Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- March 13- Brunson Returns

Sunday, six former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from March 13.

Best of the Day: Jalen Brunson

Jalen Brunson (Stevenson) missed Friday’s game with a thigh injury but returned Sunday and scored 14 points in a Mavericks’ win.

  • Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Dallas Mavericks)- 37 minutes, 14 points, 6/12 FG, 2/4 3PT, an offensive rebound, 4 total rebounds, 2 assists, 3 turnovers, and +8 in a 95-92 win over the Boston Celtics.

Rest of the Day’s Performances:

  • Sterling Brown (Proviso East/Dallas Mavericks)- 4 minutes, 0/2 FG, 0/1 3PT, a rebound, and +4 in a 95-92 win over the Boston Celtics.
  • Keifer Sykes (Marshall/Indiana Pacers)- 18 minutes, 0/3 FG, 0/2 3PT, a rebound, an assist, and a game-worst -14 in a 131-128 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Isaiah Roby (Dixon/Oklahoma City Thunder)- 16 minutes, 6 point, 2/7 FG, 0/3 3PT, 2/2 FT, 4 rebounds, a turnover, and -11 in a 125-118 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
  • JaVale McGee (Hales Franciscan/Phoenix Suns)- 10 minutes, 10 points, 4/4 FG, 2/2 FT, 2 rebounds, an assist, a block, and +5 in a 140-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Los Angeles Lakers)- 22 minutes, 3 points, 1/8 FG, 0/3 3PT, 1/2 FT, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, a team-high 1 block (tied with LeBron James), 3 turnovers, and -21 in a 140-111 loss to the Phoenix Suns.


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