November 10, 2016
KB Stars vs. Shinhan Bank 55-45
KB stars protected their home court this time around as Shinhan Bank lost their second game in a row. It wasn’t the foreigners who led their team to victory this go around but the local players are what made the difference. Both Pierson and Graves were held to single digit scoring. On the other side, for Shinhan, Bulgak and Vaioletama were also held to single digit scoring.
November 9, 2016
Woori Bank vs. Winnus KDB 78-46
Wednesday night’s game was the most lopsided game of the round as Woori Bank had their way with visiting KDB. Woori took the lead from the beginning and never looked back. After being down by 10 at the half, KDB couldn’t come up with an answer for the balanced attack of Woori Bank. In addition Woori’s defense forced 11 turnovers for KDB while they out rebounded the visitors by 13. Woori had four players score in double figures, led by their top two Korean guards. Woori stays undefeated at the top of the standings.
WOO Currie (23 min) 7-12 16 pts 9 rebs 2 asts Jones (17 min) 4-9 10 pts 9 rebs 2 blks KDB Christmas (21 min) 2-8 11 pts 5 rebs Hawkins (18 min) 6-10 12 pts 4 rebs
November 7, 2016
KB Stars vs. Samsung 63-71
Samsung went into KB and came home with a win. Led by Alyssa Thomas who finished with a double double, Samsung played a gritty game to come out on top on the road. KB did all they could to hold off the visitors. Pierson led the way, scoring 19 points and pulling down 12 rebounds. She also go a lot of help from local players as two others scored nearly 20 points each but it wasn’t enough. Samsung moves into second place in the standings.
SAM Thomas (30 min) 9-18 20 pts 13 rebs 4 asts Howard (9 min) 3-5 6 pts KB Pierson (25 min) 9-17 19 pts 12 rebs Graves (14 min) 4 pts 8 rebs
November 6, 2016
Shinhan vs. Woori Bank 57-63
Shinhan Bank were hoping to get back to their winning ways after losing their last game on the road. In the first quarter they looked to be up for the challenge against Woori Bank as they kept the game close. In the second, Woori came out firing, and took an eight point lead into the half behind Monique Currie who put up 12 points in the quarter. Just when it seemed as if Woori Bank would pull away, Shinhan came firing back in the last quarter, beating Woori 22-12. Their full court press rattled the visitors as they coughed up the ball several times down the stretch. Bulgak Adut came up big for the hosts, however, it was a little too late as Shinan ran out of time to complete the comeback.
SHI Bulgak (31 min) 9-16 24 pts 10 rebs 2blks Vaioletama (8min) 1-3 2 pts WOO Currie (14 min) 7-13 14 pts 4 rebs 2 stls Jones (26 min) 5-13 13 pts 13 rebs 4 blks
- Woori Bank 4-0
- Samsung 3-1
- KB Stars 3-2
- Winnus KDB 1-2
- Shinhan 1-3
- KEB Hana 0-3