Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- January 28- Robert Covington, John Konchar, and More

Friday, seven former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from January 29.

Best of the Day: Robert Covington

  • Rob Covington (Proviso West/Portland Trail Blazers)- 38 minutes, 13 points, 4/9 FG, 3/7 3PT, 2/2 FT, an offensive rebounds, 5 total rebounds, an assist, 2 steals, a game-high 3 blocks, a turnover, and a game-high +16 in a 125-110 win over the Houston Rockets.

Rest of the Day’s Performance

  • Admiral Schofield (Zion-Benton Township)- 3 minutes, 0/1 FG, 0/1 3PT, a rebound, and -4 in a 119-103 win over the Detroit Pistons.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Los Angeles Lakers)- 27 minutes, 6 poitns, 2/6 FG, 0/1 3PT, 2/2 FT, an offensive rebound, 5 total rebounds, an assist, a steal, and +11 in a 117-114 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Max Strus (Stagg/Miami Heat)- 14 minutes, 5 points, 2/7 FG, 1/5 3PT, 2 offensive rebounds, 4 total rebounds, an assist, 2 turnovers, and -1 in a 121-114 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • John Konchar (West Chicago/Utah Jazz)- 22 minutes, 4 points, 1/1 FG, 2/2 FT, 4 rebounds an assist, a game-high 2 steals (tied with many others), and +9 in 119-109 win over the Utah Jazz.
  • Ayo Dosunmu (Morgan Park/Chicago Bulls)- 36 minutes, 10 points, 3/9 FG, 0/2 3PT, 4/4 FT, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, a team-high 2 steals (tied with Nikola Vucevic), and a team-high + 5 in a 131-122 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.


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