Zaza Pachulia to retire - Yardbarker
29 September, 2018
Zaza Pachulia to retire - Yardbarker
American edition Yardbarker names 25 players of NBA who will retire after the current season. One of them is the Georgian basketball player Zaza Pachulia. “Whether or not you think Zaza Pachulia is a dirty player won't take those two NBA championships off his resume” – it is said in the article. “Nor did such allegations prevent him from signing with the Detroit Pistons in July. The 34-year-old veteran of 15 NBA seasons won't win a title with his new club,
and his contract is good for only one season. Pachulia will have little left to prove come next summer”.

Georgian player left the Golden State several months ago and moved to Detroit. Zaza became a champion for two times while playing in the Golden State.

Recently, Zaza Pachulia has become a student at Harvard University. Zaza, a world–famous basketball player used to be the captain of the National Basketball team of Georgia, until he stopped playing for the National team in September 2017. He then became a player for the National Basketball Association (NBA).
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Zaza in Harvard University

Zaza started playing basketball at an early age in Georgia. He is 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 meters). He was scouted and recruited by the Turkish professional team Ülkerspor when he was a teenager. He became a member of the Georgian junior national basketball team at a young age, leading them at various tournaments.

Zaza had been a member of the Georgian National Basketball team since 2000. Eventually, he became captain of the National Team, playing for them for a total of 17 years.

Apart from playing basketball, Zaza runs his own business in his homeland, Georgia. Several years ago he opened a hotel in Tbilisi named Hotel ZP Plaza and then added another enterprise, a spa center. They are located in different districts of Tbilisi.

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