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KBL Standings
 1. SK Knights 15-5 
 2. KCC Egis 15-6 
 3. DB Promy 14-6 
 4. ET Land 12-9 
 5. Anyang KGC 11-10 
 6. Samsung Th. 10-10 
 7. Mobis Phoebus 10-11 
 8. LG Sakers 7-13 
 9. Goyang Orions 5-16 
 10. Sonic Boom KT 4-17 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 James KELLY
  LG Sakers
  (201-F-93)
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Kelly, LG Sakers25.5 
 2. Emmett, KCC Egis24.9 
 3. Ratliffe, Samsung .24.6 
 4. Haynes, SK Knights24.0 
 5. Simon, Anyang KGC23.6 
 6. Macklin, Goyang O.23.0 
 7. Burton, DB Promy21.6 
 8. Brown, ET Land21.6 
 9. Terry, Mobis P.21.2 
 10. Peterson, Anyang K.18.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ricardo RATLIFFE
  Samsung .
  (203-F-89)
  Avg: 14.9
 1. Ratliffe, Samsung .14.9 
 2. Kelly, LG Sakers13.4 
 3. Haynes, SK Knights10.5 
 4. Brown, ET Land10.4 
 5. Benson, DB Promy10.3 
 6. Oh, Anyang KGC10.1 
 7. Simon, Anyang KGC10.0 
 8. Macklin, Goyang O.9.1 
 9. Williams, Sonic B.9.0 
 10. Ha, KCC Egis9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Aaron HAYNES
  SK Knights
  (201-F-81)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Haynes, SK Knights7.1 
 2. Kim, LG Sakers5.5 
 3. Yang, Mobis P.5.3 
 4. Kim, Anyang KGC5.1 
 5. Peterson, Anyang K.4.9 
 6. Park, ET Land4.4 
 7. Kim, Samsung Th.4.4 
 8. Oh, Anyang KGC4.2 
 9. Burton, DB Promy4.2 
 10. Kim, Samsung Th.4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Brandon BROWN
  ET Land
  (201-PF-85)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Brown, ET Land2.1 
 2. Park, ET Land2.0 
 3. Kim, Samsung Th.1.8 
 4. Burton, DB Promy1.7 
 5. Oh, Anyang KGC1.5 
 6. Lee, KCC Egis1.5 
 7. Douk, DB Promy1.4 
 8. Stevenson, Samsung .1.4 
 9. Akins, KCC Egis1.4 
 10. Blakely, Mobis P.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 David SIMON
  Anyang KGC
  (208-C-82)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Simon, Anyang KGC2.1 
 2. Lee, Mobis Phoebus1.9 
 3. Brown, ET Land1.7 
 4. Haynes, SK Knights1.3 
 5. Macklin, Goyang O.1.3 
 6. Ratliffe, Samsung .1.3 
 7. Oh, Anyang KGC1.1 
 8. Kelly, LG Sakers1.0 
 9. Choi, SK Knights0.9 
 10. Burton, DB Promy0.9 

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Round 19 (Regular Season)

Mobis Phoebu 70% Dec.14 Samsung Th.
SK Knights 65% Dec.14 ET Land
Anyang KGC 77% Dec.13 Goyang Orion
LG Sakers Dec.13 Sonic Boom 51%
KCC Egis 75% Dec.12 Samsung Th.
SK Knights 61% Dec.12 DB Promy
KBL Round 42 of Regular Season - Mar 4, 2017


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Keifer Sykes
The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with change at the leadership position, extra overtimes and games ending by tiny margin.

