Oh Se-geun, Yang Hong-seok, Lawson, and Lee Ho-hyun will play their first games against their hometown teams.
The KBL announced in a press release on Oct. 2 that the 2023-2024 season will begin on Oct. 21 and end on March 31, 2024.
The official opening game will be between Anyang KGC and Seoul SK, who met in last season’s championship game. It will be held at Anyang Gymnasium, where KGC won the championship last season. The rivalry between the two teams has been a heated one, built solely on athleticism, but the new season will look a little different. It’s now the “Oh Se-gun Match.
먹튀검증In the offseason, Oh became a free agent and moved to SK. It was one of the hottest and most surprising free agent moves ever. He had been playing for KGC since the 2011-2012 season, winning four championships with them, but now KGC is the enemy. On October 21, he will no longer be in the home locker room when he arrives in Anyang, the club he called home for 13 years, but in the away locker room.
The game in Changwon on the same day is the “Yang Hong-seok Match. Yang Hong-seok was selected by Suwon KT in the 2017 KBL Domestic Rookie Draft and has played for KT ever since. This offseason, after becoming a free agent, he headed to LG in search of a new challenge. He will bring his hometown team KT to Changwon for the first game.
The match between Goyang Sono and Wonju DB on the 22nd is a ‘Lawson Match’. Last season, Dedrick Lawson, who played as the first option foreign player for Day One, showed his versatility in the face of wage arrears and led Day One to the quarterfinals. He was Kim Seung-ki’s favorite foreign player, but he signed with DB for the new season and will play alongside Kim Joo-sung. How will Lawson fare against his hometown team and coach Kim Seung-ki?
Jeonju KCC and Seoul Samsung are also free agents. In the offseason, Samsung point guard Lee Ho-hyun became a free agent and moved to KCC. Lee will face his hometown team in the first game.
Game times have not yet been announced and will be revealed at a later date.