SK’s last strength shone.
Seoul SK defeated Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 85-75 in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball regular league held at Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium on the 10th. With 29 wins and 18 losses, they solidified their 3rd place. It is 1.5 games away from 4th place Hyundai Mobis (27-19) and 2.5 games away from 2nd place Changwon LG (31-15).
SK formed a pursuit atmosphere from the second half of the third quarter. Kim Seon-hyeong (187cm, G) and Jamil Warney (199cm, C) held the center, and Heo Il-yeong (195cm, F) scored meaningful points such as a jumper and a 3-point shot in the fourth quarter. It was a game where SK’s potential in the second half, centered on one-two punches, shined.
1Q: Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 23-11 Seoul SK: Prim under the goal, Seo Myung-jin on the outside
[Hyundai Mobis key player 1Q record]
– Gage Prim: 10 minutes, 8 points (2 points: 4/4) 4 assists, 3 rebounds (attack 2) )
– Seo Myung-jin: 10 minutes, 8 points (3 points: 2/3), 1 rebound (attack)
Hyundai Mobis went to SK without Lee Woo-seok (196cm, G) and Jang Jae-seok (202cm, C). Lee Woo-seok’s energy level and fast-breaking ability, Jang Jae-seok’s key resources for high fighting.
However, Hyundai Mobis has a certain foreign player named Gage Prim (205cm, C). Ronjay Avarientos (181cm, G) and Seo Myung-jin (189cm, G) are responsible for the leading score. Ham Ji-hoon (198cm, F), who was suffering from back pain, also returned from injury.
Prim and Seo Myung-jin held the center. Prim played a variety of roles, including post-up as well as corner jumper, assist pass, and under-the-goal defense. As the two players did their part in their respective regions, Hyundai Mobis hit from the beginning.
2Q: Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 45-34 Seoul SK: Every moment changing atmosphere
[Hyundai Mobis-SK, 2Q score comparison by time zone]
– Start of 2Q ~ 3 minutes and 46 seconds before the end of 2Q: 8-19
– 3 minutes and 46 seconds before the end of 2Q ~ 1 minute and 41 seconds before the end of 2Q: 6-4
– 1 minute and 41 seconds before the end of 2Q ~ End of 2Q :
It ran with Kim Seon-hyung (187cm, G) at the center. No, Kim Sun-hyung ran alone. Kim Seon-hyung’s speed was unrivaled, to the extent that the other 9 players seemed not to be running. With the speed of Kim Seon-hyeong, SK threatened Hyundai Mobis with a score of 30-31.
Hyundai Mobis was in crisis. But Ham Ji-hoon stepped in. He poured cold water on SK with a 3-point shot and actively took advantage of the mismatch with Song Chang-yong 먹튀검증(191cm, F). I kept getting foul free throws. However, the gap between Hyundai Mobis and SK was not large. This is because Hyundai Mobis could not stop Kim Seon-hyung. 37-34 with 1:41 left before the end of the second quarter.
However, Hyundai Mobis pushed SK for the last minute and 41 seconds. Ham Ji-hoon got a foul free throw by inducing a mismatch, and Avarientos and Seo Myung-jin quickly developed mid-range jumpers and floaters. In the meantime, Hyundai Mobis did not give a single point to SK. We were able to finish the first half with a double-digit score advantage.
3Q: Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 64-58 Seoul SK: Best one-two punch in the league
[SK key player 3Q record]
– Jamil Warney: 10 minutes, 12 points (2 points: 5/7), 3 rebounds
– Kim Seon-hyung: 8 minutes 55 seconds, 7 Points (2 points: 3/4, free throw: 1/1) 3 assists
Kim Seon-hyung and Jamil Warney (199cm, C) of SK have the best one-two punch in the league. When Kim Seon-hyeong’s speed and ability to solve the match, and Warney’s floater and hook shot are combined, SK shows the best performance.
However, SK was pushed back to 45-61 at one point in the third quarter. It was because Ronjay Avarientos, Seo Myung-jin, and Kim Young-hyeon (184cm, G) hit 3 points in a row.
However, SK’s one-two punch was strong. Kim Seon-hyung scored in the defensive forest with unrivaled speed, and Warney created a synergistic effect with Kim Sun-hyung by breaking through using speed and finishing with both hands. When the two players were responsible for scoring in the 3rd quarter, the flow of SK and Hyundai Mobis changed. It has become an atmosphere where SK can turn around at any time.
4Q: Seoul SK 85-75 Ulsan Hyundai Mobis: Reversal Drama
[SK-Hyundai Mobis, 2022~2023 confrontation result]
1. 2022.10.25. (Jamsil Student Gymnasium): 84-97 (L)
2. 2022.11.24. (Jamsil Student Gymnasium): 92-90 (win)
3. 2022.12.23. (Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium): 81-84 (L)
4. 2023.01.29. (Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium): 65-79 (Losing)
5. 2023.02.07. (Jamsil Student Gymnasium): 73-68 (win)
6. 2023.03.10. (Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium) : 85-75 (Win)
* Opponent record 3 wins 3 losses
* Opponent goal difference: -13
SK, which was in an atmosphere, pushed Hyundai Mobis early in the 4th quarter. Heo Il-yeong (195cm, F), Oh Jae-hyeon (185cm, G), and Choi Bu-kyung (200cm, F) added points. SK tied the score (68-68) in 3 minutes and 50 seconds from the start of the 4th quarter.
It was practically 0-0. In terms of scores, they were equal. However, the momentum was SK. Because the 16-point difference made the inferiority tie.
Kim Seon-hyung and Warney spurred on. Kim Seon-hyung’s break through and Warney’s penetration under the goal made the score, and Heo Il-young (195cm, F) scored 3 points 3 minutes and 17 seconds before the end of the game to make it 77-71. SK, which formed the turning point, held out well for the last 3 minutes and 17 seconds. SK’s come-from-behind drama was completed that way.