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KBL Standings
 1. KCC Egis 36-18 
 2. Mobis Phoebus 36-18 
 3. Goyang Orions 32-22 
 4. Anyang KGC 30-24 
 5. Samsung Th. 29-25 
 6. Dongbu Promy 26-28 
 7. Sonic Boom KT 23-31 
 8. LG Sakers 21-33 
 9. SK Knights 20-34 
 10. ET Land 17-37 
Points Per Game
 Andre EMMETT
  KCC Egis
  (196-F-82)
  Avg: 26.2
 1. Emmett, KCC Egis26.2 
 2. Gillenwater, LG Sa.26.2 
 3. Haynes, Goyang O.23.1 
 4. Simon, Talk N Text20.5 
 5. McKines, Cocodrilos20.4 
 6. Ratliffe, Purefood.20.2 
 7. Powell, ET Land17.7 
 8. Rhodes, Anyang KGC17.5 
 9. Sims, Sonic B.17.2 
 10. Little, Anyang K.16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ricardo RATLIFFE
  Purefood.
  (203-F-89)
  Avg: 12.1
 1. Ratliffe, Purefood.12.1 
 2. Sims, Sonic B.11.1 
 3. Benson, Dongbu P.10.4 
 4. Simon, Talk N Text9.0 
 5. Gillenwater, LG Sa.9.0 
 6. McKines, Cocodrilos8.6 
 7. Victor, Arecibo8.6 
 8. Rhodes, Anyang KGC8.6 
 9. Clark, Mobis P.8.5 
 10. Haynes, Goyang O.8.4 
Assists Per Game
 Dong-Geun YANG
  Mobis P.
  (181-G-81)
  Avg: 5.6
 1. Yang, Mobis P.5.6 
 2. Ham, Mobis Phoebus5.4 
 3. Kim, SK Knights5.4 
 4. Jackson, Goyang O.4.9 
 5. Kim, ET Land3.8 
 6. Lee, Sonic Boom KT3.8 
 7. Haynes, Goyang O.3.7 
 8. Johnson, Defensor3.7 
 9. Joo, Samsung Th.3.5 
 10. Yoo, LG Sakers3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Sun-Hyung KIM
  SK Knights
  (187-G-88)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Kim, SK Knights1.6 
 2. Lee, Anyang KGC1.6 
 3. Yang, Mobis P.1.5 
 4. Victor, Arecibo1.5 
 5. Douk, Dongbu Promy1.5 
 6. Blakely, Sonic B.1.5 
 7. Johnson, Defensor1.5 
 8. McKissic, LG Sa.1.4 
 9. Emmett, KCC Egis1.3 
 10. Ham, Mobis Phoeb.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 David SIMON
  Talk N Text
  (208-C-82)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Simon, Talk N Text1.8 
 2. Rhodes, Anyang KGC1.6 
 3. Hill, KCC Egis1.5 
 4. Ratliffe, Purefood.1.1 
 5. Victor, Arecibo1.1 
 6. Blakely, Sonic B.1.1 
 7. Ha, KCC Egis1.0 
 8. Lyons, San German1.0 
 9. Sims, Sonic B.1.0 
 10. Clark, Mobis P.1.0 

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KBL Round 19: Dongbu Promy beats ET Land Elephants by one after a very close game - Dec 29, 2012


