One of the young stars of the Georgian national basketball team – Goga Bitadze, resumed training before today’s clash with Bulgaria from the group stage of EuroBasket 2022. The center returned to the floor for last night’s practice of the “crusaders” in the “Tbilisi Arena” hall.
The Indiana Pacers basketball player suffered an ankle injury during the game against Belgium a few days ago, and subsequently played six minutes in his team’s next game against Spain, but missed Georgia’s last game against Turkey.
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The 213-centimeter athlete was able to fully participate only in the match against the Belgians, in which he fell short of a double-double, after finishing with 14 points and 9 rebounds with an efficiency of 20. The match between Georgia and Bulgaria starts today from 20:00 Bulgarian time.
Meanwhile, Bitadze was involved in the scandalous scenes in the corridors of the hall with Furkan Korkmaz’s bodyguard, as according to the Turkish camp, he, Tornike Shengelia and Duda Sanadze chased and punched Furkan Korkmaz and his physiotherapist during the match between Georgia and Turkey two years ago days.
The match between Georgia and Bulgaria starts today at 20:00 Bulgarian time.