Only 13 seconds, the time required for Leon Williams to become a hero

Leon Williams became a hero in 13 seconds. 

Seoul SK Knights won 92-91 against Changwon LG Sakers in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Pro Basketball Quarterfinal Playoff Game 2 held at Changwon Gymnasium on the 16th. With the victory on this day, SK took two wins in enemy territory and put it in an advantageous position. 

The flow fluctuated throughout the game. SK, which turned over the flow little by little after the middle of the 3rd quarter, was placed in a double-digit inferiority at the beginning of the 4th quarter. 

However, after that, SK’s counterattack unfolded in earnest. With Heo Il-yeong and Jamil Warney at the forefront, SK immediately changed the flow and turned around, widening the gap little by little.

But this time, LG did not back down easily either. With Reggie Perry and Justin Gutang fighting hard, LG reversed the game again with Yoon Won-sang’s mid-range shot with 35 seconds left. SK made a tie with Warney’s free throw, but gave up a free throw to Kim Jun-il and fell behind by one point again.

The last attack before the end unfolded in 13 points by 1 point. In a situation where Warney withdrew due to 5 fouls, SK went on the attack. The moment Kim Seon-hyeong’s plotter attempt escaped the rim and sighed, an unexpected situation unfolded. Leon Williams, who snatched the rebound, scored a footback like gold, giving the team a one-point lead again. There was not enough time left for LG to reverse again, and the game ended with SK’s reversal. 

On this day, Leon Williams’ playing time was only 13 seconds. Scored 2 points and 2 rebounds. But those 13 seconds were enough for Williams to become a hero. 

After the game, coach Jeon Hee-chul said, “(Kim) Seon-hyung only saw Leone for a short moment of floater. I just had the idea to finish it. At such a moment, there are times when only one player can be seen like in slow motion, but today was like that,토토사이트” Williams’ winning shot. praised 

Williams, who saved the team from the mire at the last moment, smiled, saying, “I didn’t think I would play at the last minute. But it felt good when I was put in. I’m very happy to be able to contribute even a little to the team’s victory.”

Having won two precious victories in enemy territory, SK returns home to play the third game. Round 3 is scheduled for the 18th. 

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