Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- February 20 Recap

Saturday evening, eight former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from February 20.

Best of the Day: Kendrick Nunn

Simeon’s Kendrick Nunn was off to a hot start on Saturday night. He scored 15 points in the first quarter and finished with a game-high 27 points.

  • Kendrick Nunn (Simeon/Heat)- 40 minutes, 27 points, 10/14 FG, 5/6 3PT, 2/2 FT, an offensive rebound, 5 total rebounds , 3 assists, 2 steals, a block, a turnover, and +9 in a 96-94 win over the Lakers.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • Andre Iguodala (Lanphier/Heat)- 25 minutes, 3 points, 1/2 FG, 1/2 3PT, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, a steal, 2 turnovers, and -9 in a 96-94 win over the Lakers.
  • Max Strus (Stagg/Heat)- 12 minutes, 2 points, 1/9 FG, 0/8 3PT, a rebound, and +1 in a 96-94 win over the Lakers. His worst night shooting since making the jump to the NBA.

  • Frank Kaminsky (Benet/Suns)- 19 minutes, 6 points, 2/7 FG, 2/5 3PT, a rebound, an assist, and +13 in a 128-97 win over the Grizzlies.

  • Abdel Nader (Niles North/Suns)- 7 minutes, 4 points, 2/3 FG, 0/1 3PT, 2 assists, a block, and +2 in a 128-97 win over the Grizzlies.
  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Suns)- 7 minutes, 0/1 FG, 0/1 3PT, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, a block, and +2 in a 128-97 win over the Grizzlies.
  • John Konchar (West Chicago/Grizzlies)- 28 minutes, 7 points, 3/6 FG, 0/1 3PT, 1/2 FT, an offensive rebound, 3 total rebounds, 2 assists, and -17 in 128-97 loss to the Suns.
  • Robert Covington (Proviso West/Trail Blazers)- 35 minutes, 11 points, 4/11 FG, 2/6 3PT, 1/2 FT, 4 offensive rebounds, 11 total rebounds, an assist, 2 steals, 4 blocks, a turnover, and -5 in a 118-111 loss to the Wizards.

  • Jabari Parker (Simeon/Kings)- 9 minutes, 2 points, 1/2 FG, 0/1 3PT, an offensive rebound, 3 total rebounds, a turnover, and -2 in a 122-114 loss to the Bulls.

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