KBL: RJ Abarrientos, Ulsan win Christmas

RJ Abarrientos Ulsan KBL

FILE – Ulsan Guardian RJ Abarrientos. Photo from Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus

MANILA, Philippines—RJ Abarrientos and Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus enjoyed a festive night as they beat Daegu KOGAS Pegasus, 76-70, on Christmas Sunday in the Korean Basketball League at Dongchun Gymnasium.

Abarrientos put Ulsan in a good mood with 12 points, 3 rebounds and 1 steal to win.

Gauge Prim also scored 14 points and 3 rebounds while Lee Woo-Seok scored a brace with 13 points and 12 goals to help Mobis Phoebus reach a record 15-9. Ulsan climbed to second place just one match behind the leader of the group Anyang KGC (16-8).

However, SJ Belangel struggled with just 3 points and 2 assists in the loss that dropped Daegu’s record by 10-15.

Ethan Alvano and Wonju DB Promy also suffered the same fate as Belangel at Christmas when they lost to Suwon KT SonicBoom with a score of 77-64 at Suwon KT Arena.

Alvano still had a solid start with 14 points and 4 assists but Wonju lost with a 10-15 card.

Former import PBA Lester Prosper supports Suwon with 17 points.


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