Jamil Warney (199cm, C)’s full-time fighting spirit increased SK’s chances of second place.
Seoul SK defeated Changwon LG 74-69 in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Pro Basketball regular league held at the Changwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 26th. He ran an 8-game winning streak. It tied with LG with 35 wins and 18 losses. He dragged the fight for second place to the end. However, if LG beats Hyundai Mobis in the final match, SK cannot finish second. This is because SK and LG’s opponent record (3 wins and 3 losses) is the same, but they are behind in the opponent’s goal difference (-5).
SK won the combined championship in the 2021-2022 season. Including the KBL Cup, the prelude to the 2021-2022 season, SK achieved a treble.
The leadership and detailed preparations of SK coach Jeon Hee-cheol played a big role. While maintaining the existing strength of the fast attack, the burden of attack, which was focused on a specific player, was dispersed with ‘Motion Offense’.
The change made by the coach was great, but the players’ abilities also played a big role. In particular, 1 option foreign player Jamil Warney found the majesty of the 2019-2020 season. In the 2021-2022 season, he played an average of 31 minutes and 44 seconds in 45 games in the regular league, with 22.1 points, 12.5 rebounds (attack 4.0), 3.1 assists and 1.1 steals, making SK ranked first in the regular league.
From the quarter-final playoffs, they showed greater power. With 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds (attack 4.3) and 3.7 assists in 32 minutes and 55 seconds per game, he defeated his opponent Goyang Orion (now Goyang Carrot). Even in the championship match, 22.6 points, 11.8 rebounds (attack 3.2) and 3.0 assists for an average of 35 minutes and 43 seconds in 5 games. It has established itself as the number one contributor to SK’s unified victory.
Warney is also showing his power in the 2022-2023 season. He is averaging 24.4 points, 11.2 rebounds (3.1 offense) and 3.2 assists with 1.3 steals and 1.0 blocked shots in 52 games and averaging 32 minutes and 47 seconds. He is still KBL’s top-rated foreign player.
And I met LG. LG is competing against SK for second place. Warney’s power was more important. Moreover, Warney’s matchup was Asem Marey (202cm, C). Warney had to stick with Marey on an equal footing, so LG could see hope in the fight for second place.
Warney ran full from the first quarter. 5 points and 2 rebounds in the first quarter. He played without a break in the second quarter, but did not stop fighting in the paint zone. The reason why SK finished the first half with 34-33 even though the scoring power did not come out that way.
Warney also focused on defense in the third quarter.온라인바카라 But when the team needed it, Warney’s fingertips came out. Warney’s record for the third quarter was 4 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal. Warney, who put all his strength in both offense and defense, contributed to SK’s 4-point advantage (49-45).
Warney, who did not rest even for a second throughout the 3rd quarter, showed the most strength in the 4th quarter. 10 points and 6 rebounds (attack 3) only in the 4th quarter. The final record was 23 points, 11 rebounds (3 attacks) and 1 steal in 40 minutes. Warney’s fighting spirit drove the fight for second place to the end.