Park Ji-hyun (23, 182 cm), who will meet Samsung Life in the playoffs, showed a strong will to win.

Asan Woori Bank’s Park Ji-hyun had 30 points, seven rebounds, and two assists against Bucheon Hana OneQ in the Woori WON 2023-2024 Women’s Professional Basketball League at the Asan Sunshin Gymnasium on Monday. Woori Bank, led by Park Ji-hyun, overwhelmed Hana OneQ, 텍사스홀덤사이트 which was missing Kim Jong-yeon and Yang In-young due to injury, and cruised to an 88-66 victory.

Park said, “It was the last game of the regular season, and it was a home game. I wanted to finish a little better, but I’m glad we won,” said Park.

At the end of the regular season, Park was in top form. In her last three games, she scored more than 30 points. Her body movement was definitely lighter. This is good news for Woori Bank ahead of the playoffs.

“I didn’t want to lose my form when I got the ankle injury. I realized that I still had important games ahead and that I needed to play a role in the team, so I worked harder to prepare. I did my best with the support of my trainer, and I think I’m in better shape than I was before the injury.” Park said.

Woori Bank’s opponent is Samsung Life Insurance of Yongin, who finished third in the regular season. Woori holds a 5-1 advantage in the regular season head-to-head, but Samsung Life has been on a roll at the end of the season. With injured players such as Kiana Smith and Lee Ju-yeon returning to form, the team’s power has increased, so it will be a tough series.

“This season’s ranking was decided quickly, so we prepared for Samsung Life in team training,” said Park Ji-hyun. Samsung Life is younger than us with five of their starters, and they have more available players. I think their good momentum will carry over to the playoffs, and we’re preparing for that.”

“Both (Kim) Dan-bi and (Park) Hye-jin are good players and have a lot to offer. We will try to utilize them as much as possible and make good plays. We haven’t had a lot of time to play together, so we’re aware of it and we’re talking about it. I think we need to focus more on defense than offense,” she added.

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