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KBL Standings
 1. Anyang KGC 39-15 
 2. Goyang Orions 36-18 
 3. Samsung Th. 34-20 
 4. Mobis Phoebus 28-26 
 5. Dongbu Promy 26-28 
 6. ET Land 26-28 
 7. SK Knights 23-31 
 8. LG Sakers 23-31 
 9. Sonic Boom KT 18-36 
 10. KCC Egis 17-37 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Andre EMMETT
  KCC Egis
  (196-F-82)
  Avg: 28.8
 1. Emmett, KCC Egis28.8 
 2. Ratliffe, Samsung .24.6 
 3. Rhodes, Mobis P.23.8 
 4. Haynes, Goyang O.23.6 
 5. Simon, Anyang KGC23.4 
 6. Kelly, ET Land23.3 
 7. White, SK Knights22.3 
 8. Mays, LG Sakers21.8 
 9. Lyons, KCC Egis21.3 
 10. Williams, Sonic B.19.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ricardo RATLIFFE
  Samsung .
  (203-F-89)
  Avg: 13.7
 1. Ratliffe, Samsung .13.7 
 2. Benson, Dongbu P.13.4 
 3. Williams, Sonic B.12.4 
 4. Mays, LG Sakers11.9 
 5. Rhodes, Mobis P.11.2 
 6. Kelly, ET Land10.2 
 7. Lyons, KCC Egis9.8 
 8. Simon, Anyang KGC9.8 
 9. Sims, SK Knights9.7 
 10. Haynes, Goyang O.8.4 
Assists Per Game
 Chan-Hee PARK
  ET Land
  (190-G-87)
  Avg: 7
 1. Park, ET Land7.0 
 2. Lee, KCC Egis6.2 
 3. Lee, Sonic Boom KT6.1 
 4. Kim, SK Knights6.0 
 5. Kim, LG Sakers5.2 
 6. Craig, Samsung Th.4.9 
 7. Lee, Anyang KGC4.8 
 8. Kim, Samsung Th.4.7 
 9. Haynes, Goyang O.4.7 
 10. Sykes, Anyang KGC4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Nate MILLER
  Mobis Phoebus
  (193-G-87)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Miller, Mobis Phoebus2.2 
 2. Mays, LG Sakers1.9 
 3. Cuthbert, ET Land1.9 
 4. Wise, Mobis P.1.9 
 5. Kim, SK Knights1.7 
 6. Lee, Anyang KGC1.7 
 7. Park, ET Land1.7 
 8. Kelly, ET Land1.6 
 9. Haynes, Goyang O.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 David SIMON
  Anyang KGC
  (208-C-82)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Simon, Anyang KGC2.1 
 2. Rhodes, Mobis P.1.9 
 3. Lee, Mobis Phoebus1.2 
 4. Haynes, Goyang O.1.1 
 5. Ratliffe, Samsung .1.1 
 6. Cuthbert, ET Land1.1 
 7. Kim, LG Sakers1.1 
 8. Choi, SK Knights1.1 
 9. Kelly, ET Land1.0 
 10. Oh, Anyang KGC1.0 
Player of the Week

 Michael Craig
  Samsung Th.
  ( 196-G/F-91 )
  

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Game 4 (Finals)

Samsung Th. Apr.28 Anyang KGC 57%
KBL Round 10: #1 ET Land Elephants are defeated by Sonic Boom KT - Nov 11, 2012


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There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games.