Sixteenth defeat of league's leader Goyang Orions (30-16) against third ranked Anyang KGC (31-15) 88-82 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Goyang Orions. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Goyang Orions won third quarter 24-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for American point guard Keifer Sykes (183-93, college: Green Bay) who led his team to a victory with 30 points and 5 steals. The former international center Sek-Eun Oh (200-87) contributed with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) replied with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 6 rebounds and 12 assists for Goyang Orions. Anyang KGC keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Samsung Th. Defending champion Goyang Orions dropped to the third place with 16 games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Samsung Th.. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Important game to mention about took place in Ulsan. Fourth ranked Mobis Phoebus (25-21) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 6th ranked ET Land Elephants (22-24) 65-63 on Friday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of ET Land Elephants. American guard Nate Miller (193-87, college: Bowling Green) scored 17 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Ji-Hoon Ham chipped in 9 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was U.S. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rican forward Ivan Aska (201-90, college: Murray St.) with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 17 rebounds. ET Land Elephants' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Mobis Phoebus maintains fourth position with 25-21 record. ET Land Elephants at the other side keep the sixth place with 24 games lost. Mobis Phoebus will play against SK Knights (#8) in Seoul in the next round. ET Land Elephants will play at home against Sonic Boom KT and hope to get back on the winning track.
Sonic Boom KT (#10) forced the game against SK Knights (#8) into an overtime, but lost by seven points 75-82 on Friday night. The game took place in Busan. But the guests from Seoul were better at the end. Terrico White notched 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the effort. Even a double-double of 15 points and 19 rebounds by Leon Williams did not help to save the game for Sonic Boom KT. Sonic Boom KT's coach Seung-Gi Kim tested twelve players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. SK Knights maintains eighth position with 18-28 record. Loser Sonic Boom KT stay dead last with 32 lost games. SK Knights will meet higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#4) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Sonic Boom KT will play against KCC Egis (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Wonju was also worth to mention about. Second ranked Samsung Thunders (31-15) played at the court of 5th ranked Dongbu Promy (24-23). Samsung Thunders defeated Dongbu Promy 83-73. The best player for the winners was Ricardo Ratliffe who had a double-double by scoring 32 points and 15 rebounds (on 15-of-18 shooting from the field). Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Samsung Thunders keep a position of league leader, which they share with Anyang KGC. Dongbu Promy at the other side keeps the fifth place with 23 games lost. Samsung Thunders' next round opponent will be LG Sakers (#7) in Changwon where they are favorite.
Important game to mention about took place in Jeonju. Seventh ranked LG Sakers (20-26) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 9th ranked KCC Egis (16-31) 88-86 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of KCC Egis. It was a good game for James Mays who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds. KCC Egis' coach Jeong-Seong Yu let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. LG Sakers maintains seventh position with 20-26 record. Loser KCC Egis keep the ninth place with 31 games lost. LG Sakers will face league's leader Samsung Thunders in Seoul in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. KCC Egis will play on the road against Sonic Boom KT (#10) in Busan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

Anyang KGC - Goyang Orions 88-82

Sixteenth defeat of league's leader Goyang Orions (30-16) against third ranked Anyang KGC (31-15) 88-82 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Goyang Orions. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Goyang Orions won third quarter 24-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for American point guard Keifer Sykes (183-93, college: Green Bay) who led his team to a victory with 30 points and 5 steals. The former international center Sek-Eun Oh (200-87) contributed with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Four Anyang KGC players scored in double figures. American forward Aaron Haynes (201-81, college: Boise St.) replied with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 6 rebounds and 12 assists and the former international center Jae-Seok Jang (205-91) added 16 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Goyang Orions. Anyang KGC keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Samsung Th. Defending champion Goyang Orions dropped to the third place with 16 games lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by Samsung Th.. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Goyang Orions: A.Haynes 19+6reb+12ast, I.Heo 17+4reb+1ast, J.Jang 16+7reb+2ast, T.Moon 9+2reb, J.Jung 7+4reb+3ast, S.Lee 7+4reb+1ast
Anyang KGC: K.Sykes 30+4reb+2ast, J.Lee 21+3reb+3ast, D.Simon 18+9reb+2ast, S.Oh 16+9reb+5ast, C.Lee 2, H.Yang 1+3reb
gschID: 510105


Dongbu Promy - Samsung Th. 73-83

The game in Wonju was also worth to mention about. Second ranked Samsung Thunders (31-15) played at the court of 5th ranked Dongbu Promy (24-23). Samsung Thunders defeated Dongbu Promy 83-73. The game without a history. Samsung Thunders led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Dongbu Promy's 42 and made 16-of-19 charity shots (84.2 percent) during the game. Samsung Thunders players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international forward Ricardo Ratliffe (203-89, college: Missouri) who had a double-double by scoring 32 points and 15 rebounds (on 15-of-18 shooting from the field). Forward Dong Lim (198-90) chipped in 15 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Rodrique Benson (207-84, college: California) who recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds and international guard Ung Heo (183-93) added 16 points and 10 assists respectively. Four Dongbu Promy players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Samsung Thunders keep a position of league leader, which they share with Anyang KGC. Dongbu Promy at the other side keeps the fifth place with 23 games lost. Samsung Thunders' next round opponent will be LG Sakers (#7) in Changwon where they are favorite.
Top scorers:
Dongbu Promy: W.McKines 19+4reb+2ast, U.Heo 16+2reb+10ast, R.Benson 14+13reb+1ast, Y.Douk 11+3ast, J.Kim 6+3reb+1ast, J.Park 5+1reb
Samsung Th.: R.Ratliffe 32+15reb+3ast, G.Stevenson 18+4reb, D.Lim 15+4reb+4ast, M.Craig 8+6reb+5ast, J.Kim 5+4reb+2ast, T.Kim 5+2reb+6ast
gschID: 510106


