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KBL Standings
 1. Samsung Th. 22-9 
 2. Anyang KGC 21-9 
 3. Goyang Orions 21-11 
 4. Dongbu Promy 18-13 
 5. ET Land 17-15 
 6. Mobis Phoebus 15-16 
 7. LG Sakers 13-18 
 8. KCC Egis 11-21 
 9. SK Knights 10-21 
 10. Sonic Boom KT 8-23 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Aaron HAYNES
  Goyang O.
  (201-F-81)
  Avg: 27.3
 1. Haynes, Goyang O.27.3 
 2. Rhodes, Mobis P.23.6 
 3. Simon, Anyang KGC23.6 
 4. Ratliffe, Samsung .23.1 
 5. Kelly, ET Land23.0 
 6. Mays, LG Sakers22.9 
 7. White, SK Knights22.9 
 8. Lyons, KCC Egis21.3 
 9. Williams, Sonic B.20.7 
 10. Little, SK Knights19.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Rodrique BENSON
  Dongbu P.
  (207-F/C-84)
  Avg: 13
 1. Benson, Dongbu P.13.0 
 2. Williams, Sonic B.12.5 
 3. Ratliffe, Samsung .12.4 
 4. Mays, LG Sakers11.7 
 5. Rhodes, Mobis P.11.3 
 6. Kelly, ET Land10.0 
 7. Simon, Anyang KGC9.9 
 8. Blakely, Mobis P.9.8 
 9. Haynes, Goyang O.9.8 
 10. Lyons, KCC Egis9.8 
Assists Per Game
 Chan-Hee PARK
  ET Land
  (190-G-87)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Park, ET Land6.7 
 2. Kim, SK Knights6.6 
 3. Lee, KCC Egis5.8 
 4. Kim, Samsung Th.5.5 
 5. Lee, Anyang KGC5.5 
 6. Blakely, Mobis P.5.4 
 7. Ham, Mobis Phoebus5.4 
 8. Lee, Sonic Boom KT5.3 
 9. Yang, Mobis P.5.0 
 10. Craig, Samsung Th.4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Nate MILLER
  Mobis Phoebus
  (193-G-87)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Miller, Mobis Phoebus2.2 
 2. Cuthbert, ET Land2.2 
 3. Little, SK Knights2.1 
 4. Park, ET Land2.1 
 5. Mays, LG Sakers2.0 
 6. Wise, KCC Egis1.8 
 7. Lee, Anyang KGC1.7 
 8. Haynes, Goyang O.1.6 
 9. Kim, SK Knights1.6 
 10. Kelly, ET Land1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Charles RHODES
  Mobis P.
  (203-F/C-85)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Rhodes, Mobis P.1.9 
 2. Simon, Anyang KGC1.9 
 3. Blakely, Mobis P.1.5 
 4. Haynes, Goyang O.1.3 
 5. Ratliffe, Samsung .1.3 
 6. Choi, SK Knights1.2 
 7. Hill, Sonic B.1.2 
 8. Kim, LG Sakers1.2 
 9. Kelly, ET Land1.1 
 10. Williams, Sonic B.1.1 
Player of the Week

 Charles Rhodes
  Mobis Phoebus
  ( 203-F/C-109-85 )
  

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Round 28 (Regular Season)

Sonic Boom 67% Jan.27 KCC Egis
LG Sakers 56% Jan.27 Mobis Phoebu
Anyang KGC 71% Jan.26 Goyang Orion
SK Knights Jan.26 Dongbu Promy 53%
Mobis Phoebu 60% Jan.25 Samsung Th.
Sonic Boom 53% Jan.25 LG Sakers
KBL Round 7: ET Land Elephants lose the game and top position - Nov 2, 2012


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After 7 rounds played we can already see who rules in the KBL and who belongs to weaker ones. There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with change at the leadership position and favorites losing the games.

