Suwon KT’s Huh Hoon returned to the court wearing a black face mask. Huh Hoon suffered a fractured nose in the match against Samsung in Seoul on April 12. He seemed to need at least four weeks to return, but he came back quickly in about two weeks.
Huh Hoon said he was going to play from the match against Seoul Samsung, which will be held on January 4, but he made and tried a mask, but he said he had advanced the return period after consulting with coach Song Young-jin because he was not difficult to run.
Heo brothers who had a showdown at KT Sonic Boom Arena in Suwon on June 30. Heo Hoon said, “I hid my return from my brother Heo Woong until a day before the game,” smiling cheerfully.
Heo Woong and Heo Hoon met again at KT Sonic Boom Arena in Suwon on Monday, two days later, and showed off their “brotherly derby.” During warm-up sessions before the game, Heo Woong and Heo Hoon had a bickering prank. He also looked into Heo Hoon’s nose and took care of him gently.
The showdown between KT and KCC, held on New Year’s Day, ended with the home team KT’s 83-80 victory in the heat of the packed crowd. KT Huh Hoon, who fought with a face mask, scored six points and four steals, while his brother KCC Huh Woong scored seven points and nine assists, playing in the “Brother Derby.”
Heo Woong and Heo Hoon, who showed strong friendship from the new year, made everyone smile.