With a four-game home winning streak, professional basketball’s Daegu KOGAS is tied for seventh place .KOGAS defeated Busan KCC 100-98 in a home game of the 2023-2024 regular season at Daegu Gymnasium on Friday. With the win, which snapped a two-game losing streak against KCC and extended its home winning streak to four games, KOGAS improved its record to 13-21, tied for seventh place with Anyang Jeonggwanjang. KCC improved to 17-15 and remained in fifth place. KOGAS allowed KCC’s Choi Joon-yong to score 16 points in the first quarter, including three 3-pointers, while Andrew Nicholson and Shin Ju-young were blocked on scoring opportunities .Trailing 20-28, KCC committed four turnovers early in the second quarter and was down by as many as 14 points at one point, but they held KCC to 24 percent field goal shooting to end the half with a
33-43 lead. With a foothold in the game, KCC kept the momentum going in the third quarter with back-to-back three-pointers from Samjosef Belangel and Nicholson, as well as a basket by Kim Dong-lang, to cut the deficit to four points heading into the final quarter .KOGAS tied the game on a three-pointer by Kim Dong-liang with 6:19 left in the fourth quarter and took the lead on an outside shot by Park Ji-hoon with 5:34 left .After giving up four straight points to Alize DeShawn Johnson to pull back into the game, KCC pulled within one, 83-84, with 1:39 left in the quarter on a jumper by Belangel .Trailing by two points on a three-point play by Choi Jun-yong with 0.8 seconds left in regulation, KCC made two of three free throws by Vangel just before the buzzer to send the game into overtime.
The overtime period played out like a seesaw game for both teams, but KOGAS won the game on a three-pointer by Shin Seung-min with 2.6 seconds left in regulation .KOG was led by Nicholson’s 36 points and 13 rebounds and Belangel’s 26 points. KCC was led by Choi Jun-yong with 32 points and Lee Seung-hyun with 15 points and four blocked shots .Suwon KT won 68-65 at home against Seoul SK .With its first win over SK this season, third-place KT improved to 21-12 and moved within one game of second-place SK (23-12).After finishing the first half trailing 44-48, KT battled back with 7:14 left in the fourth quarter on a three-pointer by Moon Jung-hyun, who followed it up with a steal to swing the momentum back in their favor. After losing the lead, KT fought back with a basket by Paris Bass with 3:29 left in the game and a free throw by Ha Yoon-ki with 13 seconds left in the game .KT was led by Ha Yoon-ki with 19 points and 토토사이트 10 rebounds and Bass with 17 points.SK was led by Jamil Warney with 20 points and 14 rebounds.