‘Nicholson-Bélangel 49-point Collaboration’ Korea Gas Corporation Puts a Brake on LG’s 7-Game Winning Streak

‘Nicholson-Bélangel 49-point Collaboration’ Korea Gas Corporation Puts a Brake on LG’s 7-Game Winning Streak

Professional Basketball Daegu Korea Gas Corporation escaped from the bottom by catching Changwon LG.

Gas Corporation played against LG in the 2023-2024 Jeong Kwan-Jang Professional Basketball Game held at the Daegu Indoor Stadium on the 16th. Thanks to the performances of Andrew Nicholson and Sam Joseph Belangel, they overturned a 12-point deficit and won 88-69.

Nicholson (26 points, 8 rebounds) and Belangel (23 points) scored 49 points. led the team to victory.

Escaped from two consecutive losses, KOGAS recorded its 5th win (16 losses), surpassing Seoul Samsung (4 wins, 17 losses) and rising to 9th place.

Korea Gas Corporation Puts a Brake on LG’s 7-Game Winning Streak
Korea Gas Corporation Puts a Brake on LG’s 7-Game Winning Streak

With a scary momentum, it ranked 6th. LG (15 wins, 6 losses), which was on a winning streak, was put on hold. It was an opportunity to narrow the gap with leader Wonju DB (18 wins, 4 losses), but it ended up being two and a half games.

Entering the fourth quarter with a 60-62 lead, Korea Gas Corporation defeated LG with a bunch of 3-pointers. We broke down the defense. In the fourth quarter alone, he hit five 3-pointers and succeeded in taking a huge lead of 28-7.

LG was unable to overcome field goal difficulties despite the efforts of Assem Marey (14 points, 17 rebounds) and Justin Gutang (14 points). It was only 37%.

At Anyang Indoor Gymnasium, Anyang Jeong Kwanjang won 84-75 against Seoul Samsung.

Cheong Kwanjang broke his 7-game losing streak and won 10 times. (11th loss) was reported. This is his first win since parting ways with Omari Spellman, who was the key player in last season’s championship. Spellman had a negative impact on the team due to injuries and insincere attitude.

Samsung fell to the bottom alone.

Byung-Jun Bae (18 points), Daryl Monroe (18 points) 15 points), Jeong Hyo-geun (12 points), and Kim Gyeong-won (10 points) showed an even distribution of scores.

For Samsung, Lee Won-seok (23 points) and Kofi Coburn (21 points, 14 rebounds) did their best. . The lack of 3-point shots was a problem. I tried 21, but only 3 were successful. It was very sluggish at 14%.

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