Women’s professional basketball’s Yongin Samsung Life snapped Busan BNK’s 12-game losing streak and extended its winning streak to three games.
Samsung Life scored a thrilling 67-64 come-from-behind victory over BNK in the Woori Bank Woori WON 2023-2024 Women’s Professional Basketball League regular season at Sajik Gymnasium in Busan on Monday. 온라인카지노 Samsung Life extended its winning streak to three games and remained in third place with a 13-12 record.
BNK, mired in a 12-game losing streak dating back to last December, remained in last place with a 4-21 record. Samsung Life, looking to extend its winning streak, and BNK, needing to end its losing streak, battled evenly in the first quarter.
Samsung Life led the offense with 11 points from Kiana Smith, including three three-pointers.
BNK had six players score in double figures, with Jin An leading the way with four points and five rebounds and Ahn Hye-ji leading the offense with four points and three assists.
In the second quarter, Samsung Life tied the game with a three-pointer from Shin Isul and then scored back-to-back baskets to extend the lead to 10 points at one point, but BNK scored nine straight points from Kim Han-byul, Lee So-hee, and Jin-an to end the half with a 35-35 lead.
The third quarter was a seesaw game as well, with Samsung Life entering the fourth quarter trailing 49-51.
Samsung Life was down by five points, but Smith, Bae Hye-yoon, and Kang Yoo-rim scored the next six points to tie the game with 2:31 to play.
After allowing Jin An to score with 1:17 left in regulation, Samsung Life regained the lead with two free throws by Kang Yoo-rim with 44 seconds left in regulation, and Lee Ju-yeon made two clean free throws with 18.4 seconds left to seal the game.
Samsung Life was led by Smith’s 17 points and 12 points each from Lee Hae-ran, Bae Hye-yoon, and Kang Yoo-rim.
BNK was led by Jin An with 19 points and nine rebounds. It was painful for the team to miss all seven of its three-point attempts.