Oh Se-geun (36) and Yang Hee-jong (39), two veterans of professional basketball Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation, decorated the grand finale of the championship match. It was a happy ending drama filled with tears and emotion.
Captain Yang Hee-jong, who will retire after the end of the 2022-2023 season, was put into the stadium with 3 seconds left at the end of the 7th game, the final match of the championship held at Anyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 7th, and shared the moment of victory.
Yang Hee-jong was nominated by Anyang KT&G as the third overall pick in the draft and is a ‘one-club man’ who has played for only one team for 17 years until this season. Together with Yang Hee-jong, who played in 618 regular league games and recorded an average of 6 points and 3.7 rebounds per game, Ginseng Corporation won three championship matches. Yang Hee-jong, who will retire at the end of this season, tried to contribute to the unified victory in the last season’s championship match, but was hindered by an injury. He injured his right shoulder during Game 5 of the championship decision. Yang Hui-jong, who had a cast on his shoulder, was unable to play in Game 6.
When asked if he would put Yang Hee-jong in before the game, manager Kim Sang-sik said, “I will set it up in the stadium in some way at the moment when victory is certain.” Yang Hee-jong, who stepped on the court under coach Kim’s consideration, shared the thrilling moment of victory with his juniors. Yang Hee-jong swallowed tears after the game, saying, “It’s a pity that we won’t be able to play together next season.” He said, “Thank you, and I will live with the Anyang fans and team members in my heart forever.”
Oh Se-geun led the team to win the championship with 20 points and 13 rebounds’double double’ performance that day. He won the third playoff (PO) MVP in his personal career, setting the record for the most awards with Yang Dong-geun of Ulsan Hyundai Mobis.
Yang Hee-jong and Oh Se-geun played for KGC without a transfer since their debut, leading the team’s heyday and winning PO championships a total of 4 times from the 2011-2012 season. Yang Hee-jong and Oh Se-geun won the regular league as well as the EASL (East Asian Super League). In the championship game, he won the championship ring and achieved the feat of a season treble. 바카라사이트
In an interview after the game, Oh Se-geun said, “There was no one who said we were a candidate for the championship or a strong team before the season, but we won the wire-to-wire championship, the combined championship, and even the EASL championship.” said.
Oh Se-geun was born in 1987 and has firmly maintained his place as the best big man in Korea even though he is in his mid-30s. Yang Hee-jong and Oh Se-geun had an unfortunate breakup after leading the construction of the KGC dynasty. Yang Hee-jong leaves the court due to retirement, and Oh Se-geun, who has obtained the status of a free agent (FA), may leave KGC next season.