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 19 in the KBL took place in Wonju. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of much higher ranked ET Land Elephants (17-8) to ninth ranked Dongbu Promy (8-17) 86-85 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Dongbu Promy made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by ET Land Elephants helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of international power forward Eric Sandrin (206-78, college: Seattle Pacific) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 7 rebounds. The former international power forward Joo-Sung Kim (205-79) contributed with 18 points, 8 assists and 5 steals for the winners. American forward Carlos Powell (199-83, college: S.Carolina) answered with 26 points and 4 assists for ET Land Elephants. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Dongbu Promy have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain ninth place with 8-17 record. ET Land Elephants at the other side keep the second position with eight games lost. They share it with Mobis Phoebus. Dongbu Promy are looking forward to face higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#3) in Ulsan in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. ET Land Elephants will play at home against Anyang KGC and are hoping to win this game.
An interesting game for SK Knights (21-5) which played road game in Anyang against 4th placed Anyang KGC (13-12). First ranked SK Knights managed to get a 14-point victory 80-66. It was a great evening for American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 15 rebounds. Sang-Oh Park helped adding 24 points. SK Knights' coach Mun Kyung Eun allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American forward Juan Pattillo (197-88, college: W.Kentucky) responded with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds. SK Knights have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 21-5 record. Anyang KGC lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 12 games lost. They share it with LG Sakers. SK Knights will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Anyang KGC will play on the road against the league's second-placed ET Land Elephants (#2) in Inchon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for ET Land Elephants (17-8) which played road game in Ulsan against 3rd placed Mobis Phoebus (17-8). Second ranked ET Land Elephants had an easy win 81-63. It was an exceptional evening for Carlos Powell who led the winners and scored 26 points and 8 rebounds. Ricardo Ratliffe came up with 16 points and 6 rebounds for Mobis Phoebus in the defeat. ET Land Elephants maintains second place with 17-8 record having five points less than leader SK Knights, which they share with defeated Mobis Phoebus. Mobis Phoebus lost their third game in a row. ET Land Elephants will meet at home Anyang KGC (#5) in the next round. Mobis Phoebus will play against Dongbu Promy in Wonju and hope to secure a win.
KBL top team - SK Knights (21-5) added another victory to their record. This time they beat seventh ranked Goyang Orions (11-14) in Seoul 91-86. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Goyang Orions. Sun-Hyung Kim fired 26 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for SK Knights. They maintain first place with 21-5 record. Goyang Orions at the other side keep the seventh position with 14 games lost. SK Knights will have a break next round. Goyang Orions will play on the road against Samsung Thunders (#6) in Seoul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Tenth-ranked KCC Egis (3-22) used its home court advantage to challenge eighth ranked Sonic Boom KT (11-15) in Jeonju on Saturday. The visitors from Busan managed to secure only two-point victory 64-62. However their fans expected easier game. It was a very good performance for Jasper Johnson who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists. Sonic Boom KT maintains eighth place with 11-15 record. KCC Egis lost their seventh game in a row. They stay dead last with 22 lost games. Sonic Boom KT will have a break next round. KCC Egis will play on the road against Goyang Orions (#7) in Daegu.

Other games in round 19 were not that significant. LG Sakers beat Anyang KGC on the road 103-86. Mobis Phoebus won against Samsung Th. on its own court 71-56. Sonic Boom KT unfortunately lost to Goyang Orions in Daegu 70-80.
The most impressive performance of 19th round was 26 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists by Leon Williams of Goyang Orions.



KCC Egis - Sonic Boom KT 62-64

Tenth-ranked KCC Egis (3-22) used its home court advantage to challenge eighth ranked Sonic Boom KT (11-15) in Jeonju on Saturday. The visitors from Busan managed to secure only two-point victory 64-62. However their fans expected easier game. The guests trailed by 3 points at the halftime before their 22-15 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Sonic Boom KT made 16-of-18 free shots (88.9 percent) during the game. It was a very good performance for American center Jasper Johnson (201-83, college: Delta St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists. Forward Do-Soo Kim (193-81) contributed with 12 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. American center Courtney Sims (211-83, college: Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) answered with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds and Yeong-Sang Bakg (-90) added 11 points and 7 assists in the effort for KCC Egis. Four KCC Egis players scored in double figures. Sonic Boom KT maintains eighth place with 11-15 record. KCC Egis lost their seventh game in a row. They stay dead last with 22 lost games. Sonic Boom KT will have a break next round. KCC Egis will play on the road against Goyang Orions (#7) in Daegu.
Top scorers:
Sonic Boom KT: J.Johnson 24+13reb+4ast, D.Kim 12+8reb, Y.Song 11+2reb+1ast, S.Cho 8+3reb+3ast, D.Cho 5+2reb+1ast, H.Kim 4+1reb+3ast
KCC Egis: T.Kim 12+2reb+1ast, A.Brown 11+6reb, C.Sims 11+10reb+1ast, Y.Bakg 11+2reb+7ast, J.Lim 8+4reb+5ast, H.Ji 4+3reb
gschID: 194287


Anyang KGC - LG Sakers 86-103

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when fifth ranked LG Sakers (13-12) beat on the road 4th placed Anyang KGC (13-12) 103-86 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 6 points at the halftime before their 67-44 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. LG Sakers made 30-of-39 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game, while Anyang KGC only scored fourteen points from the stripe. Quite impressive performance for American power forward Rodrique Benson (207-84, college: California) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds. Sang-Yeol Yoo contributed with 18 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Five LG Sakers players scored in double figures. LG Sakers' coach Jin Kim used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Juan Pattillo (197-88, college: W.Kentucky) answered with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds and forward Jung-Hyun Lee (191-87) added 13 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in the effort for Anyang KGC. LG Sakers moved-up to fourth place, which they share with defeated Anyang KGC. Anyang KGC lost their third game in a row. LG Sakers will face higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#3) in Ulsan in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Anyang KGC will play on the road against the league's second-placed ET Land Elephants in Inchon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
LG Sakers: R.Benson 23+10reb+2ast, K.Young Hwan 19+3reb+3ast, I.Clark 18+4reb, S.Yoo 18+6reb+2ast, C.Young Jung 12+1reb+7ast, W.Yaung 11+1reb+5ast
Anyang KGC: J.Pattillo 27+10reb+1ast, T.Kim 14+1reb+7ast, J.Lee 13+7reb+6ast, H.Yang 9+5reb+1ast, K.Trim 7+5reb, H.Choi 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 194286


