Former Illinois Prep Athletes and their NBA Performances- April 7- Talen Horton-Tucker Drops A Career-High 40 points

Thursday, seven former Illinois prep athletes saw minutes in various NBA games. Below I look into and share each of their NBA performances from April 7.

Best of the Day: Talen Horton-Tucker

Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon) scored a career-high 40 points in the Lakers’ loss to the Warriors on Thursday.

  • Talen Horton-Tucker (Simeon/Los Angeles Lakers)- 37 minutes, 40 points, 15/28 FG, 2/6 3PT, 8/9 FT, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals, 2 turnovers, and -5 in a 128-112 loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Rest of the Day’s Performances:

  • Andre Iguodala (Lanphier/Golden State Warriors)- 21 minutes, 5 points, 2/7 FG, 1/3 3PT, 2 rebounds, 7 assists, a team-high 2 steals (tied with 2 others), a turnover, and a game-high +!6 in a 128-112 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Admiral Schofield (Zion-Benton Township)- 19 minutes, 8 points, 2/9 FG, 2/6 3PT, 2/2 FT, an offensive rebounds, 5 total rebounds, 2 turnovers, and -22 in a 128-101 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Jevon Carter (Proviso East/Milwaukee Bucks)- 11 minutes, a rebound, and -8 in a 127-121 win over the Boston Celtics.
  • Patrick Beverly (Marshall/Minnesota Timberwolves)- 28 minutes, 8 points, 3/8 FG, 0/1 3PT, 1/2 FT, an offensive rebound, 5 total rebounds, a game-high 8 assists (tied with 2 others), a steal, a team-high 2 blocks, a turnover, and +10 in a 127-121 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
  • Keita Bates-Diop (University/San Antonio Spurs)- 24 minutes, 14 points, 6/12 FG, 0/1 3PT, 2/2 FT, a team-high 3 offensive rebounds (tied with Jakob Poetl), 7 total rebounds, an assist, a team-high 2 turnovers (tied with 3 others), +4 in a 127-121 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • John Konchar (West Chicago/Memphis Grizzlies)- 21 minutes, 6 points, 2/4 FG, 2/3 3PT, a team-high 2 offensive rebounds (tied with 2 others), three total rebounds, a team-high 5 assists (tied with Steve Adams, and +5 in a 122-109 loss to the Denver Nuggets.

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