KBL: Rhenz Abando makes season debut; SJ Belangel leads Daegu
MANILA, Philippines—Rhenz Abando made his regular season debut as Anyang KGC beat the Suwon KT Sonic Boom, 70-68, in the Korean Basketball League on Sunday at Anyang Gymnasium.
Coming off a groin injury, Abando came back for KGC with six points, sinking three of his seven attempts from the field while also snagging four rebounds in 10 minutes of play. He missed Anyang’s first six games.
Omari Spellman was Anyang’s main man, finishing 21 points and seven rebounds.
SJ Belangel, on the other hand, had his best outing in the KBL season as he led the Daegu KOGAS Pegasus to a 92-83 victory over Goyang Carrot Jumpers at Goyang Gymnasium.
The former Ateneo standout finished with 25 points on an efficient 6-of-10 shooting from long range. He also had three assists, two rebounds and a steal.
Daegu bounced back after a loss to RJ Abarrientos and the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus on Friday.
Abarrientos, meanwhile, faced a different outcome on Sunday as Ulsan lost to Changwon LG Sakers, 79-69, at Changwon Stadium.
The Gilas guard collected nine points, five assists and four rebounds in the loss. He also sank just one of his four attempts from the field.
Changwon’s Justin Gutang did not play.
KBL: SJ Belangel, Daegu take another loss; Rhenz Abando still out
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