Migs Oczon gets winning KBL debut with Ulsan
MANILA, Philippines — Migs Oczon had a profitable Korean Basketball League (KBL) debut because the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus after beating SJ Belangel and the Daegu Kogas Pegasus, 90-83, on Sunday night.
Oczon made his debut for Ulsan earlier than the New Yr and performed eight minutes to complete with 4 factors, two rebounds, and an help.
The School of Saint Benilde shooter arrived in South Korea Friday final week to dwell his dream of taking part in overseas after deciding to forgo his remaining years of eligibility in the NCAA.
Gaige Prim powered Ulsan with 26 factors and eight rebounds to enhance to a 13-14 file for the sixth seed.
SJ Belangel was scoreless as he hardly noticed motion within the recreation however he warmly welcomed Oczon to the KBL earlier than their recreation. Daegu slid to a 7-20 card.
Sean Ildefonso didn’t play however Suwon KT Sonicboom edged KCC Egis, 83-80, on Monday at their house court docket.
Paris Bass unleashed 44 factors, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists to steer Suwon to an explosive win on New Yr’s Day with an 18-9 file tied with third-seed Changwon.
Juan Gomez De Liaño additionally didn’t see motion however the Seoul SK Knights banked on Jameel Warney’s monstrous double-double of 31 factors and 16 rebounds to beat the Seoul Samsung Thunders, 80-76.
De Liaño and the Knights improved to an 18-Eight file at No.2 behind league chief Wonju (23-5).