Professional basketball Goyang Carrot coach Kim Seung-gi praised the fighting spirit of the players.
Carat won 89-75 in an away game against Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation in the second leg of the SKT Adop Pro Basketball 2022-2023 semi-final playoff (PO 3 wins/5 losses) held at Anyang Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 15th.
Carrot, which has a balance of 1 win and 1 loss, challenges the opposite in the 3rd and 4th games held at home on the 17th and 19th.
Coach Seung-gi Kim almost shed tears at the fighting spirit of the players throughout the game.
Carrot, 5th in the regular league, advanced to the semifinals with 3 wins and 2 losses after a close match with Ulsan Hyundai Mobis in 4th place in the 6th round PO.
Meanwhile, Number Ginseng Corporation. 1 went straight to the semi-finals and waited for carrots, so this semi-final PO is a series in which Ginseng Corp.’s superiority is expected in terms of objective strength and stamina.
Ginseng Corp. won the first game two days ago by a whopping 56 points and expected an acceptable result, but Carat succeeded in counterattacking that day and the match was blurred.
Manager Kim Seung-gi praised, “I can’t hold back tears like that,” and “Today’s game doesn’t need words, and our team is ‘alcohol’, not carrots.”
Director Kim Seung-gi, who led Ginseng Corporation until last season, said, “The team eats ginseng and plays, and the team eats ramen… We played really well on defense,” he said.
Regarding the loss in the first game, coach Kim said, “It was a one-legged game.”
It was also important that they lost in the first leg of the semi-finals to Anyang, their ‘parent’, to manager Kim Seung-gi, who won their first win after failing to win three consecutive victories in the regular league this season.
Ahead of the 3rd match against Goyang on the 17th, coach Kim said, “Many fans came today, and I hope many will come to Goyang as well.” promise
Ginseng Corporation manager Kim Sang-sik pointed out the defeat, saying, “Today, there were too many mistakes (19 wins, 4 losses), and all of them conceded points during breaks.” I will,” he said.