A miracle happened with 0.6 seconds left. KBL Seoul SK, with a dramatic winning shot by Leon Williams (37), left only one win in advancing to the championship match for the second year in a row.
SK won 92-91 in the second game of the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball semifinal playoff (3 out of 5) against Changwon LG held at the Changwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 16th.
SK, who won the first game 73-68, swept away two wins on the road and returned home with a light heart. On the other hand, LG lost both games at home and was in a series upset crisis.
For SK, Jamil Warney (40 points and 11 rebounds) played an outstanding role throughout the game, and Heo Il-young also contributed with 24 points. But, above all, Williams, who only scored 2 points in 13 seconds, was the hero of the day. Reggie Perry, a substitute for Asem Marais, achieved a double-double with 31 points and 13 rebounds, and Lee Kwan-hee also played hard with 19 points, but could not prevent the loss.메이저사이트
Both teams fought back and forth from the first quarter, exchanging turnarounds and turnarounds. SK took a 24-22 lead at the end of the first quarter with Heo Il-yeong getting a basket count. However, LG started the chase with Justin Gutang’s 3-point lead when they were trailing by 7 points in the 2nd quarter. In the middle of the quarter, LG made a one-point difference with Yun Won-sang’s three points, and Perry and Lee Kwan-hee scored consecutively to finish the first half with a 46-43 lead.
LG’s momentum continued in the third quarter. With Perry struggling under the goal, LG continued to lead with Lee Kwan-hee scoring. SK continued Warney’s one-man show performance, but could not stop LG, who had risen in the water. In the end, SK entered the 4th quarter with a 7-point lead.
However, SK finally changed the flow of the game in the fourth quarter. While Warney was struggling, Choi Seong-won supported the back, and Heo Il-young’s 3-pointer exploded, making the score 75-75. In the midst of Warney’s bombardment, he took an 8-point lead in the middle of the quarter.
LG started chasing again when Perry returned from a short break in the middle of the quarter. With 35 seconds left in the game, Perry and Gutang scored high, and LG succeeded in reversing with Yoon Won-sang’s outer shell exploding with 35 seconds left. Then, in a 90-90 situation, Kim Jun-il’s free throw went in, and LG took the lead again with 12 seconds remaining. To make matters worse, Warney was sent off for 5 fouls in the process, and Williams, who was on the bench throughout the game, came out of SK.
However, this turned out to be a boon. SK attempted the last attack, and Kim Seon-hyung, who received a pass from Williams, tried to break through, but the attack failed. At this time, Williams, who won the rebound, fired a shot under the goal, which went through the rim. It was a miraculous scene that came out with 0.6 seconds left in the game. LG’s last attack was not successful, and SK finally put an end to the drama.