Changwon LG, which ranked second in professional basketball, continued its pursuit by winning a match against the leader, Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation.
LG beat Ginseng Corporation 68-63 in the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Professional Basketball regular league home game held at Changwon Gymnasium on the 28th.
With this, LG, who had three consecutive wins at home, kept second place with 21 wins and 13 losses, and narrowed the ride with Ginseng Corporation, who had 23 wins and 11 losses, from 3 games to 2 games.
In addition, the ride with LG and Ulsan Hyundai Mobis (21 wins, 14 losses) in 3rd place took place in half a game.
In LG, Lee Kwan-hee scored 13 points, and Asem Marey achieved a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds.
Lee Jae-do only scored 2 points, but Yoon Won-sang and Dante Cunningham added 11 points side by side.
LG, which showed organized movements in the first quarter and led by 21-17, did not give up the initiative in the second quarter either.
Ginseng Corporation tried their best with Yang Hee-jong and Oh Se-geun in the 2nd quarter, but LG ran away 43-36 with Lee Kwan-hee scoring 11 points in the 2nd quarter only.
However, as Ginseng Corp. counterattacked vigorously in the second half, the game flowed tight.
At the beginning of the third quarter, Omari Spellman’s consecutive goals and Byun Jun-hyeong’s 3-point shot set Ginseng Corporation in pursuit, but Spellman’s 2-pointer made it 46-45, a reversal.
Afterwards, the two teams, who had been tossing and turning, ended the quarter with a score of 54-54. 30 seconds before the end of the quarter, when Ginseng Corporation fell behind 52-54, Byun Jun-hyung fired a tie.
In the 4th quarter, which started from the starting point, LG laughed while the low scoring aspect unfolded.
In a 58-58 tie situation, Marey and Yoon Won-sang scored to find some space, and Lee Jae-do, who had been silent throughout the day, scored two free throws with 16 seconds left in the game to solidify the victory.
Ginseng Corporation struggled with Byun Jun-hyung with 21 points and Oh Se-geun with 13 points and 8 rebounds, but bowed his head.
At Jamsil Student Gymnasium in Seoul, the home team, Seoul SK, defeated Daegu Korea Gas Corporation 118-116 after a close match in the third overtime.
It has been 840 days since Busan kt (now Suwon kt) won Goyang Orion (now Goyang Carrot) 116-115 on October 10, 2020, when the third overtime was played in professional basketball.
SK won three league victories in a row thanks to Kim Seon-hyung, who performed a one-man show with 47 points, and Jamil Warney, who posted 24 points and 20 rebounds, including the final shot.
SK, which became 20-14, was in 4th place, and Korea Gas Corporation, which suffered two consecutive losses despite Lee Dae-seong (30 points), maintained 9th place (13-21).
SK, which finished the 3rd quarter 66-62, seemed to take the loss by allowing KOGAS to turn around again in the 4th quarter, but 4 seconds before the end of the quarter, falling behind by 83-86, Kim Seon-hyung made 3 free throws and all were successful, ending the game. dragged into extension
Even in overtime, the two teams couldn’t decide the winner easily.
In the first overtime, KOGAS made it 97-95 with Jeong Hyo-keun’s outside gun and Lee Dae-sung’s free throw, but Kim Seon-hyung scored 2 points from under the goal to make it 97-97 this time.
In the second extension that followed, Korea Gas Corporation faced off 111-109, 0.3 seconds before the end, Warney balanced again with a free throw. 안전놀이터
In the end, the joys and sorrows were mixed in the third overtime. 33 seconds before the end of the game, when SK was drawn 115-116, Warney put in a come-from-behind final shot, and Heo Il-young added a free throw to finish the victory by 2 points.
At Wonju Gymnasium, Acting coach Wonju DB Kim Joo-seong won 89-73 against his teacher, Jeon Chang-jin Jeonju KCC coach, in a ‘teacher match’.
Six players, including Lee Seon Albano (15 points), Kim Hyun-ho, Kim Jong-kyu, and Dewan Hernandez (above 12 points), scored double-digit points and took the lead in DB’s victory.
In KCC, Heo Ung could not laugh even though he scored 32 points, his highest score in a single game this season, against his former team.
DB, who had 4 consecutive wins in the league, rose to 7th place (16-20), and KCC suffered 4 consecutive losses and stayed in 6th place (16-19).