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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 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Andre EMMETT
  KCC Egis
  (196-F-82)
  Avg: 28.8
 1. Emmett, KCC Egis28.8 
 2. Ratliffe, Samsung .24.7 
 3. Rhodes, Mobis P.23.8 
 4. Haynes, Goyang O.23.6 
 5. Simon, Anyang KGC23.3 
 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: 13.6
 1. Ratliffe, Samsung .13.6 
 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. Sims, SK Knights9.7 
 9. Simon, Anyang KGC9.7 
 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. Haynes, Goyang O.4.7 
 9. Yang, Mobis P.4.6 
 10. Sykes, Anyang KGC4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Nate MILLER
  Mobis Phoebus
  (193-G-87)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Miller, Mobis Phoebus2.2 
 2. Wise, Mobis P.1.9 
 3. Cuthbert, ET Land1.9 
 4. Mays, LG Sakers1.9 
 5. Kim, SK Knights1.7 
 6. Park, ET Land1.7 
 7. Kelly, ET Land1.6 
 8. Lee, Anyang KGC1.6 
 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 

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KBL Round 34: #1 Samsung Thunders are defeated by SK Knights - Feb 12, 2017


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Won-Hyeok
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The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Samsung Thunders (26-12) in Seoul on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by eighth ranked SK Knights (16-23) 74-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Samsung Thunders. Samsung Thunders were trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 6-point lead after three quarters before a 24-14 charge of SK Knights, which allowed them to win the game. Strangely Samsung Thunders outrebounded SK Knights 42-30 including a 31-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Samsung Thunders helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Won-Hyeok Choi (183-92) scored 18 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and American guard Terrico White (196-90, college: Mississippi) chipped in 12 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. At the losing side the former international forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) responded with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds. Samsung Thunders' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SK Knights have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain eighth position with 16-23 record. Samsung Thunders at the other side still keep top place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Anyang KGC. SK Knights are looking forward to face higher ranked Dongbu Promy (#5) in Wonju in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Samsung Thunders will play on the road against ET Land Elephants (#6) in Inchon and are hoping to win this game.
Sixth-ranked ET Land Elephants (18-20) gave a tough game to second ranked Anyang KGC (26-12) in Inchon. The visitors from Anyang managed to secure only three-point victory 88-85. However their fans expected much easier game. American center David Simon (208-82, college: IPFW) notched 19 points and 9 rebounds to lead the effort and Jung-Hyun Lee supported him with 24 points. Anyang KGC's coach Yu-Wan Song used entire bench in such tough game. Even 22 points by guard SungJin Park (182-86) did not help to save the game for ET Land Elephants. Anyang KGC used an opportunity after Samsung Th. lost their game and moved up joining them at the top position. ET Land Elephants at the other side keep the sixth place with 20 games lost. Anyang KGC will play against Mobis Phoebus (#4) in Ulsan in the next round. ET Land Elephants will play at home against the league's leader Samsung Thunders and hope to get back on the winning track.
Fourth-ranked Dongbu Promy (20-18) gave a tough game to third ranked Goyang Orions (25-14) in Daegu on Saturday. Goyang Orions managed to secure only three-point victory 82-79. However their fans expected easier game. Aaron Haynes fired 18 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Wendell McKines produced a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Defending champion maintains third position with 25-14 record behind leader Samsung Th. Dongbu Promy lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with 18 games lost. They share the position with Mobis Phoebus. Goyang Orions will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Dongbu Promy will play against SK Knights (#8) and hope to secure a win.
Fifth ranked Mobis Phoebus (20-18) crushed at home 7th ranked LG Sakers (17-21) by 17 points 93-76, which is the biggest margin this round. Worth to mention a great performance of Nate Miller who helped to win the game recording 17 points and 8 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Mobis Phoebus moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Dongbu Promy. LG Sakers at the other side keep the seventh position with 21 games lost. Mobis Phoebus' next round opponent will be league's second-placed Anyang KGC at home and it may be the game of the week.

