In the end, it is mercenary power. SK, the “master of reversals,” is also playing happy basketball thanks to the performance of Jamil Warney (29).
SK also won a thrilling 92-91 victory in the second leg of the semifinal playoff (PO) against 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Changwon LG held at Changwon Indoor Gymnasium on the 16th. Leon Williams became a hero by putting a winning shot after Warney’s foul-out, but Warney was able to struggle throughout the game.
Warney is not tall at 199.8 cm, but has good strength. His good physique, soft footwork, and good shooting touch. He catches the ball at the high post, goes under the basket, and has a high shot completion rate. Warney, who led SK to victory last season, also showed off his presence this season. He played in all 54 games and averaged 33 minutes and 3 seconds per game, averaging 24.2 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals. He was also selected as the MVP who performed the best among foreign players.
Warney’s performance continues on the PO stage as well. He also played a big role in the 3rd PO game of the 6th round against Jeonju KCC, taking the lead in winning 3 consecutive wins. It brought an atmosphere by gaining an advantage over KCC Laguna, the backbone of KBL. If you look back at the game, the player who scored points one after another whenever it was necessary is the winner.
Even in the PO of the quarterfinals against LG,메이저사이트 Warney is showing his power. Warney, who scored 28 points, 19 rebounds and 5 assists in the first game of the semifinal PO, continued to play an active part in the second game. Even at the end of the second quarter, when he trailed 41-46, he made a successful shot with Perry in front and added points whenever it was important, such as setting the stage for the pursuit. Warney, who recorded a double-double with 40 points and 11 rebounds before being fouled out at the last minute, contributed to the team’s winning streak. An LG official said, “I tried hard to block it, but in the end I scored 40 points.”
It is no exaggeration to say that foreign players make up more than half of the team’s strength in KBL. SK is also gaining momentum in short-term matches because it has a reliable solver and scorer called Warney.