Professional basketball Ulsan Hyundai Mobis defeated Jeonju KCC, which was on a three-game winning streak.
Ulsan won 66-64 in the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball Jeonju home game held at Dongchun Gymnasium in Ulsan on the 20th.
Ulsan won the first match played on this day after the All-Star game break and kept the third place with Seoul SK with 17 wins and 14 losses.
If Ulsan had lost to Jeonju on this day, it would have been tied for 4th place with Jeonju, but it won. The absolute advantage of 4 wins out of 4 matches this season continued.
Both teams failed to score many goals in this game due to low field goal success rates. However, Ulsan, who ranked first in rebounds, overcame the defensive rebounds in this game with 39-25 from the previous week. He connected it with a quick attack and took the victory.
Ulsan benefited from the bold breakthrough of Lee Woo-seok, who played in the All-Star game, and the strong play under the goal by veteran center Ham Ji-hoon, who played in his 700th league match that day.
At the beginning of the game, a tense flow continued, giving and receiving. Jeonju took the lead with a higher success rate than Ulsan in the first quarter. At the end of the quarter, Lee Jin-wook led 17-14 with a successful buzzer beater following a bold breakthrough.
Jeonju also gained momentum at the beginning of the second quarter. Ronde Jefferson scored seven points, including one 3-pointer, in two minutes to widen the score to 24-18. Jefferson threw and bounced the shot back, making it 26-18.
Ulsan brought back the mood with Lee Woo-seok’s 3-point shot. Lee Woo-seok connected to Ham Ji-hoon after a quick breakthrough. Ham Ji-hoon skillfully got a foul in his shooting action and made all his free throws to tie the score at 26-26. Ham Ji-hoon scored again following an opponent’s mistake, turning the score 28-26. At the end of the quarter, Kim Young-hyeon made a 3-point shot, widening the score to 35-30.
At the beginning of the third quarter, Jeonju’s pursuit began. Jeonju tied the score at 37-37 with Lee Jin-wook’s 3-point shot and Heo Woong’s 2-point shot.
Ulsan took the lead again, 44-37, with two fast attacks and Kim Yeong-hyeon’s 3-pointer. After that, he kept the lead by steadily winning defensive rebounds and connecting well with fast attacks.
At the beginning of the fourth quarter, both 온라인바카라 teams failed to score from field goal every time. It was only after 2 minutes and 30 seconds that Jeonju Laguna scored an offensive rebound and narrowed the gap to 3 points at 52-49.
However, Jeonju failed to take full advantage of the open shot opportunity and made a series of mistakes. At 58-49, the score gap quickly widened to 9 points. In the middle of the quarter, Ulsan Kim Yeong-hyun made a successful field goal, 62-51, and the score gap widened to double digits for the first time.
Jeonju fired a 3-point shot from Jeon Jun-beom with about 2 minutes left, and La Gun-ah also started the scorer again and followed it up to 64-58.
Ulsan broke Jeonju’s will to pursue with Ham Ji-hoon calmly scoring under the goal. With about a minute left in the game, they led 66-58.
In Jeonju, with 7 seconds left in the game, Geun-Hwi Lee and Jun-Beom Jeon put in a series of 3-pointers, but it was too late to turn the game around.