2011.11.18 Weekend Picks: KBL

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2011.11.18 Weekend Picks: KBL

* Jeonju KCC Egis (9-6) at Wonju Dongbu Promy (12-2)
* Chiak Gymanasium, Wonju, Gangwon
* Saturday, 5 p.m.

Two teams in last year’s championship series will play again for the second time this season. The Promy won the first encounter last month by beating the Egis 73-67.

The Promy, currently 1st place in league standings, is renowned for its tough defense. It has only allowed 65.7 points per game to the opponents.

Powered by the “triple towers,” comprised of Rodrique Benson, Kim Joo-sung and Yoon Ho-young, the team is also first in blocked shots, averaging 4.9 per game.

The Egis, meanwhile, is showing the best offense in the league, with 80.1 points per game. Deshawn Sims is the second-best scorer in the league, averaging 24.33 points per game and 2.21-meter tall center Ha Seung-jin is fourth in rebounds.

The Promy has the slightly better head-to-head record, leading by 25 wins and 23 losses.

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