It was a splendid comeback. Lawson, who ran all over the inside and outside, created a double-double and led Carrot, who entered playoff mode, to an escape from losing streak.
Didric Lawson of the Goyang Carrot Jumpers played as a starter in the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball regular season 6th round match against the Seoul Samsung Thunders held at Jamsil Gymnasium on the 25th and played for 28 minutes and 53 seconds, recording 33 points and 10 rebounds. did.
With Lawson’s performance from the beginning, Carrot beat Samsung 88-66. Carrot, who escaped from three consecutive losses, kept 5th place with 27 wins and 25 losses.
Lawson said, “I’m happy to be back from injury. It was my first game after returning, and I’m glad all the players did well.”
He missed the last three games with an ankle injury. Lawson, who was injured after only playing for 2 minutes in the match against KT on the 13th, appeared in the match on the 12th, but showed the same dominance as before. 안전놀이터
Lawson explained, “Even during the injury, I worked out regularly at the gym. The team’s international affairs officer grabbed the rebound, which helped me a lot. I still have some pain in the area where I injured my ankle, but I was able to maintain the feeling of the game.” did.
After virtually confirming the playoffs, Carrot coach Kim Seung-gi, who gave Lee Jung-hyun and Lawson a break, returned Lee Jung-hyun in the last game, and Lawson in this game. In about two weeks, Lee Jung-hyun and Lawson came together. Director Kim Seung-gi said, “In the beginning, Lee Jung-hyun left Lawson (Didrick) to take a rest. I scolded him.”
Lawson laughed, saying, “I also felt that Lee Jung-hyun made it for me in the beginning.” However, he said, “I did that in the first quarter, but in the second half, Lee Jung-hyun took enough of his shots and showed Lee Jung-hyun-like appearance.”
On the other hand, coach Kim Seung-gi announced on the same day that the return to the playoffs of ace Jeon Seong-hyun, who had been ruled out of the remainder of the regular season due to cochlear problems, was uncertain. He added an explanation that even if he returns, it is not a normal situation. Along with Jeon Seong-hyun, Han Ho-bin is also absent due to injury. Of course, the burden on the existing key players is increasing.
Lawson said, “Jeon Seong-hyun is a top player in the league, and Han Ho-bin is a good guard whose strengths are passing and dribbling. It won’t be easy to fill the void if they fall out, but I think the rest of the players can play an active role at the right time.”
He emphasized, “In today’s case, Kim Kang-sun’s 3-point shot and Kim Jin-yong’s hustle play were a great help to the team.