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Famous Basketball Players from Georgia

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List of famous basketball players from Georgia, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Georgia has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Georgian basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Georgia and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from Georgia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List ranges from Giorgi Tsintsadze to Jacob Pullen, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Georgian basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from Georgia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of Georgia in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Georgian basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
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Giorgi Shermadini

Giorgi Shermadini (Georgian: გიორგი შერმადინი) is a Georgian professional basketball player for Iberostar Tenerife of the Spanish Liga ACB. He was born in the village of Natakhtari, Georgia on April 2, 1989. He is 2.17 metres (7 ft 1.4 in) tall, and he plays at the center position. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Center

Nationality: Georgia

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Giorgi Tsintsadze

Giorgi Tsintsadze (Georgian: გიორგი ცინცაძე) is a Georgian professional basketball player for Politehnica Iași of the Romanian League. Giorgi is native of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. He is also a member of the Georgian national basketball team since 2004. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Georgia

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Ilia Londaridze

Ilia londaridze, is a Georgian professional basketball player who plays for BC SHSS Tbilisi in Georgian Super League. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Center

Nationality: Georgia

Jacob Pullen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Georgia
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Jacob Everse Pullen (born November 10, 1989) is an American-Georgian professional basketball player for Mornar Bar of the ABA League and the Montenegrin League. He played for the Kansas State Wildcats. Pullen has both American and Georgian citizenship, and has played for the Georgian national team. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Point guard

Nationality: United States of America, Georgia