Through out the contest Ricardo Ratliffe, Koreans' naturalized player is always leading the way for them when it comes to scoring and rebounding. Ratliffe was once an import in the PBA who played for the Star Hotshots also Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok. PBA fans called him "mamaw" because he is really strong.
Ratliffe also led their first win in the 3rd window against China with his 25 points and 11 boards. Now see his overall performance below against Hong Kong.
Leading Scorers for South Korea vs Hong Hong List 2018 FIBAWC Asian Qualifiers 3RD WindowLeading scorers:
South Korea 104
Ratliffe 45, J. Lee 19, H. Heo 16, U. Heo 8, Jeong 5, D. Lee 5, S. Lee 4, Choi 2, Kang 2
Hong Kong 91
Lee 28, Fong 14, Tsai 12, Li 11, Wong 8, Liang 7, Xu 6, Lau 5
Out of the 104 points of SoKor, Ratliffe scored a whopping 45 points which is almost half of what the rest of his teammates scored.
Ratliffe's overall stats for the game were: 45 points, 18 rebounds, 5 assists, 7/7 FTs, 18/24 FGs, 2 TOs. His efficiency is +58 which is very high.
Lucky for our Gilas Pilipinas, we will never face Ratliffe and the rest of the Koreans again until the end of these Asian Qualifiers because Group A will face Group C in the 4th, 5th and 6th windows. Our Gilas was grouped with Australia, Japan, and Chinese Taipei in Group B which will face group D in the 2nd round.
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