SK Knights - Goyang Orions 91-86

KBL top team - SK Knights (21-5) added another victory to their record. This time they beat seventh ranked Goyang Orions (11-14) in Seoul 91-86. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Goyang Orions. SK Knights made 16-of-19 charity shots (84.2 percent) during the game. It was a great shooting night for SK Knights especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. International guard Sun-Hyung Kim (187-88) fired 26 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Forward Sang-Oh Park (196-81) chipped in 25 points (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). Four SK Knights players scored in double figures. Belizean-American power forward Leon Williams (203-86, college: Ohio) produced a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists and naturalized American guard Tony Akins (180-80, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Court Side) added 8 points and 13 assists respectively for lost side. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for SK Knights. They maintain first place with 21-5 record. Goyang Orions at the other side keep the seventh position with 14 games lost. SK Knights will have a break next round. Goyang Orions will play on the road against Samsung Thunders (#6) in Seoul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
SK Knights: S.Kim 26+6reb+8ast, S.Park 25+1reb+2ast, A.Haynes 14+10reb+2ast, C.Alexander 11+8reb+1ast, K.Hoon Byun 7+2reb+1ast, B.Kyung Choi 4+3reb+5ast
Goyang Orions: L.Williams 26+10reb+5ast, J.Chun 17+2reb, J.Kim 8+3reb, T.Akins 8+2reb+13ast, J.Choi 8+9reb+6ast, S.Merritt 8+1reb
gschID: 194285


Mobis Phoebus - Samsung Th. 71-56

Rather expected game when 6th ranked Samsung Thunders (12-13) lost to third ranked Mobis Phoebus (17-8) in Ulsan 56-71 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Mobis Phoebus. Samsung Thunders was better in second period 20-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Mobis Phoebus dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Samsung Thunders' 34. Quite impressive performance for American forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds. Naturalized American forward Gregory Stevenson (198-78, college: Richmond) contributed with 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Darian Townes (208-84) answered with 8 points and 11 rebounds and guard Byoung_woo Park (186-89) added 11 points and 5 assists in the effort for Samsung Thunders. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with ET Land. Loser Samsung Thunders keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Mobis Phoebus will face Dongbu Promy (#9) in Wonju in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Samsung Thunders will play at home against Goyang Orions in Daegu and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mobis Phoebus: G.Stevenson 19+6reb+3ast, J.Ham 15+8reb, R.Ratliffe 15+13reb, C.Withers 9+4reb+1ast, D.Chun 6+1reb+4ast, G.Park 3+1reb
Samsung Th.: B.Park 11+2reb+5ast, D.Sandrin 10+4reb, D.Townes 8+11reb, D.Lim 6+2reb+2ast, K.Ngi 5+2reb+4ast, S.Yoo 5
gschID: 194284


Dongbu Promy - ET Land 86-85

The most exciting game of round 19 in the KBL took place in Wonju. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of much higher ranked ET Land Elephants (17-8) to ninth ranked Dongbu Promy (8-17) 86-85 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Dongbu Promy made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by ET Land Elephants helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of international power forward Eric Sandrin (206-78, college: Seattle Pacific) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 7 rebounds. The former international power forward Joo-Sung Kim (205-79) contributed with 18 points, 8 assists and 5 steals for the winners. American forward Carlos Powell (199-83, college: S.Carolina) answered with 26 points and 4 assists and guard Hyun-Min Lee (177-83) added 8 points and 6 assists in the effort for ET Land Elephants. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Dongbu Promy have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain ninth place with 8-17 record. ET Land Elephants at the other side keep the second position with eight games lost. They share it with Mobis Phoebus. Dongbu Promy are looking forward to face higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#3) in Ulsan in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. ET Land Elephants will play at home against Anyang KGC and are hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Dongbu Promy: E.Sandrin 24+7reb+2ast, J.Kim 18+2reb+8ast, K.Lee 13+2reb+2ast, R.Roby 12+3reb+2ast, J.Sensley 9+6reb+1ast, J.Park 7+3reb+5ast
ET Land: C.Powell 26+4reb+4ast, T.Joo 12+3reb, B.Chung 12+3reb+1ast, H.Kang 11+2reb+3ast, H.Lee 8+3reb+6ast, T.Moon 6+2reb+2ast
gschID: 194283


