Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- April 18 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 April 18.

Best of the day: Derrick Rose

Simeon’s Derrick Rose helped carry the Knicks to victory on Sunday against the Pelicans. In the fourth quarter and overtime, Rose scored 11 points and had 2 rebounds, 2 huge assists, a steal, a regulation-sealing block, and a turnover.

β€’Derrick Rose (Simeon/Knicks)- 35 minutes, 23 points, 9/17 FG, 2/4 3PT, 3/4 FT, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, a block, 2 turnovers, and +22 in a 122-112 overtime win over the Pelicans.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • Andre Iguodala (Lanphier/Heat)- 27 minutes, 8 points, 3/6 FG, 1/2 3PT, 1/1 FT, an offensive rebound, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, a block, a turnover, and +1 in a 109-107 win over the Nets.

  • Kendrick Nunn (Simeon/Heat)- 29 minutes, 17 points, 6/13 FG, 5/8 3PT, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, a turnover, and -7 in a 109-107 win over the Nets. His five made three pointers were a team-high.

  • Robert Covington (Proviso West/Trail Blazers)- 24 minutes, 0/1 FG, 0/1 3PT, a team-high 7 rebounds (tied with Enes Kanter), an assist, a steal, a turnover, and -5 in a 109-101 loss to the Hornets.
  • Chasson Randle (Rock Island/Magic)- 14 minutes, 8 points, 3/4 FG, 2/3 3PT, an assist, a turnover, and +8 in a 114-119 loss to the Rockets.
  • Isaiah Roby (Dixon/Thunder)- 21 minutes, 11 points, 4/6 FG, 1/1 3PT, 2/2 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, a team-high 8 total rebounds (tied with Darius Bazley), 3 assists, a steal, a block, 3 turnovers, and +8 in a 112-106 loss to the Raptors.

  • Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Mavericks)- 31 minutes, 20 points, 8/10 FG, 2/3 FT, 2/4 FT, an offensive rebound, 4 total rebounds, a team-high 4 assists (tied with Luka Doncic), a steal, 3 turnovers, and -4 in a 121-107 loss to the Kings.

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