‘Pulsive in the 6th round PO’ Lee Jung-hyun “I won’t lose easily in the 4th round PO”

Lee Jung-hyun was at the center of Goyang Carrot’s ability to catch Ulsan Hyundai Mobis in the playoffs in the round of 6 (PO 3 best-of-5 matches).

Carrot won 77-71 in Game 5 of the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball Round of 6 PO (Best of 5) held at Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium on the 10th.

Carrot, who was dragged by 1 win and 2 losses, took the 4th game and drove the match to the 5th game, recorded the final record of 3 wins and 2 losses, and succeeded in advancing to the semifinals PO.

Ahead of this PO, there was bad news for Carrot. ES Jeon Seong-hyeon, who coach Kim Seung-gi Carrot calls “half of the power”, missed the regular season from the end of the regular season due to sudden hearing loss due to a cochlear defect, and it was unclear whether he would participate in the PO.

Carrot was greatly ahead of Hyundai Mobis with 5 wins and 1 loss in the regular league, but all 5 wins were achieved when Jeon Seong-hyun was present. In the last match of the regular league where Jeon Seong-hyun did not play, Carrot gave victory to Hyundai Mobis.

However, Lee Jung-hyun flew to the top and led Carrot’s advance to the semifinals PO.

As a guard, he not only showed off his ability to coordinate the game, but also filled the void left by Jeon Seong-hyun by scoring an average of 24 points in 5 games.

Lee Jung-hyun, who came into the interview room with a bright expression after the 5th game, said, “Everyone expected that we would lose or not. (Former) Seonghyun hyung came back. While winning the 4th game, I thought that I could win the 5th game as well.”

There was no place where the body didn’t hurt, but it couldn’t stop Lee Jung-hyun. Watching his teammates throw his body, he couldn’t rest on his bench.

Lee Jung-hyun said, “I had a lot of playing time until the 4th game, and my back and calf muscles were so tight that I couldn’t even warm up properly before the game.” He fell while doing it, and when he tried to play the backcourt, he was grabbing the rebound. The players’ earnestness was able to come out of the court and win.”

There was a lot of pressure because the role I played was bigger than last season.

Lee Jung-hyun confessed, “I felt joy in breaking the defense that my opponent was trying to block my pick-and-roll in various ways. It was fun, but there was also a lot of pressure and responsibility for the game.”

Carrot, who had been leading throughout the 3rd quarter, was briefly reversed at the end of the game when he allowed Seo Myung-jin and Lee Woo-seok to score. However, after Choi Hyun-min and Didric Lawson scored 3 points in a row to take the lead, Jeon Seong-hyun scored 3 wedges to secure victory. 스포츠토토

Lee Jung-hyun said, “I thought that (Choi) Hyun-min would be good when his brother’s 3 points exploded, and Lawson’s 3 points exploded and he was able to bring the flow.” I saw.

Carrot meets Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation, the winning team in the regular league, in the semifinal PO. Even before the PO of the 6th round, it was evaluated as inferior, but the power difference between KGC Ginseng Corporation and Carrot, who won the regular league championship with’Wire to Wire’, is greater.

Lee Jung-hyun said, “I will do it with the thought that I will not lose easily as much as I came up not easily. Fans came to Ulsan to support me, and more came to my home stadium.” .

Lee Jung-hyun must face Byun Jun-hyeong, one of the best guards in the league, in the PO in the quarterfinals. Byun Jun-hyung is a player who was raised by Carrot coach Kim Seung-gi while he was the head of the KGC Ginseng Corporation.

Lee Jung-hyun said, “Byun Jun-hyung was a candidate for MVP,” and said, “I will really try hard.

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