’37 Points, 20 Rebounds’ Park Ji-Soo’s Scary Performance, Most Double-Doubles in a Championship Game—KB beats Woori Bank to even the series at 1-1

As in the first game, Asan Woori Bank’s defense against Park Ji-soo (KB) was relentless in the second game. However, Park Ji-soo, who played seriously without smiling the whole time, was more frightening than in the first game. And the result was different.

KB turned the tide in the championship match (5 games to 3) thanks to Park’s strong performance. KB won 64-60 in the second game of the Woori Bank Woori WON 2023-2024 Women’s Professional Basketball Championship Finals at Cheongju Gymnasium on Nov. 26, led by Park Ji-soo’s 37-point, 20-rebound performance. The 37 points were Park’s most in a single game in the championship, 스포츠토토 and the first time she has ever recorded 30 points and 20 rebounds in a championship game.

KB, which suffered its first home loss of the season after being blown out in Game 1 on April 24, evened the series at 1-1 with a win in Game 2. Game 3 will be held at Asan Sunshin Gymnasium, home of Woori Bank, on the 28th.

While KB players struggled to find their shots on the day, Park Ji-soo recorded an early double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the first half alone, despite facing numerous challenges. It was Park’s ninth consecutive double-double in the championship game, and he also broke the record for the most double-doubles in a championship game in history (14). The previous record was held by Jung Sun-min and himself with 13.

Trailing 34-36 at halftime despite Park’s effort, KB tied the game in the third quarter on a three-pointer by Heo Ye-eun and a bucket by Park, and took a 47-45 lead on a three-pointer by Kang Yi-seul at the end of the third quarter.

KB extended its lead to seven points at the start of the fourth quarter with Park Ji-soo’s basket and Lee Yoon-mi’s three-pointer, but Woori Bank’s relentless offense allowed Choi Yi-sam to score with 3:27 left in the quarter and Park Hye-jin to score with 2:40 left in the quarter, but Park Ji-soo tied the game with a three-pointer. Two free throws by Heo Ye-eun with 1:14 left in the game tied the game. With 25.7 seconds left in the game, Park sealed the victory with a basket. Woori Bank was led by Kim Dan-bi’s triple-double performance with 25 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, but it was overshadowed by the team’s loss.

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