“Two of the shots I threw went in and bounced out. I can’t help it on days like this. It’s a pity that the record was broken, but it’s cool. I don’t want to retire at the end of this season, I just have to surpass my record. I will try again from the next game.”
Jeon Seong-hyeon (Carrot), the best shooter in professional basketball, burned his will to try again to set his record of consecutive 3-point successes despite regret.
Jeon Seong-hyun, who scored 3 points in his 76th game and broke the record for first place in this category day by day, failed to score any 3 points in the regular league home game against Seoul Samsung held at the Goyang Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 30th.
Carrot won a difficult 68-65 home game against Samsung in the 2022-2023 SKT A-Dot Professional Basketball Regular League held at Goyang Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do on the 30th.
Carrot, who broke the losing streak and became 19-17, maintained 5th place and reduced the gap with 4th place Seoul SK (20-15) by one and a half games.
On the other hand, Samsung (10 wins, 26 losses), which suffered 13 consecutive losses, found it more difficult to escape from the bottom.
On this day, Carrot missed all 7 3 points, and the entire team suffered from outside hunting amidst the sluggishness of Jeon Seong-hyun.
He threw 33 and missed 28, just 15% of the time.
Jeon Seong-hyun, who only scored 9 points, less than half of his average score (19.6 points), said after the game, “I’m really glad I won,” but regretted, “Two of the shots I threw went in but bounced out. I can’t help it on a day like this.” did.
Jeon Seong-hyun, who is having a record-breaking season by putting in about 4 3 points in every game with a success rate of 41.1%, also drew attention from the basketball world with his consecutive 3-point success record.
On November 13, 2021, during Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation, Jeon Seong-Hyun, who threw 3 points and missed all 3 points in the match with Goyang Orion (Carrot’s predecessor), succeeded in scoring 3 points in 76 consecutive games.
The gap with former Changwon LG coach Cho Seong-won (54 games), who is second in the professional basketball history of 26 years, has also widened by more than 22 games.
Carrot coach Kim Seung-gi also said, “I wonder if there is anyone who can break this record.”
Jeon Seong-hyun, who heard this evaluation, said, “In fact, he had to concentrate during the game, so he did not feel any pressure.”
Jeon Seong-hyun, who was recognized as a ‘3-point master’ by setting a record this season, is standing at the forefront of ‘3-point basketball’ promoted by Carrot this season. 안전놀이터
The Carrots are the first team in professional basketball history to throw more threes (34.5) than twos (32.7).
It is basketball that overturns the ‘common sense’ that the shot success rate is higher the closer you are to the goal, but it is doing well with a 5th place (19 wins, 16 losses).
Jeon Seong-hyun said, “Actually, I still can’t get used to (this basketball).”
He added, “On days when I don’t go in, I get cursed at a lot. Still, when I go in, I’m evaluated as cool.”