Hyundai Mobis, defended like Carrot, wins Carrot… 94% chance of advancing to the semifinals

The beginning of Hyundai Mobis was perfect.

Ulsan Hyundai Mobis defeated Goyang Carrot 86-71 in the first leg of the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball Round of 6 playoff held at Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium on the 2nd. Reported the first win in the playoffs. Also, they broke off a six-game losing streak in the playoffs.

The first quarter ended with a score of 15-17, but from the second quarter they hit. In particular, after the start of the second quarter, it was overwhelmed by 16-0 for 4 minutes and 30 seconds. Hyundai Mobis, which dominated the atmosphere at the beginning of the second quarter, maintained a good momentum until the end. He had a 94% chance of advancing to the semifinals.

1Q: Goyang Carrot 17-15 Ulsan Hyundai Mobis: Importance of starting

[Carrot-Hyundai Mobis, 1Q score comparison by time zone]
– 1Q start ~ 1Q start 4 minutes 37 seconds: 5-13
– 1Q start 4 minutes 37 seconds ~ 1Q end : 12-2

 * All in front of Carrot

The probability of the winning team in the first leg of the KBL semifinal playoffs advancing to the semifinals playoff is 94% (47/50). Carrot coach Kim Seung-gi also emphasized the importance of the first game before the game, saying메이저놀이터, “You have to pour everything into the first game.”
The important thing in the first game is the first quarter. It’s because you have to start well, so you can play in a good mood. So both teams put a lot into the first game.
The team that got the atmosphere first was Hyundai Mobis. He did not get caught up in Carrot’s strong defense, but rather pushed Carrot with a stronger defense and quick attack transition. They led 13-5 in 4 minutes and 37 seconds of the first quarter.
Carrot did not see this. The pace of Hyundai Mobis dropped with a stronger pressure defense, and Didric Lawson (202cm, F)’s attack under the goal and Kim Kang-sun (190cm, G)’s consecutive 3-pointers were on the rise. No, they scored more points than Hyundai Mobis in the first quarter.

2Q: Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 43-31 Goyang Carrot: Storm

[Comparison of major records between Hyundai Mobis and Carrot in 4 minutes and 30 seconds after the start of 2Q]
– Score: 16-0
– Number of successful 2-point shots: 5-0
– Success rate of 2-point shots: 100%(5/5)-0% (Number of attempts: 3)
– Number of successful 3-point shots: 2-0
– Success rate of 3-point shots: 40% (2/5)-0% (Number of attempts: 6)

 * All In front of Hyundai Mobis,

Hyundai Mobis gave the atmosphere in the second half of the first quarter. However, it was different at the beginning of the second quarter. The amount of defensive activity has been increased, and the rebounding activity has also changed. Changes in defense and rebounding were linked to changes in attack tempo. Carrot was pushed at a fast tempo.
Hyundai Mobis, who pushed quickly, scored easily. scoring at high speed. The score of the two teams changed from 15-17 to 31-17.
The perfect face of Hyundai Mobis. However, Hyundai Mobis did not lower its activity level. The same goes for pressure strength. In particular, it was like watching Carrot’s defense, responding with the opponent’s 2v2 blocking and overall rotation defense. Hyundai Mobis, which completely benchmarked Carrot’s defense, enjoyed more than expected. We had a good half time.

3Q: Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 66-48 Goyang Carrot: Bigger difference

[Comparison of major records between Hyundai Mobis and Carrot in 3Q]
– Score: 23-17
– Number of successful 2-point shots: 4-7
– Success rate of 2-point shots; About 57%-70%
– Number of 3-point shot success: 3-1
– 3-point shot success rate: 37.5%-about 11%

 * Hyundai Mobis

‘ focus was important in front of Hyundai Mobis. If Hyundai Mobis maintains its concentration, it can maintain a double-digit score difference at the beginning of the third quarter, but in the opposite case, it can give Carrot a flow.
Hyundai Mobis has perfectly implemented the former. Carrot’s defensive method was perfectly copied in the 3rd quarter, and he had fun with his strong defensive strength, concentration on rebounds, and quick conversion of offense. They ran away with a 20-point difference (57-37) in 4 minutes and 50 seconds from the start of the third quarter.
Hyundai Mobis, who ran away by 20 points, faced Carrot’s widened defensive range. I had to endure Carrot’s defense from the Hyundai Mobis camp. However, Hyundai Mobis remained calm. I calmly exhausted the given forward time (8 seconds) and the given attack time (24 seconds). Of course, I gave up ridiculous goals because of the rotation defense, but I didn’t care. Because it was 2 points, not 3 points.

4Q: Ulsan Hyundai Mobis 86-71 Goyang Carrot: Escape from PO phobia

[Hyundai Mobis, the results of the last 7 playoff games]
1. 2021.04.22. vs Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation (Ulsan Dongcheon Gymnasium): 67-75 (lose)
2. 2021.04.24. vs Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation (Ulsan Dongcheon Gymnasium): 71-73 (lose)
3. 2021.04.26. vs Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation (Anyang Indoor Gymnasium): 80-86 (lose)
4. 2022.04.09. vs Goyang Orion (Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium): 83-87 (L)
5. 2022.04.11. vs Goyang Orion (Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium): 70-78 (L)
6. 2022.04.13. vs Goyang Orion (Goyang Gymnasium): 81-89 (L)
7. 2023.04.02. vs Goyang Carrot (Ulsan Dongchun Gymnasium): 86-71 (Win)

 * Escaping 6 consecutive losses in the playoffs

It is not good for Hyundai Mobis to narrow the score gap. In particular, it is not good to save Carrot’s spirit with 3 points. This is because Hyundai Mobis and Carrot have to stick together 2 to 4 more times in the future.
However, Hyundai Mobis was shaken by the breakthrough of Lee Jung-hyun (187cm, G). Jonathan Alledge (204cm, F) was also given the paint zone. Although it was an unavoidable loss due to the rotation defense, it tended to be given too easily.
However, Hyundai Mobis destroyed Carrot’s defense with a give-and-take movement. Scored easily in the middle of the 4th quarter. It widened the gap with Carrot. I conceded a pattern I didn’t want, but I didn’t give up the victory. He escaped his playoff phobia.

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