Giorgi Tsintsadze

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Giorgi Tsintsadze
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Tsintsadze (left) against Poland in 2013
Position Point guard
League Georgian Superliga
Personal information
Born (1986-02-07) 7 February 1986 (age 35)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR
Listed height6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m)
Listed weight198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career2001–present
Career history
2001–2002Academy Tbilisi
2002–2003Basco Batumi
2003–2004 CSKA Moscow
2004–2005 CSK VVS Samara
2005 Ural Great Perm
2005–2006 Dynamo Moscow
2006–2009 Tartu Ülikool/Rock
2009 Trikala 2000
2009–2010 Donetsk
2010 Trefl Sopot
2010–2011Tartu Ülikool/Rock
2011–2012Olimpi Tbilisi
2012–2013 Budivelnyk Kiev
2014 Champville
2014 MZT Skopje
2014–2015 MIA Academy
2015 BCM Gravelines
2016 Rouen Métropole Basket
2016–2017 Kutaisi 2010
2017–2018 Politehnica Iași
2018-2020 Al-Shamal Doha
2020 Dinamo Tbilisi
2020-2021 Baniyas Abu Dhabi
2021- BC TSU Tbilisi
Career highlights and awards

Giorgi Tsintsadze (Georgian :გიორგი ცინცაძე) is a Georgian professional basketball player for BC TSU of the Georgian Superliga. Giorgi is native of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. He is also a member of the Georgian national basketball team since 2004.


Professional career

He has played for CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Moscow prior to transferring to Rock Tartu in Estonia. In 2009, after three successful seasons in Tartu, he signed with the Greek League team AS Trikala 2000. Trikala released him on 11 December 2009 upon his own request. [1] He then moved to Ukrainian SuperLeague team BC Donetsk. After the team bankrupted Tsindsadze went to Poland in March 2010 and signed for Trefl Sopot until the end of the season. For the 2010–11 season he returned to Estonia to play for Tartu Ülikool/Rock. Tsintsadze then went to his native Georgia for one season. In 2012 he signed with Budivelnyk Kiev of the Ukrainian SuperLeague. In September 2013, he returned to his former team BC Donetsk. [2] In the summer 2014, Tsintsadze signed with Macedonian basketball team MZT Skopje. [3] On 31 October 2014 he parted ways with MZT. [4] In November 2014, he returned to Georgia and signed with MIA Academy for the rest of the season. [5] On 15 September 2015 he signed with French club BCM Gravelines. [6] In December 2015, he left Gravelines. [7] On 4 January 2016 he signed with Rouen Métropole Basket for the rest of the 2015–16 LNB Pro A season. [8]

Honours and titles

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  1. "Trikala released Giorgi Tsintsadze". 12 December 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. "Giorgi Tsintsadze signs with BC Donetsk". Retrieved 18 September 2013.
  3. "MZT Skopje sign Marko Pajic and Georgi Tsintsadze". 26 July 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  4. "Giorgi Tsintsadze leaves MZT Skopje". 31 October 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  5. "Giorgi Tsintsadze moved to MIA Academy". 13 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  6. "Gravelines-Dunkerque announces George Tsintsadze". 15 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  7. Gravelines-Dunkerque to part ways with Giorgi Tsintsadze, to sign Tyrone Brazelton
  8. Giorgi Tsintsadze signs with Rouen Metro Basket