“I want to be like Yeo Jun-seok. I have good physical and athletic nerves, and it is cool to dig into (under the goal).”스포츠토토
Namjung Ahn easily beat Chuncheon Middle School 111-73 in the 2023 Korea Middle and High School Basketball Weekend League Men’s Middle School Group C match held at the Gyeongbok High School Gymnasium on the 11th and won two consecutive victories.
Ahn Nam-joong scored double digits with 6 players that day. He led 58-40 in rebounding, and assists were also 25-9, solving the game through team play.
Baek Jong-won (190cm, F), who recorded a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds even after playing for 20 minutes and 6 seconds, said after winning that day, “Thank you for following me well. Originally, there were ups and downs in the shot, but the shot went well and we won.”
When asked when he started playing basketball, Baek Jong-won said, “(Elementary school) in the 4th grade, the coach of Ansancho asked me if I would like to play basketball, so I started. He was playing in front of the gym because he was taller than his peers.” “Basketball is fun these days. I didn’t have enough shots, but I shoot well and break through well.”
Baek Jong-won made three 3-pointers. He is the only player on the team to make more than two 3-pointers.
Baek Jong-won, who enjoys playing outside, said, “I looked up a lot of videos and practiced a lot to play basketball like a guard.” . When he was doing individual exercises, he practiced 3-point shooting and breakthrough, and even ran,” he told the training process.
It is the same name as Baek Jong-won, who is so famous in Korea that no one knows.
Baek Jong-won said, “People around me say that Mr. Baek plays basketball. His nickname is Baek Jong-won, an alley restaurant.”
Coach Young-Jun Ryu and Nam-Jung Ahn have been selected as the national coach for the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup, and Coach Yong-Jun Oh will lead the team during this weekend’s league.
Baek Jong-won said, “It was not enough to play under the goal, but coach Oh Yong-jun taught me well, so I am grateful and I am going to work hard. One-on-one personal training. It’s a pity that I didn’t do well in the game than I thought.”
Baek Jong-won said, “I want to show that the center can also play outside,” and “I want to be like Yeo Jun-seok. He has good physical and athletic nerves, and it is cool to dig in (under the goal).”