Kim Jong-gyu played the best role this season, but Hyundai Mobis’ momentum was stronger. The home win streak continued against DB.
Ulsan Hyundai Mobis won 89-75 in the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Professional Basketball regular league home game against Wonju DB held at Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium on the 16th.
2nd place Hyundai Mobis ran with 2 consecutive wins and 4 home wins against DB, chasing 1st place Anyang KGC by 2 games. Ronjay Avarientos (21 points, 6 assists), Gage Prim (25 points, 16 rebounds, 5 steals), and Lee Woo-seok (14 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals) all worked evenly and helped the team win.
On the other hand, DB, who failed to win 2 consecutive wins for the 2nd time this season, tied for 8th place with Seoul Samsung. The ride with 10th place Suwon KT was reduced to 0.5 games. While Kim Jong-kyu (22 points, 3 rebounds) recorded the most points this season, Lee Seon Albano (18 points, 2 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals) also struggled, but Doo Kyung-min (2 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists) struggled with Yatoo Nanjo (1/8, 2 points, 3 rebounds). The field goal rate was 12.5%) and swallowed the disappointment.
Hyundai Mobis was unable to block Kim Jong-gyu’s firepower at the beginning of the game. He gave up 20 points until the second quarter to Kim Jong-gyu, who did not miss the mismatch situation and actively used mid-range shots. The 20 points was Kim Jong-kyu’s most points overall.
However, Hyundai Mobis had Avarientos. In Hyundai Mobis, Avarientos scored 12 points, including two 3-pointers, in the first quarter to counter the DB with Kim Jong-gyu in the lead, and in the second quarter, seven players scored and took the lead. Hyundai Mobis finished the second quarter 45-41 with the addition of Henry Sims’ buzzer beater. 메이저놀이터
Hyundai Mobis ran away even further in the third quarter. While defending Lee Seon Albano, Avarientos committed a U-foul and the flow stopped for a while, and Lee Woo-seok’s quick attack was powerful and brought the atmosphere back. Hyundai Mobis, who also helped Prim with his power under the net, succeeded in all three free throws from Avarientos’ 3-point shot attempt, ending the third quarter with a score of 71-58.
The momentum at the end of the third quarter continued into the fourth quarter. In Hyundai Mobis, Sims threw cold water on the DB with a dunk shot, and Avarientos showed off his breakthrough power. Two minutes before the end of the game, Prim’s dunk shot widened the gap to 17 points. It was the moment when Hyundai Mobis practically put a wedge in the game.