Chu Il-seung-ho wins first Korea-Japan game in 5 years Heo Hoon explodes for 22 points
The South Korean men’s basketball team, led by coach Chu Il-seung, won their first friendly game against Japan in five years. Ace player Heo Hoon led the way with over 20 points, while shooter Jeon Sung-hyun also contributed with four three-pointers. Heo Hoon and Ha Yoon-ki combined to score the first points of the unstoppable Korean-Japanese game. Following a block by Ha Yoon-ki, Heo Hoon’s fantastic breakthrough led to an extra free throw. Jeon Sung-hyun, who carries on the lineage of ‘Joseon’s shooter’, showed off his hot fingertips by sinking back-to-back three-pointers. Finishing the first half with a six-point lead, 45-39, the Koreans continued to build momentum 온라인카지노 in the third quarter, highlighted by Ha Yun-ki’s “in your face” dunk. In the fourth quarter, Japan came back with an outside attack, but was quickly answered by a three-pointer from Heo Hoon. The team, which was without Oh Se-geun, Kim Sun-hyung, and Ragan-ah, went on to win 76-69, with Heo and Jeon Sung-hyun leading the way. Heo Hoon scored 22 points and Jeon Sung-hyun added 14 to overwhelm Japan, which was missing Hachimura and Watanabe. Ha Yoon-ki also impressed coach Chu Il-seung with his performance under the basket. “The fact that the coach gave me a lot of roles and kept trusting me gave me confidence, and I wanted to earn the coach’s trust, so I played a little more confidently and made some breakthroughs and shots “(The players) just told each other that we have to win today…. After I made one deep three, my mood lifted a lot, so I think it was a good result.” At his national retirement ceremony, Incheon Asian Games gold medalist Yang Hee-jong cheered on his juniors who will be competing at the Hangzhou Asian Games. Chu Il-seung-ho cruised to the Hangzhou Asian Games with a victory over South Korea in his first game in five years at home.