Sunday, three former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from March 27.
Best of the Day: Jalen Brunson
- Jalen Brunson (Stevenson/Dallas Mavericks)- 32 minutes, 22 points, 7/15 FG, 2/4 3PT, 6/6 FT, 3 offensive rebounds, 10 total rebounds, 5 assists, a turnover, and +15 in a 114-100 win over the Utah Jazz.
Rest of the Day’s Performances:
- Patrick Beverly (Marshall/Minnesota Timberwolves)- 24 minutes, 7 points, 3/7 FG, 1/4 3PT, 4 rebounds, an assist, a steal, a turnover, and -8 in a 134-112 loss to the Boston Celtics.
- Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Los Angeles Lakers)- 21 minutes, 7 points, 3/4 FG, 0/1 3PT, a rebound, an assist, and +6 in 116-108 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.