Japanese men’s basketball’s first half record was impressive. He made a whopping 11 3-pointers. What was even more surprising was his shooting percentage. He attempted 25 3-pointers, while only making 9 2-point attempts.
In Japan, Corey Gaines, who coached the Japanese national team in the recently concluded Basketball World Cup, took the helm at the Asian Games.
Japan inherited the philosophy of the Basketball World Cup national team that prepared to face the world’s best in the Basketball World Cup, including paint zones through spacing, attacking the outside, and various types of zone defense. It was a tactic that followed recent trends in world basketball.
The Japanese national team was close to the second group. Among the players who participated in the Basketball World Cup, not a single one set foot on Hangzhou, China. However, the power of a team with a system and philosophy in place could not be ignored.
Korean men’s basketball was dealt a harsh blow.
The men’s basketball team led by coach Chu Il-seung lost 77-83 in the final match of Group D of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Olympic Sports Center basketball court in Hangzhou, China on the afternoon of the 30th.
As a result, Japan, with 3 wins, ranked 1st in the group and advanced directly to the quarterfinals, while Korea, which ranked 2nd in the group with 2 wins and 1 loss, played a tournament to advance to the quarterfinals.
The national team allowed 13 consecutive points to Japan after the game began. Korea, which was unable to find a way to attack against Japan, which played in zone defense, began a counterattack by scoring 7 points in a row when Heo Hoon came back to life.
From then on, the game unfolded in a way that Japan ran away as Korea chased after them. Japan, whose centers also know how to shoot 3-point shots, created countless open 3-point shot opportunities by utilizing various offensive tactics such as Spanish pick-and-roll based on extensive spacing.
On the other hand, Korea fought back with traditional basketball based on probability. Laguna’s presence under the goal was significant. However, Japan’s regional defense organization was strong, so there was not enough space for Laguna to penetrate.
Korea developed a strategy to increase speed by deploying Kim Sun-hyung and Heo Hoon simultaneously in the middle of the second quarter. With forward Song Kyo-chang leaving the team due to injury, the value of speed became more important. However, the speed was not easy even for Japan. In particular, the defense transition speed was very fast.
Korea, which finished the first half with a 37-43 lead, tied the score at 48-48 early in the third 카지노사이트quarter. Afterwards, while the attack slowed down, Japan fled again. In the middle of the fourth quarter, Heo Hoon hit two 3-pointers in a row to trail 65-66. However, they were hit by five consecutive points against Japan and were shaken again.
The atmosphere at the stadium became more and more supportive of Japan. Japan’s small guard boldly dug in and played aggressively, and the perimeter shooters did not hesitate to attempt ‘deep threes’. Every time Japan’s high parabolic long-distance 3-point shot passed the rim, Korea stumbled.
Japan shot as many as 17 3-point shots. The success rate exceeded 40%. In Korea, Heo Hoon played hard, scoring 24 points. Korea also made 11 3-point shots. Heo Hoon hit 6 and Jeon Seong-hyun hit 4. However, while Korea created shooting opportunities based entirely on individual skills, Japan’s attacks were all carried out within a systematic flow. It was a complete defeat.