Kim Yeong-hwan (39) puts down his familiar uniform.
The KT Sonicboom professional basketball team (CEO Shin Hyun-ok) announced on the 10th (Wednesday) that “Kim
Young-hwan is ending his 17-year career as a player.” started a professional career. Since his debut season, he has been active in 49 matches and played a big role in achieving second place in the regular league as the team’s main forward in the 09-10 season.
Kim Young-hwan was a representative of self-management and sincerity. He overcame his knee injury through thorough self-management, and his diligence set a great example for his team. Due to this, he captained the team for over 10 years, a record unique in the KBL. In addition, Kim Young-hwan’s sincerity and thorough self-management laid the foundation for a record of 281 consecutive appearances (March 9, 2014 to November 3, 2019), the sixth in KBL history. 카지노사이트
In addition to this, he has been consistently active as a key forward for the team without ups and downs, and recorded a total of 665 games, an average score of 8.9 points, and a career 3-point success rate of 34.2% over his 16 professional seasons.
Kim Young-hwan said, “It’s a great honor to finish my career in the team where I started my professional life, and I’m grateful to the club and coach for allowing me to go on the path of a leader I’ve always dreamed of.” I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all the fans who supported and supported me on and off the field, and on and off the field. Although I am finishing my career as a player, I will try my best to grow as a leader at KT.”
Meanwhile, KT signed a coaching contract with Kim Young-hwan and decided to spend the next season together, and plans to hold a retirement ceremony with fans.