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88 Goga Bitadze C

Indiana Pacers

Fantasy Stats
ROST%START%
5%0%
Key Stats
GPMIN/GPTS/GREB/GAST/GFG %
498.43.120.447.3

Player Updates

August 14, 2020 02:32 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Cleared to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) is available off the bench Friday against the Heat, Tony East of the West Indianapolis Community News reports.

Despite dealing with a sore knee, Bitadze will continue seeing action. In his four bubble appearances, he's averaged 4.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and a combined 1.6 blocks-plus-steals across 11.3 minutes.

August 14, 2020 01:28 AM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Questionable with sore knee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze is considered questionable for Friday's game against the Heat due to a sore left knee.

The same issue kept Bitadze out of the Pacers' first three seeding games, so it's something to keep an eye on as Friday's contest approaches. If Bitadze is cleared to play, he could be set for increased minutes with Myles Turner resting.

August 7, 2020 06:40 AM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Plays 11 minutes in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze put up three points (1-4 FG, 1-2 FT), one rebound and one block in 11 minutes during Thursday's 114-99 loss to the Suns.

Bitadze took to the court for the first time in Orlando but failed to have much of an impact. Despite flashes of upside this season, Bitadze is simply a situational player on most nights and can be left on the wire in the majority of fantasy formats.

August 6, 2020 02:44 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Backup minutes possible Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) will be available for Thursday's game against the Suns, and coach Nate McMillan will "try to get him minutes," J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star reports.

Bitadze will be active for the second game in a row, though he didn't see action the first time around. Coach McMillan seems likely to try out Bitadze as the backup five Thursday, however. With Domantas Sabonis (foot) sidelined, that's a spot in the frontcourt that needs some help.

August 5, 2020 05:56 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Questionable vs. Suns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) is questionable for Thursday's contest against the Suns.

Bitadze was available for Tuesday's contest against the Magic, but he didn't get off the bench. Even if he's cleared again Thursday, it's unclear if he would play.

August 4, 2020 05:04 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Available Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze will be available for Tuesday's game against the Magic, Jeremiah Johnson of Fox Sports Indiana reports.

Bitadze missed the first two seeding games while working back from a knee injury, but he's been cleared to make his debut -- should the Pacers need him -- off the bench Tuesday night. The rookie will likely face some initial limitations, but he could eventually step into a slightly increased role in the absence of Domantas Sabonis (foot).

August 3, 2020 02:40 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Out Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) will not play Monday against the Wizards, J. Michael of the Indy Star reports.

Bitadze will miss a second straight game while he continues to deal with soreness in his left knee. When he eventually returns, Bitadze could find his way into some regular minutes in the absence of Domantas Sabonis (foot).

August 2, 2020 08:52 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Questionable vs. Wizards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against Washington.

The rookie was held out of Saturday's re-opening win over the Sixers, and the Pacers will wait to see how the knee feels at shootaround Monday before making a final call on his status. If Bitadze can't go against the Wizards, T.J. Leaf will likely serve as the backup to starting center Myles Turner.

August 1, 2020 02:48 AM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Questionable for opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) is questionable for Saturday's restart opener against the 76ers.

Knee soreness has bothered Bitadze in the bubble, and he wasn't able to participate in any scrimmages. Despite previous reports from earlier this week stating that Bitadze could be out "a couple of weeks," it appears that timeline has been moved up, as it's possible he takes the court Saturday. His presence would be valuable since Domantas Sabonis (foot) is out.

July 27, 2020 04:00 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Expected to miss multiple weeks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) is expected to remain out for "a couple of weeks," per Pacers coach Nate McMillan, J. Michael of the Indy Star reports.

A sore knee sidelined the rookie for the Pacers' most recent scrimmage, and he's now on course to miss most, if not all, of the team's seeding games, which begin Saturday against Philadelphia. Bitadze was not a major factor in the rotation for much of the regular season, but he likely would've been in line for increased minutes in the expected absence of Domantas Sabonis (foot), who's currently away from the team while seeking treatment.

July 23, 2020 02:28 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Not scrimmaging Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) will not scrimmage Thursday against the Trail Blazers, Scott Agness of The Athletic reports.

A sore knee has prevented the rookie from participating in any practices thus far, and he'll miss Indiana's first scrimmage as well. The Pacers' next scrimmage is Sunday against the Mavericks, but if Bitadze wants to play, he'll have to practice before then.

July 22, 2020 05:00 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Still unable to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (knee) did not practice Wednesday, J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star reports.

