‘The claim that led to the escape from losing streak’ Chang-young Jung, “I didn’t want to lose in front of my family”￼
The bold captain’s sense of responsibility and spirit led to a great victory.
Jeonju KCC Egis defeated Wonju DB Promy 84-64 in the 6th round of the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Professional Basketball regular league held at Jeonju Gymnasium on the 11th. KCC, who escaped from a losing streak, secured 6th place with a record of 21 wins and 26 losses.
Chung Chang-young played as a starter that day and played 22 minutes and 47 seconds, leading the team to victory with 13 points, 3 rebounds, 8 assists and 2 steals.
Jung Chang-young said, “It was an important game that needed to be won for the fight in the 6th round. The atmosphere dropped after the last game against LG was lethargic, but I had a meeting with the players after the game, and the desire to win was especially good today. I think. We played well from the beginning,” he looked back on the game.
KCC, which allowed DB to lead at the beginning of the game, quickly caught up with the score through active attacks by Chang-Young Jeong and Gunah La, leading 20-12 in the first quarter. DB, who started chasing, approached by 3 points at the beginning of the 3rd quarter, but KCC did not collapse.
Jung Chang-young took the center. After scoring a free throw, Chang-young Jung made La Gun-ah’s footback score with a bold breakthrough, and after stealing DB’s ball with a surprise steal, he helped Kim Sang-gyu’s layup.
Chung Chang-young’s performance in the 3rd quarter was an important reversal factor that changed the atmosphere of KCC from a close match메이저놀이터.
“My backcourt was late, and I don’t think Kim Hyun-ho was aware I was behind him at all. I was lucky,” he said of the steal situation.
Jeong Chang-young, who is spending his 11th season in the KBL this year, is recording career highs in all major categories such as scoring, rebounding and assists.
Jeong Chang-young said, “As I took over as captain for the first time this season, I became more responsible. With Lee Seung-hyun and Heo Woong coming, I became more interested in our team. same,” he said.
He also said, “I try to jump one step ahead of my juniors and not lose myself. I think my juniors will see and follow me as well.”
On the other hand, on this day, many families of KCC players visited the stadium. Family members such as Chung Chang-young, Park Gyeong-sang, La Gun-ah, and Dion Thompson cheered in the stands.
Jeong Chang-young said, “I was surprised. The players’ families, and Lee Seung-hyun and Lee Jong-hyun’s girlfriends also visited the stadium. They didn’t make promises to each other, but a lot of people came especially today. Even before the game, I thought it would be a real shame if I lost today. I think I was better off with it. It was the same for me. I wanted to show a better appearance than usual in front of my parents, family, and son.”
KCC will play all two days this weekend. Without a break, there is also a game against Samsung tomorrow, Sunday.
Jung Chang-young said, “It’s the weekend, but there are families who stay until tomorrow, and there are also people who only watch today and go up. Anyway, I hope this momentum lasts until tomorrow.”