KBL: RJ Abarrientos drops 22 points as Ulsan routs Jeonju

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KBL: RJ Abarrientos drops 22 points as Ulsan routs Jeonju
RJ Abarrientos
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MANILA, Philippines — RJ Abarrientos and the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus continued their winning ways as they cruised to an 85-68 domination of Jeonju KCC Egis in the 2022-23 KBL season on Saturday.

The Gilas guard finished with a game-high 22 points to go along with seven boards, five assists, one steal and a block.

Waxing hot form deep, Abarrientos helped Ulsan return to the win column and take their fourth win in five games. They improved their record to 9-5.

Lee Woo-seok added 20 points and four boards while Jang Jae-suk had 11 points and six rebounds.

Ra Gun-A (Ricardo Ratliffe) led Jeonju in the losing effort with 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Elsewhere, Justin Gutang and the Changwon LG Sakers took an 83-71 win over the Suwon KT SonicBoom.

Gutang only had two points, but added five rebounds and four assists to his name.

Changwon won back-to-back games as they improved to 7-6.

Ethan Alvano, meanwhile, could not get it done against the Seoul SK Knights as his Wonju DB Promy fell, 85-81.

Alvano ended up with 20 points, seven assists, five boards and three steals.

Wonju suffered their sixth straight defeat and sank to 6-9.


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