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Kokoskov Dismissed 4 Basketball Players

The Georgian national basketball team which is in Podcetrtek (Slovenia) will continue preparing for EuroBasket 2013 with 15 players.

Tomorrow the Georgian basketball players will depart for Italy where they will participate in the tournament. According to the press service of Georgian Basketball Federation, the national team will arrive in Italy with 15 basketball players. Four candidates who were in Slovenia will return to Tbilisi.

According to the decision of Igor Kokoskov, head coach of the Georgian national team, Revaz Rogava, Merab Bokolishvili, Beka Chikviladze and Richard Matiashvili will return to Tbilisi. The following basketball players are on the team.

 

Player

Position

Team 2011-12

Giorgi Tsintsadze

Back Line

Budivelnyk, Ukraine

Otar Pkhakadze

Back Line

Vermont, NCAA, USA

Manuchar Markoishvili

Back Line, Forward

Galatasaray, Turkey

Beso Lezhava

Back Line

Armia

Duda Sanadze

Back Line

San Diego, NCAA, USA

Ricky Hickman

Back Line

Maccabi, Israel

Anatoli Boisa

Back Line, Forward

Armia

Levan Patsatsia

Forward

Olimpi

Viktor Sanikidze

Forward

Montepaschi, Italy

Nikoloz Tskitishvili

Forward

Champville, Lebanon

Beka Burjanadze

Forward

Cajasol, Spain

Nika Metreveli

Forward, Center

Paffoni, Italy

Giorgi Shermadini

Center

Olympiacos, Greece

Giorgi Sharabidze

Center

Armia

Luke Zeller

Forward, Center

Phoenix, NBA, USA

 

The Georgian basketball players will hold test games in Italy. They will play Italy at 22:30 Tbilisi time on 7 August, Poland – at 20:00 on 8 August, Israel – at 20:00 on 9 August. After the Trento tournament, the Georgians will return to Podcetrtek and will hold another meeting till 31 August.

 

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