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 Georgian national basketball team represents the country of Georgia in international basketball competitions. Georgia's national team plays in the European Championship A Division.

The national team has participated twice in FIBA EuroBasket in 2011 (11th place) and 2013 (17th place).

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)Napoli BasketItaly
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)KK MZT SkopjeRepublic of Macedonia
C9Shermadini, Giorgi25 – (1989-04-02)2 April 19892.16 m (7 ft 1 in)Olympiacos B.C.Greece
SF10Sanadze, Duda22 – (1992-07-25)25 July 19921.96 m (6 ft 5 in)[[San Diego Toreros]]United 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)MIA AcademyGeorgia (country)
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)CB SevillaSpain
C22Sharabidze, Giorgi24 – (1990-04-27)27 April 19902.10 m (6 ft 11 in)BC ArmiaGeorgia (country)
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

Competitive record[edit]

GEORGIA EURO BASKET First national and Under 16–18–20

FIBA EuroBasket 2015 qualification – Group E[edit]

TeamPldWLPFPAPDPtsTie
 Georgia642454430+24102–2, +11
 Czech Republic642446400+46102–2, −4
 Hungary642402376+26102–2, −7
 Portugal606353449−966 


10 August 2014
19:00
Georgia 73–62 Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 19–20, 19–21, 18–9
Pts: Pachulia 19
Rebs: Sanikidze 12
Asts: Tsintsadze 10
Pts: Auda 18
Rebs: Balvín 7
Asts: Satoranský 8
Tbilisi Sports Palace, Tbilisi
Attendance: 7,500
Referees: Emin Moğulkoç (TUR), Moritz Reiter (GER), Milos Koljensić (MNE)
13 August 2014
18:00
Hungary 74–73 Georgia
Scoring by quarter: 19–18, 18–18, 17–19, 20–18
Pts: Vojvoda 20
Rebs: A. Keller, Vojvoda 5
Asts: J. Keller 6
Pts: Pachulia 19
Rebs: Pachulia 6
Asts: Tsintsadze, Shengelia 4
Messzi István Sportcsarnok, Kecskemét
Referees: Zoran Šutulović (MNE), Janusz Calik (POL), Boris Gabara (SVK)
17 August 2014
16:00
Portugal 90–91OT Georgia
Scoring by quarter: 24–14, 21–12, 19–32, 15–21OT: 11–12
Pts: Da Silva 26
Rebs: Soares 9
Asts: Fernandes 8
Pts: Pachulia 25
Rebs: Sanikidze 13
Asts: Tsintsadze 5
Arena Dolce Vita, Ovar
Attendance: 700
Referees: Miguel Pérez Pérez (ESP), Carmelo Paternico (ITA), Jean-Charles Collin (FRA)
20 August 2014
18:00
Czech Republic 86–67 Georgia
Scoring by quarter: 18–13, 21–17, 19–20, 28–17
Pts: Satoranský 16
Rebs: Balvín 7
Asts: Satoranský 6
Pts: Sanikidze 17
Rebs: Pachulia 7
Asts: Tsintsadze 4
Sportovní Centrum, Nymburk
24 August 2014
19:00
Georgia 79–59 Hungary
Scoring by quarter: 22–12, 23–18, 17–21, 17–8
Pts: Shengelia 26
Rebs: Sanikidze 9
Asts: Tsintsadze 10
Pts: Wittmann 14
Rebs: A. Keller 6
Asts: Vojvoda 7
27 August 2014
19:00
Georgia 71–59 Portugal
Scoring by quarter: 22–15, 14–16, 16–14, 19–14
Pts: Sanikidze 20
Rebs: Pachulia 10
Asts: Pachulia 9
Pts: Fonseca 17
Rebs: Queiroz 6
Asts: Fernandes 10
Tbilisi Sports Palace, Tbilisi
Attendance: 8,000
Referees: Pérez Perez (ESP), Ersan Kartal (TUR), Oskars Lucis (LAT)

Notable players[edit]

 Georgia vs opponent[edit]

OpponentWinsLosses
 Austria64
 Azerbaijan2
 Belgium13
 Bosnia and Herzegovina33
 Belarus73
 Bulgaria34
 Canada1
 Central African Republic1
 Croatia1
 Cyprus11
 Czech Republic26
 Denmark31
 England12
 Estonia22
 Finland23
 France2
 Germany2
 Great Britain1
 Greece4
 Hungary13
 Iceland11
 Israel34
 Italy6
 Latvia43
 Lithuania4
 Luxembourg71
 Macedonia33
 Moldova1
 Netherlands23
 Poland23
 Portugal51
 Ireland4
 Romania71
 Russia11
 Serbia1
 Slovakia32
 Slovenia3
 Spain1
 Sweden33
 Switzerland1
 Tunisia1
 Turkey3
 Ukraine51
 Wales1
44 Countries8991

External links[edit]

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