“Lee Seung-joon” Korea and “80th” Sri Lanka lost again in shock, and were eliminated

The South Korean men’s 3×3 national team (41st in world rankings, 7th in Asia) lost 19-21 in its last match against Sri Lanka (80th in world rankings, 22nd in Asia) in the 2024 FIBA (International Basketball Federation) 3×3 Asian Cup Qualifying Draw Group B held at the Singapore Sports Hub OCBC Square on the 27th (Korea Standard Time).

The men’s 3×3 national team, which was assigned to the Quiliping Group B along with Indonesia (61st in the world, 15th in Asia), Sri Lanka, and the North Mariana Islands (113th in the world, 4th in Oceania), was expected to win three games with relatively weak players, but the aftermath of the shock loss (11-13) against Indonesia in the second game was significant.

In order to advance to the main draw, the team desperately needed a 10-point win over Sri Lanka, but rather gave up the game. The main draw ticket, which is given only to the first place in each group of qualifying drawers. The men’s 3×3 national team, which had only one win and two losses, was eliminated after Sri Lanka, which had three wins.

Early in the game, Seok displayed strong performance and once led the team by up to seven points, getting off to a flying start toward the main draw. However, Sri Lanka already garnered two wins and displayed robust counterattacks.

The men’s 3×3 team, which lost consecutive points, allowed a tie (14-14) in the end. Afterwards, Sri Lanka’s mid-range shot cut through the rim 23.2 seconds before the game ended with the score tied 19-20. It was the moment when the men’s 3×3 team, which started anew with “Lee Seung-joon,” ended unfortunately. 토토사이트 추천

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