Isaiah Hicks is staying in Seoul

Isaiah Hicks has signed with the Seoul Samsung Thunders for the second straight season. Hicks was the star player for the Korean Basketball League (KBL) team this past season, leading the team in PPG, RPG and BPG.

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Hicks played 54 games for Seoul this season and started 51 of them. Seoul struggled in the league this year with a record of 24-30, but Hicks’ numbers were impressive. Hicks averaged 17.28 PPG for Seoul and was in the Top 10 Scorers of the KBL. Hicks also led the league in BPG with 1.5.

Isaiah’s best performance this year was probably the 91-90 win over Incheon. He ended the game with 22 points, including the game-winning basket in the final seconds. 

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyCoMuLg2TM&t=7909s
TEAMSEASONMPGPPGRPGBPG
AVTODAR SARATOV (RUSSIA)2019/2028.312.866.712.0
SEOUL SAMSUNG THUNDERS
(SOUTH KOREA)
2020/2124.817.287.351.46
Statistics are up to date as of June 15th (source: basketball.realgm.com)

Isaiah Hicks former teammate at Seoul, Kennedy Meeks, joined the Ceiling is the Roof Podcast this week and spoke about his friendship with Isaiah.

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