Austrian-Georgian professional basketball-player Giorgi Bezhanishvili presently plays for Grand Rapids Gold of NBA G League. He played for Illinois Fighting Illini during college-years. He went undrafted during 2021 NBA draft. He became part of Denver Nuggets for NBA Summer League play and thereafter signed an Exhibit 10 deal with them. He later became an affiliate player of Grand Rapids Gold.
Jake Tsakalidis is a Georgian-born Greek retired basketball player who represented the Greek national team in important tournaments like the 1998 FIBA World Championship, the EuroBasket 1999, and the EuroBasket 2003. He also played for popular NBA teams like Phoenix Suns, Memphis Grizzlies, and Houston Rockets during his illustrious playing career.