KT was unable to maintain its high advantage against Carrot and lost helplessly.
Suwon KT lost 67-83 in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Goyang Carrot match held at the Goyang Gymnasium on the 19th. KT stayed in 7th place with 17 wins and 23 losses.
At the point where the fight for the 6th round was in full swing, KT missed an important game. Ha Yoon-ki (19 points, 11 rebounds), Yang Hong-seok (14 points, 9 rebounds), and Jung Sung-woo (7 points, 7 assists) struggled, but they could not prevent the team from losing.
KT continued to play on an equal footing with Carrot, finishing the first quarter 25-23. However, the gap widened with 29 runs in the second quarter, and it was difficult to create a chance to turn around by missing an easy goal. The먹튀검증 second half was also dragged by Carrot, and the second half scored 25-31 and was eventually defeated.
In particular, turnover caught my ankle. KT committed 15 mistakes, and Carrot connected them to 14 points. On the other hand, Carrot’s errors were only five. Steel (3-13) derived from turnover was also different.
Manager Seo Dong-cheol, whom we met after the game, said, “It was an important game, but I missed it. Maybe the players were stiff, but the overall play was stiff. I wonder if the will to win was too strong. When we did what we prepared for and did well in the offense and defense, we didn’t show up. Still, if we have a sluggish day, we can do well again after that, so we will prepare well for the match against KCC (the 12th) so that there will be no aftermath.”
Ha Yun-ki scored 17 points in the first quarter alone, recording the most points scored in a single quarter. It was expected that he would use his height advantage to knock Carrot under the goal without mercy and solve the game easily. However, coach Seo Dong-cheol chose Ha Yoon-ki to go to the bench. It was because he wanted to take the second quarter off to work on his stamina in the second half. In conclusion, Ha Yoon-ki scored only two points and remained silent, and coach Seo said that this choice was wrong, but added that it was ‘a choice that could not be helped’.
“I think my choice was wrong. (Ha) Yoongi looked a little tired, so I tried to give him a break in the second quarter. It was a difficult decision, but it was inevitable for the second half. The game schedule was tight and I couldn’t play full-time because of the physical burden. Coincidentally, the score went up a lot at that time. My judgment was ultimately wrong. But it was an unavoidable choice.” These were the words of director Seo Dong-cheol.