Woori Bank Advances to Park Shin-ja Cup Finals… ‘Korea-Japan Battle’ for the Championship with Toyota
KB lost to Toyota by 2 points and advanced to the 3rd and 4th place match… Clash with Japan’s Eneos
Last season’s domestic women’s professional basketball champion Asan Woori Bank reached the finals of the Park Shin-ja Cup international competition held ahead of the new season and competed with the Japanese team for the championship.
Woori Bank advanced to the finals by beating Japan’s Eneos Sunflowers 74-71 in the semifinals of the tournament held at Cheongju Gymnasium in North Chungcheong Province on the 2nd.
Its Woori Bank, which defeated Eneos, which has won the Japanese W-League for 11 consecutive years,
reached the finals of the Park Shin-ja Cup following last year’s summer league, which gave opportunities to promising players. 바카라사이트
Park Shin-ja Cup
The Park Shin-ja Cup, which was founded in 2015 after Park Shin-ja, who is called the ‘legend of Korean women’s basketball,’ was held as a competition focused on discovering promising off-season players until last year, but this year it was reorganized into an international competition format where even leading players can appear. done.
Overseas clubs also joined in, and the prize money increased from 10 million won to 30 million won.
Woori Bank will play the final against Japan’s Toyota Antelopes, who defeated Cheongju KB in the semifinals held on the same day, starting at 4:30 pm on the 3rd.
On this day at Woori Bank, Park Ji-hyun played well with 18 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, and 4 steals,
Kim Dan-bi played well with 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists, and Choi I-sam recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Na Yun-jeong added 13 points.
For Eneos, Ramu Tokashiki, who has experience in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), did her best with 20 points and 9 rebounds.
Woori Bank, which was ahead 37-30 at the end of the first half, allowed the lead to trail by 56-54 in the third quarter,
then gave up the lead with a 3-point shot to Saori Miyazaki as soon as the 4th quarter started, and responded with a 3-pointer from Kim Dan-bi, leading to a close game. I continued.
Eneos tied the score at 69-69 with Moeko Nagaoka’s 2-point shot with 2 minutes and 21 seconds left, but Woori Bank took the win by accumulating 4 points in a row with Choi Lee-sam’s middle shot and Kim Dan-bi’s free throw.
KB lost 68-70 in the semifinals against Toyota, the runner-up team in Japan’s W-League last season, and faced Eneos in the 3rd and 4th place match (2 p.m. on the 3rd).
Jisoo Park led the attack with 29 points and 11 rebounds, and Iseul Kang scored 15 points, but the shine faded.
KB led 51-45 through the third quarter, but lost the lead by giving up a decisive outside shot to opponent Mai Yamamoto (15 points) in the seesaw game of the fourth quarter.
Yamamoto’s 3-point shot 12.4 seconds before the end, when KB was ahead 68-67, became Toyota’s comeback final score.
Afterwards, in KB’s final attack, Park Ji-soo aimed for the bottom of the goal, but the shot missed.
In the 7th and 8th place ranking match, Bucheon Hana One Q was defeated by Bendigo Spirit (Australia) 59-86 despite Yang In-young’s double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds) and placed 8th.
In the 9th and 10th place match, Yongin Samsung Life Insurance defeated the Philippine national team 82-71 and finished in 9th place.
Lee Hae-ran scored 26 points and Kang Yu-rim scored 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the team to victory.
◇ 2023 Park Shin-ja Cup International Basketball Tournament Records
Woori Bank 74 (19-17 18-13 19-24 18-17)71 Eneos
Toyota 70 (13-18 17-14 15-19 25-17)68 KB
▲ 7 ·8th place match
Bendigo 86 (17-19 26-15 15-12 28-13)59 Hana One Q
▲ 9th and 10th place match
Samsung Life Insurance 82 (22-15 12-13 27-15 21-18) 71 Philippine National Team