Contract period 4 years, 550 million won in the first year… Free agent Daeheon Lee, contract renewal with Korea Gas Corporation

 “I was grateful that the club recognized my value and took care of me so that I could play various roles. My goal is to put the team back in the top ranks next season” (Korea Gas Corporation Lee Dae-heon) Professional basketball Daegu Gas

Corporation signed a new contract with forward Lee Dae-heon, a free agent (FA), for a total of 550 million won in compensation for the first year.안전놀이터

On the 19th, Korea Gas Corporation said, “We have renewed the contract with FA Lee Dae-heon. The period is 4 years, and the total compensation for the first year is 550 million won.”

He added, “We signed the contract after highly appreciating the contribution of Lee Dae-heon, who has grown as a key player in the team over the past two years, such as being selected as a national team member and selected as an All-Star.”

Lee Dae-heon, who stepped on the professional stage wearing a Seoul SK uniform in the 2015-2016 season, moved to Incheon Electronic Land (currently Daegu Korea Gas Corporation) ahead of the opening of the next season, and played only for one team.

Lee Dae-heon, who played in 237 professional regular league games and posted an average of 9.1 points and 3.3 rebounds, is a forward with an advantage in attacking under the goal.

From the 2020-2021 season (12.7 points), he recorded double-digit scoring averages for three consecutive seasons.

This season, he recorded an average of 12.4 points and 3.6 rebounds in 47 regular league games, and his 2-point shot success rate reached 61.6%, showing high efficiency under the goal.

Forward Jung Hyo-geun, who was evaluated as having mobility over 2m tall, left for Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation, and Korea Gas Corporation, whose forward team was weakened, took a breather with Lee Dae-heon remaining.

Lee Dae-heon is the first free agent player signed by the team under the system of President Choi Yeon-hye, who became the owner after former Korea Gas Corporation President Chae Hee-bong.

KOGAS announced on the 12th that it had decided to reduce operating expenses this year by 20% compared to the previous year by streamlining the operation of the basketball team after holding an “emergency resolution meeting” with all executives and employees attending, including President Choi, and preparing an innovation plan.

The club said, “We will start team training in earnest from June and accelerate preparations for the next season.”

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