Carrot players’ salaries were not deposited on the due date.
The Goyang Carrot Jumpers won 80-77 against Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus in the 4th round of the 2022-2023 SKT Adot Pro Basketball Regular League held at Goyang Gymnasium on the 5th.
Carrot broke a five-game losing streak with a thrilling three-point victory. However, Carrot players could not fully smile even at the victory. 스포츠토토
The 5th of each month was the pay day for carrot players. However, it is known that due to the circumstances of the club, the team asked for their understanding and decided to pay the salary on the 13th instead of the 5th.
Day One Sports, the parent company of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, took over the Orion basketball team and jumped into the KBL stage from this season. It also attracted Carrot Insurance as a naming sponsor.
However, even before the start of the regular season, Carrot caused distrust as payment for the first installment of 500 million won, which should be paid in installments preferentially out of the 1.5 billion subscription fee, was delayed. By belatedly paying the first subscription fee, he was able to start normally in the regular season, but his concerns about the Carrot basketball team were not easily erased.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering & Construction, the parent company of Day One Sports, is currently struggling with business deterioration. Chairman Kim Yong-bin recently resigned from the directorship of the Korea Sports Association and the chairmanship of the Korea Curling Federation.
Although the first subscription fee issue has been resolved, it is reported that Day One Sports has not yet paid the acquisition price to Orion. Added to this is the news of unpaid wages. There is no choice but to amplify the question of Day One Sports.
KBL is also closely monitoring the situation. If issues continue to arise, measures may be taken at the KBL level.