Lee Jeong-hyeon, a ‘newbie with fighting spirit’ who put PO in the pro basketball carrot quarterfinals

The 6th round playoff (PO) between professional basketball Goyang Carrot and Ulsan Hyundai Mobis deserves to be called the ‘Lee Jung-hyun Series’.

Carrot defeated Hyundai Mobis 77-71 in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Round of 6 PO (5 matches, 3 wins) held at Dongchun Gymnasium in Ulsan on the 10th, 77-71, the first season since the founding of the series. I accomplished the splendid feat of advancing to the semifinals PO.

Prior to the series, the voices predicting the superiority of Hyundai Mobis were much louder.

In the regular league, Hyundai Mobis was 4th and Carrot was 5th.

In the six regular league matchups, Carrot took a huge lead with 5 wins and 1 loss, but it didn’t seem to mean much since Jeon Seong-hyeon, the ‘main gun’, was separated from the battle line due to sudden hearing loss.

This is because all of Carrot’s five head-to-head wins were won while Jeon Seong-hyun was playing. Carrot lost in the final matchup in the regular league where Seonghyun Jeon did not play.

The atmosphere around the club was also turbulent, with Carrot losing his players’ salaries several times due to financial difficulties and paying the league subscription fee only at the end of March.

In the midst of this, ‘new guard’ Lee Jung-hyun, who was in his second season in the pro, led Carrot’s victory by performing at the ‘MVP level’.

Not only did he do well in his main job, game reading, but he also filled the vacancy of Jeon Seong-hyun by firing multiple shots.

Lee Jung-hyun, who scored an average of 15 points in the regular league, scored 24 points in the 5th PO Game of the 6th round.

He also shone on defense. He raised several steals that broke the flow of opponents with persistent play.

Carrot coach Kim Seung-gi is a leader who has a good understanding of guard training.

Byun Jun-hyung of Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation, the No. 1 team in the regular league, grew up in coach Kim’s arms.

Lee Jung-hyun received severe training from coach Kim this season. 카지노

Coach Kim treated Lee Jung-hyun coldly, openly pointing out his shortcomings at a press conference even on days when he performed well.

Lee Jung-hyun, who was raised so strongly, led the team to victory by showing an upgraded performance at the moment of crisis.

In an interview with a broadcaster after the game, coach Kim said, “I scolded Jung Hyun a lot, but I overcame them all. Then, I become a great player. I become an MVP,” and made a ‘daddy smile’.

He continued, “It is not an exaggeration to say that Jung Hyun-yi brought our team to the semifinals.”

Lee Jung-hyun, who stood in front of the camera following coach Kim, was moved by the broadcaster’s comment, “Coach Kim praised it,” and said, “The coach doesn’t praise me very much. It’s because I’m not good at the next game after being praised.”

He continued, “The coach gave me a lot of compliments when I entered the PO. So I played really hard so as not to disappoint.”

Coincidentally, the next opponent is Ginseng Corporation, a team coach Kim used to work for and his beloved disciple Byun Jun-hyung.

Lee Jung-hyun said, “Everyone said we wouldn’t be able to do it in this series, but the players came together and made it to the semifinals.” said.

Carrot and Ginseng Corporation’s semifinal PO 1st round will be held at Anyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 13th.

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