As the season goes on, there will be teams that are relatively strong or weak. Professional basketball players Changwon LG and Daegu Korea Gas Corporation are like that.
LG defeated Korea Gas Corporation 108-102 in the 2022-23 professional basketball regular season away game held at the Daegu Gymnasium on the 8th. Asem Marey led in front with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists, and Jeong In-deok pushed from behind with 14 points including 4 3-pointers.
On the 5th, LG, who failed to win 5 games in a row due to a complete defeat against Jeonju KCC in an away game, immediately recovered the atmosphere. LG, who became 25-14, reduced the ride with the leader Anyang KGC (28-11) to 3 games. It was two games behind Ulsan Hyundai Mobis (23-16) in third place.
However, LG has won all five confrontations with KOGAS this season and is getting help in the ranking battle. Of the 25 wins, 20% was ‘recharged’ from the gas corporation. However, what is more interesting is that Hyundai Mobis, led by LG coach Cho Dong-hyun, the twin brother of LG coach Cho Dong-hyun, is also winning 4 matches against KOGAS. The twin command towers are Yonsei University juniors of gas corporation director Yoo Do-hoon. KOGAS, which suffered six consecutive losses, remained in ninth place with a record of 13 wins and 25 losses. It was 4 games away from 6th place Jeonju KCC (17-20), the last line to advance into the playoffs, and 2 games away from last place Seoul Samsung (11-27).
In the first half, KOGAS narrowly led 50-49. However, at the end of the third quarter competition for outer guns, LG overturned the game. When KOGAS exploded 4 3-points, LG put 6 3-points into the rim, 2 more than the first half. The outer gun confrontation continued in the 4th quarter. 스포츠토토
LG, who entered the fourth quarter ahead 82-74, opened the score to 94-84 with Jeong In-deok’s 3-point shot in the middle of the quarter. Gas Corp. started with Jeong Hyo-geun’s 3 points (16 points), followed by Lee Dae-heon (12 points) and Lee Dae-seong (19 points, 7 assists), who added points to catch up to a 3-point gap, but LG was in a hurry with a dunk following Marey’s offensive rebound. The lights were turned off, and 1 minute and 34 seconds before the end of the game, Jeong In-deok’s 3-pointer split the rim again and ran away again 101-93.
Gas Corporation struggled to escape from losing streak. Hyo-Keun Jeong’s middle shot and Dae-Sung Lee’s steal, followed by Murphy Holloway’s (21 points, 9 rebounds) scoring behind the goal 97-101 47.4 seconds before the end, and 102-104 with Hyo-Keun Jeong’s 3 points 17.9 seconds before the end. However, after Jeong Hyo-geun’s additional free throw failed, LG got a rebound, Lee Jae-do (12 points) succeeded in all the foul free throws, and Dante Cunningham (5 points), who won a defensive rebound after Gas Corporation Jeon Hyeon-woo’s 3-point shot missed. With assist, Heejae Jung (13 points) connected a quick attack and LG took the victory.