[Bass explodes with 41 points KT beats Cheong Kwan-jang and runs for 5 consecutive wins]

‘Wani and Heo Il-young combined for 58 points’ SK leads DB with 10 consecutive wins against Samsung, drives Sono to 6 consecutive losses

Suwon KT, a professional basketball team, defeated Anyang CheongKwanJang and won 5 games in a row.

KT won 90-77 in the game against Jeong Kwan-Jang in the 2023-2024 Jeong Kwan-Jang Professional Basketball Regular League held at Anyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 11th.

KT, with 5 consecutive wins, recorded 27 wins and 13 losses, maintaining second place, two games ahead of third place Seoul SK. Jeong Kwan-Jang, mired in a 6-game losing streak, now has 13 wins and 27 losses.

KT had an overwhelming advantage in the rebound battle, 39-26. The 3-point shot success rate was also 38% (9 successes out of 24), which was higher than that of Cheong Kwan-Jang, which only recorded 28% (7 successes out of 25).

KT also scored 20 points through quick attacks, ahead of Cheong Kwan-Jang, who only scored 4 points.

Paris Bass led the way in KT’s victory. He scored 41 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. He also provided eight assists, demonstrating a triple-double performance.

Ha Yoon-ki (13 points), Jeong Seong-woo (11 points, 7 assists), and Han Hee-won (10 points) added strength with double-digit scores.

At CheongKwanJang, Robert Carter struggled with 33 points, but it was not enough to give the team victory. Except for Carter and Han Hee-won (12 points), all other players scored in single digits.

At the end of the first quarter, KT took a 26-16 lead thanks to Bass' dunk and Han Hee-won's five consecutive points during a series of fast break opportunities, and gradually widened the score gap in the second quarter.

KT, which had led 49-27 with Bass' 3-pointer at the end of the second quarter, ended the first half with 57-39.

KT led by more than 20 points until the middle of the third quarter and allowed Cheong Gwan-jang to catch up. Jeong Kwan-Jang, who started the chase with Kim Gyeong-won's 4 consecutive points and Jeong Jun-won's 3-pointer, went up to 58-67 with 1 minute and 55 seconds before the end of the third quarter thanks to Carter's 5 consecutive points.

KT, who was trailed by 70-63 as the scoring slowed down at the end of the third quarter, gave up a two-point shot to Carter right after the start of the fourth quarter and trailed by five points.

But at the moment of crisis, Bass stepped forward. Bass, who scored a dunk and a goal shot in a series of fast break opportunities, scored a dunk and a 3-pointer in succession to give KT an 80-68 lead.

KT, who widened the score gap with Bath's free throw, secured the victory by running away to 87-73 with Jeong Seong-woo's 3-pointer with 1 minute and 58 seconds left in the game.

At Jamsil Indoor Stadium, Seoul SK defeated Seoul Samsung 80-70.

SK, which had won 10 games in a row against Samsung, ranked third with 25 wins and 15 losses. Samsung is in last place with 8 wins and 33 losses.

Jamil Warney did his part with 30 points and 8 rebounds, and veteran shooter Heo Il-young scored 28 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead SK to victory. Oh Se-geun also helped the victory with 14 points and 8 rebounds.

For Samsung, Kofi Coburn played hard with 28 points and 10 rebounds.

Samsung Lee Jeong-hyun, who scored 10 points, became the 9th player in history to reach 8,000 career points, but was unable to smile at his team's defeat.

Leading Wonju DB won 89-74 in the game against Goyang Sono held at Wonju Sports Complex.

DB maintained its sole lead with 32 wins and 10 losses. They are still 4 games behind 2nd place KT.

Sono, who lost six games in a row, was in 9th place with 13 wins and 28 losses.

It was Didrick Lawson and Kang Sang-jae who led DB to victory. Lawson scored 21 points and 7 rebounds, and Sangjae Kang scored 20 points and 11 rebounds. Jeff Withey also recorded a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds.

Sono's ace Jeong-Hyeon Lee played hard with 20 points and 6 assists, but was overshadowed by the team's loss.

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Pub: 12 Feb 2024 03:18 UTC
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