Yongin Samsung Life Insurance continued its four-game winning streak and climbed to second place alone.
In the 5th round home game of ‘2022-2023 Women’s Professional Basketball’ against Incheon Shinhan Bank held at Yongin Indoor Gymnasium on the 12th, Samsung Life Insurance’s’ captain’ Bae Hye-yoon (26 points, 9 rebounds) and Lee Myung-gwan (14 points, 9 rebounds) made a big success. Thanks to that, we won 86-73.
With this, Samsung Life Insurance recorded 15 wins and 10 losses, pushing out Shinhan Bank (14 wins and 11 losses), which was tied for second place, and rose to second place alone. In addition, the playoffs were confirmed regardless of the remaining schedule results.
From the first quarter, Samsung Life Insurance developed an attack centering on Bae Hye-yoon and Lee Hae-ran. Afterwards, while the two teams were in a tight match, Lee Myung-gwan broke through two and scored a goal in an 11-13 situation, and immediately followed Dan-bi Kim’s defensive rebound, followed by a 3-point shot, changing the atmosphere to 5 points in a row. It finished with a 20-to-2 lead.
In the second quarter, both teams exchanged points at a fast tempo with high concentration. For Samsung Life Insurance, Jo Soo-ah made a successful 3-point shot, and for Shinhan Bank, Lee Hye-mi counterattacked. Then Lee Hae-ran ran away again with a 3-point shot, and Shinhan Bank immediately responded with a 3-point shot from Sonia Kim, making the score 36-30. However, ahead of the end, Shinhan Bank’s tip became dull, and Samsung Life took advantage of this opportunity to finish the first half with Jo Soo-ah and Kang Yoo-rim scoring the first half.
Samsung Life, who seized the victory, put more pressure on the opponent in the third quarter. Kang Yoo-rim succeeded in scoring following Hye-yoon Bae’s free throw, and despite Shinhan Bank’s counterattack with Han Chae-jin and Kim Jin-young, Bae Hye-yoon did not lose her explosive power and kept the lead. In particular, Jo Soo-ah’s 3-point shot and Kim Dan-bi’s play, which fouled at the same time, widened the score to 67-48.
Samsung Life struggled when Bae Hye-yoon fell out of physical fitness. At the beginning of the 4th quarter, Samsung Life Insurance seemed to be winning easily with Lee Myung-kwan’s 3-point shot. However, Shinhan Bank Kim Jin-young and Kim Sonia allowed consecutive runs, and they were pursued by 11 points. Samsung Life struggled against Shinhan Bank, who did not give up throughout the fourth quarter, and scored only 17 points (23 conceded), but maintained a 19-point gap and finished the game 86-73. 토토사이트
Samsung Life coach Lim Geun-bae said after the game, “Except for making a few mistakes in the opponent’s trap, the rest was good. Without that, he could have played a perfect game. He said, “The playoffs have been confirmed, but I will not play the remaining five games.”