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked ET Land Elephants (9-3) in Inchon on Sunday night. Hosts were defeated by eighth ranked Sonic Boom KT (6-7) 78-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of ET Land Elephants. ET Land Elephants trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 30-22 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-78 at the end of the game. Sonic Boom KT forced 21 ET Land Elephants turnovers. American center Jasper Johnson (201-83, college: Delta St.) scored 20 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and forward Yeo Kwon Yoon (186-84) chipped in 14 points during the contest. At the losing side American forward DeAngelo Casto (203-90, college: Washington St., agency: Top Notch Sports) responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Sonic Boom KT moved-up to sixth place. ET Land Elephants at the other side still keep top position with three games lost. They share it with SK Knights. Sonic Boom KT are looking forward to face LG Sakers (#7) in Changwon in the next round. ET Land Elephants will play on the road against the league's second-placed SK Knights (#2) in Seoul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very significant was Anyang KGC's (#5) 15-point road victory against one of their biggest challengers Goyang Orions 80-65. Trinidad and Tobago power forward Kibwe Trim (208-84, college: Sacred Heart, agency: Top Notch Sports) notched 14 points and 8 rebounds to lead the effort and Tae-Sool Kim supported him with 11 points and 9 assists. Even a double-double of 19 points and 17 rebounds by Belizean-American power forward Leon Williams (203-86, college: Ohio) did not help to save the game for Goyang Orions. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Anyang KGC (7-5) moved-up to fourth place. Goyang Orions at the other side dropped to the fifth position with six games lost. Anyang KGC will play against Samsung Thunders (#8) in Seoul in the next round. Goyang Orions will play on the road against KCC Egis in Jeonju and hope to get back on the winning track.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Seoul. Their biggest opponent host SK Knights (9-3) lost to third ranked Mobis Phoebus (9-4) 68-61. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of SK Knights. Ricardo Ratliffe fired a double-double by scoring 17 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. Aaron Haynes produced 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. SK Knights' coach Mun Kyung Eun rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Mobis Phoebus have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 9-4 record having just -1 point less than leader ET Land. Loser SK Knights still keep top place with three games lost. They share the position with ET Land. Mobis Phoebus will meet bottom-ranked KCC Egis (#10) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. SK Knights will play against the league's leader ET Land Elephants (#1) in Inchon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked KCC Egis managed to get a second victory, breaking the eight-game losing streak. This time they won against sixth-ranked LG Sakers in Jeonju 75-69. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of LG Sakers. Worth to mention a great performance of Courtney Sims who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 9 rebounds. LG Sakers' coach Jin Kim let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. KCC Egis maintains tenth position with 2-11 record. LG Sakers at the other side dropped to the seventh place with seven games lost. KCC Egis' next round opponent will be higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#3) in Ulsan and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Sixth ranked LG Sakers (5-7) crushed at home 6th ranked Samsung Thunders (5-7) by 34 points 87-53, which is the biggest margin this round on Saturday night. Ira Clark had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Despite that victory LG Sakers went down to seventh position due to points difference, which they share with Samsung Th. LG Sakers will face higher ranked Sonic Boom KT (#6) in Busan in the next round and it may be quite challenging game.

In the last game of round 10 Mobis Phoebus destroyed Dongbu Promy on the opponent's court 88-65.


ET Land - Sonic Boom KT 73-78

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked ET Land Elephants (9-3) in Inchon on Sunday night. Hosts were defeated by eighth ranked Sonic Boom KT (6-7) 78-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of ET Land Elephants. ET Land Elephants trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 30-22 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-78 at the end of the game. Sonic Boom KT forced 21 ET Land Elephants turnovers. American center Jasper Johnson (201-83, college: Delta St.) scored 20 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and forward Yeo Kwon Yoon (186-84) chipped in 14 points during the contest. Four Sonic Boom KT players scored in double figures. At the losing side American forward DeAngelo Casto (203-90, college: Washington St., agency: Top Notch Sports) responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and international forward Tae-Jong Moon (199-75, college: Richmond, agency: Alti Sport) scored 17 points. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Sonic Boom KT moved-up to sixth place. ET Land Elephants at the other side still keep top position with three games lost. They share it with SK Knights. Sonic Boom KT are looking forward to face LG Sakers (#7) in Changwon in the next round. ET Land Elephants will play on the road against the league's second-placed SK Knights (#2) in Seoul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Sonic Boom KT: J.Johnson 20+7reb+2ast, D.Kim 14+2reb+1ast, Y.Kwon Yoon 14+2reb+1ast, S.Cho 10+2reb+4ast, B.Davis 7+4reb+3ast, J.Seo 6+2reb+3ast
ET Land: T.Moon 17+2reb+2ast, D.Casto 17+10reb+1ast, H.Lee 11+3reb+2ast, C.Powell 11+2reb, H.Kang 9+4reb+5ast, T.Joo 6+7reb
gschID: 194189


