Thursday, December 17, 2009

BC Donetsk signed Giorgi Tsintsadze

BC Donetsk signed Giorgi Tsintsadze (193-PG-86) until the end of the season.

The 23-year old point guard recently terminated his contract with AS Trikalla 2000 of Greece due to lack of payments. Giorgi Tsintsadze is a product of CSKA Moscow juniors. He played in Dusan Ivkovic’s CSKA Moscow at the age of 16 and later signed with Dynamo Moscow when his life-coach moved there. Giorgi Tsintsadze’s Dynamo Moscow won the ULEB Cup title in 2006 and Tsintsadze helped his team in 6 games averaging 2.5ppg, 2.0rpg, 4.0apg and 2.0spg. In Russian Superleague Tsintsadze took part in 12 games averaging 5.7ppg, 1.3rpg, 2.1apg, 3PT:52.0%.

From 2006-07 Tsintsadze joined Estonian TU/Rock where his game flourished. He personally led the small team of TU/Rock to its historical  qualification to the Final Four of FIBA EuroCup 2008. 21-year old Giorgi Tsintsadze was named PG of the Year of FIBA EuroCup 2008 while averaged 14.4ppg, 3.8rpg, Assists-2(5.2apg), 1.8spg in 13 games. He was selected in the All-Star team of Baltic League and FIBA EuroCup in 2008.

Last year Tsintsadze led the Baltic League in Assists-1(5.3apg) while averaged 16.4ppg, 3.6rpg and helped his Tartu Rock to reach the Baltic League semi-finals. He was named MVP of Estonian League in 2008-2009 seasons while led the EMKL league in Assists-1(4.2apg). This year he also led European Championships Division B in Assists-1(5.3apg) with his native Georgian National Team and qualified to European Championships Division A 2010.

source : LMG Sports

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