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Junghyun Lee

Korea International
Not in any ranking or draft
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Position: SG
Hometown: , South Korea
Current Team: Korea U16
Win - Loss: 5 - 2

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The Top Ten Performers at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship

Julian Applebome
Julian Applebome
Jul 08, 2016, 05:49 pm
#8) Junghyun Lee, 6'1, Shooting Guard, 17.2 years old, Korea

EWA: 1.5
PER: 23.3
TS%: 56.8
18.9 PTS, 4.0 REB, 3.9 AST, 1.6 STL, .4 BLK, 11-36 3P, 39-46 FT

Lee was the catalyst of a Korean team that finished a surprising 8th at the U17s, leading the team in both scoring and assists. Undersized and not exceptionally athletic, Lee was impressive as a scoring guard who showed the ability to create his own offense in one on one situations, showcasing a quick first step, and a big right to left crossover that allowed to him get to the rim. He struggled finishing against length at times, but showed great creativity around the basket using his body to create space. Lee showed some vision out of the pick and roll but was mainly looking to create offense for himself. He was able to stretch the defense with catch and shoot ability. He's an active defender, but is somewhat limited in who he can guard due to his lack of size, length and strength.

Yet to enter the professional stage, Lee will continue to be a part of the Korean national program as he has been since he first played with the South Korean U16 national team in 2015. His continued development will be very important for a team that has traditionally struggled to emerge out of FIBA Asia competition to the World's most prestigious tournaments.

Latest results

04/08/2018 75 - 63 at Japan U16 Japan U16
04/07/2018 90 - 84 vs Iran U16 Iran U16
04/06/2018 60 - 69 at Australia U16 Australia U16
04/05/2018 116 - 43 vs Macau U16 Macau U16
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