Reggie Perry replaces Asem Marey. What are Perry’s strengths seen by LG players?
How did LG players view Reggie Perry (203cm, F)?
Changwon LG confirmed their advance to the semi-final playoffs on March 29 at the Changwon Indoor Gymnasium. Achievements achieved in 9 years since the 2013-2014 season.
However, LG’s expression was not bright. This is because Asem Marey (202cm, C), a foreign player with LG’s 1st option, withdrew due to a left calf injury in the second quarter. He was examined at several hospitals, but required a six-week treatment period. season out.
LG urgently sought alternative resources for Marey. Marey’s alternate resource is Reggie Perry. Perry played two seasons in the NBA and played a big role in the 2022-2023 NBA G League with an average of 20.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 24 games.
If Marey is a big man who specializes in defense and rebounding, Perry is a player whose strength is scoring. He has a wide range of offense to try for 3 points. He is a player with his own strengths.
Dante Cunningham (203cm, F), who should help Perry, said, “He is a very talented player. He also has strength, skill and long shooting range. He is a player who can help the team,” he supported Perry.
Jeong Hee-jae (196cm, F), who has a high chance of playing on the court with Perry, said, “We have to see what kind of performance he performs in actual matches, but he is a player with strong points. He definitely has good size and power, and he can go outside.” He was cautious in his tone, but gave high weight to Perry’s strengths.
Another domestic big man, Kim Jun-il (200cm, C), said, “It’s only been 3-4 days since we trained together, and Perry’s physical condition is not perfect. However, he seems to be a player who has the ability to score. He is also surprisingly strong. He thinks that when Cunningham is resting, he’ll hold up. He is expected,” he said, looking forward to Perry’s capabilities.
Of course, there is also an element of anxiety. Perry’s physical condition is not perfect, and Perry is experiencing an overseas league for the first time.
LG coach Cho Sang-hyun said, “He is a player who was highly evaluated in the summer league. But now is not the state of the body at that time. It takes time. Also, since it’s my first time playing in an overseas league, I may not be familiar with it.” 토토사이트
After that, “Marey did a lot for me. From defense and rebounding, screens and post-ups to distributing the ball. He was active in both visible and invisible places. Perry will be important, but domestic players have to run more (for Marey’s vacancy),” he said, focusing on the quarterfinal playoffs.
Cunningham, who experienced KBL for the first time, also said, “There will be no problem adapting to the team. I explained the style of our players to Perry, and it is because we like our domestic players. However, league adaptation can be a variable. Even if I can tell you a little bit, it is because you have to adapt and learn.”
As LG manager Cho Sang-hyun and Cunningham talked about, Perry needs time. However, Perry’s role is clearly important. Depending on how much Perry competes against SK foreign players, LG’s performance will change. So LG needs to bring out Perry’s strengths well. This will act as a variable in LG’s semifinal playoffs.