KBL’s best shooter Jeon Seong-hyun continued to be absent, but Goyang Carrot had second-year super guard Lee Jung-hyun.
Lee Jung-hyun led Carrot’s 86-79 victory by scoring 34 points in the second leg of the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Pro Basketball Ulsan Hyundai Mobis held at Dongchun Gymnasium in Ulsan on the afternoon of the 4th.
In Game 1, Carrot, who lost 71-86, realizing the absence of Seong-Hyun Jeon’s injury, showed his potential to overturn the inferiority by 14 points at the beginning of the game.
Carrot, who had been dragged 8-22 at the end of the first quarter, overpowered Hyundai Mobis 22-11 for 10 minutes in the second quarter, making the game even.
Hyundai Mobis lost 9 points in the 6 minutes of the 2nd quarter when Gage Prim rested and Justin Knox stepped on the court, failing to take the initiative in the early stages.
Carrot, who finished the first half with a score of 36-35, failed to block Hyundai Mobis’ offensive, which was played by Ronjay Avarientos and Kim Tae-wan in the backcourt, and was dragged back by 8 points at the end of the third quarter.
Carrot pursued calmly with the outer guns at the fore. Lee Jung-hyun hit a 3-point shot in the middle of the 4th quarter to overturn the score to 70-69. Hyundai Mobis counterattacked with Seo Myung-jin’s 3-point shot, but Carrot took the lead again as Didric Lawson countered with a 3-point shot.
After that, Carrot did not lose the lead to Hyundai Mobis. At each critical moment, Lawson and Lee Jung-hyun started scoring and broke Hyundai Mobis’ pursuit.
Lee Jung-hyun scored 15 points,바카라사이트 nearly half of his total points, into the game in the 4th quarter. Lawson contributed 23 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists. Carrot’s 3-point shooting success rate, which was only 14% in the first game, was 33% (13 successful).
In Hyundai Mobis, Avarientos, who recorded 16 points and 6 assists, and Seo Myung-jin, who added 16 points and 7 rebounds, stood out, but were pushed back by Carrot’s potential in the match.
Carrot, who returned the 3-out-of-5 series to the starting point with 1 win and 1 loss, will return to his hometown on the 6th and play the 3rd game.