Dongbu Promy - Mobis Phoebus 65-88

Very expected game in Wonju where 9th ranked Dongbu Promy (4-9) was crushed by third ranked Mobis Phoebus (9-4) 88-65 on Sunday. The game without a history. Mobis Phoebus led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Dongbu Promy's 42. American forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) scored 26 points and 9 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the former international power forward Ji-Hoon Ham (198-84) chipped in 22 points and 6 rebounds during the contest. Four Mobis Phoebus players scored in double figures. At the losing side international power forward Eric Sandrin (206-78, college: Seattle Pacific) responded with 24 points and the former international power forward Joo-Sung Kim (205-79) scored 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Dongbu Promy's coach Dong Hae Kang gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Mobis Phoebus have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 9-4 record having just -1 point less than leader ET Land. Loser Dongbu Promy keeps the ninth place with nine games lost. Mobis Phoebus will face bottom-ranked KCC Egis (#10) in Jeonju in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Dongbu Promy will play on the road against Anyang KGC.
Top scorers:
Mobis Phoebus: R.Ratliffe 26+9reb+1ast, J.Ham 22+6reb+3ast, J.Park 11+1reb+2ast, D.Yang 10+3reb+3ast, S.Rae Kim 7+7reb+4ast, G.Stevenson 6+1reb+2ast
Dongbu Promy: E.Sandrin 24+4reb, J.Kim 11+6reb+5ast, Y.Choi 8+2reb, K.Jin 6+4reb, J.Park 5+1reb+3ast, H.Kim 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 194188


KCC Egis - LG Sakers 75-69

Bottom-ranked KCC Egis managed to get a second victory, breaking the eight-game losing streak. This time they won against sixth-ranked LG Sakers in Jeonju 75-69. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of LG Sakers. The hosts were already 11 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 27-22 LG Sakers' run in the last quarter cut the lead to 75-69 at the end of the game. Worth to mention a great performance of American center Courtney Sims (211-83, college: Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 9 rebounds. Hoon Ji contributed with 19 points for the winners. Kim Young Hwan replied with 26 points and American power forward Ira Clark (203-75, college: Texas) added 9 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks in the effort for LG Sakers. LG Sakers' coach Jin Kim let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. KCC Egis maintains tenth position with 2-11 record. LG Sakers at the other side dropped to the seventh place with seven games lost. KCC Egis' next round opponent will be higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#3) in Ulsan and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
KCC Egis: C.Sims 23+9reb+2ast, H.Ji 19+2reb+1ast, J.Lim 9+3ast, Y.Bakg 8+2reb+1ast, T.Kim 7+5reb, M.Sin 5+1reb+2ast
LG Sakers: K.Young Hwan 26+3reb+3ast, W.Yaung 9+5reb+3ast, R.Benson 9+5reb+1ast, I.Clark 9+6reb+2ast, B.Yoo 8+1reb+1ast, R.Park 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 194187


