Reporter Seo Jang-won = Anyang KGC, the leader in professional basketball, broke the chain of losing streak by defeating the lowest ranked Suwon KT.
KGC won 89-77 in an away game against 2022-23 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Suwon KT held at Suwon KT Sonicboom Arena on the 17th.
KGC, who escaped from 2 consecutive losses, recorded their 16th win (6 losses) of the season, widening the gap with 2nd place Ulsan Hyundai Mobis to 2.5 games.
On the other hand, KT, who suffered two consecutive losses, remained at the bottom with 7 wins and 14 losses.
In KGC, Omari Spellman played a big role with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists, and Byun Jun-hyeong also contributed with 21 points and 7 assists. The two combined for 43 points and were responsible for half of KGC’s points that day. Lens Abando (15 points) also contributed to the victory with a double-digit score.
KT’s Jung Sung-woo (23 points), Ha Yoon-ki (19 points, 9 rebounds), and Lee Jei Anoshike (21 points, 8 rebounds) struggled, but fell to their knees due to lack of back heart.
At the beginning of the game, KGC showed anxiety in the defense and gave KT a point and was pulled to 4-11. However, KGC immediately regained their pace and took the lead again as Byun Jun-hyung and Spellman’s consecutive outside shots broke out. Afterwards, KGC finished the first quarter with a 27-13 lead by accumulating points in a salty defense that did not give KT a single point for the remaining time.
However, KGC faltered again in the second quarter. They gave up 13 points in a row without being able to stop KT’s wave of offensive, and were chased by 33-36. At the end of the quarter, Lee Hyun-seok and Kim Young-hwan allowed 3-pointers in a row to tie the score at 42-42. KGC ended the first half with a narrowly two-point lead thanks to Spellman’s goal just before the end of the first half.
Even in the 3rd quarter, KGC continued to fight against KT. When KGC ran away, KT chased after them. In the middle of the 3rd quarter, KGC Byun Jun-hyung’s 5 consecutive points and Oh Se-geun’s points added to lead by 10 points, but KT also chased up to the bottom with 3-point shots from Jei Anoshike, Yang Hong-seok and Ha Yoon-gi. KGC took a 64-58 lead as Spellman scored an outside shot with one second left in the quarter.
In the final 4th quarter, KGC laughed. From the beginning, Spellman scored 8 points, including 2 3-pointers, widening the gap to 12 points. Here, Hee-Jong Yang showed And-One play, and Abando also contributed as an outer catcher. KT ignited the chase with Jung Sung-woo’s counterattack, but KGC was no longer shaken and spent the rest of the game leisurely, ending the game.
At Goyang Gymnasium, home team Goyang Carrot beat Seoul SK 106-84.
Carrot, who won again after losing against DB in Wonju last time, became 12-9 and tied for 3rd place with Changwon LG. With 11 wins and 11 losses, SK maintained the 5th place.
On this day, Carrot hit the SK goal by making as many as 21 3-pointers. Jeon Seong-hyun flew with 26 points and 7 assists, including 6 3-point shots, and Lee Jung-hyun also recorded 22 points and 6 assists, including 6 3-point shots. Ahn Jung-wook (4 3-point shots), Kim Kang-sun (2 3-point shots), and Didric Lawson (2 3-point shots) also fired hot support shots from the outskirts.
Carrot, who finished the first half with a tie at 46-46, scored as many as 31 points in the third quarter alone, solidifying his winning streak 메이저사이트. With Jeon Seong-hyeon at the center, they constantly attacked the outskirts of the collapsed SK. Jeon Sung-hyun, Ahn Jung-wook, Lee Jung-hyun, and Kim Kang-seon boasted high-sensitivity outside shooting skills.
SK, which failed to block Carrot’s outer attack, gave up the atmosphere by only scoring 15 points in the 3rd quarter, and eventually fell on its knees without being able to overcome it.
SK’s Jamil Warney recorded a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Kim Seon-hyung (15 points) and Choi Jun-yong (13 points) scored in double digits, but had no choice but to watch the defeat.
In the following game, Seoul Samsung defeated Jeonju KCC 87-72.
Samsung and KCC, who shared wins and losses, tied for 7th with 9 wins and 13 losses.
Samsung took the lead in victory with Lee Jung-hyun scoring 30 points, including five 3-pointers. Emmanuel Terry (16 points), Lee Ho-hyeon (14 points), and Kim Si-rae (10 points) also played an even role, helping to escape from 5 consecutive losses.
In KCC, Ace Heo Woong struggled with 27 points, but could not prevent the team from losing.