Park Ji-soo, who saved the playoff hopes, “Playoff competition? fun”
Park Ji-soo shared his thoughts on the playoff competition.
Cheongju KB Stars met Yongin Samsung Life Insurance in the Shinhan Bank SOL 2022-2023 Women’s Professional Basketball regular league held at Cheongju Gymnasium on the 28th and won 88-67.
The number one contributor to victory was, of course, Park Ji-soo. He dominated the game with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists. He was good at scoring, but also good at passing. And in defense, he blocked the opponent’s entry under the goal.
Park Ji-soo focused on passing rather than scoring in the first quarter. When the opponent’s help defense came, he helped his teammates easily score through a pass. The score was 2 points, but it exerted a great influence. And in the second quarter, he dominated under the goal. He scored 10 points alone. He also scored inside the net, but scored 6 points on free throws. With Park Ji-soo’s performance, KB was able to catch the flow.
In the third quarter, Park Ji-soo scored the most points in the team. He went up 4 points for scoring a basket count and scoring a free throw. In addition, the score under the goal was added. He also posted two assists. In particular, he continued the flow of the team by scoring at every important moment. And in the 4th quarter, he recorded 6 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists, leading the team to a winning streak.
Park Ji-soo, who we met after the game, said, “In the last game, the score was widened in the beginning, so I was complacent. That part was disappointing, and I reflected on it. So he tried not to do that this time.”
Then, “I was not feeling well in the last game, so my tension went down. However, my coach pointed it out, and today I deliberately raised my tension from practice. It seems to have worked out well,” he added.
When asked about Park Ji-soo’s physical condition, he said, “It’s coming up. In fact, my body is in better condition during practice. But every day conditions are different. Especially on the day of the match, if the condition is not good, it affects the performance. Still, my physical condition has improved a lot.”
KB succeeded in winning 4 consecutive victories by winning the game that day. The difference between the 4th place and the game was narrowed to 2.5 games. Increase your chances of making the playoffs. When asked about the semi-final competition, Park Ji-soo said, “안전놀이터is fun. Enjoying it. I just focus on today’s game without thinking about the next game. It has been so in the past and will be so in the future. Whether you win or lose, every game is important.”