KGC Park Ji-hoon’s gentle face remains the same, but his skills have sharpened.
Park Ji-hoon recorded 4.9 points, 1.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists in an average of 14 minutes and 4 seconds in 37 games last season. The main competition that you have to face in the cold professional world. Last season, Park Ji-hoon had no choice but to give up playing time to raise the starting guard Byun Jun-hyung.
However, he did not give up playing time easily. Park Ji-hoon dutifully and silently did what he had to do. Up until the beginning of the 3rd round of this season, coach Kim Sang-sik talked about Park Ji-hoon’s growth. He is coach Kim Sang-sik, who wanted him to be a little more active and aggressive. It is true that he still has a lot to grow, but director Kim Sang-sik now has faith in Park Ji-hoon.
From the middle of the 3rd round, Park Ji-hoon’s growth was remarkable. Did he say that growth is cascading? After one long flight of stairs, he climbed one flight of stairs. He became a strong hearted man. His hesitation disappeared in the 4th quarter, where he won. Starting with Changwon LG on December 24, he scored an average of 5.5 points in games where he played for about 5 minutes or more. He is growing into a 4 quarter man. 스포츠토토
In the match against Seoul Samsung held at Anyang Gymnasium on the 22nd, Park Ji-hoon recorded 11 points, 3 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals in 24 minutes and 33 seconds. Coming as a substitute in the second quarter, he scored his first points with a three-pointer. Immediately, with a gentle pace control, he dug into the Samsung goal and succeeded in a layup shot.
In the third quarter, he accumulated an assist by managing the game. He threw a pass to Oh Se-geun and Omari Spellman to help score, and in the 4th quarter, he broke the Samsung defense again and scored consecutively. He recorded 4 points and 2 assists despite playing only 5:06 in the 4th quarter. KGC won 91-66 thanks to the performances of Park Ji-hoon, Spellman (23 points), and Moon Seong-gon (15 points).
After the game, when Byun Jun-hyung was asked to shoot a jump ball video, he laughed and said, “(Park) Ji-hoon did a good job, but shouldn’t Ji-hoon do it?” It was a word that showed the recognition of Park Ji-hoon and the good teamwork of KGC.
The trust, sincerity, and growth of his colleagues made the current Park Ji-hoon. With this foundation, can he become the new 4th Quarter Man? His move is expected.