Zaza Pachulia is in the midst of his eighth season with the Atlanta Hawks. Pachulia is currently one of two players, along with Tornike Shengelia of the Brooklyn Nets, from the Republic of Georgia playing in the NBA.

Pachulia sat down with RealGM to discuss his impact on the future generation of Republic of Georgia basketball players, Tornike Shengelia’s game, the state of the Hawks and his future heading into free agency.