In the last game of round 34 bottom-ranked Sonic Boom KT lost to KCC Egis on the opponent's court 95-100.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 46 points (!!!) and 17 rebounds by Andre Emmett of KCC Egis.

KCC Egis - Sonic Boom KT 100-95

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 10th ranked Sonic Boom KT's (10-28) road loss to ninth ranked KCC Egis (14-26) 95-100. KCC Egis made 17-of-21 charity shots (81.0 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Sonic Boom KT helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Andre Emmett (196-82, college: Texas Tech) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 46 points (!!!) and 17 rebounds. The other American import power forward Ira Clark (203-75, college: Texas, agency: Stealth Sport) contributed with 24 points and 4 steals for the winners. American power forward Leon Williams (203-86, college: Ohio) replied with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds and guard Woo-Ram Kim (184-88) added 22 points in the effort for Sonic Boom KT. Five Sonic Boom KT players scored in double figures. KCC Egis maintains ninth position with 14-26 record. Sonic Boom KT at the other side stay dead last with 28 lost games. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
KCC Egis: A.Emmett 46+17reb+3ast, I.Clark 24+4reb, K.Song 8+4reb+4ast, J.Kim 6+1reb+1ast, C.Song 6+6reb, H.Lee 3+3reb+7ast
Sonic Boom KT: W.Kim 22+1reb+3ast, L.Williams 17+15reb+2ast, H.Kim 15+7reb+2ast, Y.Kim 13+5reb+2ast, J.Lee 12+3reb+9ast, L.Jackson 8+7reb+3ast
gschID: 510067


Goyang Orions - Dongbu Promy 82-79

Fourth-ranked Dongbu Promy (20-18) gave a tough game to third ranked Goyang Orions (25-14) in Daegu on Saturday. Goyang Orions managed to secure only three-point victory 82-79. However their fans expected easier game. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 25-20 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Goyang Orions made 20-of-21 free shots (95.2 percent) during the game. American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) fired 18 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. American-Dominican guard O'Darien Bassett (189-86, college: Troy) chipped in 11 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. American forward Wendell McKines (198-88, college: N.Mexico St.) produced a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds and his fellow American import power forward Rodrique Benson (207-84, college: California) added 15 points and 13 rebounds respectively for lost side. Four Dongbu Promy players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Defending champion maintains third position with 25-14 record behind leader Samsung Th. Dongbu Promy lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with 18 games lost. They share the position with Mobis Phoebus. Goyang Orions will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Dongbu Promy will play against SK Knights (#8) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Goyang Orions: A.Haynes 18+7reb+3ast, J.Choi 15+3reb+1ast, O.Bassett 11+6reb+6ast, S.Lee 9+4reb, T.Moon 9+3reb, I.Heo 7+4reb
Dongbu Promy: W.McKines 21+11reb, U.Heo 18+3reb+6ast, R.Benson 15+13reb+1ast, J.Kim 10+4reb, H.Yoon 8+3reb+5ast, J.Park 5+3reb+2ast
gschID: 510066


Mobis Phoebus - LG Sakers 93-76

Fifth ranked Mobis Phoebus (20-18) crushed at home 7th ranked LG Sakers (17-21) by 17 points 93-76, which is the biggest margin this round. The game was mostly controlled by Mobis Phoebus. LG Sakers was better in fourth quarter 24-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 16-of-20 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Mobis Phoebus players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Nate Miller (193-87, college: Bowling Green) who helped to win the game recording 17 points and 8 rebounds. International center Jong-Hyun Lee (206-94) contributed with 17 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Four Mobis Phoebus players scored in double figures. Central African-American power forward James Mays (206-86, college: Clemson) replied with 26 points and 6 rebounds and American swingman Mario Little (198-87, college: Kansas) added 17 points and 8 assists in the effort for LG Sakers. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Mobis Phoebus moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Dongbu Promy. LG Sakers at the other side keep the seventh position with 21 games lost. Mobis Phoebus' next round opponent will be league's second-placed Anyang KGC at home and it may be the game of the week.
Top scorers:
Mobis Phoebus: N.Miller 17+8reb+2ast, J.Lee 17+6reb+1ast, E.Wise 14+1reb+3ast, J.Yang 12+4reb+1ast, D.Yang 8+4reb+10ast, S.Kim 7+1ast
LG Sakers: J.Mays 26+6reb+1ast, M.Little 17+3reb+8ast, T.Bakin 12+5reb+2ast, S.Cho 7+1reb+1ast, S.Ki 6+6reb, S.Kim 4+3reb+5ast
gschID: 510065


