Abando flew up again.
Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation won 86-77 against the Seoul SK Knights in the 6th game of the 2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball Playoff held at Anyang Gymnasium on the 5th.
KGC overturned the inferiority by 15 points and won a thrilling come-from-behind victory. With this victory, the series record was tied at 3 wins and 3 losses. The fate of both teams is sealed in the final game 7.
Lens Abando (9 points, 7 rebounds) also contributed to the team’s victory by playing 31 minutes. On this day, Abando played the role of vitality with explosive jumping power.
Abando said, “I tried hard and I will do my best to win the 7th game. I am happy to win.”
Daryl Monroe (16 points), who played long in the second half in place of Omari Spellman, prepared a stepping stone for a comeback based on his composure and cleverness.
Abando praised Monroe, saying, “He’s a really smart player. He’s always strong when he plays together. All the players put their trust in Monroe. He’s always 메이저사이트a strong pillar of the team.”
5,850 people, the largest number of spectators this season, visited the Anyang Gymnasium that day. Receiving the enthusiastic support of the home fans, Abando expressed infinite gratitude.
Abando smiled, saying, “It wasn’t the usual enthusiasm for cheering. It was really great. Through that kind of cheering, the foundation to win was prepared. I am always grateful to the fans.”
Since it is the retirement season of captain Yang Hee-jong, who has led the team for a long time, KGC players are highly motivated to win. Avan also showed a determined will.
Abando said, “Everyone is looking at the champion in the same way. We are running with only one goal in mind. We are doing our best to win the championship. Especially since Yang Hee-jong, the captain, is the last one, we are working harder for the captain. I will win the championship together with the captain.”