Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- January 10 Recap

Sunday evening, seven former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from January 10.

Best of the Day: Talen Horton-Tucker

The Simeon grad put on a display of both offense and defense against the Rockets. Sunday evening, Talen Horton Tucker had a career-high 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting.

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Lakers)- 22 minutes, 17 points, 7/8 FG, 2/3 3PT, 1/1 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, 5 total rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals, 2 turnovers, and +7 in a 120-102 win over the Rockets.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • Anthony Davis (Perspectives/Lakers)- 30 minutes, 27 minutes, 9/12 FG, 0/1 3PT, 9/10 FT, an offensive rebound, 4 total rebounds, assists, 3 blocks, 2 turnovers, and +29 in a 120-102 win over the Rockets.

  • Alfonzo McKinnie (Marshall/Lakers)- 3 minutes, 2 points, 1/2 FG, an offensive rebound, 2 total rebounds, and +0 in a 120-102 win over the Rockets.
  • Isaiah Roby (Dixon/Thunder)- 19 minutes, 13 points, 5/7 FG, 2/4 3PT, 1/1 FT, 5 rebounds, a turnover, and +8 in a 130-127 win over the Nets.

  • Patrick Beverly (Marshall/Clippers)- 28 minutes, 7 points, 3/9 FG, 1/6 3PT, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks, and turnovers, and -12 in a 130-127 win over the Bulls.
  • Fred VanVleet (Auburn/Raptors)- 39 minutes, 21 points, 9/20 FG, 3/10 3PT, 2 offensive rebounds, 5 total rebounds, 5 assists, a block, a turnover, and +1 in a 106-105 loss to the Warriors.
  • Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young/Pistons)- 8 minutes, 6 points, 3/3 FG, a rebound, 2 turnovers, and -12 in a 96-86 loss to the Jazz.

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