FIBA opened disciplinary proceedings against Goga Bitadze, Duda Sanadze, Tornike Shengelia, and Furkan Korkmaz for engaging in unsportsmanlike conduct.

Credit: FIBA
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Following the allegations from both National Federations in relation to incidents in the venue after the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 game between Turkey and Georgia, FIBA opened an investigation on September 5, 2022.

Duda Sanadze

Duda  Sanadze
Position: SF
Age: 30
Height: 197 cm
Weight: 95 kg
Birth place: Tbilisi, Georgia

After carefully reviewing the case material, including the CCTV videos, FIBA has opened disciplinary proceedings for engaging in unsportsmanlike conduct against the following players:

and their respective national federations.

FIBA has requested from all the parties provide their position on the investigation before deciding on any applicable disciplinary measures.

Bitadze, Sanadze, Shengelia, and Korkmaz were involved in a conflict that happened outside of the court, in Tbilisi Arena's tunnel.

The Georgian trio allegedly attacked Korkmaz. As stated by the Turkish star, the incident reminded a street fight. Both sides were throwing punches at each other.

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