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Won by 20 points over LG
KCC catches Samsung and escapes 2 consecutive losses
DB Didrick Lawson
Wonju DB, the leader in professional basketball, defeated Changwon LG and revived the atmosphere that had faltered for a while.
DB defeated LG by 93-73, 20 points, in the 2023-2024 CheongKwanJang Professional Basketball home game held at Wonju Sports Complex on the 21st.
Didrick Lawson scored 25 points, Sangjae Kang scored 19 points, and Jong-gyu Kim and Seon Albano scored 16 points each, leading to a complete victory.
DB, who had been caught behind by 2nd place Seoul SK on the 20th, added another number of wins and maintained the lead with 27 wins and 7 losses.
DB, which was down 20-24 in the first quarter, began to take control of the game in the second quarter with Albano's goal penetration, Kim Jong-gyu's paint zone score, and Kang Sang-jae's three-point shot.
However, LG blocked DB Kim Jong-gyu's under-the-goal shots twice with 4 seconds left in the second quarter, ending the first half with a 41-46 lead and aiming for a counterattack in the second half.
LG, whose rebounder Assem Marey had been absent for two games, took a 17-14 lead in the first half with Juan Tello actively participating in the rebound.
While LG Juan Tello went to the bench to rest in the third quarter, DB began to solidify its lead by gaining an advantage under the goal.
With 4 minutes and 22 seconds left in the quarter, Albano hit a 3-pointer, increasing DB's lead to 57-47, 10 points.
DB, which entered the fourth quarter with a 68-60 lead, steadily accumulated points under the goal and did not allow LG to catch up.
With about 3 minutes left, Kim Hoon, Kang Sang-jae, and Albano hit consecutive 3-pointers to make it 88-70, sealing the victory.
KCC Choi Jun-yong
Busan KCC escaped a two-game losing streak by defeating Seoul Samsung 90-74 in an away game held at Jamsil Indoor Stadium.
KCC was behind 42-48 in the first half, but Choi Jun-yong turned the game around by scoring 16 points in the third quarter.
Choi Jun-yong scored the most points of both teams with 22 points, and Heo Woong also scored 20 points, contributing to the victory.
Samsung fell into last place, falling into a 6-game losing streak.
Tuesday, January 23, 2024