Regular season stats for Goga Bitadze's basketball career
|15-16||VTB L.||Vita Tbilisi||6||13.8||31.6||50.0||50.0||0.2||1.5||1.7||0.7||0.5||0.7||2.8||3.5|
|17-18||ABA L.||Mega Bemax||22||23.0||50.2||22.2||67.2||1.9||5.0||6.9||1.0||0.7||2.1||11.8||15.4|
|18-19||ABA L.||Buducnost VOLI||11||20.5||63.8||50.0||66.7||1.4||3.5||4.9||0.6||0.7||1.5||12.5||14.5|
|18-19||ABA L.||Mega Bemax||11||27.9||60.3||41.7||68.4||1.8||6.1||7.9||1.2||0.6||2.5||20.2||22.9|
Goga Bitadze's regular season records
On November 11, 2018, Goga Bitadze tied his career high in points in a Adriatic - Liga ABA game. That day he scored 28 points in Mega Vizura Beograd's home win against KK Cibona, 82-80. He also had 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals and 3 blocks. He shot 9/13 from two, 0/1 from three, shooting at 64.3% from the field. He also shot 10/14 from the free-throw line.
On April 04, 2018, Goga Bitadze set his career high in rebounds in a Serbia - A League game. That day he grabbed 15 rebounds in Mega Vizura Beograd's home loss against Mladost Admiral Zemun, 90-92. He also had 19 points, 2 assists and and 6 blocks.
On October 10, 2018, Goga Bitadze tied his career high in assists in a Adriatic - Liga ABA game. That day he dished 4 assists in Mega Vizura Beograd's home win against Radnicki Basket Beograd, 89-61. He also had 14 points, 7 rebounds and and 2 blocks.
International Competitions stats for Goga Bitadze's basketball career
|15-16||Euro U16-B||U16 Georgia||9||29.9||42.1||33.3||54.1||2.0||6.9||8.9||1.9||1.0||3.7||14.2||17.3|
|16-17||Euro U18-B||U18 Georgia||8||24.0||44.6||58.3||58.1||2.5||7.8||10.3||1.5||0.6||4.1||11.4||18.1|
|17-18||Euro U20-B||U20 Georgia||7||22.1||60.0||50.0||64.3||1.7||4.6||6.3||2.3||0.4||1.0||10.9||14.0|
Basketball stats glossary
|DAY: Competition round
G: Games played
MIN: Minutes played
|2M-2A: 2 points field goals made-attempted
3M-3A: 3 points field goals made-attempted
FG%: Field goal percentage
3%: 3 point field goal percentage
1M-1A: Free-throws made-attempted
1%: Free throw percentage
|OR: Offensive rebounds
DR: Defensive rebounds
REB: Total rebounds
PTS: Points scored
EFF: Efficiency rating
Goga Bitadze's basketball bio
Goga Bitadze (გოგა ბითაძე) is a Georgian basketball player born on July 20, 1999, in Tbilissi. His height is seven foot (2m12 / 7'0") and plays center position. After an impressive Euroleague season with Buducnost VOLI, Goga was drafted 18th overall by the Indiana Pacers in the 2019 NBA draft.
European basketball debuts
Then, Goga moved to Serbia and played for Smederevo in 2016-2017. He averaged 10.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 19 games in the Serbian league. In 2017-2018, he improved its numbers with Mega Bemax to 14.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 8 games. He also played 22 games in the ABA League for 11.8 points and 6.9 rebounds alongside teammates Vlatko Cancar and Dylan Ennis.
In 2018-2019, Goga started the season with Mega Bemax in great shape:
Goga Bitadze was named monthly October MVP and averaged 20.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks in 11 games with Mega Bemax.
End of December 2018, Goga Bitadze was loaned to Buducnost VOLI, where he had the opportunity to play both in the ABA League and Euroleague. He even exceeded the expectations in the highest European competition, averaging 12.1 points (54.8 FG%), 6.4 rebounds and 2.3 blocks in 13 games, with a game high 23 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks against Partizan NIS. Goga was named the best under 22 years old player (“EuroLeague Rising Star”), joining a prestigious list:
Junior and Senior National Team performances
Goga Bitadze has already many experiences with the National Team, first with 3 junior Europeans competitions in the Division B: U16, U18 and U20. Morever, he played a significant role in the 2019 World cup qualifier with Georgia averaging 16.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2 blocks in the 4 last games end of 2018.