Busan KCC’s Choi Jun-yong expressed his belief in his teammates.

KCC defeated Suwon KT 88-70 in Game 5 of the best-of-seven best-of-five series for the 2023-2024 Korean Basketball Association championship at the Suwon KT Arena on Friday.

Choi Jun-yong contributed 17 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in the victory.

Speaking to the media after the game, Choi said, “It feels good to win, but it’s not that good. I’ve done it before,” he said, making the audience laugh.

“We talked a lot about being a super team when I came, but we didn’t play as well as I expected. I was confident of winning the championship from the moment I came here. I came to the championship with a lot of hard work this season, but I have four years left on my contract, so I will try to win all four years.”

KCC was labeled as a super team throughout the season. When asked if he felt any pressure, he said, “(I) have never felt pressure. “There are a lot of players who are very thirsty to win, a lot of players who want to win, but when I came in, there was pressure to fulfill the expectations. I think that’s always a pressure that I’m confident in. It was just fun. It’s been a fun season, whether it’s personal life or basketball or everything.”

Injuries and poor performances caused Choi’s ups and downs throughout the regular season. KCC, like Choi, went through heaven and hell. When asked if he had any doubts about the team, he was adamant: “I never doubted the team.” “I did doubt myself a few times. I have a lot of good people around me. They always helped me mentally when I was a little off or not doing well,” he said, showing his faith in his teammates.

Throughout the series, Choi was matched up against KT’s Ferris Bass. “I learned a lot of basketball from him, both in the regular season and the championship,” Choi said. He played a lot of basketball that I wanted to play, impressive basketball. I tried hard to stop him. He’s a really good player. He’s in the top three players I had a hard time guarding,” Choi said, showing his respect for Bass.

Before the match, coach Jeon Chang-jin said that Choi Jun-yong was his last weapon. When he heard this, he said, “I had a lot of difficulties because of you, and you must have 토토사이트 had a lot of difficulties because of me. He said, “It must have been the first time for someone like this,” and added, “You must have been stressed and hard, but I hope you can rest easy because you achieved the result you wanted.

Choi Jun-yong said, “It was a season that was especially loved by the fans. We received so much love and sometimes heard so much abuse, but we were able to achieve good results because of these fans,” he said.

“I came to Busan KCC thinking I was Jeonju KCC, but it was hard to come to Busan KCC. It was already a long distance, but it became even longer,” he laughed.

Finally, he bowed his head, saying, “Thank you to all the fans of KCC.”


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