Debuted at KGC in 2010 ‘Geumgang Bullying’
He also played on the same team as coach Eun Hee-seok.
Guard Lee Jung-hyeon (35, photo), who played at KCC in professional basketball from the 2021-2022 season, changed his uniform to Samsung.
Samsung announced on the 19th that “I signed a contract with Lee Jung-hyun on the condition of a three-year contract with a total remuneration of 700 million won for the first year.” Of the total remuneration, the annual salary is 490 million won, and the remaining 210 million won is incentives. The terms of the 2nd and 3rd year contract will be decided based on Lee Jung-hyun’s performance. The Samsung club explained the reason for the recruitment, saying, “We decided that Lee Jung-hyun, who has seasoned game management skills, would greatly contribute to the improvement of the team’s power.
After the 2021-2022 season ended, Lee Jung-hyun became a free agent (FA). Lee Jeong-hyeon, who made his professional debut at the Ginseng Corporation (now KGC) in 2010, has been active as a league-class guard based on his unwavering performance and strong physical strength that has been called the ‘Geumgang Unbreakable’. He was selected as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the 2018-2019 season and led KCC’s regular league first place in the 2020-2021 season. He also appeared in all games (54 games) in his mid-30s for the 2021-2022 season, averaging 13.1 points per game, playing more than 26 minutes. Manager Eun Hee-seok and Lee Jung-hyeon, who took the new Samsung baton, had previously played together as players at the Ginseng Corporation.
By Yoo Jae-young, staff reporter email@example.com