Warriors news: Zaza Pachulia granted with Order of Honor by Georgia president
If you woke up this morning thinking how Zaza Pachulia is doing these days, wonder no more.
The Golden State Warriors center is currently in his home country of Georgia, where he’s apparently making rounds, showing his people what an NBA champion looks like. And as proof that Georgians take pride in Pachulia being part of the Warriors’ title run, Georgia President Giorgi Margverlashvili bestowed upon the 14-year NBA veteran an Order of Honor as recognition of him becoming the first Georgian-born player to cop the Larry O’Brien trophy.
— President Of Georgia (@MargvelashviliG) August 7, 2017
Per NBA.com, this is just one of the many stops Pachulia is going to make in Tbilisi, the nation’s capital, over the course of his stay in Georgia.
The Order of Honor is presented to citizens for their outstanding personal contribution to the building of the independent Georgian state. In addition to the award ceremony, Pachulia will bring the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy to numerous events in and around his birthplace, Tbilisi, over the following week.
It’s been a great summer so far for Pachula, who, apart from winning the NBA championship and being given the said Order of Honor, signed a fresh one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Warriors.