There was a change at the KBL leadership position after last games. Round 7 most important game was a defeat of league's leader ET Land Elephants (6-2). They were defeated by ninth ranked Sonic Boom KT (2-6) 79-68 on Thursday night. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of ET Land Elephants. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 45-29 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Sonic Boom KT forced 19 ET Land Elephants turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was a great evening for American center Jasper Johnson (201-83, college: Delta St.) who led his team to a victory scoring 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Dong-Hyun Cho (188-76) helped adding 9 points. At the losing side international forward Tae-Jong Moon (199-75, college: Richmond, agency: Alti Sport) responded with 14 points. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Sonic Boom KT moved-up to eighth place. ET Land Elephants at the other side dropped to the second position with two games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by SK Knights. ET Land Elephants will play next round against Samsung Thunders trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Sonic Boom KT will try to continue on its current victory against fourth ranked Mobis Phoebus in Ulsan.
The game had a very big importance for third-ranked SK Knights as it allowed them to take a leadership position. SK Knights defeated 7th ranked LG Sakers in Seoul 87-77. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) who led the winners and scored 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Ki Hoon Byun accounted for 16 points. American power forward Rodrique Benson (207-84, college: California) came up with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 16 rebounds and 6 assists for LG Sakers in the defeat. LG Sakers' coach Jin Kim rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. As mentioned above they took over a top position. LG Sakers at the other side keep the seventh place with five games lost. LG Sakers will play next round against Sonic Boom KT trying to get back on the winning streak. SK Knights will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Anyang KGC on the road.
Leading Anyang KGC (6-3) recorded its third loss in Ulsan on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by fifth ranked Mobis Phoebus (6-3) 73-64. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Anyang KGC. Ji-Hoon Ham fired a double-double by scoring 15 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Juan Pattillo produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 13 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Defending champion moved-up to third place, which they share with Anyang KGC and Goyang Orions. Mobis Phoebus will meet Sonic Boom KT (#8) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Anyang KGC will play against the league's leader SK Knights (#1) in Seoul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very interesting game took place in Seoul. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 8th ranked Dongbu Promy (2-7) to sixth ranked Samsung Thunders (4-4) 71-69 on Thursday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of Won-Soo Lee who helped to win the game recording 21 points. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Samsung Thunders maintains sixth place with 4-4 record. Dongbu Promy at the other side dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. Samsung Thunders' next round opponent will be bottom-ranked KCC Egis (#10) in Jeonju. Dongbu Promy will play at home against Goyang Orions in Daegu.
KBL top team - Anyang KGC (6-3) had no problems winning another game on Wednesday. This time they crushed tenth ranked KCC Egis (1-8) in Jeonju 85-65. It was a great evening for Juan Pattillo who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. Anyang KGC's coach Sang-Bum Lee used an eleven-player rotation saving starting five for next games. Despite that victory Anyang KGC went down to third position due to points difference, which they share with Mobis Phoebus and Goyang Orions. KCC Egis lost fifth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with eight games lost. Anyang KGC will face league's leader SK Knights in Seoul in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. KCC Egis will play on the road against Samsung Thunders (#6) in Seoul.

In the last two games of round 7 SK Knights won against KCC Egis on the opponent's court 75-65. Mobis Phoebus unfortunately lost to Goyang Orions in a home game 62-66.


Samsung Th. - Dongbu Promy 71-69

A very interesting game took place in Seoul. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 8th ranked Dongbu Promy (2-7) to sixth ranked Samsung Thunders (4-4) 71-69 on Thursday evening. The hosts were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Samsung Thunders shot the lights out from three nailing 15 long-distance shots on high 62.5 percentage. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Won-Soo Lee (181-83) who helped to win the game recording 21 points. The former international forward Daniel Sandrin (200-80, college: Seattle Pacific) contributed with 13 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four Samsung Thunders players scored in double figures. The former international power forward Joo-Sung Kim (205-79) answered with 17 points and 9 rebounds and German-American forward Julian Sensley (206-82, college: Hawaii) added 16 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Dongbu Promy. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Samsung Thunders maintains sixth place with 4-4 record. Dongbu Promy at the other side dropped to the ninth position with seven games lost. Samsung Thunders' next round opponent will be bottom-ranked KCC Egis (#10) in Jeonju. Dongbu Promy will play at home against Goyang Orions in Daegu.
Top scorers:
Dongbu Promy: J.Kim 17+9reb+3ast, J.Sensley 16+9reb+1ast, E.Sandrin 15+5reb+1ast, V.Thomas 7+2reb, J.Park 7+1reb+5ast, Y.Kim 3
Samsung Th.: W.Lee 21+3reb+3ast, K.Lee 14+3reb+1ast, D.Sandrin 13+7reb+2ast, B.Bowman 10+8reb+3ast, S.Park 9+3reb+4ast, D.Lim 2+3ast
gschID: 194168


