Giorgi Shermadini
Full Name: Giorgi Shermadini
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 7-1 / 250
Birthdate: April 2, 1989
High School:
Team: Maccabi Tbilisi
Country: Georgia
 

U20 European Championships
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2007 8 0 36 64 .563 28 37 .757 0 0 .000 59 12 2 17 100 12.5

An early entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights: Has grown up and played professionally in his native Republic of Georgia. A member of the Georgian National Team. Averaged 12.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots at the 2007 U20 European Championships held in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. Blocked shots average was the second-highest in the competition. Was a member of the World Select Team at the 2007 Nike Hoop Summit held in Memphis, Tennessee, but was unable to play in the game due to injury. Played with the Georgian National Team at the 2005 U16 European Championships in Bulgaria.

2007-08: Averaged 33.5 points, 18.4 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 3.2 blocked shots and 2.3 steals in the Georgian Highest League.

2006-07: Averaged 35.1 points, 16.4 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 3.4 blocked shots and 2.6 steals in the Georgian Highest League.

2005-06: Averaged 28.5 points, 14.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.0 blocked shots and 1.2 steals in the Georgian Highest League.

Strengths: Legitimate seven-footer who understands how to use his body to maintain post position. Possesses a nice jump hook and continues to improve with his fundamental skills. A defensive presence with his shot-blocking ability.

Personal: Started playing basketball at the age of 16.



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