What Kang-hyeon Lee of Chung-Ang University considered important was “playing healthily without injury”
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Korea-Japan University Basketball Tournament will be held at the Yonsei University Sinchon Campus Gymnasium for three days from the 19th. The tournament will be held for the first time in 4 years since 2019.
Hanyang University head coach Jung Jae-hoon is in charge of the command tower, and Myongji University coach Kim Tae-jin leads the players as a coach. 12 players wear the Taegeuk mark and fight for pride with Japanese university students.
It included 4 guards, 5 forwards and 3 centers. Although Park Moo-bin and Moon Jung-hyeon (Korea University), Ki-sang Yoo and Lee Kyu-tae (Yonsei University) have been selected, the number of big men is not enough. In particular, there are only two players with a height of more than 2m.
One of them is Kanghyun Lee (200cm, C). Lee Kang-hyun, a senior at Chung-Ang University, has been on the college stage since the 2022 season, and is showing the power of height with 19 points and 9.67 rebounds per game in the 2023 KUSF College Basketball U-League.
Lee Kang-hyun should support Yang Jun (Korea University) and Lee Kyu-tae in the national team. It may feel burdensome because it is a head-to-head match against Japan, but the player with the highest height in the national team. You have to make good use of his own physicality.
After afternoon training at the Goyang Indoor Gymnasium on the 17th, Lee Kang-hyun said, “I will play against Japan as a national team along with my good brothers and colleagues. It’s an honor. In addition, he bumped into good players while practicing, so he learned a lot,” he said, starting with his feelings of being included in the national team.
He continued, “The individual abilities of the players are all good. However, since we are on different teams, we have to work together토토사이트. The focus is on breathing. That’s why I do a lot of 5-to-5 clashes,” he said about training in the national team.
Lee Sang-baek-bae national team was in charge of facing Japan. At the same time, it is a place where the best players in the university can interact. Lee Kang-hyun can also learn a lot from players in similar positions to him.
Lee Kang-hyun said, “(Players classified as big men) have different styles. I started to think more about my shortcomings. I am learning to play sensibly and cleverly,” he said, conveying what he is learning from players in similar positions.
After digesting the schedule over 100 times, return to Chung-Ang University. The rest of the college league season is well played, and the MBC Cup, which will be played during summer vacation, is the same. If Chung-Ang University goes to the college league playoffs, Kang-Hyun Lee should contribute to Chung-Ang University’s higher grades.
So Lee Kang-hyun said, “The team is coping well with difficult situations, but it’s a pity that there are injured players. I hope that the injured resources will recover well, and I hope that there will be no injured people in the future. I want to finish the regular season with a good atmosphere and good grades.”
Lee Kang-hyun, who considered health important, said, “My goal was to play all games without injury even before the season started. So he wants to pay more attention to taking care of his body and play basketball in a healthy way.” He seemed to know very well that the one who persevered steadily was the winner.