‘FA biggest word’ Moon Seong-gon, ‘780 million won’ KT Haeng… KGC recruits Choi Seong-won ‘400 million won’

 Suwon KT embraced Moon Seong-gon (30), who was selected as the ‘biggest FA’. Anyang KGC, which lost Moon Seong-gon, recruited guard Choi Seong-won (28).

On the 17th, KT recruited “Supermoon” Moon Seong-gon, who won the KBL Best Defender Award for 4 consecutive years. His contract period was 5 years, and he signed a contract for a total of 780 million won for the first year.”

Moon Seong-gon graduated from Kyungbok High School and Korea University and entered KBL in 2015 with the first overall pick. He has one of the best defenses in the league. His strengths are his overflowing energy and fighting spirit.

In particular, from the 2019-2020 season to the 2022-2023 season, he established a record as the KBL’s first best defense award for 4 consecutive years. He is evaluated as ‘a player who dominates the game through defense’. It is expected to be of great help to KT’s power in the 2023-2024 season.

In KT, Heo Hoon will return during the next season. There is also Ha Yoon-ki, who performed well last season. With the addition of Moon Seong-gon, he built a more solid power. In addition, Moon Seong-gon is expected to play a key role in coach Song Young-jin’s basketball style, which emphasizes fast basketball that runs one step further.

Moon Seong-gon said, “First of all, I am very grateful to Anyang KGC fans and club officials who have generously supported and supported me since my rookie days. KT valued me highly. I thought it was a team that would create the future together.”

“I will try to transfer my winning DNA to KT Sonic Boom. There are currently 3 championship rings. I want to wear more than 5,” he emphasized.

KGC, which lost core forward Seong-gon Moon, filled the void by recruiting guard Seong-won Choi. Choi Seong-won, who showed outstanding performance in Seoul SK, wears the uniform of his hometown team.

KGC said, “I signed my first free agent contract with Bae Byung-jun on the 15th, and I also recruited a follow-up free agent. We signed a contract with Seongwon Choi for 3 years and a total of 400 million won in compensation for the first year (including 100 million won in incentives).”메이저놀이터

Choi Seong-won was born in the Anyang KT&G youth basketball class and graduated from Anyang Hogye Middle School and Anyang High School, where he grew up as a promising player in his hometown.

After his professional advancement, he received the KBL Sixth Man Award for the 2019-2020 season and was selected as the 5th defensive girl for the 2019-2022 season and the 2020-2021 season. He was also named D-League MVP for the 2021-2022 season. Truly rapid growth.

In particular, he played a big role in the playoffs of the 2022-2023 season. In 13 games, he recorded 9.7 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.7 steals, and a 45.6% 3-point shooting success rate.

In the championship match, he led SK’s advanced pressure defense in seven games, playing an average of more than 30 minutes, recording an average score of 11.3 points and a 3-point shot success rate of 53.3%.

At KGC, Byun Jun-hyung enlists as Sangmu. There was no choice but to put the burden on Park Jihoon. With the recruitment of Choi Seong-won, they succeeded in strengthening their power. Choi Seong-won is also expected to be a good opportunity to expand his basketball scale. raining99@sportsseoul.com

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