Led by 28 points and 22 rebounds from South Korean women’s basketball standout Park Ji-Soo, Cheongju KB of the Korean Women’s Professional Basketball League (KPBL) won its seventh straight game like a championship favorite.
KB defeated Yongin Samsung Sinsung 77-54 in an away game of the Woori Bank Woori WON 2023-2024 Women’s Professional Basketball League regular season at Yongin Gymnasium in Gyeonggi Province on Monday afternoon.
With the win, KB moved into a tie for first place with defending champion Asan Woori Bank with a 9-1 record.
After dropping a 71-72 decision to Woori Bank on March 15, KB rebounded to win its next seven games. In their second meeting with Woori Bank, 카지노사이트 which ended in a heartbreaking defeat, they won 50-45 on March 27.
Meanwhile, Samsung Life, which had been holding onto third place behind KB and Woori Bank, dropped one spot to tie for third with last season’s last-place team Bucheon Hana OneQ (over 4-6).
Samsung Life returned to the court after national guard Yoon Ye-bin returned to action against Shinhan Bank in Incheon on March 26 after a lengthy rehabilitation, and WNBA player Kiana Smith also shook off her injury.
However, they were brought to their knees by Park Ji-soo alone, who scored 28 points and grabbed 22 rebounds.
Not only did Park give Samsung Life difficulty under the basket with six offensive rebounds, but she was also effective from the perimeter, hitting two 3-pointers.
National team shooter Kang Isul also supported Park with 15 points, including three 3-pointers.
For Samsung Life, Lee Ju-yeon scored 15 points, but it was painful that the main players such as Bae Hye-yoon and Lee Hae-ran could not match Park Ji-soo’s height, scoring only nine points apiece.
Smith, who tore her left knee patella tendon in the Woori Bank game last December, made her comeback game after about a year. Smith had five points, two rebounds and two assists in about 17 minutes. 안전놀이터