Kang I-seul (KB Stars) and Kim Han-byeol (BNK Some), who were considered the biggest free agent (FA) players in women’s professional basketball in 2023, remained on the original team side by side. Kim Jong-un left Woori Bank to Hana 1Q, and Kim Ye-jin moved from Hana 1Q to KB Stars.
According to the results of the 2023 FA second round of negotiations announced by the Korean Women’s Basketball League (WKBL) on the 20th, Kang Isul’s contract period is 3 years, a total annual salary of 350 million won, and Kim Han-byeol is a contract period of 300 million won, respectively. Remained in the original team.
Kang I-seul and Kim Han-byeol were considered the biggest players side by side in this free agency market, and attention was focused on whether a large-scale free agent transfer would be made as in previous years, but as the club and player’s will to accompany them, all remained in the original team without disagreement.
In addition to Kang Iseul, KB also continued to accompany Kim So-dam under the conditions of a contract period of 3 years, a total annual salary of 70 million won, and Shim Seong-young, a contract period of 1 year, a total annual salary of 100 million won. Here, Kim Ye-jin, who played for Hana 1 Q, was recruited for a total annual salary of 80 million won for a contract period of 3 years, and the power was also reinforced through an external free agent. 메이저놀이터
Woori Bank, the ‘integrated champion’, decided to accompany Go Ara and Noh Hyunji for two more years under the condition of an annual salary of 60 million won. Park Da-jung signed a contract for an annual salary of 60 million won for 3 years. However, Kim Jong-un, who Woori Bank wanted to accompany him, returned to his former team Hana One Q under the condition of a contract period of 2 years and a total annual salary of 250 million won.
In addition, Samsung Life Insurance decided to continue the contract with Kim Han-bi on the condition of an annual salary of 50 million won per year and Shinhan Bank Kim Jin-young for a contract period of 3 years and a total annual salary of 240 million won.
Hana 1Q Lee Jung-hyun and KB Park Ji-eun could not find a new team during the second round of negotiations. They must negotiate with their original club from the 21st to 5pm on the 27th. KB Choi Hee-jin announced his retirement.