Danbi Kim fought hard, but could not prevent the team from losing.

Asan Woori Bank met Yongin Samsung Life Insurance in the Shinhan Bank SOL 2022-2023 Women’s Professional Basketball regular league held at Asan Yi Sun-shin Gymnasium on the 2nd and lost 58-69.

Woori Bank recruited Kim Dan-bi (180cm, F) this off-season and fully enjoyed the effect. I hit it from the first round. Although Samsung Life Insurance met and lost, they won all the remaining games. Recorded 4 wins and 1 loss. Kim Dan-bi, who was recognized for his performance, was awarded the 1st round MVP.

Woori Bank’s momentum continued in the second round. Succeeded in 5 wins in a row. And even the 3rd round ended with a win. After adding 1 win, Woori Bank finished the first half with 16 wins and 1 loss.

Park Hye-jin (178cm, G), Park Ji-hyun (183cm, G), and Kim Jong-un (178cm, F) all did their part, but Kim Dan-bi played the biggest role.

However, in the second half, Woori Bank began to falter. The performance did not come out like the first half. The biggest cause was the absence of Park Hye-jin and Choi Yi-sam (181cm, F). After that, the players returned, but the condition was not perfect. Unlike the first half, they recorded 2 wins and 2 losses in 4 games in the second half.

Regarding this, Woori Bank manager Seong-Woo Lee said, “The biggest concern is that after the All-Star break, the performance is not good at all. It’s because I have an injury and I can’t exercise much. I don’t know if I’m doing that to do well in important matches. (Laughter) I have no choice but to believe that today’s game will be good,” he said, shaking off his worries.

As coach Wi said, Woori Bank’s performance in the second half was not as good as the first half. However, Danbi Kim still played her role. He averaged 19.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.5 blocked shots in four games. Kim Dan-bi, who was recognized for his performance, won the round MVP for the 1st and 2nd rounds and the 4th round.

In the game that day, Woori Bank lost after a close match against Samsung Life Insurance, which lacked key players. We gave up the lead in the first quarter. But even in that situation, Danbi Kim did her part. He drove in 7 runs alone. In particular, he led the team’s offense by leading a quick attack at the beginning of the quarter.

Danbi Kim’s performance continued in the second quarter. He was very active in karate. In the 22-21 situation, he increased the score by adding a 3-pointer. Even after that, he played the biggest role in widening the score gap by adding one 3-point shot. Thanks to Kim Dan-bi’s performance, Woori Bank finished the first half with a score of 35-29.

However, in the third quarter Danbi Kim was quiet. And Woori Bank was also silent. Woori Bank only scored 12 points in the third quarter. On the contrary, in defense, he gave 26 points to the opponent and allowed a comeback. 안전놀이터

Woori Bank lost a point to Lee Hae-ran in the fourth quarter and was pushed back to 47-57. In response, Kim Dan-bi broke the opponent’s flow with a breakthrough score. After that, Park Hye-jin added a 3-point shot. Then, Kim Dan-bi also added a 3-point shot, leading the team to 8-0. The score gap narrowed to 2 points. 

However, that goal was Kim Dan-bi’s last goal. After that, I tried 4 shots, but all failed. And 21 seconds before the end of the quarter, he was ejected for five fouls. Woori Bank, without Kim Dan-bi, lost the match.

Danbi Kim tried 8 shots in the 4th quarter, only 2 were successful. If you look at the 4th quarter, it is true that it was sluggish. However, it was Kim Dan-bi who made it possible for Woori Bank to continue the close battle. He scored 15 points in the first, second and third quarters. He was the team’s top scorer.

Throughout the Samsung Life Insurance match, Kim Dan-bi played a big role with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists. However, support from other teammates was lacking, and Woori Bank fell into a losing streak for the first time in the season. 

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