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Changwon LG moved up to third place in the rankings.

LG defeated Seoul SK 76-67 on Friday at Jamsil Student Gymnasium in Songpa-gu, Seoul, in an away game of the 2023-2024 Korean Basketball Association regular season.

With the win, LG snapped its losing streak against SK and moved up one spot to third place in the standings with a 26-17 record. SK, 토토사이트 on the other hand, dropped to 25-17, losing three spots to LG and dropping to fourth place.

In the first quarter, LG dominated the rebounding battle, 13-4, to keep SK’s offense at bay. Rookie Yoo Yoo-sang also contributed two three-pointers to end the first quarter with a 19-14 lead.

LG continued to build on its momentum in the second quarter, grabbing five more rebounds than SK and getting second-chance points. The team was focused on converting every offensive opportunity, whether it was a block or a missed shot, and Josh Ibarra scored back-to-back baskets in a matchup with Jamil Warney to end the half with a 39-28 lead.

LG scored seven straight points from Warney, Heo Il-young, and Oh Jae-hyun to start the third quarter, and Warney’s three-point play from beyond the arc cut the deficit to one.

After Justin Gutang’s three-pointer got the team out of the hole, Yang Hong-seok hit two consecutive free throws to make it a double-digit game again, but Oh Jae-hyun and Yang Woo-seob’s free throws gave LG a six-point lead heading into the fourth quarter.

LG cut the deficit to two points on a floater by Warney and a three-pointer by Heo Il-young, but a dunk by Ibara and an alley-oop dunk by Gutang sparked a comeback.

LG made it a seven-point game with four minutes and eight seconds left in regulation on three free throws from Lee Kwan-hee, and then Yoo Yoo-sang hit a three-pointer with 1:52 left to seal the win.

LG was led by Yoo Yoo-sang with 15 points, including four three-pointers, while Gutang added 10 points and four assists. SK was led by Warney with 19 points and nine rebounds.

Daegu KOGAS defeated Anyang Jeongwanjang 77-66 on the road. KOGAS, which snapped a three-game losing streak, remained in seventh place with a 17-26 record. Jung Kwanjang, on the other hand, lost its eighth straight game and dropped to 13-29 and ninth place.

After a close first half, the teams went into halftime with KOGAS leading by one point, 34-33. After surrendering the lead to Chung Kwan-jang at the start of the third quarter, KOGAS battled back with baskets from Kim Nak-hyun and Duvan Maxwell.

Park Bong-jin, Cha Bawi, and Lee Dae-heon added to the lead with three-pointers, and KOGAS went into the fourth quarter with an eight-point lead.

KOGAS opened the final quarter with nine straight points to extend the lead to 17 points and secure the victory.

KOGAS was led by Lee’s 16 points and Maxwell’s 15 points and 12 rebounds. Jung Kwan-jang was led by Carter with 20 points and seven rebounds.

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