The KBL Cup has begun. SK and KT get their first wins.
The Seoul SK Knights defeated the Seoul Samsung Thunder 91-87 in the first game of the Group C preliminary round of the 2023 MG Saemaul Money KBL Cup at Wolmyeong Gymnasium in Gunsan on Monday. SK was led by Jamil Warney with 33 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Heo Il-young with 23 points and five rebounds, including four 3-pointers.
SK was without Kim Sun-hyung, Choi Buk-kyung, and Asia Quarter Gomez de Riano due to national team commitments. Despite not being at 100 percent, they held off Samsung. Newcomer Oh Se-geun warmed up with three points and two rebounds in 11 minutes and 34 seconds. Samsung was led by new foreign player Coby Coburn with 33 points and nine rebounds.바카라사이트
In the official opening game, the Suwon KT Sonic Boom defeated the Sangmu Sangmu 102-84. Head coach Song Young-jin won his debut game. The team was without Heo Hoon, who was called up to the national team, and KT transfer Moon Sung-gon, who is injured. KT was led by new foreign player Ferris Bass with 26 points, including four 3-pointers, and Lee Doo-won with 19 points. For Sangmu, Park Jung-hyun scored 30 points and Han Seung-hee added 23 points.