It was a victory that showed Carrot’s desire for 5th place.
In the 2022-23 SKT A. Pro Basketball held at the Goyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 10th, Goyang Carrot tied the activities of Didoric Lawson, Jonathan Alledge, and Lee Jung-hyun to dismiss Suwon KT, who was struggling with 먹튀검증Ha Yoon-gi, with 83-67.
As a result of the day, Carrot recorded 21 wins and 19 losses and maintained 5th place, 3 games ahead of 6th place Jeonju KCC, and KT failed to recapture 6th place with 2 consecutive losses and 23 losses (19 wins).
1st Quarter, KT 25-23 Carrot: Rawson VS Yoongi Ha, a confrontational composition, continued ‘close battle’
Carrot was selected by Junghyun Lee, Sunghyun Jeon, Hanjin Cho, Jincheol Park, and Didorik Lawson as the starters, and KT’s Jeongseongwoo Jung, Heewon Han, Hongseok Yang, Yunki Ha, and Jarrod. Jones was named in the starting lineup.
Both teams seldom added points for nearly two minutes. A series of shots went off the rim. Carrot broke through Lawson to make it 2-0. After 2 minutes and 20 seconds, KT succeeded in scoring the first goal with Ha Yoon-gi’s bottom shot.
Afterwards, KT ran away to 7-2 with Jung Sung-woo 3 points added to Ha Yoon-gi jumper, and exchanged goals one by one. Carrot was only joining Lawson to score. KT spent 5 minutes leading 11-6, 5 points with Yang Hong-seok 3 points.
Immediately, Carrot succeeded in counterattacking and reversing. Following Park Jin-cheol’s bottom-of-the-box shot, Lee Jung-hyun hit two consecutive 3-pointers. The lead was 14-11. KT immediately counterattacked with Ha Yoon-gi at the fore. Two under-the-goal shots were completed, and KT turned 15-14.
It continued to unfold in a melee flow. Carrot seemed to lead 18-15 with Lawson scoring, but KT immediately tied the score with Ha Yoon-gi’s 3-point play. The skirmish continued until the end. The score continued to be exchanged. KT was ahead by 2 points.
2nd Quarter, Carrot 52-39 KT: Alledge’s surprise performance, unexpected lead Carrot
KT added 2 points with Jeong Seong-woo’s free throw. After that, Carrot, who successfully defended once, turned the game around 28-27 with 3 points from Seong-Hyun Jeon. KT gave up a reversal as the attack failed repeatedly.
Carrot took a 32-27, 5-point lead with a Hisashi footback added to Lee Jung-hyun’s free throw. KT took the operation time. I had to tidy up the frustrating attack flow. It was KT who failed to add an extra point for more than 4 minutes. As the 5th minute approached, Ha Yun-ki scored with a free throw, and Carrot took a 34-27, 7-point lead with Park Jin-cheol’s bottom shot.
Afterwards, the two teams exchanged one 3-pointer each. KT first responded with Kim Yeong-hwan’s 3-point shot, and Carrot responded with an alledge, predicting a scuffle. KT narrowed it down to 32-37 with Jones’ free throw, and Carrot took the operation time with 4 minutes left.
Afterwards, the two teams spent time exchanging points, and Carrot continued to lead by 4-6 points. In the 2nd minute of the end, Carrot took a step forward with Alleggie 3 points, 44-37, 7 points. Carrot moved again. Alledge made a 3-point play to take a 10-point lead. KT took the second operation time.
Carrot led by 10 points. He gave 3 points to Yang Hong-seok, but he did not lose a double-digit lead thanks to the quick attack of Allegji added to Jeon Seong-hyun’s 3-point shot.
3rd quarter, Carrot 68-53 KT: Steady game management Carrot, KT’s unsatisfactory shooting power
Carrot did not miss the uptrend. Starting with Kim Gang-seon’s 3-point run, he succeeded in scoring consecutively, leading by 59-44 and 15 points at the end of the 2nd minute. KT took the operation time in a hurry. The defense had to be tidied up. Afterwards, both teams traded points. Carrot didn’t miss the lead. As we approached the 5th minute, Carrot still held a double-digit lead, 63-49.
With about 4 minutes left, Carrot took the first operation time of the second half. Lawson took a breather by scoring. After that, KT caught up once, and both teams spent time without adding points for a while. Carrot continued his 66-53, 13-point lead.
In the end, Carrot led by 15 points. KT couldn’t easily score an additional point without continuing to tidy up the attack, and Carrot took a step closer to victory by adding points with Lawson’s bottom-of-the-box shot.
4th quarter, Carrot 83-67 KT: Unsurprising victory Carrot, unfortunate 2 consecutive losses KT
Carrot led by 71-53, 18 points with Lee Jung-hyun’s 3-point shot. KT had to overcome the biggest crisis in the game. Since then, both teams have been unable to score goals in attack. I only made 3 points in 2 minutes. When 3 minutes and 30 seconds passed, KT narrowed the score to 61-74 with Choi Seong-mo breaking through Yang Hong-seok’s bottom shot.
Carrot made a change by replacing Jeon Seong-hyeon, and Yang Hong-seok added 2 points with a footback. KT narrowed it down to 11 points. The stadium started to stir again. There were four minutes left, enough time for a reversal.
KT made two offensive misses, and Carrot ran away with Lawson’s bottom shot. It was a scene where Carrot sighed and KT sighed. With 3 minutes remaining, it was a definite crisis for KT.
Within 3 minutes of the end, KT used the last operation time. It was a win. Park Ji-won made a successful free throw. The score gap was reduced to 64-79, 15 points.
There have been no major changes since then. KT couldn’t catch up. Carrot’s victory was not difficult.