Korea’s best power forward Oh Se-geun (36), who was expected to remain as a franchise star of Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation in professional basketball, headed to Seoul SK. It is a ‘transfer of shock’ in which a symbolic player who has been in a team for over 10 years after his professional debut in 2011 wears the uniform of a rival team that clashed in the championship match for 2 consecutive seasons. As a result, Oh Se-geun and Kim Seon-hyeong (35), who wrote the myth of 52 consecutive wins during Chung-Ang University in the past, are working together again after 12 years.

The SK team announced on the 18th, “We signed a contract with free agent (FA) Oh Se-geun for a three-year contract and a total compensation of 750 million won (550 million won in annual salary and 200 million won in incentives) in the first year.” SK, which embraces Oh Se-geun, the best player (MVP) in the 2022-23 season championship, completed the strongest power ever, including regular league MVP Kim Seon-hyung and foreign MVP Jamil Warney. However, with the recruitment of Oh Se-geun, he virtually broke up with Choi Jun-yong, an internal free agent.

Oh Se-geun is in his late 30s, but he is still full of competitiveness. He is tall (200 cm) and boasts a solid muscular body. It is often said in the basketball world that no one can stop ‘Geon Se-geun (healthy Oh Se-geun)’. Oh Se-geun’s true value was properly revealed in this year’s championship game. He played an average of 35 minutes and 56 seconds over 7 games, recording 19.1 points and 10 rebounds, leading KGC Ginseng Corporation to win the combined championship. SK coach Jeon Hee-cheol, who was the enemy general, confessed, “My head hurts because of Oh Se-geun.”

Oh Se-geun, who graduated from Jemulpo High School-Chungang University, was nominated by KGC Ginseng Corporation as the first overall pick in the 2011 rookie draft and wore only four championship rings. In the 2011-12 season, his rookie year, his team won its first championship and was named the rookie of the year. In the 2016-17 season, he swept MVP in the regular league, championship, and all-star games. Oh Se-geun, who obtained FA status after winning four championships, left KGC Ginseng Corporation permanently (number 11) as he was old enough to follow in the footsteps of team senior Yang Hee-jong, who retired honorably with the championship, but decided to break up.

After signing with SK, Oh Se-geun said, “After debuting in professional basketball in 2011, I achieved my own achievements, such as winning four championships at KGC Ginseng Corporation.” I wanted to try my best,” he explained the background of the transfer.

I also had a strong desire to run with Chung-Ang University classmate Kim Seon-hyeong, who achieved glory together in college. From 2006 to 2008, the two wrote the legend of Chung-Ang University’s 52 consecutive wins. This 스포츠토토 is a record that is still unbreakable. In 2010, he created the only quadruple double (double-digit record in the four-digit category) in Korean basketball history. When the news of Oh Se-geun’s contract was announced, Kim Seon-hyeong posted a photo with Oh Se-geun on his social network service (SNS) with the words ‘the same uniform worn again in 12 years’.

Oh Se-geun said, “SK is a team that is close to winning, and the players want to go to it.” He added, “It was a difficult decision because I wanted to have fun with the end of my player career, but he decided to move the team.”

He expressed his apologies and thanks to his former team and fans at the same time. Oh Se-geun promised, “I will never forget the love and support sent by the KGC Ginseng Corporation team and fans,” and “I will continue my career as a player with a grateful heart.”

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