Nine years ago in October 2014, the South Korean men’s basketball team defeated Iran to win gold at the Incheon Asian Games at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon. It had been 12 years since the 2002 Busan Asian Games. In addition, men’s basketball is a four-time gold medalist for Korea. The country has also won six silver and four bronze medals, showing that it is competitive in Asia. Of course, there have been times when we didn’t win a medal. It was at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.
The South Korean men’s basketball team, which had dreamed of making it to the Games nine years earlier, was once again facing a “no-medal” situation, just as it had 17 years earlier.
South Korea’s men’s basketball team players walk off the court with their heads down after losing their men’s basketball group D match against Japan at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, China, on Tuesday. Hangzhou=News1
The South Korean men’s basketball team, led by head coach Chu Il-seung, lost 77-83 in their final Group D men’s basketball game against Japan at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center on Tuesday at the Hangzhou Olympic Stadium in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province. With a 2-1 record, Japan punched their ticket to the quarterfinals and will need to play one more game to advance to the main draw.
Despite the loss to Japan, the team is expected to advance to the quarterfinals. South Korea will play the third-place finisher in Group C on June 2 for a spot in the quarterfinals. The third place in Group C will likely be decided by either Thailand or Bahrain. Both teams are behind Korea in objective power.
If South Korea advances to the quarterfinals, they will have to fight for the top spot in Group B and a semifinal spot. As things stand, China will be their opponent. The Chinese lead Group B with two wins and have a game in hand against underdog Hong Kong. China is an eight-time Asian Games champion. In the last edition, China also won the title. Add to that the fact that they’re playing on home soil, and you’ve got a team that will be playing in front of a one-sided crowd. That’s why they’re a team to avoid.카지노
Facing China in the quarterfinals was not part of the team’s plan, so they had to take out Japan in the first game of the day. Losing to Japan would have been a bitter pill to swallow. The Japanese were not at their best. They were missing most of their key players, including Rui Hachimura (Los Angeles Lakers) and Yuta Watanabe (Brooklyn Nets), who play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). It was essentially a second-rate team, or worse. However, South Korea was unable to overcome Japan and never took the lead in the entire game.
Heo Hoon of South Korea walks off the court after the 83-77 loss to Japan during the men’s basketball group D match between South Korea and Japan at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games at the Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, on Tuesday. “I’m disappointed as a player and angry with myself,” Heo told reporters. Yonhap News Agency
After losing the game to Japan, the players were devastated. Heo Hoon said, “I’m angry,” and Jeon Sun-hyung (Sono) hung his head, saying, “I can’t evaluate the game because it was so bad.”
“It was an important game because the top spot in the group was on the line, and we needed to come out on top to move forward,” said Chu, reflecting on how Japan responded quickly to our zone and man-to-man defense. “It’s a shame that it went down to the wire,” he said, adding, “It’s unfortunate that our height advantage didn’t allow us to attack the basket more effectively, and it’s unfortunate that Japan’s big men were able to make three-pointers.”