The rookie has been dealing with a sore knee and has yet to practice in Orlando. As a result, his status for the Pacers' first seeding game Aug. 1 against the 76ers is unclear.

July 22, 2020 11:00 AM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Doesn't practice Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (undisclosed) did not practice Tuesday, J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star reports.

Bitadze is dealing with a soft-tissue injury, but it's not clear what the exact issue is. Regardless, he was held out of a second consecutive practice Tuesday. Until further notice, it seems like his participation in the Pacers' first seeding game, Aug. 1 against the 76ers, might be in jeopardy.

July 21, 2020 12:12 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Tending to soft-tissue issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze was withheld from practice Monday with what Pacers head coach Nate McMillan called a soft-tissue injury, Scott Agness of The Athletic reports.

According to Mark Montieth of the Pacers' official site, Bitadze hasn't practiced in the past week due to the injury, so he's unlikely to be available for the team's first exhibition in Orlando on Thursday versus the Trail Blazers. McMillan didn't seem overly concerned about Bitadze's injury, which the coach believes is a byproduct of the big man working himself back into game shape after the NBA's four-plus-month hiatus. Assuming he's good to go when the Pacers resume their regular season Aug. 1 versus the 76ers, Bitadze will handle a depth role in the frontcourt.

March 2, 2020 04:44 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Recalled from G League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze was recalled from the G League ahead of Monday's tilt with San Antonio.

Bitadze will return to the NBA level after a brief stint in the G League. The rookie center is averaging 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in 8.5 minutes across 46 appearances this year.

March 1, 2020 12:16 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Heads to G League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Pacers assigned Bitadze to the G League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Sunday.

Bitadze will presumably take part in the Mad Ants' road game Sunday versus the Canton Charge, but it's unclear if he'll remain with the affiliate heading into the upcoming week. The Pacers will head to San Antonio on Monday for the second game of their five-game road trip.

February 12, 2020 01:52 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Recalled from G League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Pacers recalled Bitadze from the G League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Wednesday.

Bitadze presumably will be active Wednesday against the Bucks in the Pacers' final game before the All-Star break after a one-day stint in the G League. The rookie big man played 39 minutes for Fort Wayne in its 123-119 overtime loss to the Maine Red Claws on Tuesday, finishing with 13 points (6-19 FG, 1-6 3Pt), seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks.

February 10, 2020 10:04 AM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Back with Pacers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze was recalled by the Pacers ahead of Monday's tilt with the Nets.

Despite flashing upside when given minutes, it's been difficult for Bitadze to crack the Pacers' frontcourt rotation that' jammed with talent. For that reason, he's been limited to just 8.6 minutes per game across 42 appearances this season.

February 9, 2020 11:28 AM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Sent to G League
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Pacers assigned Bitadze to the G League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Sunday.

Bitadze will join Alize Johnson on assignment in the G League along with two-way players Brian Bowen and Naz Mitrou-Long. All four are expected to suit up Sunday in Fort Wayne's matchup with Delaware. Look for Bitadze to move back to the parent club ahead of Monday's home game against the Nets.

January 27, 2020 02:28 PM
Pacers' Goga Bitadze: Plays little in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bitadze (illness) played five minutes in Sunday's 139-129 loss to the Trail Blazers, contributing zero points and one assist.

Even though Bitadze was cleared to play and starting center Myles Turner was sidelined with an illness of his own, the rookie didn't see much use off the bench. Instead, coach Nate McMillan opted to shift power forward Domantas Sabonis over to center, with the 23-year-old logging 41 minutes en route to recording a triple-double. Bitadze could drop out of the rotation entirely if Turner is cleared to play in the Pacers' next game, Wednesday versus the Bulls.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultMinPTSREBASTTOSTLBLK
08/24@ MIAL 87-990000000
08/22@ MIAL 115-1240000000
08/20vs MIAL 100-1090000000
08/18vs MIAL 101-1130000000
08/14vs MIAW 109-9216432212
08/12@ HOUW 108-10417430121
08/10@ MIAL 92-1145210000
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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonteamGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2019-20IND494106112947.363616.7243372.71523.10
2018-19
Total494106112947.363616.7243372.71523.10
More Stats
SeasonteamGMINREBRPGASTAPGSTLSPGBLKBPGTOMPG
2019-20IND49410961.96210.4360.12320.65258.4
2018-19
Total49410961.96210.4360.12320.65258.4
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-11/250
Birthdate:
7/20/1999
Age:
21
Hometown:
Sagarejo, Georgia
Team:
Indiana Pacers
School:

NBA Experience:
0