Suwon KT is tied for second place in the first round of the 2023-2024 Korean Basketball League with Changwon LG and Anyang Jungkwanjang with a 5-3 record. After a slow start to the season, the team is on a clear upswing with a four-game winning streak. Paris Bass and Ha Yoon-ki are leading the team, while Jung Sung-woo and Han Hee-won are providing excellent support. They have a lot of depth in each position, so no matter who steps up, they can do their job.레모나토토
But it doesn’t end there. National guard Heo Hoon and captain Moon Sung-gon will be back for the upcoming home game against Seoul SK at KT Sonic Boom Arena in Suwon on Nov. 18. Heo Hoon was released from the team on the 15th, and Moon Sung-gon has almost recovered from his hamstring injury.
First, Heo, who is currently on a year-long vacation, has been training with the team. Although he doesn’t have much time to spend with his teammates due to the tight game schedule, he says he is in great shape thanks to his personal training.
Ahead of their game against the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis on the 11th, KT head coach Song Young-jin said of Heo, “He’s been training with the team since his last vacation. I couldn’t train much because I had to adjust the players’ conditions due to the game schedule. But (Heo) Hoon works really hard on his personal training.”
Moon Sung-gon, who joined KT as a free agent in the offseason, has yet to play a game after suffering a hamstring injury just before the start of the season. He has been undergoing treatment and rehabilitation and has recently begun preparing for his return. He is expected to be a big plus for the team as his strength is in defense.
“I had a final scan recently. It’s not a cure yet, but I’m pain-free. I’m training with the D-League players. Unlike Hoon, it’s all about conditioning. I’ll try to train with the team this week with the two of them. He’s scheduled to return on the 18th, but we’ll see.” Song Young-jin on Moon Sung-gon.
If Heo Hoon and Moon Sung-gon join the team, KT will be complete. Heo-Hoon, Han Hee-won, Moon Sung-gon, Ha Yoon-ki, and Bass will be able to form a national team lineup. If they work well together, they could be a threat to the top DBs.
However, there is one concern. As mentioned earlier, the depth in each position is so thick that it’s not easy to come up with a 12-man roster. That’s why Song Young-jin’s judgment is even more important.
“It’s a happy problem (laughs). The team’s current direction includes player development. There are enough players who are doing well in the D-League to make the first team roster. I think we will have to change the roster according to the situation. I think we’re going to go with this system throughout the season.”