Finally Making his Professional Debut

Gas construction rookie Shin Joo-young (199cm) finally made his KBL debut. 

Korea Gas Corporation manager Kang Hyuk compared him to DB Kang Sang-jae.

Korea Gas Corporation selected Shin Joo-young as the 5th overall pick in the 2023 KBL Domestic Rookie Player Draft. 

From the Korea Gas Corporation’s point of view, Samsung, which was ranked ahead

nominated Cho Jun-hee and had the good fortune of recruiting Shin Ju-young, whom it wanted. 

Shin Joo-young is a big man who is close to 200 cm tall, but he was evaluated as having a decent mid-range shot and dribbling ability. 지울프-토토

KOGAS coach Kang Hyuk said ahead of the home game against DB on the 3rd

We are trying to bring in Shin Joo-young. Shin Joo-young feels like Kang Sang-jae. 

He doesn’t have a bad shot for his height either. He also has good dribbling ability. 

He also has the will to win and the will to win in terms of defense. 

He also has good BQ.”

Shin Joo-young also mentioned Korea University senior Kang Sang-jae as a role model

including his uniform number being 26, the same as Kang Sang-jae. 

Kang Sang-jae, who is 200 cm tall, is leading the team in DB, switching between small forward and power forward.

In his professional debut match against DB, Shin Joo-young made his debut by stepping onto the court in the first quarter. 

He completed a 3-point play by receiving a scoring foul against DB Kim Jong-gyu midway through the first quarter. 

His final performance was 3 points and 4 rebounds while playing 11 minutes and 29 seconds. On the other hand, Shin Joo-young’s role model

Kang Sang-jae, provided a contrast by leading the team to victory with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 steals.

In his second professional appearance, the home game against Jeonggwanjang on the 5th, he scored 10 points (2 rebounds)

including 2 out of 4 3-point shots. Although the team lost, Shin Joo-young’s performance was a consolation to KOGAS.

I can’t get enough of his first drink. 

Director Kang, who said he sees Kang Sang-jae in Shin Joo-young, also emphasized the need for experience, saying, “I think he will get better as time goes by.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *