Professional Basketball SK Defeats Taiwan’s New Taipei to Advance to East Asia Super League Semifinals

Warney, 34 points and 18 rebounds

Professional basketball team Seoul SK advanced to the semifinals of the East Asian Super League (EASL).

SK defeated Taiwan’s New Taipei Kings 89-57 in the 2023-2024 EASL Group B match held at Jamsil Student Gymnasium in Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 31st. 온라인카지노사이트

SK, the runner-up team in the last tournament, recorded 3 wins and 2 losses in Group B of the group stage,

securing at least second place in Group B and confirming its advancement to the semifinals regardless of the result of the final match against the Philippine Meralco Bolts.

If SK wins against Meralco Bolts, they can push out New Taipei and rise to first place in the group.

In the EASL semifinals, the top two teams from Groups A and B will compete to advance to the finals.

Anyang Jeonggwanjang, a member of Group A, has already secured a spot in the semifinals.

New Taipei maintained first place with 4 wins and 2 losses.

SK, whose first goal of the game was a 3-pointer by Leon Williams,

took advantage of the opponent’s turnovers and other mistakes to score 9 consecutive points,

accumulating points from the beginning.

SK took the lead, with Kim Hyung-bin and Jamil Warney hitting consecutive 3-pointers,

and ended the first quarter with a 24-16 lead.

SK faced New Taipei’s strong pursuit in the second quarter, and a turnover led to a goal,

allowing the score to be tied at one point, but ended the first half with a 41-37 lead thanks to Warney’s tip-in score and a buzzer beater at the end of the quarter.

SK completely took the lead in the third quarter with Warney’s 3-point play followed by consecutive blocks from Williams and Warney, and just before the end of the quarter,

Warney hit a buzzer beater near the halfway line to take a 12-point lead, 64-52. Entered the quarter.

At the beginning of the last quarter, SK showed off their outstanding goal scoring ability when Jamil Warney hit a 3-pointer from a long distance,

and 4 minutes and 50 seconds before the end of the game, Song Chang-yong’s 3-pointer,

which he threw through the rim as time ran out, made it a 24-point lead and sealed the game.

The pendulum was tilted.

SK had a blast with Warney scoring 34 points and 18 rebounds, and Williams scoring 17 points and 8 rebounds.

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