Professional basketball is a ‘Philippine style’… The highest paid hero
Reporter Park Ji-hyeok = As the men’s professional basketball KBL expands the Asian Quarter recruitment target from Japan to the Philippines from the 2022-2023 season, 8 out of 10 clubs are using Asian Quarter players.
In particular, the system introduced in the 2020-2021 season is also evaluated as having succeeded in a soft landing while Filipino national players are causing the wind.
In the case of a Filipino player, he plays for as many as 7 clubs and enjoys great popularity. One club (Goyang Carrot) signed a Japanese player.
Lens Abando, who contributed to the leading run of Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation, boasts the highest ransom among Asian quota players with a compensation of 237 million won.
It is not a big height at 188 cm, but it has a high contribution in the air defense based on its formidable jumping power. In particular, he won the contest with a splendid dunk performance at the All-Star Game.
He played in 23 games and averaged 9.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18 minutes and 36 seconds.
It is also noteworthy that he ranked first overall with an average of 1.1 in the block shot category, which is the exclusive property of foreign players.
Changwon LG, which is causing a sensation in second place, has Justin Gutang, who has the second highest ransom. receive 213 million won. Pass sense is excellent.
He is averaging 4.9 points, 3.1 assists and 2.2 rebounds in 27 games.
Lee Seon Albano (DB), Ronjay Avarientos (Hyundai Mobis), and Sam Joseph Belrangel (Korea Gas Corporation), who have been with the team since the opening of the season, have established themselves as key players in the team early on.
Albano had the best performance, averaging 13.6 points and 5.2 assists in 35 games. He has stable handling, operation, and solver skills.
This is one of the driving forces behind Wonju DB’s recent 4-game winning streak and a sharp rise to the playoff line (6th place). He gets 200 million won.
Avarientos, who has a salary of 193 million won, posted an average of 12.6 points and 4.8 assists in 33 games. At the beginning of the season, he directed a lot of threatening scenes in the attack with his unique rhythm. Ulsan Hyundai Mobis is in third place.
Belrangel had a hard time adapting to the odds compared to Albano and Avarientos, but he averaged 7.8 points in 34 games. 132 million won. Daegu Korea Gas Corporation, their team, remains in ninth place.
Goyang Carrot is the only one using Hisashi Moriguchi, a Japanese national. His position is unstable as he has participated in 5 regular league games. Average 2.6 points. His ransom is 60 million won. 먹튀검증
Among the eight players in the Asian Quarter, the player with the lowest ransom is Jeonju KCC’s Calvin Jeffrey Epistola. It is 35 million won. He averaged 4.5 points in 4 games.
The lowest-ranked Seoul Samsung brought Christian David, but he could not use it in the official game. He missed a single game due to a knee injury. terminated his contract.
Seoul SK did not use the Asian quota system.
Asian Quarter players have the same qualifications as domestic players. Compensation is included in the salary cap (cap of total annual salary).
There are several players who show off their skills compared to the investment, so they are evaluated as excellent in terms of cost-effectiveness. According to KBL, the average remuneration of domestic players excluding Asian quarters based on this season’s registration (155 players) is 160.76 million won. This means that you can recruit key resources with skills at an average level.
Seven players, excluding Albano, who had a professional career in Germany, can also receive the Rookie of the Year award if conditions are met.