Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- January 13- John Konchar Makes Everything

Thursday evening, five former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from January 13.

Best of the Day: John Konchar

John Konchar (West Chicago) put on a show Thursday night. His 15 point-17 rebound evening paved the wave to his second career-double and the eleventh straight win for the Memphis Grizzlies. The 17 rebounds were not just a game-high but a career-high for John Konchar.

Oh..and this came all while coming off the bench.

  • John Konchar (West Chicago/Memphis Grizzlies)- 30 minutes, 15 points, 6/7 FG, 3/4 3PT, 3 offensive rebounds, 17 total rebounds, 3 assists, and +15 in a 116-108 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Konchar is currently 56.3 percent from the field and 50.9 from three-point range.

John Konchar, he just makes everything.

-Skip Bayless on John Konchar during Thursday’s episode of UNDISPUTED.

Rest of the Day’s Performances:

  • Patrick Beverly (Marshalll/Minnesota)- 30 minutes, 3 points, 1/9 FG, 0/5 3PT, 1/2 FT, 2 offensive rebounds, 8 total rebounds, a team-high 6 assists (tied with his teammate D’Angelo Russell), a team-high 2 steals, a team-high 2 blocks (tied with 2 others), a turnover, and -3 in a 116-108 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
  • Andrew Iguodala (Lanphier/Golden State Warriors)- 13 minutes, 2 points, 1/3 FG, 0/1 3PT, an offensive rebounds, 2 total rebounds, an assist, a turnover, and -21 in a 118-99 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Brooklyn Nets)- 25 minutes, 6 points, 3/9 FG, 0/3 3PT, an offensive rebound, 2 total rebounds, a steal, a turnover, and a game-worst -18 (tied with DeAndre’ Bembry) in a 130-109 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Robert Covington (Proviso West/Portland Trail Blazers)- 30 minutes, 10 points, 4/10 FG, 2/5 3PT, 0/2 FT, a team-high 3 offensive rebounds, 7 total rebounds, a game-high 4 steals (tied with Nuggets’ Facundo Campazzo), 2 turnovers, and -10 in a 140-108 loss to the Denver Nuggets.

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