Professional basketball Samsung broke the chain of four consecutive losses on the birthday of manager Lee Sang-min.
Samsung won a thrilling victory by one point by 75 to 74 in the home match against SK in the regular league held at Jamsil Indoor Stadium.
Samsung, which has been losing 4 in a row recently, recorded 5 wins and 8 losses with this victory, placing it in a joint 8th place with Hyundai Mobis.
On the other hand, SK lost two consecutive losses for the first time this season and became 8-4, allowing Orion to take the lead in solo first place.
One minute and 24 seconds before the end of the game, SK took a 72-71 lead with Choi Jun-yong’s goal under the goal, and the two teams continued to fight in the last minute, exchanging a lead by one point.
Samsung regained the lead 73-72 by Isaiah Higgs scoring two points from under the goal 28 seconds before the end, while SK returned 74-73 with a middle shot by Heo Il-young 9 seconds before the end.
In the final attack, Samsung Hicks got two free throws from SK Jamil Werney with 2.8 seconds left and put them all in.
SK, who ran out of timeout, threw a long 3-point shot near the half line with Choi Jun-yong signaling the end, but the game ended with Samsung’s one-point victory.
Born on November 11, 1972, Samsung manager Lee Sang-min had a pleasant birthday dinner by breaking the losing streak with a one-point victory over ‘Seoul rival’ SK at home.
For Samsung, Hicks flew with 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Si-rae Kim delivered 11 assists, contributing to the victory.
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