Suwon KT veteran Kim Young-hwan retires. There is one year left until his contract expires, but he is making a fresh start as a coach.
Suwon KT announced on the 10th, “Kim Young-hwan (39) is ending his 17-year career as a player.” Gimhae Gayago-Korea University graduate Kim Young-hwan was nominated in the 8th place in the 1st round in 2007 and started his professional career at KTF. From his debut season, he played an active role in 49 matches, and played a big role in achieving second place in the regular league as the team’s main forward in the 2009-2010 season.
Kim Young-hwan was a representative of self-management and sincerity. He overcame his knee injury through thorough self-management, and his diligence set a great example for his team. He captained his team for over 10 years, a record unique in the KBL. In addition, Kim Young-hwan’s sincerity and thorough self-management laid the foundation for a record of 281 consecutive appearances (March 9, 2014 to November 3, 2019), the sixth in KBL history. During his 16 professional seasons, he averaged 8.9 points and a 34.2% three-point shooting percentage in 665 games.토스카지노
Kim Young-hwan said, “It is a great honor to finish his career in the team where he started his professional life, and I am grateful to the club and coach for allowing me to go on the path of a leader I have always dreamed of. He would like to express his sincere gratitude to all the leaders, fellow senior and junior players who have helped him grow, and to all the fans who have supported and supported him on and off the pitch. He is ending as a player, but I will try to grow further as a leader at KT.”
Meanwhile, KT signed a coaching contract with Kim Young-hwan and decided to spend the next season together, and plans to hold a retirement ceremony with fans.