Anyang KGC took a step closer to winning the ‘Wire to Wire’ by winning five consecutive victories.
KGC held Omari Spellman, who scored 40 points (7 3-point shots), the most in an individual game in the season, in an away game against Suwon KT in the 5th round of the regular league of the ‘2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball’ held at Suwon KT Sonicboom Arena on the 6th. They took the lead and won 87-84. Leading KGC (28-11) widened the gap with second place Changwon LG (24-14) to 3.5 games. KT (17-22) remained in 7th place.
Until the second quarter, foreign players from both teams competed for points. In the first quarter, Spellman scored 11 points, including three 3-pointers, leading KGC 28-24. In the second quarter, KT launched a counterattack. KT Jarrod Jones (23 points, 8 rebounds), who was covered by Spellman’s performance even after raising 10 in the first quarter, took the lead. After about two minutes of the second quarter, Jones returned to the court and scored 9 cleanly with only 3-pointers to tie the game at 47-47. By the second quarter, Spellman scored 22 points and Jones scored 19 points.
KGC, who let Oh Se-geun (10 points, 9 rebounds) and Moon Seong-gon (5 points, 6 rebounds), who had a lot of personal fouls, rest on the bench in the 2nd quarter, increased the foul burden in the 3rd quarter. Oh Se-geun and Moon Seong-gon each committed the fourth foul. In the crisis, veteran forward Yang Hee-jong (11 points, 5 assists), who entered the court in place of Oh Se-geun, played a supporting role. He played a role like Altoran across the ball and defense메이저사이트. In defense, he helped block the opponent’s big bang, and in offense, he gave the team a 71-65, 6-point lead with accurate 3-pointers at the end of the 3rd quarter. 6 points was the largest score gap until the third quarter.
Yang Hee-jong’s performance continued. He added 4 points at the beginning of the 4th quarter, followed by 3 assists that led to the scoring of colleagues such as Spellman.
On the other hand, Oh Se-geun grabbed 9 rebounds that day and achieved 3,000 rebounds (13th in history) in his personal career in the regular league.