Lee Hyun-joong and Illawarra also laughed. He showed off his best performance since advancing to the NBL.
The Illawarra Hawks won 108-90 against the Cairns Taipans in the NBL 2023-2024 preseason held at the Gold Coast Convention Center in Queensland, Australia on the 22nd. Illawarra won two games in a row and recorded a preseason record of 3 wins and 1 loss.
Hyunjoong Lee contributed to the team’s victory by recording 15 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, and 1 block in 20 minutes and 18 seconds. The 15 points were the 3rd highest on the team. Although he was a substitute in the 4th game, Hyun-joong Lee scored 3-pointers in each quarter and scored in double figures for the first time in the preseason. His field goal percentage was 62% (5/8), including making 4 of 5 3-pointers.
Lee Hyun-joong showed off his talent as soon as he was메이저놀이터 substituted about 4 minutes before the end of the first quarter when Illawarra was ahead 15-9. His first 3-point shot, which he attempted after overcoming the defense’s checks, hit the rim. Lee Hyun-joong then committed a double dribble at a 3-point shooting opportunity, but immediately made up for the mistake. He hit a pull-up jumper to tie the game at 5 in 2 minutes and 38 seconds before being substituted.
Lee Hyun-joong also scored a lot of points in the second quarter compared to his playing time. Hyunjoong Lee, who stood at the free throw line due to a technical foul on Cairns’ bench in the middle of the second quarter, made one free throw cleanly. He then scored another 3-pointer three minutes before the end of the second quarter, contributing to Illawarra breaking away from Cairns’ pursuit.
Hyunjoong Lee, who scored 9 points through the second quarter, added more points in the third quarter. He took a pass from Olbrich and made his third 3-pointer, scoring his first double-digit score of the preseason. Lee Hyun-joong made a mistake while dribbling in the middle of the third quarter, but he threw himself forward and recorded one steal and one blocked shot.
Hyunjoong Lee’s 3-point shot also came in the 4th quarter. Lee Hyun-joong, who started the 4th quarter on the bench, grabbed a defensive rebound right after being substituted in the middle of the 4th quarter. He then attempted a 3-point shot from the corner, and the ball left Hyunjoong Lee’s hand, bounced off the rim, and split the net. Lee Hyun-joong continued on the court until the end of the game, and Illawarra won after maintaining a comfortable lead.