Anyang KGC led by coach Kim Sang-sik achieved 4 victories in a row at the ’42nd William Jones Cup’ being held in Taipei, Taiwan. The 2022-23 season KBL unified champion, KGC, won 99-97 in the 7th match against the Taiwan B team held at Heping Gymnasium in Taipei on the 19th (Korean time) and recorded the 6th win (1 loss). Korea is ranked third alone, following the United States (UC Irvine) and Taiwan A (6 wins).
In KGC, Koh Chan-hyeok and Dubon Maxwell each scored 23 points, Jung Jun-won (19 points) and Jeong Hyo-geun (17 points). Park Ji-hoon (11 points) also scored double digits. In the first quarter, Goh Chan-hyeok’s 3-point fire blew up. Goh Chan-hyeok, who completely boosted his confidence as a 3-point shooter through this tournament, scored 16 points by himself, including 4 3-pointers while playing only 7 minutes and 22 seconds in the first quarter. Forward Jung Joon-won also performed well inside and outside with 8 points including 1 3-point shot. KGC finished the first quarter 32-30.
With the start of the 2nd quarter, the 3rd store in Hengkaichi, Taiwan, was opened and the charter turned around for a while. Then, KGC used Maxwell to counterbalance it with a post attack. Afterwards, the seesaw game continued until the end of the quarter, and the first half ended with KGC leading 54-50. Facing the 4th quarter with a score of 77-75, KGC struggled with post-ups by tall players such as Ma Chien Hao and Chiang Chun. 먹튀검증 However, KGC did not waver, and Park Ji-Hoon, Jung Jun-Won and Go Chan-Hyuk’s scores opened up the lead to 86-82 with 6 minutes and 50 seconds left.
4 minutes and 27 seconds before they continued to lead 88-84, Jung Joon-won made a 3-point shot to make it 91-84. KGC, riding on the momentum, ran away to 94-84 with Jeong Hyo-geun, who had a no-mark chance 3 minutes and 54 seconds ago, scoring 3 points. Taiwan’s counterattack at the last minute was also formidable, but KGC did not lose focus. With one minute left at the end of the game, they allowed consecutive three-pointers and were chased by one point, but eventually reaped a victory by two points.