Saturday evening, two former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from December 18.
Best of the Day: Fred VanVleet
- Fred VanVleet (Auburn/Toronto Raptors)- 33 minutes, a game-high 27 points, 9/17 FG, 6/10 3PT, 3/3 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, 7 total rebounds, a game-high 12 assists, 3 steals, a team-high 1 block (tied with two others), and a game-high +29 in a 119-100 win over the Golden State Warriors.
The rest of the performances of the day:
- Admiral Schofield (Zion-Benton Township/Orlando Magic)- 10 minutes, 5 points, 2/2 FG, 1/1 3PT, an assist, and +6 in a 100-93 win over the Brooklyn Nets.