Professional basketball SK overturned by more than 10 points again and won a come-from-behind victory over LG in the first round of PO in the quarterfinals
Professional basketball Seoul SK overcame the inferiority by more than 10 points again and won the first game of the playoffs in the quarterfinals.
SK, led by coach Jeon Hee-cheol, won 73-68 in an away game against Changwon LG in the first leg of the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball semifinal playoff (3 wins in 5 games) held at Changwon Gymnasium in Gyeongnam on the 14th.
So far, in the semi-final playoffs, the winning team in the first leg has 39 out of 50 chances of advancing to the championship, reaching 78%.
The second game between the two teams will be held at the same place on the 16th at 6pm.
SK won all of the last 9 games in the regular league, and won 13 consecutive wins in the regular league and playoffs recently, including winning all 3 games in the playoffs in the 6th round against Jeonju KCC.
Also, in the regular league in March, SK, which was called the ‘master of reversals’ by overturning games that had been dragged by more than 10 points in 5 consecutive games in the regular league in March, was behind KCC by 15 points and 16 points in the 2nd and 3rd games of the playoffs in the round of 6, respectively. won
On this day, SK trailed by 31-42, 11 points in the 3rd quarter, but took the lead in the middle of the 3rd quarter and won by widening the gap to 14 points at one time.
SK was trailing 37-47 with only 5 minutes remaining in the 3rd quarter, but Jamil Warney’s 4 points in a row and Kim Seon-hyung’s 2-point field goal made up for 6 points in a row.
LG coach Jo Sang-hyun called a timeout to break the flow, but SK caught up with a 1-point lead with Heo Il-young’s 3-pointer, and Warney’s dunk shot turned the score around 48-47 with 2 minutes and 37 seconds remaining in the third quarter.
SK, which started the fourth quarter with a 52-49, 3-point lead, started to widen the score gap and ran away with a 63-53, 10-point lead with Choi Seong-won’s 3-pointer 7 minutes and 20 seconds before the end of the game.
In 67-57, Warney’s consecutive goals left 4 minutes before the end, widening the gap to 71-57 and 14 points, foreseeing SK’s victory in the first leg of the away game.
In SK, Warney played a big role with 28 points, 19 rebounds and 5 assists, and Choi Boo-gyeong also scored 12 points in the second half when he turned around, scoring a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. 안전놀이터
LG was unable to win over 4,200 home fans who visited the stadium, with Lee Jae-do 4 points and Lee Kwan-hee 6 points.
Asem Marey, who kept the bottom of the goal throughout the regular season, was out due to a calf injury, LG showed a rebound 28-42.
LG ranked 2nd out of 10 clubs with an average of 37 rebounds in the regular season, and SK ranked 5th with 35.4 rebounds.
Reggie Perry, who made his first appearance on the day in place of Marey, recorded 17 points, 5 rebounds and 3 3-pointers.