In the head-to-head confrontation between the strongest ‘spear and shield’ in professional basketball, ‘Spear’ Seoul SK laughed first.
In the first game of the semifinal playoff (PO, 3 wins out of 5) against Changwon LG held at the Changwon Gymnasium on the 14th, SK’s ‘Big Man’ Jamil Warney (28 points, 19 rebounds) and Choi Bu-gyeong (16 points, 10 rebounds) played a double double. and won 73-68. SK took a 78% chance of advancing to the championship match. In the quarter-final playoffs, the winning team in the first leg advanced to the championship match 39 times out of 50 times.
The record of the two teams against each other in the regular season was 3 wins and 3 losses. The season record was also tied at 36 wins and 18 losses, but LG ranked second, one step higher than SK, in terms of goals and losses. The confrontation between the two teams, which is difficult to distinguish between superiority and inferiority, drew attention as a confrontation between the team with the most points scored and the team with the least goals allowed.
SK won the match by concentrating on attacking under the opponent’s goal, which was weakened by Asem Marey, the nucleus of LG’s ball and defense, leaving due to injury.
Both teams faced opponents in a different pattern than in the regular league. The first half ended with LG leading 35-31, as the opponent’s turnover was well connected with a quick attack. LG took a 3-1 lead in the fast break against SK, the team’s first place in quick break. On the other hand, SK showed an advantage in the fight under the goal with 22-15 over LG, the team that ranked first in rebounding.
At the beginning of the 3rd quarter, LG added 2 points from Kim Jun-il and Dante Cunningham and 3 points from Yoon Won-sang, and the score gap widened to double digits for the first time in the game that day, 42-31.
The flow of the game changed drastically from the middle of the third quarter as SK big men’s play under the goal revived. SK went in pursuit with the combination play of Warney and Choi Bu-kyung. Warney brought the flow to SK by putting in a dunk shot that reversed the score to 48-47 at the end of the quarter.
SK seized the victory by leading 65-55, 10 points in the middle of the quarter, as the scores were evenly scored up to Seong-Won Choi’s 3 points in the 4th quarter.메이저사이트 When the score reached 73-57 with 3 minutes left, SK showed composure by arranging the stamina of the main players, such as calling in Kim Seon-hyung and Choi Bu-kyung.
SK is on a 13-game winning streak since the end of the regular season, including winning all 3 games in the playoff round of 6 against Jeonju KCC. In particular, following the 2nd and 3rd rounds of the playoffs in the 6th round, the good atmosphere continued on this day as a band electrode to overcome the inferiority by 10 points. The second match between the two teams will be held at the same place on the 16th.