Women’s professional basketball team Samsung Life of Yongin snapped a three-game losing streak with a come-from-behind victory over BNK in Busan.
Samsung Life overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to win 74-69 against BNK in the Woori Bank Woori WON 2023-2024 Women’s Professional Basketball Regular League at Sajik Gymnasium in Busan on Thursday.
Samsung Life, which snapped a three-game losing streak, moved into fourth place with a 5-6 record, while BNK, which lost its fifth straight game, remained in fifth place with a 3-10 record.
The first loss in Samsung Life’s recent three-game losing streak came against BNK on March 29.
In that game, Samsung Life led until the final seconds of the game, but gave up a layup following a steal by Ahn Hye-ji with three seconds left in the game, resulting in a heartbreaking 58-59 loss.
Today was the opposite.
It was a seesaw game in the first half, with BNK taking the lead in the third quarter.
With a 60-54 lead, BNK went on a 10-point run in the early stages of the fourth quarter on baskets by Jin An and Park Sung-jin. Both scores were assisted by Ahn Hye-ji.
Samsung Life refused to give up and quickly pulled within two points with a basket by Shin Isul and free throws by Bae Hye-yoon and Kim Han-bi.
With 1:39 left in the quarter, Kang Yoo-rim stepped up to the three-point line and drained a three-pointer to tie the game at 68-68.
After both Lee So-hee’s three-pointer and Kim Han-byul’s shot missed on the ensuing BNK offense, Samsung Life took the lead for good at 70-68 on a layup by Kim Han-bi off an assist from Shin Isul.
Jin An missed both free throws with 14 seconds left to seal the win for Samsung Life.
Bae Hye-yoon and Kang Yoo-rim contributed 18 and 17 points, respectively, to the victory.
Kim Han-bi also shined with an Altoran-like eight points, including a pair of free throws in the final minute.
She shot 100 percent from the field and free throw line on the day.
BNK was led by Jin An with 23 points and Ahn Hye-ji with 12 points and 12 assists in the loss. 토토사이트