“Did you score so many goals? Actually, 메이저놀이터I made a mistake getting the wrong seat, but… (laugh). I wish I could score like this every day.” Coach Guna Dan expressed satisfaction with Kim Jin-young (27, 176 cm)’s performance. To that extent, on the day Shinhan Bank decided to advance to the playoffs, Kim Jin-young’s performance was outstanding.
Kim Jin-young started the Incheon Shinhan Bank SOL 2022-2023 women’s professional basketball regular league away game held at Cheongju Gymnasium on the 17th and scored 19 points, the most in the team, with 5 rebounds. Shinhan Bank confirmed Sonia Kim’s (17 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals) performance as a double-double, winning 68-55 and advancing to the playoffs.
Kim Jin-young’s field goal rate reached 69.2% (9/13). Free throws (1/3) left some disappointment, but he led the team’s attack by efficiently scoring points through cut-ins and breakthroughs. Thanks to this, Shinhan Bank tied for second place with Yongin Samsung Life Insurance and resumed its fight for second place. Kim Jin-young revealed his determination for the remaining fight for second place, while also revealing an anecdote with coach Guo-dan from the offseason.
Feelings of victory
Unfortunately, I couldn’t win all 5 rounds. Today was the first match of the 6th round, and it is fortunate that we won. I had to play again after a day off, so I thought I’d finish it quickly. I’m glad it didn’t turn out to be a difficult game at the end.
In recent years, there have been many matches where the role of an ace has been played.
It’s an overstatement (laughs). I think each game is important. It wasn’t long before I matched with the players (before the season), and there were a lot of things I needed to adjust after the season began. It’s fortunate that we got along little by little, won consecutive games, and maintained a good atmosphere.
After his debut, the 3rd team (KB Stars – BNK Some – Shinhan Bank) in his heyday, the
coach gave him confidence. It seems that his thoughts on basketball have changed as he has accumulated years of experience. that worked great When I was young, there was not only basketball in my life. After moving the team again, I changed my mindset, so I think my performance improved. In the past, all I did was enjoy basketball. I don’t think I made any effort to dig deep. It seems that he is opening his eyes to basketball while watching videos and putting in a lot of effort over the years.
Do you get scolded by coach Gunadan a lot these days?
In the offseason, at the beginning of the season, I cried a lot, saying, “What do you want from me?” The director clearly told me about the role, and I tried to understand it quickly. He cried a lot because he couldn’t decide when to attack or save his teammates’ shooting chances. There are many routes and patterns in your coach’s basketball. In the second half of the season, he seems to have worked with his older sisters to find out when to give his teammates a chance.
Are there any FA roid influences?
I didn’t even think about that. Because he had moved teams, he had to adapt first. He honestly couldn’t afford to think about it.
The importance of fighting for second place
Our team has a lot of shooters, and there are patterns that help shooters. Since we train at the home stadium, the field goal rate in home games is better. I have a desire to be second, and the relativity in basketball is also important. If you win in the regular league, you can play in the playoffs a little more easily, and only then can you go to the championship match. So I think the fight for second place is important.