Professional basketball DB, no losing streak Won by 20 points over LG
Cheong Kwan-Jang completely defeats Hyundai Mobis Keep the spark alive to advance to the semifinals KCC catches Samsung and escapes 2 consecutive losses
Wonju DB, the leader in professional basketball, defeated Changwon LG and revived the atmosphere that had faltered for a while.
DB defeated LG by 93-73, 20 points, in the 2023-2024 CheongKwanJang Professional Basketball home game held at Wonju Sports Complex on the 21st.
Didrick Lawson scored 25 points, Sangjae Kang scored 19 points, and Jong-gyu Kim and Seon Albano scored 16 points each, leading to a complete victory.
DB, which was caught by 2nd place Seoul SK on the 20th, added another number of wins and maintained the lead with 27 wins and 7 losses, and also ahead of LG with 3 wins and 1 loss in its season opponent record.
LG, which was tied for 3rd place, fell to 4th place with 20 wins and 13 losses.
DB, which was down 20-24 in the first quarter, began to take control of the game in the second quarter with Albano’s goal penetration, Kim Jong-gyu’s paint zone score, and Kang Sang-jae’s three-point shot.
However, LG blocked DB Kim Jong-gyu’s under-the-goal shots twice with 4 seconds left in the second quarter, ending the first half with a 41-46 lead and aiming for a counterattack in the second half.
LG, whose rebounder Assem Marey had been absent for two games, took a 17-14 lead in the first half with Juan Tello actively participating in the rebound.
While LG Juan Tello went to the bench to rest in the third quarter, DB began to solidify its lead by gaining an advantage under the goal.
With 4 minutes and 22 seconds left in the quarter, Albano hit a 3-pointer, increasing DB’s lead to 57-47, 10 points.
DB, which entered the fourth quarter with a 68-60 lead, steadily accumulated points under the goal and did not allow LG to catch up.
With about 3 minutes left, Kim Hoon, Kang Sang-jae, and Albano hit consecutive 3-pointers to make it 88-70, sealing the victory.
Jeonggwanjang Park Ji-hoon
Anyang Jeonggwanjang, ranked 7th, defeated 6th ranked Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 114-90 in a home game held at Anyang Gymnasium, keeping hopes alive of securing a playoff ticket for up to 6th place.
Cheong Kwan-Jang, who had 13 wins and 21 losses, narrowed the lead against Hyundai Mobis (16 wins, 17 losses) to 3.5.They also won their first match against Hyundai Mobis this season, recording 1 win and 3 losses.
Cheong Kwan Jang took a comfortable lead of 64-46 in the first half thanks to the hard work of Park Ji-hoon and Robert Carter (24 points).
In the third quarter, Choi Seong-won (26 points) added 11 points to the attack, and Jeong Gwan-jang scored 90 points, predicting victory early on.
Jeonggwanjang Park Ji-hoon, who celebrated his birthday, even experienced the joy of recording his highest score by scoring 29 points.
Additionally, Cheong Kwan-Jang’s 114 points were the most scored this season.
KCC Choi Jun-yong
Busan KCC escaped a two-game losing streak by defeating Seoul Samsung 90-74 in an away game held at Jamsil Indoor Stadium.
KCC was behind 42-48 in the first half, but Choi Jun-yong turned the game around by scoring 16 points in the third quarter.
Choi Jun-yong scored the most points of both teams with 22 points, and Heo Woong also scored 20 points, contributing to the victory.
Samsung fell into last place, falling into a 6-game losing streak. 고스톱