Today Kote Tugushi, assistant coach of the Georgia national basketball team, named extended composition at the press conference. Nodar Gogodze (“Olimpi”) and Giga Janelidze (“Roseto”, Italy) are the only new players in the composition.
The national team candidates will start preparing for EuroBasket 2015 in Tbilisi on July 13.
The extended composition of the Georgia national basketball team
Point Guards: Giorgi Tsintsadze (MIA Academy), Jacob Pullen (“Brindisi”, Italy), Otar Pkhakadze (“Langston”, USA, NCAA), Beka Tsivtsivadze (“MIA Academy”)
Shooting guards: Manuchar Markoishvili (CSKA, Russia), Duda Sanadze (“San Diego”, USA, NCAA), Nodar Gogodze (“Olimpi”), Beso Lezhava (“Dinamo”), Mikheil Chochua (“Rustavi”), Levan Patsatsia (no club)
Forwards: Viktor Sanikidze (no club), Giga Janelidze (“Roseto”, Italy), Tornike Shengelia (“Laboral Kutxa”, Spain), Beka Burjanadze (“Coruna”, Spain), Nika Metreveli (“MIA Academy”)
Centers: Zaza Pachulia (“Milwaukee Bucks”, USA, NBA), Giorgi Shermadini (“Cantu”, Italy), Giorgi Sharabidze (“MIA Academy”)
Lasha-Giorgi Gamkrelidze (“Dinamo”) and Nika Tskitishvili (“Champville”, Lebanon) are on the list. Pachulia and Pullen will join the team on July 24.