Sonic Boom KT - ET Land 79-68

There was a change at the KBL leadership position after last games. Round 7 most important game was a defeat of league's leader ET Land Elephants (6-2). They were defeated by ninth ranked Sonic Boom KT (2-6) 79-68 on Thursday night. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of ET Land Elephants. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 45-29 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Sonic Boom KT forced 19 ET Land Elephants turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was a great evening for American center Jasper Johnson (201-83, college: Delta St.) who led his team to a victory scoring 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Dong-Hyun Cho (188-76) helped adding 9 points. At the losing side international forward Tae-Jong Moon (199-75, college: Richmond, agency: Alti Sport) responded with 14 points and guard Hyun-Min Lee (177-83) scored 4 points and 9 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Sonic Boom KT moved-up to eighth place. ET Land Elephants at the other side dropped to the second position with two games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by SK Knights. ET Land Elephants will play next round against Samsung Thunders trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Sonic Boom KT will try to continue on its current victory against fourth ranked Mobis Phoebus in Ulsan.
Top scorers:
ET Land: T.Moon 14+4reb+1ast, C.Powell 11+4reb+1ast, B.Chung 11, D.Casto 8+6reb, H.Lee 7+3reb+1ast, H.Kang 6+2reb+1ast
Sonic Boom KT: J.Johnson 22+6reb+4ast, Y.Kwon Yoon 10+1reb+3ast, D.Cho 9+3reb+3ast, D.Kim 8+5reb+1ast, J.Jang 7+7reb+1ast, J.Seo 6+2reb+3ast
gschID: 194167


KCC Egis - SK Knights 65-75

Very expected game in Jeonju where 10th ranked KCC Egis (1-8) were defeated by third ranked SK Knights (7-2) 75-65 on Friday. The game without a history. SK Knights led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to KCC Egis' 32. It was a great evening for American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) who led his team to a victory scoring 21 points and 7 rebounds. The former international guard Hee-Jung Joo (181-77) helped adding 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. SK Knights' coach Mun Kyung Eun used entire bench saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American center Courtney Sims (211-83, college: Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) responded with 17 points and 7 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) and guard Tae-Hyeong Kim (185-88) scored 11 points and 7 rebounds. Four KCC Egis players scored in double figures. SK Knights keep a position of league leader. KCC Egis lost fifth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with eight games lost. SK Knights will face Anyang KGC (#5) on the road in the next round. KCC Egis will play against Samsung Thunders (#6) in Seoul.
Top scorers:
KCC Egis: C.Sims 17+7reb+2ast, Y.Bakg 13+5reb+1ast, T.Kim 11+7reb+3ast, J.Lim 11+2reb+4ast, M.Sin 6+2reb+1ast, H.Ji 3+5reb+1ast
SK Knights: A.Haynes 21+7reb+1ast, M.Kim 14+3reb+2ast, H.Joo 14+5reb+4ast, B.Kyung Choi 9+9reb, K.Hoon Byun 8+1reb, S.Kim 5+4reb+6ast
gschID: 194170


Mobis Phoebus - Anyang KGC 73-64

Leading Anyang KGC (6-3) recorded its third loss in Ulsan on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by fifth ranked Mobis Phoebus (6-3) 73-64. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Anyang KGC. Anyang KGC trailed by 12 points after 3 quarters before a 18-15 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 64-73 at the end of the game. The former international power forward Ji-Hoon Ham (198-84) fired a double-double by scoring 15 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Naturalized American forward Gregory Stevenson (198-78, college: Richmond) chipped in 12 points and 6 rebounds. Four Mobis Phoebus players scored in double figures. American forward Juan Pattillo (197-88, college: W.Kentucky) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 13 rebounds and international point guard Tae-Sool Kim (180-84) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Defending champion moved-up to third place, which they share with Anyang KGC and Goyang Orions. Mobis Phoebus will meet Sonic Boom KT (#8) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Anyang KGC will play against the league's leader SK Knights (#1) in Seoul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Anyang KGC: J.Lee 16+1ast, T.Kim 12+6reb+3ast, J.Pattillo 10+13reb+2ast, K.Trim 7+6reb, H.Yang 5+8reb+3ast, Tae 3+2reb
Mobis Phoebus: J.Ham 15+10reb+4ast, G.Stevenson 12+6reb+3ast, A.McCaskill 11+6reb+4ast, D.Yang 11+1reb+1ast, D.Chun 7+3reb+1ast, G.Park 5+2reb
gschID: 194169


