Georgia national basketball team

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Georgia საქართველო
Georgia (country)
FIBA ranking53Decrease3
Joined FIBA1992
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationGBF
CoachIgor Kokoškov
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
Eurobasket
Appearances2 (2011, 2013)
Uniforms
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Georgia საქართველო
Georgia (country)
FIBA ranking53Decrease3
Joined FIBA1992
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationGBF
CoachIgor Kokoškov
Olympic Games
AppearancesNone
FIBA World Cup
AppearancesNone
Eurobasket
Appearances2 (2011, 2013)
Uniforms
Kit body thinredsides.png
Light jersey
Kit shorts.png
Team colours
Light
Kit body thinwhitesides.png
Dark jersey
Kit shorts.png
Team colours
Dark

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
PlayersCoaches
Pos.#NameAge - DOBHt.Club
C4Metreveli, Nika23 – (1991-01-14)14 January 19912.11 m (6 ft 11 in)Basket NapoliItaly
PG5Pkhakadze, Otar21 – (1993-03-28)28 March 19931.90 m (6 ft 3 in)Fighting FalconsUnited States
C7Pachulia, Zaza (c)30 – (1984-02-10)10 February 19842.11 m (6 ft 11 in)Milwaukee BucksUnited States
PG8Tsintsadze, Giorgi28 – (1986-02-07)7 February 19861.92 m (6 ft 4 in)BC MIA AcademyGeorgia (country)
C9Shermadini, Giorgi25 – (1989-04-02)2 April 19892.16 m (7 ft 1 in)CAI ZaragozaSpain
SF10Sanadze, Duda22 – (1992-07-25)25 July 19921.96 m (6 ft 5 in)San Diego TorerosUnited States
G/F11Markoishvili, Manuchar27 – (1986-11-17)17 November 19861.98 m (6 ft 6 in)PBC CSKA MoscowRussia
SF12Patsatsia, Levan30 – (1983-09-27)27 September 19831.95 m (6 ft 5 in)BC Nizhny NovgorodRussia
SF13Sanikidze, Viktor28 – (1986-04-01)1 April 19862.03 m (6 ft 8 in)BC UNICSRussia
PF15Burjanadze, Beka20 – (1994-01-03)3 January 19942.03 m (6 ft 8 in)Basquet CorunaSpain
C22Sharabidze, Giorgi24 – (1990-04-27)27 April 19902.10 m (6 ft 11 in)BC KörmendHungary
F23Shengelia, Tornike22 – (1991-10-05)5 October 19912.06 m (6 ft 9 in)Laboral KutxaSpain
SF24Berishvili, Mikheil27 – (1987-04-12)12 April 19872.03 m (6 ft 8 in)KK Zlatorog LaškoSlovenia
G/F25Lezhava, Besik28 – (1986-02-21)21 February 19861.93 m (6 ft 4 in)BC Dinamo TbilisiGeorgia (country)
PG31Tsivtsivadze, Beka25 – (1989-01-06)6 January 19891.90 m (6 ft 3 in)BC ArmiaGeorgia (country)
SF33Chochua, Mikheil27 – (1987-04-10)10 April 19871.93 m (6 ft 4 in)BC Dinamo TbilisiGeorgia (country)
G-Hickman, Ricky28 – (1985-09-01)1 September 19851.88 m (6 ft 2 in)Fenerbahçe ÜlkerTurkey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • David Ustiashvili
  • Kote Tughushi
  • Jason Staudt

Legend
  • (c) Team captain

Depth chart[edit]

Pos.Starting 5Bench 1Bench 2Bench 3
CZaza PachuliaGiorgi ShermadiniNika Metreveli
PFTornike ShengeliaBeka Burjanadze-
SFViktor SanikidzeLevan PatsatsiaDuda Sanadze
SGManuchar MarkoishviliBesik Lezhava-
PGGiorgi TsintsadzeRicky HickmanOtar Pkhakadze

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

Standings[edit]

    Team advances to the knockout stage
    Team is eliminated


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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]

Template:Basketball in Georgia