Men’s basketball Changwon LG, which showed strong performances on away matches and boasted an away win rate of 85.7% (12 wins, 2 losses) this season, blew a whistle while hugging its home fans as a gift for victory ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.
LG defeated Daegu Korea Gas Corporation 69-64 in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball regular league home game held at Changwon Gymnasium on the 20th.
For LG, Lee Jae-do scored 18 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds, Lee Kwan-hee and Yoon Won-sang each scored 12 points, and Cunningham scored 10 points and 7 rebounds, contributing to LG’s victory. Assem Marey only scored 4 points, but kicked 12 rebounds to add strength.
Recently, LG, which has been on the rise with three consecutive wins, ran in second place with 19 wins and 12 losses. It is 3 games behind the leader, Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation (22-9).
In particular, LG enjoyed the joy of ending a three-game losing streak that began with Jeonju KCC on December 26 last year.
LG posted a whopping 12 wins and 2 losses in away games this season before this game, but in home games, it shows a particularly weak appearance at home, only 6 wins and 10 losses.
In addition, LG has won all four confrontations with KOGAS this season.
On the other hand, KOGAS, which suffered two losses in a row, finished in 8th place with a record of 12 wins and 18 losses.
In Gas Corporation, Holloway’s 12 points were the most in the team.
LG worked hard from the beginning to escape the losing streak.
In the first quarter, Lee Jae-do scored 10 points and Yoon Won-sang scored 8 points, including two 3-point shots, and took the lead 22-10.
KOGAS, which started the actual match 11 days after the game against Carrot in Goyang on the 9th, showed some improvement in the second quarter compared to the first quarter, when the field goal success rate was 29%, but the gap widened to 25-39 at the end of the first half.
LG fell into a slump in the third quarter, where LG scored only 10 points, but the opponent also scored only 11 points, maintaining a double-digit gap.
With Yun Won-sang’s 3-pointer and Dante Cunningham’s middle shot, LG ran away with a 58-38, 20-point lead with 7:30 remaining in the 4th quarter. 스포츠토토
■ Hyundai Mobis, 3rd place alone with 5 consecutive wins against KCC… Ham Ji-hoon played 700 games
At Dongchun Gymnasium in Ulsan, Ulsan Hyundai Mobis, led by coach Cho Dong-hyun, the twin brother of LG coach Jo Sang-hyun, defeated KCC 66-64, and the brothers’ commanding towers won the victory side by side on the same day.
Hyundai Mobis, which showed off its natural enemy with 5 consecutive wins against KCC, recorded 18 wins and 14 losses in the season, ranking third behind Ginseng Corporation and LG.
Gage Prim took the lead with 19 points and 20 rebounds, and Ham Ji-hoon took the lead with 14 points and 6 rebounds.
In particular, veteran Ham Ji-hoon, who has been active only at Hyundai Mobis since his professional debut in 2007, celebrated his 6th victory in 700 regular games in KBL history.
On the other hand, KCC, which had 3 consecutive wins and failed victories against the former club, maintained 6th place (16 wins, 16 losses).