Hyunjung Lee and Korea Conclude Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Hyunjung Lee and Korea concluded their appearance in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament with a 96-57 loss to Lithuania, which entered ranked eighth in the world. The team dropped their opening game vs. Venezuela 94-80. Despite the setback, Hyunjung Lee paced Korea with a game-high 18 points to go along with 5 rebounds, 2 steals and a block in the game vs. Venezuela. In addition, Davidson’s rising junior connected on 7-of-14 from the floor, including 3 treys in 29 minutes of action.
Lee, a 6-7 guard from Yongin City, South Korea, finished the game with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 26 minutes.
Korea will continue its Summer tour in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup hosted by Indonesia, August 17-29.
FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament
June 29 – July 4
Kaunas, Lithuania | Kaunas, Zaglirio Arena
Korea vs. Venezuela (Group Phase)
Venezuela – 94
Korea – 80
Lee’s Game #1 Recap
Korea vs. Lithuania (Group Phase)
Lithuania – 96
Korea – 57