Seoul SK Sixth Man Jae-Hyun Oh dominated the last 4 minutes and took off.

In the 5th game of ㅋㅋㅋ벳the ‘2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Pro Basketball’ championship match (Best of 7, 4 best) with Anyang KGC held at Jamsil Student Gymnasium on the 3rd, SK scored 66 with Oh Jae-hyun’s great performance, who scored 14 points, including 3 wedges 38.7 seconds before the end. won with -60. SK, which took the 4th and 5th games in a row, took a 3-2 lead, leaving only 1 win to become the champion for 2 consecutive seasons. Game 6 will be held on the 5th at KGC’s home, Anyang Gymnasium.

The result of Game 5, which was greeted with 2 wins and 2 losses, could determine the direction of the entire series. The winning rate of the team that caught the 5th game in the past 2 wins and 2 losses was 81.8% (9 out of 11 times).

KGC coach Kim Sang-shik focused on attacking. Coach Kim said, “I couldn’t break the regional defense in the 4th game. The players hurried. He prepared more for the part. He ordered aggressive play from Omari Spellman.” SK coach Jeon Hee-chul, who returned the atmosphere that went over to KGC to victory in the 4th game, said, “I thought a lot before the game. As a result, there are no major changes. He only adjusted the details,” he revealed.

SK brought out the irregular lineup that worked in the 4th game again. It was a decision to save the stamina of the main players. However, this same choice paid off once again. SK put Kim Seon-hyeong (16 points, 4 assists), Jamil Warney (18 points, 15 rebounds), and Heo Il-young (10 points, 8 rebounds) 3 minutes and 54 seconds before the end of the first quarter, where SK led 14-10 thanks to the struggle of the sixth men. SK trailed 22-23 in the first quarter, but took the initiative by leading 41-28 in the second quarter thanks to Kim Seon-hyung, Warney, and Heo Il-young all at once. SK’s 3-2 regional defense was still effective.

After repairing during halftime and returning, KGC has changed greatly. Strong mental armament increased the strength of the defense. In the attack, Byun Jun-hyung (15 points, 8 assists) and Spellman (23 points, 11 rebounds) showed aggressiveness. Thanks to that, KGC reversed to 44-43 in about 4 minutes after the start of the 3rd quarter. KGC gave the lead again at 51-52 at the end of the 3rd quarter, but right after the start of the 4th quarter Oh Se-geun (14 points, 9 rebounds) and Byun Jun-hyeong scored consecutively to lead again 55-52.

Afterwards, amidst the one-step battle, the game was decided in Oh Jae-hyun’s hands. Oh Jae-hyeon took a defensive rebound at 58-58 about 4 minutes before the end of the game, and then assisted with Kim Seon-hyung’s 2 points in a quick break. Then, 1 minute and 16 seconds before the end, he induced an opponent’s foul with a one-on-one breakthrough and added one point with a free throw. 38.7 seconds before the end, he roared with a 3-pointer that confirmed victory in the corner.

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