‘Successful Maxwell, Griffin signings’ KGC extends winning streak to two games, beats Iranian national team
KGC’s second straight win thanks to substitute players
Anyang KGC Ginseng 현금홀덤사이트 defeated the Iranian National Team 84-72 on Thursday (Feb. 14) in the second game of the men’s pool stage of the 2023 William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament at Heping Basketball Gymnasium in Taipei, Taiwan.
It was KGC’s first appearance in the Jones Cup in 11 years since 2012, shortly after the championship game of the 2011-2012 season, when the franchise won its first title. KGC, which won the overall title last season, took over for the men’s national basketball team, which was scheduled to compete in the preliminary round of the Paris Olympics.
Omari Spellman was absent due to his commitments to the Lebanese national team for the 2023 FIBA Men’s Basketball World Cup. Daryl Monroe will also join KGC in the Johns Cup. In their place, KGC signed Maxwell and Brian Griffin to 15-day contracts for the Jones Cup.
The signings proved to be successful. In their second game, both players scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead their team to victory. Among the Korean players, Ko Chan-hyuk was a standout. He scored 15 points, including four three-pointers.
Bae Byeong-jun, Kim Kyung-won, and others also did their part. Thanks to the even performance of the players, KGC never let up from the beginning of the game to the end. They started the Jones Cup on a high note with two straight wins.
Meanwhile, KGC will play their third match against UC Irvine on the 15th.