Kim Sang-shik, KGC coach, “Players show their concentration until the end”… KT coach Seo Dong-cheol, “The players did everything they could”

The players showed their concentration until the end” (Kim Sang-sik coach)
“The players did their best” (KT coach Suh Dong-chul)

Anyang KGC held the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Round 5 at Suwon KT Arena on the 6th Suwon KT won the game 87-84. With a season record of 28 wins and 11 losses, they ran away by 3.5 games from second place Changwon LG. 5 wins in a row

Omari Spellman (203cm, F) showed off a one-man show with 40 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist. 40 points is Spellman’s most points in the 2022-2023 season. It was only one point short of the highest score of 41 points recorded in the 2021-2022 season.

Yang Hee-jong (194cm, F) also played a big role in the offense and defense with 11 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 block shot. In the second half먹튀검증 of KT’s pursuit, he took center stage. Oh Se-geun (200cm, C) also did his part with 10 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists.

After the match, KGC coach Kim Sang-sik gave a general review of the match, saying, “KT’s two-man game allowed them to concede a lot. Nevertheless, the players showed their concentration until the end. We were able to win.”

He added, “I didn’t order (Omari) Spellman in particular. He seemed to have confidence against KT. He also had a good sense of field goal. He had a burning desire to compete against Jarrod Jones. He said he would try to the end. He actively supported me.”

Lastly, “(Oh) Se-geun got into foul trouble early on. (Yang) Hee-jong played the role of Se-geun well. He defended well inside and outside. It was important not to give up 3-point shots.

On the other hand, KT lost unfortunately. KT, which maintained 7th place, recorded 17 wins and 22 losses. It was one game away from Jeonju KCC in 6th place, and was chased by Wonju DB in 8th place by 0.5 games.

Yang Hong-seok (195cm, F), who scored in double digits in 5 consecutive games before the game, struggled with 24 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal in the game that day. He hit two 3-point shots to lead the chase at the end of the 4th quarter, but could not prevent KT from losing.

Jarrod Jones (208cm, F) also performed well with 23 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block shot. I had a tight fight with Spellman until the first half. Ha Yoon-gi (204cm, C) also played an active role with 20 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.

After the game, KT coach Seo Dong-cheol said, “The players worked really hard. It’s a pity. There were several mistakes in defense. In the second half, the shots didn’t work well. If only a few shots went in, we would have caught the flow. We managed a tight schedule. I did my best. I will prepare well for the next game.”

After that, “I couldn’t stop Omari Spellman properly. I made a lot of mistakes. The promised help defense didn’t work properly. I easily missed the one-on-one defense. The rotation wasn’t smooth either. It’s a loss. I prepared hard, but it didn’t work out.” said.

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