Goyang Orions - Sonic Boom KT 80-70

The game between closely ranked teams ended with seventh ranked Goyang Orions' (11-14) home victory over 8th ranked Sonic Boom KT (11-15) in Daegu 80-70 on Thursday. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 40-25 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Quite impressive performance for Belizean-American power forward Leon Williams (203-86, college: Ohio) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds. Naturalized American guard Tony Akins (180-80, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Court Side) contributed with 17 points and 9 assists for the winners. Four Goyang Orions players scored in double figures. American center Jasper Johnson (201-83, college: Delta St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds and the former international forward Sung-Min Cho (197-83) added 8 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Sonic Boom KT. The victory was the third consecutive win for Goyang Orions. They maintain seventh place with 11-14 record. Loser Sonic Boom KT keeps the eighth position with 15 games lost. Goyang Orions will face higher ranked Samsung Thunders (#6) in Seoul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Goyang Orions: T.Akins 17+1reb+9ast, L.Williams 16+15reb, J.Chun 15+2reb+1ast, J.Choi 14+3reb+2ast, H.Jeon 5+1reb+1ast, S.Merritt 5+1reb
Sonic Boom KT: J.Johnson 20+14reb+3ast, Y.Song 14+2reb, S.Cho 8+6reb+4ast, M.Kim 7+1reb+2ast, D.Cho 6+2reb+1ast, Y.Oh 6+1ast
gschID: 194282


Anyang KGC - SK Knights 66-80

An interesting game for SK Knights (21-5) which played road game in Anyang against 4th placed Anyang KGC (13-12). First ranked SK Knights managed to get a 14-point victory 80-66. Anyang KGC was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. SK Knights made 16-of-20 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. It was a great evening for American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 15 rebounds. Forward Sang-Oh Park (196-81) helped adding 24 points. SK Knights' coach Mun Kyung Eun allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American forward Juan Pattillo (197-88, college: W.Kentucky) responded with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds and international point guard Tae-Sool Kim (180-84) scored 15 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. SK Knights have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 21-5 record. Anyang KGC lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 12 games lost. They share it with LG Sakers. SK Knights will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Anyang KGC will play on the road against the league's second-placed ET Land Elephants (#2) in Inchon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
SK Knights: S.Park 24+1reb+1ast, S.Kim 17+4reb+5ast, A.Haynes 12+15reb+3ast, B.Kyung Choi 9+6reb+2ast, K.Hoon Byun 8+2reb+1ast, C.Alexander 6+2reb+2ast
Anyang KGC: J.Pattillo 27+10reb+1ast, T.Kim 15+5reb+8ast, H.Choi 11+5reb, H.Yang 6+3reb, Tae 3+3reb, K.Trim 2+2reb
gschID: 194281


Mobis Phoebus - ET Land 63-81

An interesting game for ET Land Elephants (17-8) which played road game in Ulsan against 3rd placed Mobis Phoebus (17-8). Second ranked ET Land Elephants had an easy win 81-63. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 45-26 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Carlos Powell (199-83, college: S.Carolina) who led the winners and scored 26 points and 8 rebounds. International forward Tae-Jong Moon (199-75, college: Richmond, agency: Alti Sport) accounted for 19 points for the winning side. American forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) came up with 16 points and 6 rebounds and naturalized American forward Gregory Stevenson (198-78, college: Richmond) added 13 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Mobis Phoebus in the defeat. Four Mobis Phoebus players scored in double figures. ET Land Elephants maintains second place with 17-8 record having five points less than leader SK Knights, which they share with defeated Mobis Phoebus. Mobis Phoebus lost their third game in a row. ET Land Elephants will meet at home Anyang KGC (#5) in the next round. Mobis Phoebus will play against Dongbu Promy in Wonju and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
ET Land: C.Powell 26+8reb+3ast, T.Moon 19+4reb+2ast, T.Joo 12+10reb, B.Chung 9+2reb, H.Lee 6+2reb+4ast, B.Cha 6+2reb+5ast
Mobis Phoebus: R.Ratliffe 16+6reb+2ast, G.Stevenson 13+6reb+2ast, J.Ham 10+5reb+5ast, S.Rae Kim 10+1reb+6ast, C.Withers 8+3reb, D.Yang 3+4reb+3ast
gschID: 194280


  



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