Changwon LG Sakers

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Changwon LG Sakers
창원 LG 세이커스
Changwon LG Sakers  창원 LG 세이커스 logo
League Korean Basketball League
Established 1997
History Gyeongnam LG Sakers
1997
Changwon LG Sakers
1997-present
Arena Changwon Gymnasium
(Capacity: 6,000)
Location South Korea Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Team colours Red and White
Main sponsor LG Electronics
Head coach South Korea Kim Jin
Ownership South Korea LG Electronics
Website www.lgsakers.com

Changwon LG Sakers are a basketball team located in the city of Changwon in South Gyeongsang province. The team's main sponsor is LG Electronics which has its offices in Changwon.

The team was first established in the second season of the KBL in 1997 and was titled Gyeongnam LG Sakers. This was changed for its second season to the Changwon LG Sakers and has been so for eight seasons.

The team plays at the Changwon Indoor stadium which has a capacity of approximately 5,500 people. It has led the attendance rankings for the KBL 8 seasons out of 10 and is the most well-supported team in the country.

The team has yet to win a KBL championship. The closest it came was in the 2000-2001 season when it came runner up to Seoul Samsung.

The team has a modern rivalry with the Busan KT Sonicboom.

Record[edit]

Year Position Season Playoff Remark
Win Lose Win Lose
1997-98 2 / 10 28 17 1 3 Playoff Semifinalist
1998-99 5 / 10 25 20 0 3
1999-00 7 / 10 20 25
2000-01 2 / 10 30 15 4 6 Playoff Runner-up
2001-02 5 / 10 28 26 4 3 Playoff Semifinalist
2002-03 2 / 10 38 16 2 3 Playoff Semifinalist
2003-04 6 / 10 28 26 2 4 Playoff Semifinalist
2004-05 9 / 10 17 37
2005-06 8 / 10 26 28
2006-07 2 / 10 32 22 1 3 Playoff Semifinalist

Current Roster[edit]

Changwon LG Sakers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt.
G 1 South Korea Park Hyung Chul 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb)
G 3 South Korea Kim Hyun Joong 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 86 kg (190 lb)
G 4 South Korea Byun Hyun Soo 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
C 5 South Korea Bang Kyeung Soo 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 102 kg (225 lb)
G 7 South Korea Jeon Hyung Soo 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (176 lb)
F 9 South Korea Kim Yong Woo 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb)
F 10 South Korea Kang Dae Hyup 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb)
C 13 South Korea Han Jung Won 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 98 kg (216 lb)
F 15 United States Greg Stevenson ([nb 1]) 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
C 22 South Korea Lee Chang Soo 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 100 kg (220 lb)
C 25 United States Robert Cummings
F 31 South Korea Ki Seung Ho 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 94 kg (207 lb)
F 36 South Korea Lee Hyun Joon 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 90 kg (198 lb)
C 44 United States Chris Alexander 2.17 m (7 ft 1 in) 125 kg (276 lb)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • vacant

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 2011-05-13

  1. ^ Stevenson plays under the Korean name of Moon Tae Young (문태영)


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