Hyundai Mobis won a thrilling reversal against KCC and returned to second place alone.
Ulsan Hyundai Mobis won 83-79 in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Jeonju KCC match held at Jeonju Gymnasium on the 12th.
Seo Myung-jin (13 points, 3 assists) succeeded in making a 3-point shot in the final and became the number one contributor to the victory, while Gage Prim (20 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists) and Ham Ji-hoon (12 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists) also showed off their presence. With a record of 12 wins and 8 losses, Hyundai Mobis returned to the sole second place.
In KCC, Laguna (22 points, 15 rebounds, 2 assists), Lee Seung-hyun (20 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists), and Heo Woong (17 points, 7 assists) stood out, but could not overcome the last hurdle. With the defeat on this day, 4 consecutive wins were frustrated, and the season record was 8 wins and 12 losses.
Hyundai Mobis, who finished the first quarter 25-25, took the lead in the second quarter. Prim and Ham Ji-hoon succeeded in attacking, and Kim Gook-chan’s 3-point shot broke the rim. Afterwards, they conceded points to Hollis Jefferson and Lee Seung-hyun at Ron University, but Ham Ji-hoon countered them with consecutive goals. At the end of the quarter, Kim Kook-chan fired another outer gun, and Hyundai Mobis finished the first half with a score of 47-43.
Even in the second half, Hyundai Mobis’ 안전놀이터 performance was stable. In particular, the prim under the goal stood out. Prim was responsible for 9 points with a dunk shot and an Andone play. KCC counterattacked with Laguna, but it was not up to Prim’s momentum. Hyundai Mobis also attacked Seo Myung-jin and Lee Woo-seok, and Jang Jae-seok put in an exciting dunk. When the third quarter ended, the score was 65-62, still Hyundai Mobis’ lead.
In the fourth quarter, Hyundai Mobis faced a crisis. It was difficult to attack and the score was stagnant. In the meantime, Lee Seung-hyun and Heo Woong scored one after another. Heo Woong was then allowed a free throw and a tie (72-72). Hyundai Mobis took a breather with Prim and Kim Young-hyun’s goals, but Heo Ung hit a 3-point shot and Lee Seung-hyun gave up a free throw to take the lead (78-79).
However, Hyundai Mobis’ will to win was strong. Seo Myung-jin fired a valuable 3-point shot from a corner and brought the atmosphere back to Hyundai Mobis. Afterwards, he showed concentration on defense and kept the victory by blocking KCC’s last wave of offensive.