Samsung fought all-out war to escape the losing streak against SK, but swallowed regret due to lack of back heart.
Seoul Samsung lost 113-115 in the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Professional Basketball regular league home game against Seoul SK held at Jamsil Gymnasium on the 16th, after a close match that went to overtime. The lowest-ranked Samsung failed to win two consecutive wins, and the ride with Daegu Korea Gas Corporation in 9th place was maintained for one game. The losing streak against SK extended to 4 consecutive losses.
Samsung’s start was smooth. In the first half, Dallal Willis (7 rebounds) and Kim Seung-won (3 rebounds) led the team to gain a rebound advantage (16-10) and take the lead. Samsung recorded 56.4% (22/36) field goal rate in the first half based on its rebound advantage, and scored 56 points in the first half, the most on the team this season. It was also effective to minimize SK’s fast attacks (two).
Samsung was shaken in the 3rd quarter with a score of 56-47. Willis got into foul trouble and had trouble sealing Jameel Warney. They made an even distribution of scores, but compared to the first half, the ability to check SK’s fast attack was dull, so they engaged in a close game of reversals. 안전놀이터
Samsung trailed 76-77 in the 3rd quarter, and 0.8 seconds before the end of the 3rd quarter, Shin Dong-hyeok’s 3-point shot near the half line seemed to regain the flow by neatly splitting the rim, but the 4th quarter started poorly. After the start of the 4th quarter, he gave up 9 runs in a row while remaining scoreless for 3 minutes.Afterwards, Samsung showed persistence even while foreign players got into foul trouble side by side. Kim Si-rae made a bold 3-point shot, and Jang Min-guk made a come-from-behind 3-point shot 37 seconds before the end of the 4th quarter, which was trailing 96-97. Afterwards, Lee Jung-hyun committed travel and the defeat seemed to deepen, but one second before the end of the 4th quarter, which was 2 points behind, Kim Si-rae succeeded in both free throws obtained by U-fouls, and went into a dramatic extension.