Oh Se-geun (200cm, C) once again ran for over 35 minutes. But he couldn’t laugh.
Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation lost to Seoul SK 60-66 in the first leg of the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Championship held at Anyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 25th. The series record is 2 wins and 3 losses. One more loss, and the 2022-2023 season is over.
KGC Ginseng Corporation underwent changes after the 2021-2022 season. Kim Sang-sik was newly appointed as head coach instead of coach Kim Seung-ki (currently Goyang Carrot Jumpers head coach) who had led the team for over 7 years. Coaching staff such as head coach Choi Seung-tae and coach Jo Seong-min were also changed.
In addition, Jeon Seong-hyeon (188cm, F), who was in charge of scoring, also left for Carrot. Kgc Ginseng Corporation went out to the new coaching staff and cup competition, but the grades of kgc ginseng corporation were not very good. Performance was also not good. I was full of anxiety.
However, KGC Ginseng Corporation showed a different performance after the opening of the 2022-2023 season. 14 wins, 4 losses by the 2nd round. The gap between them and the 2nd place group widened considerably. The evaluation before the season was not good, but KGC Ginseng Corporation made much better results.
One of those who led KGC Ginseng Corporation to the fore was Oh Se-geun. Oh Se-geun, who played the pre-season game, played 25 minutes and 22 seconds per game. He recorded 12.1 points, 5.1 rebounds (1.4 offense) and 2.1 assists. Both the 2-point shooting success rate (51.1%) and the 3-point shooting success rate (40.7%) were not bad.
Oh Se-geun is a player who is both smart and strong. Both karate and defense are pulsed. He’s not as destructive or athletic as he used to be, but he still has the power to attack his opponents. Many officials also acknowledged Oh Se-geun’s power, saying, “If Oh Se-geun is not injured, KGC Ginseng Corporation will maintain its current momentum.”
Oh Se-geun showed steady performance throughout the regular season of the 2022-2023 season. So was his dominance. He averaged 27 minutes and 21 seconds on the court in 52 games, and recorded 13.1 points, 6.4 rebounds (1.6 offense) and 2.2 assists.
He came out stronger in the playoffs. First of all, in the semifinal playoffs, he played 20 minutes and 24 seconds per game with 11.8 points, 6.5 rebounds (attack 1.5), 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals. He put a lot of energy into the team’s advance to the championship match.
He further improved his performance in the championship match. He is averaging 20.5 points, 10.8 rebounds (2.5 offense) and 1.8 assists in 35 minutes and 48 seconds per game. 1st in scoring and 1st in rebounds among players in the championship match. He holds a record higher than Jamil Warney (199cm,C).
Oh Se-geun scored a lot of goals from Byun Jun-hyung (185cm, G) at the beginning of the game. After the screen, he fell under the goal and caught Byun Jun-hyung’s pass, or participated in a quick attack with a trailer and scored with Byun Jun-hyung’s pass. He saved his sense of scoring, but also saved Byun Jun-hyung’s morale.
Oh Se-geun also did a good job as a screener. In the last attack of the first quarter, Byun Jun-hyung put a screen on the defender, and Byun Jun-hyung, freed from the defense, kicked out the pass from the free throw line. Omari Spellman (203cm, F) on the right wing scored 3 points. Oh Se-geun’s screen also raised Spellman’s morale. Kgc Ginseng Corporation ends the 1st quarter with 23-22.
However, kgc ginseng construction didn’t score close to 5 minutes after the start of the 2th quarter. Failing to attack SK’s 3-2 variation area defense. Oh Se-geun’s dominance also failed to shine in regional defense. When Oh Se-geun couldn’t cheer up, KGC Ginseng Corporation was pushed back by a double-digit score difference (23-33) 5 minutes before the end of the 2nd quarter.
Oh Se-geun also took a break. Yang Hee-jong (195cm, F) temporarily replaced Oh Se-geun. However, the atmosphere did not change, and Oh Se-geun stepped on the court again 1 minute 46 seconds before the end of the second quarter. However, KGC Ginseng Corporation could not break the bad trend. The first half ended 28-41.
Byun Jun-hyung and Spellman came out in the 3rd quarter. Two players led the uptrend. Oh Se-geun also contributed. Successful layup after entering fast break with trailer. Kgc Ginseng Corporation chased SK with 42-43 less than 4 minutes after the start of the 3rd quarter.
And Kim Seon-hyung (187cm, G) made a block shot. It meant a lot. This is because he blocked Kim Seon-hyung, who is the core of SK and has never lost in breakthroughs. Even after that, he showed his presence in defense and rebounding. Oh Se-geun’s solid performance created a close match between KGC Ginseng Corporation and SK. KGC Ginseng Corporation ended the 3rd quarter with 51-52.
Oh Se-geun put a lot of effort into fighting in the paint zone. he needed a break Kim Sang-sik, director of KGC Ginseng Corporation, also recognized this. He gave Oh Se-geun a break 3 minutes and 42 seconds after the start of the 4th quarter.
However, the time Oh Se-geun took a break was 1 minute and 37 seconds. The break was short. It had to be. This is because the match has flowed into an extremely close match.ㅋㅋㅋ벳
The rise of KGC Ginseng Corporation gradually declined, but Oh Se-geun formed a chase flow with a dribble jumper 2 minutes and 49 seconds before the end of the game. 60-62. Because it was one difference in the right to attack, KGC Ginseng Corporation was able to aim for a reversal.
However, KGC Ginseng Corporation could not prevent Oh Jae-hyeon (185cm, G) from playing an active part in the game. Neither KGC Ginseng Corporation and Oh Se-geun, who gave the last 4 points to Oh Jae-hyun, could not overcome their inferiority. 4 out of 5 matches in the championship match were played for more than 35 minutes (playing time for the 5th game: 35 minutes and 17 seconds), but KGC Ginseng Corporation was in danger with 2 wins and 3 losses.