KB Stars won their first victory this season against Samsung Life Insurance.
Cheongju KB Stars won 79-75 in the 4th round against Shinhan Bank SOL 2022-2023 Women’s Professional Basketball Yongin Samsung Life Insurance held at Yongin Gymnasium on the 25th. KB Stars recorded 7 wins and 13 losses with 3 consecutive wins, narrowing the gap with 4th place Incheon Shinhan Bank to 3.5 games.
Kang Iseul (27 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals) and Kim Min-jung (20 points, 5 rebounds) played a big role in KB Stars. Park Ji-soo (11 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists) also led the team to victory with a double-double.
With Bae Hye-yoon’s departure from Samsung Life Insurance, KB Stars was expected to have an advantage in the game. Until the beginning of the first quarter, KB Stars scored 16 points and seemed to be going as expected, but Samsung Life Insurance chased after Shin I-seul and Lee Myung-gwan’s goals. Kang I-seul, who scored 11 points in the second quarter alone, ended the first half with a narrow lead of 43-41, 2 points.
For KB Stars, Park Ji-soo succeeded in the first field goal with a mid-range shot, and Kang I-seul scored 5 points in a row, leading to a 6-point gap (55-49). However, the third quarter ended with 60-57 due to strong pursuit by Samsung Life Insurance. 안전놀이터 The outcome was unknown until the end of the fourth quarter. KB Stars, who allowed Shin Iseul to score 5 points, including a 3-point shot, to come from behind 64-66, managed to turn the game around 69-66 thanks to Park Ji-soo’s goal and Heo Ye-eun’s free throw. Kang Iseul and Kim Min-jung succeeded in rim attacks and ran away to 77-66. However, 30 seconds before the end of the game, Samsung Life Insurance hit 3 consecutive 3-point shots and was chased by 4 points (79-75), but Shim Seong-young grabbed a defensive rebound and won.Kang Yoo-rim (17 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists), Lee Hae-ran (17 points, 7 rebounds), Shin Iseul (16 points, 2 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals), Lee Myeong-gwan (14 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists) fought hard and broke expectations and played a close game. However, the final attack in the 4th quarter continued to fail, so the victory could not be won. Samsung Life lost four consecutive losses.