KBL: Rhenz Abando scores 21 in Anyang KGC’s latest win
MANILA, Philippines—Rhenz Abando starred anew as Anyang KGC nipped defending champion Seoul SK Knights, 90-84, in the Korean Basketball League on Sunday at Anyang Gymnasium.
Abando scored 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field while also tallying five rebounds and five assists to lead Anyang, which notched its fifth consecutive victory.
Former NBA player Omari Spellman also had 21 points that went with 12 rebounds.
Spellman, the 30th overall pick by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2018 NBA Draft, also collected five assists, two steals and a block.
Abando and Spellman’s efforts propelled league-leading Anyang to a 13-3 record.
Jameel Warney and Kim Seon-hyung posted 22 points apiece for the Knights, who dropped to 6-9.