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Illini in the NBA: March 8, 2018 Recap

A look at the former Illini in the NBA, and those playing in other professional leagues around the world.

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Chicago Bulls Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Myke Henry

Over his last 10 games, Henry has averaged 18 minutes, with 5.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists for the Memphis Grizzlies. In his most recent game on March 7, a 119-110 loss to the Chicago Bulls, Henry scored six points and grabbed two rebounds.

Meyers Leonard

Leonard has played in five of the Trailblazers’ last 10 games. In that time, he is averaging 0 points, with 2.4 rebounds and 0.4 assists. Leonard has seen a decrease in playing time this season after his injury, and is still struggling to get minutes off the bench.

Brandon Paul

In the Spurs’ last 10 games, Paul has also seen action in five of them. In those games, he is averaging 4.8 minutes, with 1.8 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.2 assists. After a hot start, Paul has also seen a rapid decrease in playing time, and it will likely stay that way moving forward.

Illini not playing in the NBA...

Following is a look into some former Illini who have continued their playing careers in leagues other than the NBA.

Maverick Morgan

Morgan is currently playing for GTK Gliwice in Poland, and he is averaging 14.2 points , 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists. In his most recent game, Morgan scored 16 points, with 7 rebounds and 2 assists.

Malcolm Hill

Hill is currently playing for Telekom Baskets Bonn in Germany, and is averaging 9.9 points, 1.3 assists and 2.8 rebounds.