Flash Sun’ Kim Seon-hyung (35 187 cm, Seoul SK) became the best star that shined in the regular league of ‘2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball’.
Kim Seon-hyung was selected as the domestic best player (MVP) at the 2022-2023 season regular league ceremony held at the Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas Grand Ballroom in Samseong-dong on the 30th. Kim Seon-hyung received 65 votes in the KBL reporters’ vote (total of 109 votes), beating Anyang KGC guard Byun Jun-hyung (27 cm 185 cm 43 votes) by 22 votes. Kim Seon-hyung’s regular league MVP title is the first in 10 years since the 2012-2013 season, and the second in his personal career. The MVP prize is 10 million won. In addition, SK produced regular league MVP for two consecutive seasons following Choi Jun-yong in the 2021-2022 season.
Kim Seon-hyung participated in all 54 regular league games and played an average of 30 minutes, recording 16.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.4 interceptions, leading SK to take third place. In his assist category, he ranked first for the first time since his professional debut, and ranked third among domestic players in average scoring. His performance, especially in the second half, was great. In the 6th round of the regular league, he played a pivotal role in the team’s 9-game winning streak with 19.8 points and 8.4 assists, which exceeded his season average.
In addition, at the 2023 East Asian Super League (EASL) Champions Week held in Japan earlier this month, his outstanding individual skills contributed decisively to the team’s victory over clubs in Hong Kong and the Philippines. In terms of team performance, he was beaten by Byun Jun-hyung, who won the regular league championship, but received high scores in his individual skills and court control, and confidently won the regular league MVP.
Kim Seon-hyung said, “I suffered a major injury when I was at my best. At this age, he came back to his prime, which surprised me too. It seems that my glory days are now,” he said in his acceptance speech. Expressing his gratitude to his teammates, coaching staff and officials, he said, “Thank you so much to the fans. Because of them, I was able to gain more strength this season. I will come back stronger in the playoffs.”
Meanwhile, the foreign player MVP went to Kim Seon-hyung’s teammate, Jamil Warney (29). The Best Director Award went to Kim Sang-shik (55),온라인바카라 who led KGC to the top, and the Rookie of the Year Award went to Ronjay Avarientos (24, Ulsan Hyundai Mobis). In addition to Kim Seon-hyung and Warney, Byun Jun-hyung, Jeon Seong-hyun (32, Goyang Carrot), and Omari Spellman (26, KGC) were selected as the best 5 of the season. The Lee Seong-gu Payplay Award, given to the most exemplary player, was given to Jeong Chang-yeong (35), the captain of Jeonju KCC.