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Tornike Shengelia
Tornike Shengelia
Position: -
Born: 10/05/91
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:207 lbs. / 93.9 kg.
Earnings: $1,262,476 ($1,612,595*)
Ultimately, Tornike Shengelia decided to sign a new contract with Virtus until 2024 (with an option for the 2024/2025 season), despite some other interesting options available for him and his own desire for one more shot in the NBA. “During the summer I had my mind set also to go back to the NBA, and I had many other offers from several different clubs. Finally, I decided with my family to sign a new contract here with Virtus. Obviously, I already saw how the system and the team were working. I like the project, the coach, the players, and the city is amazing. These things combined together are enough for me to push me back to this decision”, he said.
Storyline: Tornike Shengelia NBA return?
Tornike Shengelia provided his own view of the Furkan Korkmaz incident that involved the fight outside of the basketball court. As stated by the player in the Georgian Basketball Federation’s Instagram post, he was provoked to join the conflict. He also admitted that he had to control his emotions better. Full statement: “An ugly situation was created out of thin air and it is very unfortunate how it was handled. It could easily have been avoided from both sides.
Omer Onan: “Wherever you look it, there is nothing to hold onto. The non-playing player, Shengelia, and three people sitting on the bench went to the locker room. At the end of the match, the police were in front of our locker room. Supposedly they were protecting us but they pushed us all the time. We were going to hit each other with our fists”.
Christos Tsaltas: Turkey started the Acropolis Tournament with a win over Georgia (101-88). Cedi Osman 22pts, 9-14 FG, 3rebs Furkan Korkmaz 18pts, 4rebs Alperen Sengun 17pts, 6-8 FG, 3rebs Tornike Shengelia 20pts, 5rebs, 6asts Sandro Mamukelashvili 16pts, 14rebs #BizBirlikteyiz #GoGeorgia