Anyang KGC is one win away from the championship

Anyang Korea Ginseng Corporation's Moon Seong-gon, right, celebrates after scoring a three-pointer during the playoffs third match against Suwon KT Sonicboom on Monday at the Anyang Gymnasium in Anyang, Gyeonggi. [YONHAP]

Anyang Korea Ginseng Company’s Moon Seong-gon, proper, celebrates after scoring a three-pointer in the course of the playoffs third match towards Suwon KT Sonicboom on Monday on the Anyang Gymnasium in Anyang, Gyeonggi. [YONHAP]

Suwon KT Sonicboom's Heo Hoon dribbles past Anyang Korea Ginseng Corporation during the third playoff match on Monday at Anyang Gymnasium in Anyang, Gyeonggi. [YONHAP]

Suwon KT Sonicboom’s Heo Hoon dribbles previous Anyang Korea Ginseng Company in the course of the third playoff match on Monday at Anyang Gymnasium in Anyang, Gyeonggi. [YONHAP]

Defending champion Anyang Korea Ginseng Company is about to advance to their second consecutive Korean Basketball League championship collection after beating Suwon KT Sonicboom 83-77 within the third best-of-five playoff sport on Monday.

Anyang enters sport 4 on Wednesday with a 2-1 lead, having misplaced the opening sport 89-86 to Suwon after which gained two in a row, 90-78 and 83-77. If he wins, Anyang will advance for the championship collection for the second 12 months in a row. If he wins, he’ll take his fourth title, having gained the 2011-12 season, the 2016-17 season and final 12 months.

Final season, Anyang took residence the KBL championship title on Might 9, successful the primary 4 matches of the best-of-seven collection towards 2020-21 common season winner Jeonju. Anyang final 12 months grew to become the primary champion to be topped in two years, as KBL determined in March 2020 to cancel the rest of the common season and playoffs as a consequence of security considerations surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.

KBL’s 2021-22 season began in October final 12 months with 10 golf equipment – Anyang KGC, Changwon LG Sakers, Goyang Orion Orions, Jeonju KCC Egis, Seoul Samsung Thunders, Seoul SK Knights, Suwon KT Sonicboom, Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus, Wonju DB Promy and the newly renamed Daegu Kogas Pegasus – every taking part in 54 video games, 27 residence and 27 away, within the common season.

The 2021-22 common season ended on April 5, with the highest six groups in common season rating order – Seoul SK Knights, Suwon, Anyang, Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus, Goyang Orion Orions and Daegu Kogas Pegasus – advancing to the publish season.

Anyang completed the common season in third place with a 32-22 document, then gained all three best-of-three playoff first-leg matches towards sixth-place Daegu, 78–72, 79–61, 93–86. Then again, fifth-placed Goyang beat fourth-placed Ulsan in all three matches, 87-83, 78-70, 89-81.

For the ultimate spherical of the playoffs, Goyang confronted the Knights, whereas Anyang confronted Suwon. After beating Goyang in three matches, 101-83, 91-83 and 86-81, the Seoul Knights secured their spot within the championship collection.

The massive showdown between Anyang and Suwon is scheduled for 7pm on Wednesday. If Anyang wins, they are going to advance to the best-of-seven collection to face the Knights. If Suwon wins, Suwon and Anyang will face off once more on Friday to resolve who advances.

The championship collection begins on Might 2. The primary two matches might be held on the residence of the Seoul SK Knights, Jamsil College students’ Gymnasium in southern Seoul. The subsequent two matches will happen on the opponent’s home.

BY YUN SO-HYANG [[email protected]]

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