“I reviewed the first game against BNK SUM”
Yongin Samsung Life Insurance won 74-61 in a match against Busan BNK SUM in the third round of Shinhan Bank SOL 2022-2023 Women’s Professional Basketball held at Yongin Indoor Gymnasium on the 14th. The season record was 9 wins and 4 losses. Samsung Life pushed BNK Sum, who lost the match, to 3rd place and rose to 2nd place alone.
Kiana Smith (178cm, G) showed a good performance with 17 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block shot in 25 minutes and 44 seconds. He committed only one turnover.
“Of course it feels good,” Kiana Smith said at the press conference after the game. Lost both matches against BNK Some. I am even more happy with the victory that day.” He
continued, “It took time to get used to BNK Some. I tried to figure out how to defend myself. Performance was bad in the first match against BNK Some. BNK Sum relentlessly attacked Qiana
Smith’s defensive weaknesses in the last two games. Ahn Hye-ji (164cm, G) continued to play a two-man game against Qiana Smith. ”
I didn’t know Ahn Hye-ji well. She tried to figure out Ahn Hye-ji’s tendencies. Ahn Hye-ji is a player who likes assists more than shots. She is defending with her distance. She prepares to deal with the screen when it comes. The team’s defense is also working well,” he said.스포츠토토
Meanwhile, Kiana Smith’s knee condition is not good. She even left the court during the game due to a knee injury.
“I’m doing additional rehabilitation exercises twice a day. My knee condition is better than before. It’s still not in perfect condition. I started playing in the WNBA right after graduating from college. I didn’t get enough rest after coming to Korea. I’ll strengthen it more in the future,” he said.Finally, he concluded the press conference by saying, “I played basketball that was different from the basketball I used to play in Korea. It was difficult to adapt to a different play style. In the beginning, I made unexpectedly bad plays. I want to show a good performance in the future.”