The 2023-2024 Jeonggwanjang Professional Basketball League has begun its five-month regular season campaign. Seoul SK, Suwon KT, and Ulsan Hyundai Mobis won their opening day games on Nov. 21 in Anyang, Changwon, and Ulsan. The official opening game was a matchup between SK and Anyang’s Jung Kwan-jang, who met in last season’s championship game. Led by Jamil Warney, who exploded for a career-high 46 points, SK defeated the defending champions 89-74.SK, who lost the championship to Jungkwanjang in last season’s championship finals after a thrilling seven-game series, got their revenge and started the new season on a high note.
‘Lion King’ Oh Se-geun, who won his fourth career championship with Jungkwanjang last season, tasted victory in his first game against his hometown team. From 2011, when he made his professional debut, until last season, he played exclusively for Jeonggwanjang .In the championship ring ceremony before the game, Osegun received his fourth championship ring from his time with Chinjung in an SK jersey .After losing last season’s mainstays Oh Se-geun and Moon Sung-gon (KT) to other teams, as well as key foreign player Omari Spellman to injury and starting guard Byun Joon-hyung to commerce, Chung had to settle for a nearly evenly matched game with his new lineup.
It was Warney who dominated the court in the first half. Thanks to his 20 points in the first half alone, SK took the game in their favor. They were also fortunate to have Leon Williams draw an unsportsmanlike conduct (U-foul) from Bae Byeong-jun with 0.1 seconds left before the second quarter buzzer. Warney’s performance continued in the second half, when SK took a 48-41 lead. He nailed a three-pointer from the top of the key to extend the lead to 72-65 with just over seven minutes left in the fourth quarter. SK’s Oh Se-geun finished with eight points, five 무료슬롯게임 rebounds, and five assists, while Kim Sun-hyung added seven points and six assists.