Vladimir Boisa

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Vladimir Boisa
Vladimer Boisa 2010.jpg
Boisa playing for Zadar
Personal information
Born (1981-07-04) July 4, 1981 (age 36)
Rustavi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Georgian / Slovenian
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 1996–2012
Position Power Forward
Career history
1996–1998 Azoti Rustavi
1998–1999 Postojna
1999–2001 Slovan
2001–2005 Olimpija
2005–2007 Montepaschi Siena
2007–2008 Spartak Primorje
2008 Aris Thessaloniki
2008–2009 Menorca Bàsquet
2009–2010 Zadar
2010–2011 Olimpija
2012 Panionios
2012 Armia

Vladimir Boisa or Vladimer Boisa (born July 4, 1981) is a Georgian retired basketball player and since 2013 the vice-president of Georgian Basketball Federation. He last played for BC Armia.

Professional career[edit]

Boisa has spent the most successful years of his career in Slovenia, where he played for Olimpija for the four seasons. [1] During the last season with the club, Boisa participated in Euroleague, where his average stats were 15.8 points and 6.3 rebounds. [2] He managed to score 28 points against Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. during the season, which is the highest points he has ever scored in the competition. [3]

Later he moved to Italy and joined Montepaschi Siena in 2005. [4]

During his season-long spell in Greece with Aris Thessaloniki, Boisa averaged 4.1 points and 2.5 rebounds in the Greek Basket League. [5]

The Georgian player has Liga ACB experience as well, as he played for Menorca Bàsquet during 2008-09 season, averaging 4 points and 2 rebound in 18 minutes of playing time. [6] He was released by the club in February, 2009. [7]

Boisa returned to Olimpija in 2010, having spent the only season for the club. [8] [9]

In 2012, during his final year of career Boisa moved again to Greece and joined Panionios. [10] His last club was BC Armia in Georgian Superliga. [11] He left the club at the start of year 2013 and decided to retire.

National team[edit]

Vladimir Boisa played for the Georgia national team. He was one of the members of the team, which won FIBA EuroBasket 2009 Division B. [12]

Boisa participated with his national team in Eurobasket 2011 as well, averaging 2.6 points per game. [13]

Personal life[edit]

Boisa is married to a Slovenian woman and has two children: a boy named Lian and a daughter named Naia. [14]

Vladimer's brother Anatoli is also a basketball player. The brothers participated together for Georgia in Eurobasket in 2011. [15]

Career statistics[edit]

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2001–02 Slovenia KK Olimpija 8 3 8.1 .357 .143 .900 1.1 .0 .4 .1 2.8 0.8
2002–03 Slovenia KK Olimpija 20 20 21.2 .465 .319 .726 3.7 .9 .8 .3 8.5 7.0
2003–04 Slovenia KK Olimpija 19 18 27.5 .453 .349 .623 3.0 .9 .6 .3 9.3 5.7
2004–05 Slovenia KK Olimpija 14 14 33.2 .532 .286 .603 6.3 .4 .8 .5 15.8 14.5
2005–06 Italy Montepaschi Siena 14 9 20.3 .500 .229 .500 3.2 .8 .8 .3 5.6 4.1
2007–08 Greece Aris Thessaloniki 10 3 16.0 .278 .500 .429 2.2 .7 .1 .2 3.4 2.7
2010–11 Slovenia KK Olimpija 4 0 6.5 .000 .000 .000 .5 .5 .0 .0 .0 .0
Career 89 67 20.9 .476 .312 .636 3.3 .7 .6 .1 7.9 6.1

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