OnScene: Zaza Pachulia receives Order of Honor from Georgian president

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachuliabecame the first player from the Republic of Georgia to win an NBA title when the Warriors defeated theCleveland Cavalierslast season.

Two months later, Pachulia -- with the Larry O'Brien Trophy in tow -- is celebrating with his country. On Monday, Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili presented Pachulia with the Order of Honor, which is given for outstanding personal contribution to the building of the independent government.

Pachulia has been providing first-hand accounts of his trip for ESPN since he landed in Tbilisi on Sunday, and will continue throughout the week.





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