KCC Egis - LG Sakers 86-88

Important game to mention about took place in Jeonju. Seventh ranked LG Sakers (20-26) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 9th ranked KCC Egis (16-31) 88-86 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of KCC Egis. The guests trailed by 5 points after three quarters before their 24-17 charge, which allowed them to win the game. LG Sakers made 18-of-19 free shots (94.7 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. It was a good game for Central African-American power forward James Mays (206-86, college: Clemson) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds. International center Jong-Kyu Kim (207-91) contributed with 19 points and 4 assists for the winners. American forward Andre Emmett (196-82, college: Texas Tech) replied with 35 points (!!!), 9 rebounds and 5 assists and his fellow American import power forward Ira Clark (203-75, college: Texas, agency: Stealth Sport) added 14 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for KCC Egis. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. KCC Egis' coach Jeong-Seong Yu let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. LG Sakers maintains seventh position with 20-26 record. Loser KCC Egis keep the ninth place with 31 games lost. LG Sakers will face league's leader Samsung Thunders in Seoul in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. KCC Egis will play on the road against Sonic Boom KT (#10) in Busan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
KCC Egis: A.Emmett 35+9reb+5ast, K.Song 15+2reb+2ast, I.Clark 14+5reb, C.Song 10+3reb+1ast, H.Lee 8+2reb+6ast, S.Choi 4+4reb
LG Sakers: J.Mays 23+12reb+2ast, S.Cho 21+1reb+2ast, J.Kim 19+4reb+4ast, S.Kim 12+2reb+10ast, M.Little 8+5reb+1ast, S.Ki 5+6reb+3ast
gschID: 510104


Sonic Boom KT - SK Knights 75-82 OT

Sonic Boom KT (#10) forced the game against SK Knights (#8) into an overtime, but lost by seven points 75-82 on Friday night. The game took place in Busan. But the guests from Seoul were better at the end. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime then Sonic Boom KT managed to tie the game at the end of regular time. However that was SK Knights who were better in overtime eventually winning that period 13-6. They made 22-of-29 free shots (75.9 percent) during the game. American guard Terrico White (196-90, college: Mississippi) notched 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the effort and the former international forward Bu-Kyung Choi (200-89) supported him with 14 points and 9 rebounds. Five SK Knights players scored in double figures. Even a double-double of 15 points and 19 rebounds by American power forward Leon Williams (203-86, college: Ohio) did not help to save the game for Sonic Boom KT. The former international forward Young-Hwan Kim (195-84) added 24 points and 5 assists. Sonic Boom KT's coach Seung-Gi Kim tested twelve players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. SK Knights maintains eighth position with 18-28 record. Loser Sonic Boom KT stay dead last with 32 lost games. SK Knights will meet higher ranked Mobis Phoebus (#4) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Sonic Boom KT will play against KCC Egis (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Sonic Boom KT: Y.Kim 24+1reb+5ast, L.Williams 15+19reb+2ast, J.Lee 14+5reb+10ast, J.Kim 7+1reb+2ast, H.Kim 5+2reb+1ast, L.Jackson 5+3reb
SK Knights: T.White 19+8reb+5ast, K.Hoon Byun 16+4reb+2ast, B.Kyung Choi 14+9reb+1ast, J.Singleton 13+8reb, M.Kim 10+10reb, J.Choi 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 510103


Mobis Phoebus - ET Land 65-63

Important game to mention about took place in Ulsan. Fourth ranked Mobis Phoebus (25-21) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 6th ranked ET Land Elephants (22-24) 65-63 on Friday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of ET Land Elephants. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But ET Land Elephants won third quarter 20-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. ET Land Elephants were plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Nate Miller (193-87, college: Bowling Green) scored 17 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international power forward Ji-Hoon Ham (198-84) chipped in 9 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was U.S. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rican forward Ivan Aska (201-90, college: Murray St.) with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 17 rebounds and U.S. Virgin Islands forward Victor Cuthbert (197-83, college: Murray St.) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds. ET Land Elephants' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Mobis Phoebus maintains fourth position with 25-21 record. ET Land Elephants at the other side keep the sixth place with 24 games lost. Mobis Phoebus will play against SK Knights (#8) in Seoul in the next round. ET Land Elephants will play at home against Sonic Boom KT and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
ET Land: I.Aska 16+17reb+1ast, V.Cuthbert 14+11reb+2ast, Y.Jung 14+3reb+3ast, B.Cha 6+3reb, C.Park 4+2reb+8ast, B.Chung 3+1ast
Mobis Phoebus: N.Miller 17+8reb+1ast, J.Lee 11+9reb+2ast, H.Kim 11+3reb, J.Ham 9+7reb+7ast, E.Wise 8+10reb+1ast, D.Yang 5+4reb+4ast
gschID: 510102


  




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