Following Anyang KGC Yang Hee-jong, Wonju DB Yoon Ho-young and Suwon KT Kim Young-hwan will also leave the friendly court.
The DB club announced Yun Ho-young’s retirement on the 10th. After graduating from Chung-Ang University, Yun Ho-young joined DB with the third overall pick in the 2008 rookie draft and has been active as a “one-club man” for 16 years. He played in 516 regular league games and recorded 4002 points, 2248 rebounds and 1148 assists.
Yoon Ho-young led DB’s regular league championships 3 times (2011-2012, 2017-2018, 2019-2020), and in the 2011-2012 season, he set various new KBL records such as the most wins (44 wins) and 16 consecutive wins in the shortest period of time with outstanding performance. won the regular league title. Here, along with Kim Joo-seong and Rod Benson, he built a DB mountain and was selected as the MVP.
Yun Ho-young said, “Thanks to my loving family and the fans who always supported me, I was able to enjoy basketball so far. Thank you,” he said of his retirement. Yun Ho-young plans to do coaching training in the United States, and will hold his retirement ceremony at Wonju home opener for the upcoming 2023-2024 season.
Kim Young-hwan also announced his retirement. The KT club announced on the 10th that Kim Young-hwan would end his 17-year career as a player.
After graduating from Gimhae Kayago and Korea University, Kim Young-hwan was nominated in the 8th place in the 1st round in 2007 and started his professional life at KTF. Since his debut season, he has been active in 49 matches and played a big role in achieving second place in the regular league as the team’s main forward in the 2009-2010 season.
Kim Young-hwan was a representative of self-management and sincerity. He overcame his knee injury through thorough self-management, and his diligence set a great example for his team. Due to this, he captained the team for over 10 years, a record unique in the KBL.
In addition, Kim Young-hwan’s sincerity and thorough self-management laid the foundation for a record of 281 consecutive appearances (March 9, 2014 to November 3, 2019), the sixth in KBL history.
In addition to this, he has been consistently active as a key forward for the team without ups and downs, recording an average score of 8.9 points and a career 3-point success rate of 34.2% in 665 games over 16 professional seasons.토스카지노
Kim Young-hwan said, “It is a great honor to finish my career as a player in the team where I started my professional life, and I am grateful to the club and coaches who have allowed me to go on the path of a leader I have always dreamed of.” I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all the fans who supported and supported me on and off the field. He is ending as a player, but I will try to grow further as a leader at KT.”
Meanwhile, KT signed a coaching contract with Kim Young-hwan and decided to spend the next season together, and plans to hold a retirement ceremony with fans.