KCC Egis - Anyang KGC 65-85

KBL top team - Anyang KGC (6-3) had no problems winning another game on Wednesday. This time they crushed tenth ranked KCC Egis (1-8) in Jeonju 85-65. The game was mostly controlled by Anyang KGC. KCC Egis was better in second period 16-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great evening for American forward Juan Pattillo (197-88, college: W.Kentucky) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Jung-Hyun Lee (191-87) helped adding 17 points and 5 rebounds. Four Anyang KGC players scored in double figures. Anyang KGC's coach Sang-Bum Lee used an eleven-player rotation saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American power forward Andre Brown (206-81, college: De Paul, agency: Interperformances) responded with 21 points and 9 rebounds and Yeong-Sang Bakg (-90) scored 14 points and 5 rebounds. Despite that victory Anyang KGC went down to third position due to points difference, which they share with Mobis Phoebus and Goyang Orions. KCC Egis lost fifth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with eight games lost. Anyang KGC will face league's leader SK Knights in Seoul in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. KCC Egis will play on the road against Samsung Thunders (#6) in Seoul.
Top scorers:
KCC Egis: A.Brown 21+9reb+2ast, Y.Bakg 14+5reb+2ast, T.Kim 12+5reb, H.Ji 7+2reb+4ast, T.Kim 5+3reb, H.Jung 4+2ast
Anyang KGC: J.Lee 17+5reb+3ast, T.Kim 16+3reb+1ast, J.Pattillo 15+11reb+1ast, H.Yang 15+5reb+1ast, C.Lee 9+1reb+1ast, Tae 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 194166


SK Knights - LG Sakers 87-77

The game had a very big importance for third-ranked SK Knights as it allowed them to take a leadership position. SK Knights defeated 7th ranked LG Sakers in Seoul 87-77. The game was mostly controlled by SK Knights. LG Sakers was better in third quarter 23-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. SK Knights shot 61.0 percent from the field. Strangely LG Sakers outrebounded SK Knights 35-22 including a 19-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for SK Knights especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.0 percentage. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) who led the winners and scored 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Swingman Ki Hoon Byun (187-89) accounted for 16 points for the winning side. Four SK Knights players scored in double figures. American power forward Rodrique Benson (207-84, college: California) came up with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 16 rebounds and 6 assists and Kim Young Hwan added 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for LG Sakers in the defeat. LG Sakers' coach Jin Kim rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. As mentioned above they took over a top position. LG Sakers at the other side keep the seventh place with five games lost. LG Sakers will play next round against Sonic Boom KT trying to get back on the winning streak. SK Knights will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Anyang KGC on the road.
Top scorers:
LG Sakers: K.Young Hwan 18+8reb+4ast, R.Benson 17+16reb+6ast, C.Young Jung 11+1reb+3ast, R.Park 8+2reb, I.Baek 8+3reb, I.Clark 6+2reb+1ast
SK Knights: K.Hoon Byun 16+1reb+1ast, A.Haynes 15+6reb+5ast, M.Kim 12+2ast, C.Alexander 10+5reb+2ast, H.Kim 8, B.Kyung Choi 8+2reb+1ast
gschID: 194165


Mobis Phoebus - Goyang Orions 62-66

There was a small surprise in Ulsan where fifth ranked Goyang Orions (6-3) defeated 5th ranked Mobis Phoebus (6-3) 66-62 on Tuesday. The guests trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 4 points. Goyang Orions forced 19 Mobis Phoebus turnovers. Strangely Mobis Phoebus outrebounded Goyang Orions 42-23 including a 17-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a great evening for American center Terrence Leather (204-81, college: S.Florida) who led his team to a victory scoring 14 points and 9 rebounds. The former international forward Dong-Uk Kim (194-81) helped adding 18 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side American forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) responded with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds and naturalized American forward Gregory Stevenson (198-78, college: Richmond) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds. Goyang Orions have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Mobis Phoebus and Anyang KGC. Goyang Orions will face Dongbu Promy (#9) in Wonju in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Mobis Phoebus will play on the road against Sonic Boom KT (#8) in Busan.
Top scorers:
Mobis Phoebus: R.Ratliffe 20+14reb, G.Stevenson 14+10reb+3ast, J.Ham 9+6reb+9ast, A.McCaskill 8+5reb, S.Rae Kim 8+2reb+2ast, D.Yang 3+3reb+2ast
Goyang Orions: D.Kim 18+5reb+1ast, L.Williams 14+3reb, T.Leather 14+9reb+3ast, T.Akins 7+11ast, S.Hong 7+1reb, S.Kim 6+5reb+2ast
gschID: 194164


  




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