South Korea - Guam 121:72 South Korea reached the semifinal stage at the 2009 East Asian Games. They knocked down Guam on the final day of the preliminary action in Group B. Chun Jung-Kyu (188-G-83) fired 30 points as Korea claimed the second win and occupied the second spot in the pool. Guam suffered the third consecutive defeat and remained at the bottom of the standings. Korea grabbed the lead right from the tip-off and maintained it well throughout the starting quarter. They poured in 29 points worth a 19-point lead at the first break. Guam adjusted their offence scoring 23 points in the second quarter but South Korea matched it on the other end with 31 points of their own. Guam could not slow their opponents down defensively as Korea stretched the margin at 41 points heading into the fourth term. Korea delivered 31 points in the fourth stanza and celebrated a well-deserved win at the end. Hyung-Chul Park scored 17 points and 7 assists for South Korea. Park Chan Hee (191-G-87) netted 15 points and issued 11 assists for the winners. Joseph Blas (183-G/F) responded with 20 points for Guam. William Stinnett (186-G-86) dropped 14 points and pulled down 9 boards in the loss. South Korea will take on the winner of tomorrows Taiwan vs. China clash in the semis.
25-year old American (has also Guamanian passport) guard Earnest Ross (196-103kg-91, college: Missouri). He played in the summer at Ballarat Miners in Australian SEABL-East. In 22 games he averaged impressive 19.9ppg, 7.9rpg, 5.0apg and 2.1spg. Last year (a year after he left the college) Ross was drafted by Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League) in fourth round (74th overall). He attended University of Missouri until 2014 and it will be his third season in pro... [read more]
5th at the end of the Regular Season, managed to triumph in Guam. In Game 2 they posted a 92-82 win. Earlier Toothfairies won the Final opener beating MVP in a thriller. In a back-to-back game Toothfairies grabbed a 106-104 win in Game 1. Kirk Long was named the best player of the game as he collected 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. [read more]
Toothfairies clinch GBA title sweeping the series against MVP. The team that finished 5th at the end of the Regular Season, managed to triumph in Guam. In Game 2 they posted a 92-82 win. Earlier Toothfairies won the Final opener beating MVP in a thriller. In a back-to-back game Toothfairies grabbed a 106-104 win in Game 1. Kirk Long was named the best player of the game as he collected 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
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