ET Land - Anyang KGC 85-88

Sixth-ranked ET Land Elephants (18-20) gave a tough game to second ranked Anyang KGC (26-12) in Inchon. The visitors from Anyang managed to secure only three-point victory 88-85. However their fans expected much easier game. The guests were already 11 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 32-24 ET Land Elephants' run in the last quarter cut the lead to 88-85 at the end of the game. Anyang KGC made 22-of-28 charity shots (78.6 percent) during the game. ET Land Elephants were plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. American center David Simon (208-82, college: IPFW) notched 19 points and 9 rebounds to lead the effort and international forward Jung-Hyun Lee (191-87) supported him with 24 points. Five Anyang KGC players scored in double figures. Anyang KGC's coach Yu-Wan Song used entire bench in such tough game. Even 22 points by guard SungJin Park (182-86) did not help to save the game for ET Land Elephants. Forward Bawee Cha (191-89) added 11 points and 7 rebounds for lost side. Anyang KGC used an opportunity after Samsung Th. lost their game and moved up joining them at the top position. ET Land Elephants at the other side keep the sixth place with 20 games lost. Anyang KGC will play against Mobis Phoebus (#4) in Ulsan in the next round. ET Land Elephants will play at home against the league's leader Samsung Thunders and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Anyang KGC: J.Lee 24+1reb+3ast, D.Simon 19+9reb+2ast, K.Sykes 15+1reb+2ast, S.Oh 11+10reb+3ast, H.Yang 10+5reb+4ast, S.Hyen Jeon 4
ET Land: S.Park 22+4reb+3ast, I.Aska 15+5reb, B.Cha 11+7reb+2ast, Y.Jung 10+3reb+5ast, S.Kang 9+9reb, H.Geun Jeong 9+3reb+1ast
gschID: 510063


SK Knights - Samsung Th. 74-70

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Samsung Thunders (26-12) in Seoul on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by eighth ranked SK Knights (16-23) 74-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Samsung Thunders. Samsung Thunders were trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 6-point lead after three quarters before a 24-14 charge of SK Knights, which allowed them to win the game. Strangely Samsung Thunders outrebounded SK Knights 42-30 including a 31-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. 24 personal fouls committed by Samsung Thunders helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Won-Hyeok Choi (183-92) scored 18 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and American guard Terrico White (196-90, college: Mississippi) chipped in 12 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. Four SK Knights players scored in double figures. At the losing side the former international forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) responded with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds and American swingman Michael Craig (196-91, college: S.Mississippi) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists. Samsung Thunders' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SK Knights have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain eighth position with 16-23 record. Samsung Thunders at the other side still keep top place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Anyang KGC. SK Knights are looking forward to face higher ranked Dongbu Promy (#5) in Wonju in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Samsung Thunders will play on the road against ET Land Elephants (#6) in Inchon and are hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
SK Knights: W.Choi 18+7reb+2ast, S.Kim 16+1reb+4ast, T.White 12+6reb+7ast, B.Kyung Choi 12+5reb+1ast, M.Kim 8+6reb+1ast, J.Singleton 6+5reb
Samsung Th.: R.Ratliffe 21+15reb+3ast, M.Craig 14+10reb+9ast, G.Stevenson 10+4reb, J.Kim 9+6reb+1ast, D.Lim 8+3reb+1ast, T.Kim 5+2reb+3ast
gschID: 510064


  




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