Monday evening, four former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from May 10.
Best of the day: John Konchar
- John Konchar (West Chicago/Grizzlies)- 15 minutes, 9 points, 4/5 FG, 1/2 3PT, a team-high 3 offensive rebounds (tied Jaren Jackson Jr. and Jonas Valaćiunas), 8 total rebounds, an assist, a block, and +10 in a 115-110 win over the Pelicans.
The rest of the performances of the day:
- Brodric Thomas (Bolingbrook/Cavaliers)- 34 minutes, 5 points, 2/8 FG, 0/4 3PT, 1/2 FT, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal, a team-high one block (tied with Jarrett Allen), a turnover, and -1 in a 111-102 loss to the Pacers.
- Keita Bates-Diop (University/Spurs)- 4 minutes, 2 rebounds, a block, 2 turnovers, and -3 in a 146-125 win over the Bucks.
- Robert Covington (Proviso West/Trail Blazers)- 31 minutes, 6 points, 2/5 FG, 2/5 3PT, 2 rebounds, an assist, a steal, 2 blocks, and +1 in a 140-125 win over the Rockets.