Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- February 8 Recap

Monday evening, seven former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from February 8.

Best of the Day: Fred VanVleet

Nice shooting from Rockford’s Fred VanVleet.

  • Fred VanVleet (Auburn/Raptors)- 39 minutes, 32 points, 8/14 FG, 4/7 3PT, 12/12 FT, 3 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals, 5 turnovers, and +14 in a 128-113 win over the Grizzlies.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • John Konchar (West Chicago/Grizzlies)- 9 minutes, an offensive rebound, a turnover, and -10 in a 128-113 loss to the Raptors.
  • Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Mavericks)- 19 minutes, 3 points, 1/4 FG, 0/2 3PT, 1/1 FT, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, a steal, a turnover, and +16 in a 127-122 win over the Timberwolves.

  • JaVale McGee (Franciscan/Cavaliers)- 8 minutes, 8 points, 3/4 FG, 1/1 3PT, 1/2 FT, a turnover, and -4 in a 119-113 loss to the Suns.

  • Frank Kaminsky (Benet/Suns)- 29 minutes, 9 points, 4/9 FG, 1/1 3PT, 0/1 FT, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, a block, and -8 in a 119-113 win over the Cavaliers.

  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Suns)- 19 minutes, 3 points, 1/3 FG, 1/2 3PT, 2 assists, a steal, and -6 in a 119-113 win over the Cavaliers.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Lakers)- 27 minutes, 8 points, 4/8 FG, 0/2 3PT, an offensive rebound, 5 total rebounds, an assist, 2 steals, 2 blocks, 2 turnovers, and +5 in a 119-113 win over the Cavaliers.

Extra News

Simeon’s Derrick Rose to New York Knicks is official.

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