Toko Shengelia and his wife, Salome Jugeli, are enjoying their first day of marriage Monday. The two were married Sunday in Mshteka, just north of the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in the foothills of the Caucuses Mountains. Irina Pavlova, president of ONEXIM Sports and Entertainment, represented the Nets at the wedding, which took place in the 900-year-old Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, mother church of the Georgian Orthodox Church. Both wore traditional Georgian dress. “it was incredible and very very touching!” said Pavlova, who provided photographs to NetsDaily. “I’m so glad I went!! They are totally adorable together, crazy in love.”
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Al Iannazzone: Nets say Tornike Shengelia will have surgery next week to repair a damaged meniscus in his left knee. An update will be issued after surgery
Net Daily: Shengelia had knee soreness at Orlando summer league. Examination showed a meniscus issue. He has yet to decided on surgery.
Worldsport Georgia reported Wednesday that Toko Shengelia, the Nets second year forward, is unlikely to play in Eurobasket because of a knee injury he suffered in “American camp” and may need knee surgery.
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Told Hawks’ Georgian C Zaza Pachulia (@Zaza Pachulia) won’t partake in pre-Eurobasket scrimmage vs Israel. Will be absent from official tourney?
Atlanta Hawks backup center-forward Zaza Pachulia told USA TODAY Sports he plans to play for Georgia at this summer Eurobasket in Slovenia, but that it may be his last major international competition. Georgia had never qualified for Eurobasket until 2011 and another appearance is a significant accomplishment for the former Soviet republic.
Georgian reigning champs of BC Armia made a big signing today with Jeremy Richardson. The American spent last year in Spain with PE Valencia averaging 7.5ppg in ACB.