Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- May 2 Recap

Sunday, thirteen former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from May 2.

Best of the day: Derrick Rose

  • Derrick Rose (Simeon/Knicks)- 31 minutes, 24 points, 8/11 FG, 4/5 3PT, 4/4 FT, an offensive rebound, 6 total rebounds, 4 assists, a steal, a turnover, and +35 in a 122-97 win over the Rockets.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • Kendrick Nunn (Simeon/Heat)- 37 minutes, 19 points, 8/13 FG, 3/8 3PT, a rebound, 2 assists, a steal, a turnover, and -2 in a 121-111 win over the Hornets.

  • Andre Iguodala (Lanphier/Heat)- 16 minutes, 3 points, 1/3 FG, 1/2 3PT, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, a block, a turnover, and +9 in a 121-111 win over the Hornets.
  • Max Strus (Stagg/Heat)- 21 minutes, 7 points, 3/8 FG, 1/6 3PT, an offensive rebound, 3 total rebounds, 2 assists, a steal, and -2 in a 121-111 win over the Hornets.

  • Robert Covington (Proviso West/Trail Blazers)- 32 minutes, 10 points, 3/6 FG, 3/6 3PT, 1/2 FT, 4 rebounds, an assist, a steal, a team-high 2 blocks, and +11 in a 129-119 win over the Celtics.

  • Richaun Holmes (Lockport/Kings)- 25 minutes, 17 points, 7/10 FG, 3/4 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, 7 total rebounds, 2 assists, 2 turnovers, and +0 in a 111-99 win over the Mavericks.
  • Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Mavericks)- 26 minutes, 17 points, 8/12 FG, 1/3 3PT, an offensive rebound, 2 total rebounds, 3 assists, a steal, a turnover, and -13 in a 111-99 loss to the Kings.

  • Frank Kaminsky (Benet/Suns)- 15 minutes, 7 points, 3/5 FG, 0/1 3PT, 1/2 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, 6 total rebounds, a block, and +4 in a 124-120 win over the Thunder.
  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Suns)- 27 minutes, 6 points, 2/5 FG, 1/2 3PT, 1/2 FT, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, a game-high 4 steals, a turnover, and a game-high +13 in a 124-120 win over the Thunder.

  • Isaiah Roby (Dixon/Thunder)- 22 minutes, 11 points, 3/6 FG, 0/1 3PT, 5/5 FT, an offensive rebound, 5 total rebounds, a steal, 3 turnovers, and -15 in a 123-120 loss to the Suns.

  • Keita Bates-Diop (University/Spurs)- 15 minutes, 4 points, 2/2 FG, 0/2 FT, an offensive rebound, 6 total rebounds, an assist, a block, a turnover, and +2 in a 113-111 overtime loss to the 76ers.

  • Anthony Davis (Perspectives/Lakers)- 33 minutes, 12 points, 5/16 FG, 0/3 3PT, 2/3 FT, an offensive rebound, 9 total rebounds, a team-high 7 assists (tied with Talen Horton-Tucker), 3 steals, a block, a turnover, and -11 in a 121-114 loss to the Raptors.

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Lakers)- 22 minutes, 14 points, 5/8 FG, 0/1 3PT, 4/7 FT, an offensive rebound, 3 total rebounds, a team-high 7 assists (tied with Anthony Davis), 3 turnovers, and -1 in a 121-114 loss to the Raptors.

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