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; 20 years ago (1997)
History Gyeongnam LG Sakers
1997–1998
Changwon LG Sakers
1998–present
Arena Changwon Gymnasium
(Capacity: 6,000)
Location Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do
Team colours Maroon, Yellow, Grey
              
Main sponsor LG Electronics
Head coach Kim Jin
Ownership LG
Website www.lgsakers.com
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


Changwon LG Sakers are a basketball team located in the city of Changwon in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. 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. The name was changed to the Changwon LG Sakers after the first season.

The team plays at the Changwon Gymnasium which has a capacity of approximately 6,000 people. It has led the attendance rankings for the KBL eight seasons out of ten and is the most well-supported team in the country.

LG Sakers has yet to win a KBL championship. The closest they came was in the 2000–01 season, when they finished as runners-up, losing to Suwon Samsung Thunders in the finals.

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

Korean Basketball League[edit]

  • KBL Championship
Runners-up (2): 2000–01, 2013–14
  • KBL Regular Season
Winners (1): 2013–14
Runners-up (4): 1997–98, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07

Cups[edit]

  • KBL Pro-Am
Runners-up (1): 2016

Continental[edit]

Winners (2): 2012, 2013

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 Jung Sung-soo 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
G 2 South Korea Ahn Jung-hwan 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
G 3 South Korea Yoo Byung-hoon 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
G 5 South Korea Jung Chang-young 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
G 6 South Korea Lee Seung-bae 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
G 7 South Korea Yang Woo-sub 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
G 8 United States Brandon Fields (I) 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
F 9 South Korea Kim Young-hwan 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
F 11 South Korea Lee Ji-woon 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
C 15 South Korea Kim Jong-kyu 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 21 South Korea Choi Seung-wook 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
G 22 United States Matt Bouldin Injured (I) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
F 25 South Korea Joo Ji-hun 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
F 31 South Korea Ki Seung-ho 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
C 32 South Korea Ryu Jong-hyun 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
F 33 United States Troy Gillenwater (I) 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (I) Import player
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2015–10–19

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