Reduced dependence on Bae Hye-yoon, and Lee Hae-ran and Shin Seul have grown even more
Samsung Life Insurance is no longer a team that relies solely on Bae Hye-yoon.
Yongin Samsung Life Insurance met Asan Woori Bank and lost 48-53 in the Woori Bank Woori WON 2023-2024 women’s professional basketball regular league held at Asan Yi Sun-sin Gymnasium on the 24th.
Samsung Life Insurance is called the youngest and most promising team in the league. This is because prospects were collected through several years of rebuilding, and the players continued to grow.
Until last season, Bae Hye-yoon (183cm, C) was the team’s central player. This is because most of the attacks were centered around Bae Hye-yoon. Bae Hye-yoon averaged 16.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4 assists per game last season. She especially played the most important role, finishing the team’s scoring at key moments.
However, Bae Hye-yoon was not with her team this off-season. Even at the beginning of the season, she didn’t play. Kiana Smith (178cm, G) and Yebin Yoon (180cm, G) were also missing. The young players had to finish the game.
In this process, young players grew one step further. In particular, Lee Hae-ran (181cm, F) averaged 17.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 1.8 steals. He showed off top-notch performance. Shin Seul (170cm, G) also played his role as the team’s starting guard, averaging 10.2 points and 5.8 assists.
After finishing the first round with 3 wins and 2 losses, Samsung Life Insurance’s first opponent in the second round was the ‘defending champion’ Woori Bank. Coach Lim Geun-bae said, “I hope our players don’t back down easily. It would be nice to collide with it once. “You will see that attitude,” he said.
In fact, Samsung Life Insurance harassed Woori Bank with its fighting spirit. Prepare various defenses. In particular, he actively provided assistance to Danbi Kim (180cm, F) and Jihyun Park (183cm, G). After the switch defense, he hindered the opponent’s shooting with a quick recovery. Woori Bank, which struggled under pressure from Samsung Life Insurance, scored only 8 points in the second quarter.
Even in attack, he harassed his opponent with quick attacks. Lee Hae-ran scored 10 points in the first half alone. In addition, Shin Seul’s outer gun came out. At the end of the second quarter, the score was 27-23. They gained the upper hand through fighting spirit.
Samsung Life Insurance’s dominance did not last long. Because this energy could not be continued. Samsung Life Insurance, which lost momentum, quickly collapsed. The score in the third quarter was only 5 points. In particular, 0-13 runs were allowed at the end of the third quarter. The young players attempted to shoot, but were impatient. They were unable to break the opponent’s flow and finished the third quarter with a score of 32-37.
The situation was widened by 5 points. But Samsung Life Insurance did not give up. I gained strength once again. He harassed his opponent with his activity level. As a result, only 4 goals were conceded in 5 minutes in the quarter. Lee Hae-ran scored 5 points and led the team’s attack.
Bae Hye-yoon showed strength at important moments. Actively touched the ball. And led the attack. He even scored a goal to turn the situation around. However, Samsung Life Insurance was unable to control Park Ji-hyun (183cm, G) in the game and lost somewhat unfortunately.
On this day, Bae Hye-yoon of Samsung Life Insurance recorded 9 points and 4 assists. This score is somewhat disappointing compared to usual. Nevertheless, it was a close battle with Woori Bank. This is because they tied the opponent to 53 points with strong defense. Lee Hae-ran scored 17 points and Shin Seul scored 11 points, leading the team’s attack. It would have been best if we had achieved victory. However, the young players of Samsung Life Insurance were not yet enough to stop Woori Bank. 안전놀이터