‘How do you stop Warney’ SK holds off Sono for opening 3-game winning streak
How to stop Jamil Warney, as SK pulls away from Sono for opening three-game winning streak.
The Seoul SK Knights defeated the Goyang Sono Sky Gunners 90-79 on Thursday at Goyang Sono Arena in Goyang, South Korea, in the 2023-2024 regular season of the Korean Basketball Organization.
With the win, SK reclaimed sole possession of first place in the league with a three-game winning streak to open the season.
Sono dropped its second straight game to open the season.
SK was led by Jamil Warney’s 28 points and 16 rebounds. Heo Il-young added 17 points and four rebounds, including three 3-pointers, and Kim Sun-hyung had 11 points and eight assists.
SONO was led by Jeon Sung-hyun with 27 points, including six three-pointers, but fell to its knees as it failed to make a late charge.
SK took the lead in the first quarter. Warney led SK’s offense, pouring in points both under the basket and in the midrange. A three-pointer from Oh Jae-hyun extended SK’s lead. Sono didn’t have much to show for their offense aside from Lee Jung-hyun. The first quarter ended with SK leading 23-15.
The mood changed at the start of the second quarter. Jones converted a three-point play from under the basket, followed by a fastbreak deep three from Jeon Seong-hyun to close the gap to two points. Jeon then hit a corner three to give Sono the lead for good.
After that, the two teams fought a fierce offense. A seesaw game ensued as Kim Sun-hyung and Jeon Sung-hyun exchanged three-pointers. The first half ended with SK taking a narrow 43-40 lead.
The third quarter was just as intense. SK centered the game around Warney, while Sono countered with a three-pointer from Jeon Sung-hyun and a breakaway basket from Lee Jung-hyun. The third quarter ended with SK holding a slim 61-57 lead.
In the fourth quarter, SONO turned the game around again. Jeon Sung-hyun’s three-pointer crashed the rim, and Lee Jung-hyun and Choi Sung-wook converted free throws from three-point fouls. The game turned into a seesaw as SK fought back with their speed game. 짱구카지노
The game was tied at the end of the fourth quarter.
SK took a 76-70 lead with a three-pointer from Heo Il-young. SONO answered with a three from Jeon Sung-hyun, but Warney scored from under the basket to pull away again.
SK regained the lead, 83-77, on a three-pointer by Oh Jae-hyun with 1:50 left in regulation.
SK then held off the Sono charge and drove a wedge into the game with a three-pointer from Heo Il-young with 1:14 left in regulation to make it 86-77.