Wonju DB has tied the record for 10 wins in the shortest professional basketball season.
DB won 81-72 at home against the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis in the 2023-2024 regular season of the Korean Professional Basketball League at the Wonju General Gymnasium in Wonju, Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province, on Saturday. 온라인카지노 DB improved to 10-1 and maintained its lead atop the standings. They are 2.5 games behind second-place Anyang Kwanjang (7-3).
This is the third time this year that DB has reached 10 wins in 11 games in the professional basketball league, which began in 1997, after DB’s predecessor Wonju Dongbu in the 2011-2012 season and Goyang Sono’s predecessor Goyang Orion in the 2015-2016 season.
DB lost once to Jeonggwanjang after opening the season with seven straight wins before reeling off three straight wins.
DB was led by Kim Jong-kyu with 26 points and nine rebounds, while Dedrick Lawson had a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds.
Jong-kyu Kim’s three-pointer with 1:35 left in regulation after trailing 76-70 effectively sealed the game.
With their third straight loss, Hyundai Mobis drops to 5-6 and slips from fifth place to sole possession of sixth.
In Daegu, visiting Seoul SK held on for a 76-74 victory over Daegu KOGAS.
SK’s Oh Jae-hyun hit a three-pointer with 23 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 71-71. It was the decisive shot. On KOGAS’s ensuing comeback, Kim Nak-hyun, who retired the day before, attempted a 3-pointer that was blocked by SK’s Jamil Warney.
With the win, SK improved to 5-4 and moved into a tie for fourth place with Changwon LG.
SK’s Warney led the way with 33 points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots. KOG was paced by “returned reserve” Kim Nak-hyun with 26 points and six assists, but could not snap its six-game losing streak and four-game home losing streak. They remain in last place with a 1-8 record.