Having played three seasons in his father’s shadow, Heo Hoon of the Busan KT Sonicboom hopes to make his own mark in the KBL.[BUSAN KT SONCIBOOM]Over the next few weeks, the Korea JoongAng Daily will meet with athletes from across the sporting world to discuss how they got their start and earned their fame as well as their lives on and off the field. This week’s interview is with basketball player Heo Hoon of the Busan KT Sonicboom. When asked who his role model is, Heo Hoon replied “I don’t have one.”Heo poses for a photo during an interview with the Korea JoongAng Daily on April 9. [PARK SANG-MOON]A particularly surprising response considering the line of legendary basketball players he comes from. But maybe it’s the fact that the sport runs in his blood that gives him his trademark unwavering confidence.He began playing basketball in elementary school, and by the time he made it to university, he’d already made a name for himself. So it came as no surprise that after he graduated from Yonsei University with a degree in physical education, just like his older brother Heo Ung who plays for the Wonju Dongbu Promy, Heo Hoon, too, decided… Read full this story
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