Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- May 15 Recap

Saturday evening, ten former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in a NBA game. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from May 15.

Best of the day: Anthony Davis

  • Anthony Davis (Perspectives/Lakers)- 36 minutes, a team-High 28 points, 9/18 FG, 1/4 3PT, 9/10 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, 10 total rebounds, 5 assists, a team-high 2 steals (ties with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope), a turnover, and +9 in a 122-115 win over the Pacers.

The rest of the performances of the day:

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Lakers)– 25 minutes, 11 points, 3/5 FG, 2/2 3PT, 3/4 FT, a rebound, 2 assists, a block, and +6 in a 122-115 win over the Pacers.

  • Derrick Rose (Simeon/Knicks)- 25 minutes, 15 points, 6/9 FG, 1/2 3PT, 2/2 FT, an offensive rebound, 3 assists, 2 turnovers, and -8 in a 118-109 overtime win over the Hornets.

  • Jabari Parker (Simeon/Celtics)- 17 minutes, 9 points, 3/6 FG, 1/2 3PT, 2/3 FT, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, a turnover, and a team-worst -10 in a 124-108 win over the Timberwolves.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Benet/Suns)- 24 minutes, 7 points, 2/7 FG, 3/4 FT, an offensive rebound, 4 total rebounds, 3 assists, a steal, a turnover, and +13 in a 140-103 win over the Spurs.
  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Suns)- 22 minutes, 9 points, 3/6 FG, 2/5 3PT, 1/1 FT, 3 rebounds, and +5 in a 140-103 win over the Spurs.

  • Keita Bates-Diop (University/Spurs)- 29 minutes, 8 points, 4/9 FG, a season-high 7 rebounds, 2 assists, a turnover, and -10 in a 140-103 loss to the Suns.

  • Kendrick Nunn (Simeon/Heat)- 37 minutes, a game-High 31 points, 13/18 FG, 4/5 3PT, 1/1 FT, a game-high 3 offensive rebounds, 6 total rebounds, 3 assists, a team-high 1 block (tied with Andre Iguodala and Max Strus), a turnover, and -6 in a 122-108 loss to the Bucks.

  • Andre Iguodala (Lanphier/Heat)- 23 minutes, 2 points, 1/3 FG, 0/2 3PT, an offensive rebound, 2 total rebounds, 3 assists, a steal, a team-high 1 block (tied with Kendrick Nunn and Max Strus), 2 turnovers, and a team-worst -17 in a 122-108 loss to the Bucks.
  • Max Strus (Stagg/Heat)- 2 minutes, 3 points, 1/1 FG, 1/1 3PT, a team-high 1 block (tied with Andre Iguodala and Kendrick Nunn), and +3 in a 122-108 loss to the Bucks.

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