax
2016–2017Smederevo
Career highlights and awards

Goga Bitadze (born July 20, 1999) is a Georgian professional basketball player for Mega Bemax of the ABA League and the Basketball League of Serbia. He also represents the Georgian national basketball team. Standing at 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in), he plays at the power forward and center positions.

Professional career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Bitadze started his basketball career in 2015 with his hometown club Vita Tbilisi. In December 2015, he moved to Serbia and signed with Mega Basket.[1] He was loaned to KK Smederevo for the 2016–17 season. In 2017, Bitadze was selected to attend the Adidas Next Generation Tournament, where he averaged 17.1 points and 11 rebounds for 25.6 PIR.[2] In the final game, KK Mega Basket lost to CFBB Paris, where Bitadze scored a team-high 17 points.

National team career[edit]

Bitadze played for the Georgian U16 national team in 2015 where he averaged 14.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, and 1.9 assists.[3] On August 13, 2015, Bitadze recorded a career high with 24 points against Sweden's U16 national team. Bitadze also played for the Georgian U18 national team in 2016 where he averaged 11.4 points, 10.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists. Bitadze was selected to play for Georgian national basketball team at EuroBasket 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mladi gruzijski reprezentativac prešao u Megu" (in Serbian). sport.blic. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bitadze, Goga". Euroleague Properties S.A. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bitadze, Goga". FIBA Europe. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Georgian Men National Team". Eurobasket Inc. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 

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