Goyang Orions - Anyang KGC 65-80

Very significant was Anyang KGC's (#5) 15-point road victory against one of their biggest challengers Goyang Orions 80-65. It looked good early as Goyang Orions took an 5-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Anyang KGC had a 27-11 second period charge getting the lead and Goyang Orions were not able to take back game control losing it eventually 65-80. Anyang KGC dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Goyang Orions' 30. Trinidad and Tobago power forward Kibwe Trim (208-84, college: Sacred Heart, agency: Top Notch Sports) notched 14 points and 8 rebounds to lead the effort and international point guard Tae-Sool Kim (180-84) supported him with 11 points and 9 assists. Five Anyang KGC players scored in double figures. Even a double-double of 19 points and 17 rebounds by Belizean-American power forward Leon Williams (203-86, college: Ohio) did not help to save the game for Goyang Orions. Naturalized American guard Tony Akins (180-80, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Court Side) added 17 points for lost side. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Anyang KGC (7-5) moved-up to fourth place. Goyang Orions at the other side dropped to the fifth position with six games lost. Anyang KGC will play against Samsung Thunders (#8) in Seoul in the next round. Goyang Orions will play on the road against KCC Egis in Jeonju and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Anyang KGC: J.Lee 16+5reb+2ast, K.Trim 14+8reb+2ast, T.Kim 11+4reb+9ast, H.Yang 11+1reb+1ast, J.Pattillo 10+6reb+2ast, S.Kim 7+1reb
Goyang Orions: L.Williams 19+17reb+1ast, T.Akins 17+2reb+3ast, S.Hong 9+2reb+3ast, S.Kim 8+1reb+1ast, S.Cho 7+2reb+1ast, M.Kim 5+5reb
gschID: 194184


SK Knights - Mobis Phoebus 61-68

The game between Top Four teams took place in Seoul. Their biggest opponent host SK Knights (9-3) lost to third ranked Mobis Phoebus (9-4) 68-61. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of SK Knights. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But SK Knights won fourth quarter 16-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) fired a double-double by scoring 17 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. Naturalized American forward Gregory Stevenson (198-78, college: Richmond) chipped in 12 points and 9 rebounds. American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) produced 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Bu Kyung Choi (200-89) added 6 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. SK Knights' coach Mun Kyung Eun rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Mobis Phoebus have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 9-4 record having just -1 point less than leader ET Land. Loser SK Knights still keep top place with three games lost. They share the position with ET Land. Mobis Phoebus will meet bottom-ranked KCC Egis (#10) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. SK Knights will play against the league's leader ET Land Elephants (#1) in Inchon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mobis Phoebus: R.Ratliffe 17+11reb+1ast, S.Rae Kim 13+3reb+1ast, G.Stevenson 12+9reb+3ast, D.Yang 9+3reb+1ast, J.Ham 8+9reb+2ast, C.Withers 6+4reb+1ast
SK Knights: A.Haynes 18+8reb+4ast, S.Park 12+2reb+2ast, S.Kim 9+3reb+3ast, C.Alexander 8+5reb, B.Kyung Choi 6+8reb+2ast, M.Kim 4+3reb
gschID: 194186


LG Sakers - Samsung Th. 87-53

Sixth ranked LG Sakers (5-7) crushed at home 6th ranked Samsung Thunders (5-7) by 34 points 87-53, which is the biggest margin this round on Saturday night. The game without a history. LG Sakers led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. LG Sakers outrebounded Samsung Thunders 41-21 including a 26-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for LG Sakers especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. American power forward Ira Clark (203-75, college: Texas) had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Kim Young Hwan chipped in 16 points during the contest. At the losing side American power forward Darian Townes (208-84) responded with 19 points and 8 rebounds and forward Dong Lim (198-90) scored 8 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Despite that victory LG Sakers went down to seventh position due to points difference, which they share with Samsung Th. LG Sakers will face higher ranked Sonic Boom KT (#6) in Busan in the next round and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
LG Sakers: I.Clark 24+10reb+3ast, K.Young Hwan 16+2reb+3ast, W.Yaung 12+2reb+3ast, R.Park 8+3reb+2ast, J.Lee 6+2reb+2ast, J.Park 6+10reb
Samsung Th.: D.Townes 19+8reb, W.Lee 9, D.Lim 8+2reb+1ast, D.Sandrin 7+2reb+2ast, K.Lee 5+3reb+2ast, B.Park 4+3reb+2ast
gschID: 194185


  




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