Busan KCC defeated Ulsan Hyundai Mobis to win the KBL Cup. KCC’s new foreign player, Alizee Johnson, has become a top star.
KCC won 81-73 in the final against Hyundai Mobis in the 2023 MG Saemaeul Geumgo KBL Cup held at Wolmyeong Gymnasium in Gunsan on the 14th.
On this day, Johnson also led the team to victory by recording a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds (5 assists).
Heo Woong had 15 points and 5 assists, including 2 3-pointers, and Choi Jun-yong had 11 points and 4 rebounds.
Hyundai Mobis recorded Prim (20 points), Aluma (13 points, 6 rebounds), and Woo-seok Lee (18 points, 10 rebounds), but could not prevent the loss.
KCC, which had played for three consecutive days until today, did not get off to a good start.
Although the game was played for two days in a row, Hyundai Mobis played a pressure defense in the early stages, and KCC, whose feet were slow, was embarrassed. 카지노사이트
KCC, which was 2-8 in rebounds, fell behind by a large margin of 15-35 in the first quarter.
However, in the second quarter, Choi Jun-yong and Lee Geun-hwi hit 3-pointers, and the team began to chase after them.
Choi Jun-yong’s two consecutive 3-pointers and Lee Geun-hwi’s 3-pointer quickly pushed them to 33-36.
Afterwards, the game continued into a close race.
Choi Jun-yong, who had been complaining of groin pain in the second quarter, also played again, giving KCC momentum.
Hyundai Mobis fought back by using not only Gauge Prim but also Kebe Aluma.
However, in the 4th quarter, ‘Tazza’ Heo Woong and Choi Jun-yong showed concentration and KCC took the lead at the end.
Lee Ho-hyun’s score 48.6 seconds before the end of the game made it 79-73, putting a wedge in the win.
Seunghyun Lee did the dirty work by reducing Johnson’s defensive burden.
Captain Chang-young Jeong also quietly did his part in the shadows, maintaining court balance.
Johnson was selected as the tournament MVP. Johnson scored 40 points not only in the final that day, but also in the semifinals against KT, setting a new record for the most points scored in a game.
Johnson lifted the MVP trophy while being congratulated by his teammates.