“You have to push your opponent without getting injured” (Kim Sang-shik, KGC coach)
“You also have to practice fouling” (KCC coach Jeon Chang-jin)
Anyang KGC 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Round 6 held at Anyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 20th They will face off against Jeonju KCC in the match. Leading KGC’s season record is 35 wins and 15 losses. The ride with 2nd place Changwon LG is 2 games.
KGC won 76-68 against Suwon KT on the 18th. After EASL (East Asian Super League), they broke three consecutive losses. Reduced the magic number to 2.
Omari Spellman (203cm, F) exploded with 29 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block shot. Jung Joon-won (193cm, F) also played an active part in the 2022-2023 season with an individual record of 11 points (2022.11.10. Seoul Samsung Match).
After EASL, Byun Jun-hyung (185cm, G)’s physical decline is noticeable. Byun Jun-hyung averaged 11.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1 steal in 4 games in 6 rounds. His 3-point shot success rate, which was an average of 35.4% for the season, fell to 23.5% in the 6th round. The average score is also the lowest since the first round (11.1 points).
KGC coach Kim Sang-shik said before the game, “(Bae) Byung-jun is returning. (Daryl) Monroe doesn’t appear. He also does weights, and is doing bracing exercises. He says strenuous exercise is still tough. He said that he would be able to play the next game against Hyundai Mobis or against DB. He says the director is sick, but he has nothing to say. He said his calves were sore. He said it wasn’t serious in the hospital. recovery is slow There is age. It keeps getting better,” he said.
He continued, “If only one foreign player plays, another injury could occur. That said, it is not a situation where you can relax. The preparation for the game is the same. “I don’t like it. He says he will play hard. I know it’s an important moment. I have to drive my opponent to avoid getting injured. If the game goes well, I can give him a break.”
Lastly, he said, “I watched the match between DB and LG the day before. In the beginning, DB seemed to be having a hard time. After getting tangled up, DB won. I watched it very hard. Every day is difficult.”
On the other hand, KCC fell on the threshold of 4 consecutive wins. 6th place KCC’s season record was 23 wins and 27 losses. The ride with Wonju DB-Suwon KT in 7th place is 3 games.
KCC suffered a crushing defeat against LG, the first match of the 6th round, but after that, it won 3 consecutive wins, including the match against Wonju DB, a ranking competitor. A win on the day will determine their advance to the playoffs.
Following Lagunah (199cm, C), Dion Thompson (204cm, C) is also shining. He is showing good efficiency with 12.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1 assist and 0.8 steals, even though he only played an average of 16 minutes and 47 seconds in 5 games in 6 rounds.
Heo Woong (185cm, G)’s comeback time is also approaching. Heo Woong, who injured his ankle in a match against Ulsan Hyundai Mobis on February 9, is preparing for his comeback. After quenching in the remaining schedule, it is expected to go to the playoffs.
Before the game, KCC coach Jeon Chang-jin said, “I had a meeting with (Heo) Woong the day before. We will play against SK on the 24th. Still has some swelling in his feet after training. Woong says it’s okay, but he doesn’t want to. A playoff berth is certain. I will put it into the game against SK. an ambitious player By increasing the intensity of training, I want to quickly raise my body condition. After checking once more at the hospital, I plan to practice with (Lee) Geun-hwi starting tomorrow. We will play the remaining 3 games. We will do our best in the playoffs.” 메이저사이트
After that, “Woong’s gap is big, but (Kim) Ji-wan’s gap is big. I expected a lot. (Jung) Chang-yeong has been working hard alone lately. Other players should also play an active part in the remaining games and playoffs. Our scoring ability is poor. We can’t win without defense. Our defensive aggressiveness is very low. A short team doesn’t fall into team fouls until the end of a quarter. It’s a problem. Also, we always concede at the end of the quarter. We have no experience in fouls. He said he couldn’t do it. Chang-yeong knows how to quit. Young players like Keun-hwi and (Kim) Dong-hyun are still lacking. There is a big difference in experience between players with experience and those without. You have to practice fouling as well.”