Markoishvili with Galatasaray in October 2013.
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
November 17, 1986 |
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR
|Listed height||6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Markoishvili as a young basketball player was very talented, and he turned into a professional basketball player in Georgia before he graduated from high school. He played for Basco Batumi in the 2001–02 season. In Basco, he distinguished himself, even though he was the youngest player of the team.
Markoishvili was scouted and recruited by the Italian League club Benetton Treviso in 2003. In 2004, he was loaned to Mitteldeutscher BC of the German League for the season, and with them he won the FIBA Europe Cup.
In 2004, he moved to the Slovenian club Olimpija Ljubljana. He entered the 2007 NBA Draft, but he went undrafted. In 2007, he was transferred to the Ukrainian League club BC Kiev. From 2009 to 2013, he played with Pallacanestro Cantù of the Italian League.
On July 11, 2014, Markoishvili signed a two-year contract with the Russian team CSKA Moscow. In his first season with the team, CSKA Moscow won the VTB United League, after eliminating Khimki with 3–0 in the final series. On July 24, 2015, he parted ways with CSKA.
Georgian national team
His father Nugzar Markoishvili is a retired professional basketball player, who currently is a coach at Tbilisi State University. Markoishvili's brother Giorgi is also a professional basketball player in Georgia.
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- "Manu Markoishvili joined CSKA". cskabasket.com. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
- "CSKA wins championship!". vtb-league.com. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
- "Manu Markoishvili to move to the other team". cskabasket.com. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
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