Moon Seong-gon, the main player in this season’s professional basketball championship, left Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation and moved to Suwon KT. KGC Ginseng Corporation, which sent Moon Sung-gon away, recruited Choi Seong-won from Seoul SK.
On the 17th, KT announced that it had signed a five-year contract with Seong-gon Moon, who had obtained the qualification as a free agent (FA). The total compensation for the first year is 780 million won.
Moon Seong-gon, who made his professional debut with the first overall pick in the 2015 rookie draft after graduating from Kyungbok High School and Korea University, is considered the best defender in the league. He received the best defense award from the 2019-20 season to the 2020-23 season. Moon Seong-gon is the first player in the Korean Professional Basketball League (KBL) to receive the Best Defense Award for four consecutive years. In the regular season of the 2022-23 season, he averaged 7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists.
Moon Seong-gon said, “I am grateful to the KGC Ginseng Corporation fans and club officials who have given me generous support and support since my rookie days.” Explained. He continued, “I will try to transfer my championship DNA (DNA) to KT,” and expressed his aspirations, saying, “I currently have three championship rings, but I want to wear five or more.”스포츠토토
KT said, “We can build a more solid power if we recruit Moon Seong-gon and add Huh Hoon and Ha Yoon-gi, who are scheduled to return during the next season.” He expressed his anticipation.
KGC Ginseng Corporation, which missed Moon Sung-gon, recruited SK guard Choi Seong-won. The terms of the contract are 400 million won in remuneration (including 100 million won in incentives) for the first year over three years. Seongwon Choi won the 2019-20 season Sixth Man Award, the 2019-20 season and 2020-21 season defensive best 5, and the 2021-22 season D-League Most Valuable Player (MVP).
In the 2022-23 season, he played in 36 regular league games and averaged 6.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists. In particular, in the championship match against KGC Ginseng Corporation, he played an active role with an average of 11.3 points and a 3-point shot success rate of 53.3%.