Nicholson’s 33 points lead KOGAS to 88:75 win over SK

KOGAS defeats SK

KOGAS defeated SK 88-75 behind a 33-point performance from Andrew Nicholson in the regular season finale of the 2023-2024 Korean Basketball Association at Jamsil Student Gymnasium in Seoul on Wednesday.

The win, their fifth in their last six games, puts KOG in sole possession of eighth place with a 12-21 record. 온라인카지노 They evened their season series with SK at 2-2, proving to be a formidable opponent.

While SK was without key players Kim Sun-hyung, Ahn Young-joon, and Heo Il-young, KOGAS was without Kim Nak-hyun and Lee Dae-heon due to injuries.

However, KOG was able to rely on Nicholson, who exploded for 42 points against the Hyundai Mobis in Ulsan on Nov. 20. Nicholson scored 14 points in the first quarter and six in the second to help KOGAS build a 49-34 halftime lead.

Samjosef Belangel, who is battling a bad ankle, also contributed with nine points and three assists in the first half.

A 16-point deficit at one point in the third quarter was narrowed by SK’s Jamil Warney, who got the scoring going. Back-to-back baskets by Warney, one free throw by Choi Boo-kyung and a three-pointer by Song Chang-yong made it an eight-point game, 48-56, with 2:44 left.

KOGAS answered right back with a Nicholson mid-range jumper, a Belangel free throw, and two more Nicholson three-pointers to take a 67-54 lead into the final quarter.

Three minutes into the fourth quarter, KOGAS’ spirits were lifted when Park hit two 3-pointers to make it 75-58.

Unable to find a way to catch up, SK brought its starters to the bench with just over four minutes left to prepare for the next game.

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