Two former Illinois prep athletes were in action on Friday. The two were John Konchar and Patrick Beverley. Konchar and the Grizzlies won the game 114-106, thus winning the series 4-2 over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Below are the box scores and videos/tweets of John Konchar and Patrick Beverley.
- John Konchar (West Chicago/Memphis Grizzlies)- 10 minutes, 0/1 FG, 0/1 3PT, 6 rebounds, a team-high 1 steal (tied with 6 others), and +6 in a 114-106 win over
- Patrick Beverley (Marshall/Minnesota Timberwolves)- 38 minutes, 10 points, 3/8 Fg, 2/5 3PT, 2/3 FT, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, a block, 2 turnovers, and a game-worst -16 in a 114-106 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
The matchups are set for the next round.
- Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks
- JaVale McGee (Hales Franciscan)
- Jalen Brunson (Stevenson)
- Sterling Brown (Proviso East)
- Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers
- Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies
- Andre Iguodala (Lanphier)
- Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics
- Jevon Carter (Proviso East)
- Brodric Thomas (Bolingbrook)