Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- January 26 and January 27

Wednesday and Thursday, seven former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes on Wednesday and two on Thursday in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from January 26 and 27.

Best of the Day:

Wednesday- Jalen Brunson

  • Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Dallas Mavericks)- 35 minutes, 20 points, 9/15 FG, 2/3 3PT, an offensive rebound, 6 total rebounds, 11 assists, and +16 in a 132-112 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

Thursday- Anthony Davis

  • Anthony Davis (Perspectives/Los Angeles Lakers)- 34 minutes, 31 points, 14/21 FG, 0/1 3PT, 3/3 FT, a game-high 3 offensive rebounds, 12 total rebounds, an assist, a game-high 2 steals (tied with Monks), and a game-high 4 block, 3 turnovers, and -7 in a 105-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Rest of the Day’s Performance

Wednesday

  • Keifer Sykes (Marshall/Indiana Pacers)- 12 minutes, 7 points, 2/5 FG, 1/3 3PT, 2/2 FT, 2 assists, a steal, a team-high 2 blocks (tied with 2 others), 2 turnovers, and -7 in a 158-126 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Richaun Holmes (Lockport/Sacramento Kings)- 28 minutes, 12 points, 6/11 FG, a game-high 3 offensive rebounds, 5 rebounds, an assist, a team-high 2 steals (tied with Tyrese Haliburton), a game-high 2 blocks, a turnover, and -7 in a 121-104 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Max Strus (Stagg/Miami Heat)- 21 minutes, 0/8 FG, 0/6 3PT, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, a steal, a turnover, and -8 in a 110-96 win over New York Knicks.
  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Brooklyn Nets)- 21 minutes, 13 points, 4/8 FG, 4/7 3PT, 1/2 FT, a rebound, 3 assist, a steal, and a team-high +8 in 124-118 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
  • Ayo Dosunmu (Morgan Park/Chicago Bulls)- 38 minutes, 7 points, 3/10 FG, 0/4 3PT, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, a team-high 1 steal (tied with Zach Lavine), and a game-high +20 (tied with Nikola Vucevic) in a 111-105 win over the Toronto Raptors.
  • John Konchar (West Chicago/Memphis Grizzlies)- 23 minutes, 2 points, 1/4 FG, 0/3 3PT, an offensive rebound, 5 total rebounds, 2 assists, a block, and a team-worst -9 in a 118-110 win over the San Antonio Spurs.

Thursday

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Los Angeles Lakers)- 18 minutes, 7 points, 2/8 FG, 1/3 3PT, 2/2 FT, 2 assists, a steal, and a game-worst -23 in a 105-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

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