Anyang KGC, Pajuk’s 8th consecutive win… Cruising toward winning the regular league
Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation broke the record for the most consecutive wins this season by winning 8 consecutive victories.
KGC won a dramatic come-from-behind 70-64 thanks to Omari Spellman (25 points, 8 rebounds) in an away game against Daegu Korea Gas Corporation in the ‘2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball’ held at the Daegu Indoor Gymnasium on the 12th. Reaped.
With this, KGC maintained a gap of 3.5 games with 2nd place Changwon LG, which was on a 3-game winning streak, and cruised toward winning the regular league championship.
KGC struggled in the first quarter against the ‘natural enemy’ Gas Corporation. Despite the warning of the opponent’s concentration mark, Spellman was tied up and pushed from the height and led. KGC caught up by 9 to 10, 1 point, with Moon Seong-gon demonstrating his power in rebounding, but allowed Gas Corporation Devon Scott a free throw followed by a field goal and finished behind 11 to 15.
Even in the second quarter, KGC could not get out of the defensive. In the second quarter, KGC, which faced Gas Corporation Lee Dae-heon and Lee Dae-seong with consecutive field goals, was often disconnected from the opponent’s active defense, and the score gap widened to 15-24 in the first half.
Afterwards, KGC, which replaced 3 players following Bae Byung-jun’s 3-point shot, increased the number of wins, and with Darryl Monroe’s performance, KGC succeeded in chasing with a 24-27, 3-point gap, and seemed to be reversing. However, as Sam Joseph Belrangel and Devon Scott were pushed behind by foreign players from Gas Corp. 스포츠토토
In the second half, KGC pursued with an onslaught. Spellman and Bae Byung-jun, who were tied up in the first half, succeeded in changing the atmosphere by demonstrating their power on the outskirts. Under the continued pressure, KOGAS also began to make mistakes, and KGC did not miss this gap and piled up the score one by one, catching up with a score of 50:55, laying the foundation for a reversal.
The 4th quarter was a quarter that showed why KGC was leading. KGC continued to shake the opponent with Spellman and Oh Se-geun holding the center, and pursued without wasting time with a strategy to score with a free throw by inducing a foul to Gas Corporation. This strategy was successful, and Spellman’s free throws succeeded in a 65-64 comeback with 2 minutes left until the end of the game, and then he scored 5 points in a row with only free throws and added a thrilling come-from-behind victory by 6 points.
Meanwhile, in the match between Suwon KT and Jeonju KCC held at Suwon KT Arena, KT won 86-73 thanks to Yang Hong-seok’s 20 points and 10 rebounds, and won the first win against KCC after 4 consecutive losses in the season.