‘New face Johnson-Choi Jun-yong’ KCC wins practice game against Cheong Gwan-jang, where Spellman and Bae Byeong-jun worked hard

KCC won the practice match against CheongKwanJang. 

Busan KCC Egis won 102-94 in a practice game against Anyang Jeonggwanjang Red Boosters held at Anyang Gymnasium on the 22nd.

Most of the key players from both teams played in the game, but since it was a practice game, the focus was on strengthening the process and organizational skills rather than winning or losing.

KCC was missing La Geon-ah and Lee Seung-hyun, who were called up to the national team, as well as Lee Ho-hyun, who suffered a minor injury. Jeong Kwan-jang and Jeong Hyo-geun were out due to a minor injury, and Lens Abando, who arrived in the country that day, only did weight training and did not participate in the game. 

KCC was without La Gun-ah, but Alize Johnson, a new face who played a lot of minutes, showed off her power and won the game. Johnson, who formed a one-two punch with Choi Jun-yong, showed off his presence by utilizing his fast speed, scoring ability, and shooting ability. Choi Jun-yong also dunked like a fish in water, while other players such as Heo Woong and Jung Chang-young also did their part.

For KGC, Omari Spellman, who is improving his condition after returning from being selected to the Lebanon national team, played for about 20 minutes and showed good shooting skills. Veteran shooter Bae Byung-jun and captain Jeong Jun-won, who renewed their contracts this season, also played well, but could not prevent the team from losing. 

KCC’s starting lineup was Dong-Hoon Song, Chang-Young Jeong, Woong Heo, Jun-Yong Choi, and Alize Johnson, while Ji-Hoon Park, Byung-Jun Bae, Jun-Won Jeong, Jong-Hyun Lee, and Spellman were the starters for Jeong Kwan-Jang.

Both teams started the game with스포츠토토 Choi Jun-yong and Bae Byung-jun facing off as outside guns. Afterwards, when Spellman started scoring, Johnson was not pushed back and a fierce situation developed.

With both teams actively providing outside support, KCC gained a slight advantage with Heo Woong consistently scoring points. Although Bae Byung-Jun struggled, Jeong Kwan-Jang could not keep up with KCC’s pace. Afterwards, KCC, which enjoyed successive results with a transition game led by Alize Johnson, finished the first quarter with a 27-21 score.

In the second quarter, Jeong Kwan-Jang started chasing with 3-point shots by Bae Byung-Jun and Choi Seong-Won. Then, KCC, quickly put out by Yeom Jae-seong, had a blast with Johnson dunking after a give-and-go play with Heo Woong, and even Choi Jun-yong dunking. KCC, with Johnson and Choi Jun-yong shining,

Even in the third quarter, KCC’s Johnson-Choi Jun-yong combination showed its power.

As Johnson played first, going inside and outside, Choi Jun-yong also responded with a 3-point shot, quickly widening the gap to 15 points. When Jeong Kwan-jang followed Spellman’s 3-point shot, Johnson responded with a long-distance floater and even showed off a flowing dribble. KCC, which destroyed the opposing defense, ended the third quarter with 80-64.

The fourth quarter started with the lineup of Heo Woong, Lee Jin-wook, Jeong Chang-young, Choi Jun-yong, Johnson and Choi Seong-won, Go Chan-hyuk, Jeong Jun-won, Kim Cheol-wook and Monroe. At the beginning of the quarter, Jeong Kwan-jang’s offensive took place, and the gap was instantly narrowed with Jeong Jun-won’s outside shot.

However, KCC counterattacked with Choi Jun-yong acting as a firefighter. Then, Chung Chang-young added in the scoring, bringing the score gap back to double digits, and it was not enough for Jeong Kwan-jang to turn the game around. With players from both teams making active moves in the remaining time, the game ended with Kelvin Epistolaka and Kim Cheol-wook scoring. 

finished the first half with a 50-41 score.

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